New York Times, Monday, March 26, 2001

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 90 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Rustle, as cattle : STEAL
6. Flexible, as an electrical outlet : ACDC
10. The "E" in Q.E.D. : ERAT
14. Mission priest : PADRE
15. Mrs. Dithers, in "Blondie" : CORA
16. Spellbinder : TALE
17. Future architect's plaything : ERECTORSET
19. Nicholas, e.g. : CZAR
20. Took the gold : WON
21. Third col. on a calendar : TUE
22. Disneyland's locale : ANAHEIM
24. Give the green light : LET
25. Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
26. Elevator alternative : STAIRWAY
30. Uses stickum : PASTES
34. Angry motorist's need : HORN
35. Big-ticket ___ : ITEM
37. Talent : SKILL
38. Oil grp. : OPEC
39. Linoleum layer : TILER
41. Make smooth : EASE
42. Napa Valley variety : PINOT
44. Singer Seeger : PETE
45. Hammock's attachment : TREE
46. Like a lizard : SCALED
48. "Monday Night Football," e.g. : TELECAST
50. Symbols of hardness : NAILS
52. ___ Wednesday : ASH
53. Uzbek body of water : ARALSEA
56. Like some stocks: Abbr. : OTC
57. Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
60. Headlight? : HALO
61. Future engineer's plaything : TINKERTOYS
64. In awe : AGOG
65. Sewing case : ETUI
66. Sheeplike : OVINE
67. "All ___ are off!" : BETS
68. Second baseman Sandberg : RYNE
69. Died down : WANED
1. Gush : SPEW
2. Poi plant : TARO
3. Adam's arboretum : EDEN
4. Rocket's trajectory : ARC
5. An initial, e.g. : LETTER
6. Fraction of a field : ACRE
7. Firms: Abbr. : COS
8. Not look forward to at all : DREAD
9. Tabby's teaser : CATNIP
10. Future artist's plaything : ETCHASKETCH
11. Demolish : RAZE
12. Jai ___ : ALAI
13. Six years, for a senator : TERM
18. Think faster than : OUTWIT
23. Collections of quotations : ANAS
24. Future carpenter's plaything : LINCOLNLOGS
25. Shoe features : EYELETS
26. Mall units : SHOPS
27. Debate subject : TOPIC
28. Gladiators' place : ARENA
29. "Take ___ from me ..." : ATIP
31. Pageant crown : TIARA
32. Someone ___ (not mine) : ELSES
33. Ugly forecast : SLEET
36. Dole (out) : METE
40. Tell about : RELATE
43. Darjeeling and oolong : TEAS
47. Jenny Craig client : DIETER
49. Like some property, after "in" : ESCROW
51. Parishioners : LAITY
53. Captain of the Pequod : AHAB
54. Fury : RAGE
55. Oodles : ALOT
56. 1930's dust bowler : OKIE
57. Tender ender? : LOIN
58. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
59. Kind of car : USED
62. Sister Bertrille, e.g. : NUN
63. Flood control proj. : TVA

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