New York Times, Monday, March 12, 2001

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. London TV inits. : BBC
4. Opening bridge bid, informally : AHEART
10. Take cover : HIDE
14. Cotton State: Abbr. : ALA
15. Maria of the Met : CALLAS
16. Dilly : ONER
17. Wagon track : RUT
18. "Dallas," e.g., famously : CLIFFHANGER
20. India's first prime minister : NEHRU
22. Like households after daybreak : ASTIR
23. Spanish gold : ORO
24. Big rabbit features : EARS
26. One causing mayhem : RIOTER
28. "I Love Lucy," usually : SIDESPLITTER
33. Neighbor of Swe. : NOR
34. "A Confederacy of Dunces" author John Kennedy ___ : TOOLE
35. Worked in a lumber mill : SAWED
39. "Chestnuts roasting ___ open fire" : ONAN
41. Lopez of "The Dirty Dozen" : TRINI
43. Put on board : LADE
44. Charles's princedom : WALES
46. "Tinker to ___ to Chance" : EVERS
48. Whopper : LIE
49. Many a "Twilight Zone" : SPINETINGLER
52. Condition of affairs : STATUS
55. Trickle (in) : SEEP
56. "___ Wiedersehen" : AUF
57. When repeated, tells all : NAMES
61. Modern correspondence : EMAIL
64. "Roots," e.g. : BLOCKBUSTER
67. "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" writer : POE
68. Italian money : LIRE
69. Graceland, e.g. : ESTATE
70. U.F.O. crew : ETS
71. Sporting blade : EPEE
72. Near ringer : LEANER
73. Fink : RAT
1. Building near a silo : BARN
2. Sky-colored : BLUE
3. St. Patrick's, e.g. : CATHEDRAL
4. Ill-fated, old-style : ACCURST
5. Shakespearean prince : HAL
6. Pen name of Charles Lamb : ELIA
7. Gov. Landon and others : ALFS
8. Tom Hanks's escape in "Cast Away" : RAFT
9. Weekend wear : TSHIRT
10. Sweetums : HON
11. Fort Knox bar : INGOT
12. Tractor maker : DEERE
13. Oversight : ERROR
19. The Ram : ARIES
21. Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
25. Poor name for a solid-colored dog : SPOT
27. Voiced : ORAL
28. Winter forecast : SNOW
29. School in New Rochelle, N.Y. : IONA
30. Actress Sophia : LOREN
31. "As ___ and breathe!" : ILIVE
32. Basic belief : TENET
36. Room decor : WALLPAPER
37. Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
38. Bucks and does : DEER
40. Spider's home : NEST
42. Eye part : IRIS
45. Gumption : SPUNK
47. Villain, at times : SNEERER
50. Novelist Allende : ISABEL
51. Sparkler : GEM
52. Fine fur : SABLE
53. Dutch bulb : TULIP
54. Ere : AFORE
58. Ponder : MUSE
59. "Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
60. ___ Lee of Marvel Comics : STAN
62. Smidgen : IOTA
63. Just in case : LEST
65. Middling mark : CEE
66. Summer, in Montréal : ETE

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