New York Times, Tuesday, March 6, 2001

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Dump hot coffee on : SCALD
6. Disdainful remark : PISH
10. Hook with a handle : GAFF
14. Turn to mush : PUREE
15. Not fooled by : ONTO
16. Stadium shape, maybe : OVAL
17. Set straight : ALIGN
18. Not that : THIS
19. Noggin, in Nantes : TETE
20. Share the role? : SPLITAPART
22. Got 100 on : ACED
23. Crow's-nest site : MAST
24. Up to, in ads : TIL
25. Round Table title : SIR
27. "The West Wing" star : SHEEN
29. Radio static, e.g. : NOISE
33. Designer Pucci : EMILIO
37. Ecstatic : RAPTURED
39. "From my perspective," archaically : MESEEMS
41. The "B" in G.B.S. : BERNARD
42. Barbara of country : MANDRELL
44. Dangerfield who doesn't get any respect : RODNEY
45. Eucharist spot : ALTAR
46. 63-Across and others : YOGIS
48. Minded junior : SAT
50. Seek the hand of : WOO
51. "I did it!" : TADA
55. Took one's turn : WENT
58. Provided electricity for the john? : WIREDAHEAD
61. "... ___ before the deadline" : ONOR
62. "Boola Boola" collegians : ELIS
63. Quotable Yankee : BERRA
64. 1972 Kentucky Derby winner ___ Ridge : RIVA
65. What's more : ALSO
66. Taking advantage of : USING
67. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
68. Sharp as a tack : KEEN
69. V-formation fliers : GEESE
1. Something beyond your control : SPASM
2. Mea ___ : CULPA
3. Seed covers : ARILS
4. Kosher, so to speak : LEGIT
5. Fender blemish : DENT
6. TV dinner fare : POTPIE
7. Asthmatic's device : INHALER
8. Culinary directive : STIR
9. Inviters : HOSTS
10. Bought drinks for everyone? : GOTAROUND
11. With, to Maurice : AVEC
12. Kismet : FATE
13. Skedaddled : FLED
21. Where a telecommuter works : ATHOME
26. Emcees' lines : INTROS
27. "High ___" (Bogart classic) : SIERRA
28. Put the collar on : NAB
30. Persia, now : IRAN
31. Like the Gobi : SERE
32. Whirling current : EDDY
33. Austen novel : EMMA
34. One of three squares : MEAL
35. Ain't correct? : ISNT
36. Walked the mongrel? : LEDASTRAY
38. "End of story!" : PERIOD
40. Stallone, to pals : SLY
43. Building with just a few floors : LOWRISE
47. Continues : GOESON
49. Playful pinch : TWEAK
51. The ones here : THESE
52. Lofty perch : AERIE
53. Sews the hose : DARNS
54. "Time is money," e.g. : ADAGE
55. Scrabble formation : WORD
56. Author Bagnold : ENID
57. Bygone Chevy : NOVA
59. "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
60. "Snug as ___ ..." : ABUG

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