New York Times, Saturday, April 14, 2001

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 142 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Outdoes : SHOWSUP
8. Crowned : TIARAED
15. Opening in wastewater management? : MANHOLE
16. Malign : ASPERSE
17. Like a club, maybe : ONTOAST
18. French pioneer in planetary orbital theory : LAPLACE
19. Dietary ideal, briefly : RDA
20. Toughish : STICKY
22. Not-so-subtle no : SLAP
23. Zaragoza's river : EBRO
25. Bien-___ (well-being): Fr. : ETRE
26. Lotion abbr. : SPF
27. Not tacit : SAID
28. 19th-century novelist with an appropriate name : READE
30. Certain draft : BEER
31. Heads off : GOES
33. Happen without a struggle : COMEEASY
35. Chips, etc. : SNACKFOOD
38. Confined, in dialect : PRISONED
41. Witch's brew ingredient : NEWT
44. Actress Sofer : RENA
45. Fed. bill : TNOTE
48. "Hold it!" : WHOA
50. License giver: Abbr. : FCC
51. Lohengrin, the Knight of the ___ : SWAN
52. Smooth : SAND
53. Burns up : IRES
55. Bracers : TONICS
57. Apply : USE
58. Review : RUNOVER
60. In order : LINEDUP
62. Put out of order : MISFILE
63. Vigilant : ONALERT
64. Hot : STEAMED
65. Plunderings : RAPINES
1. Marshmallow treats : SMORES
2. Compact carrier : HANDBAG
3. California 500 race site : ONTARIO
4. The Four Seasons' "___ Loves You" : WHO
5. In order (to) : SOAS
6. Woodstock, N.Y., county : ULSTER
7. Bantam : PETITE
8. Discussed : TALKEDOF
9. "Well, well!" : ISAY
10. Computer program, informally : APP
11. Blood grp.? : RELS
12. Noted lake with more than 10% salinity : ARALSEA
13. Some are narrow : ESCAPES
14. Make tempura, e.g. : DEEPFRY
21. Police news : CRACKDOWN
24. Texas city with an annual Shakespeare Festival : ODESSA
29. Comic Philips : EMO
30. Moistens, in a way : BEDEWS
32. ___-Cat : SNO
34. Quite a while : EON
36. Hill dweller : ANT
37. Cleaned up : CENSORED
38. Spinners? : PRFIRMS
39. Signee, maybe : RECRUIT
40. Altar offering : INCENSE
42. "City Without Walls" poet : WHAUDEN
43. Ritual shaving of the head : TONSURE
46. Make fit : TAILOR
47. Live oak : ENCINA
49. Pros : ADEPTS
54. Soft spot : SOFA
55. Modern prefix with banking : TELE
56. Instantaneous : SNAP
59. Dash : VIM
61. Samuel's teacher : ELI

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