New York Times, Monday, April 2, 2001

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Submarine detector : SONAR
6. Bartender's "rocks" : ICE
9. Unexpected defeat : UPSET
14. The Gem State : IDAHO
15. "The A-Team" star : MRT
16. Debonair : SUAVE
17. Settle a debt : REPAY
18. Long, long time : EON
19. Hungry : UNFED
20. Running backs, often : BALLCARRIERS
23. In the past : AGO
26. Paved the way : LED
27. Relative of "Darn!" : HECK
28. Cold, wind and sleet, e.g. : FOULWEATHER
32. Tiny fraction of a joule : ERG
35. Student getting one-on-one help : TUTEE
36. Decay : ROT
37. Paraphernalia : GEAR
38. Self-images : EGOS
39. Astronaut's wear : GSUIT
41. As far as : UPTO
42. Whistle blowers : REFS
43. Miner's quest : ORE
44. Attempts : TRIES
45. Sp. woman : SRA
46. Carnival's setting : FAIRGROUNDS
49. What flags do in the wind : FLAP
51. Like avaunt and prithee: Abbr. : OBS
52. Test for coll. seniors : GRE
53. Hit the jackpot : STRIKEITRICH
58. "Common Sense" writer : PAINE
59. Turf : SOD
60. Blood carrier : AORTA
64. Painful stomach problem : ULCER
65. Major-leaguer : PRO
66. Jurist Brandeis : LOUIS
67. College bigwigs : DEANS
68. Desire : YEN
69. Borders : EDGES
1. Knight's title : SIR
2. Keats's "Bards of Passion and of Mirth," e.g. : ODE
3. Siesta : NAP
4. Captain with a whalebone leg : AHAB
5. Formal pronoun : ROYALWE
6. Marcos of the Philippines : IMELDA
7. Gator's cousin : CROC
8. Volcano in Sicily : ETNA
9. Shylock : USURER
10. Language of ancient Carthage : PUNIC
11. Protection : SAFEKEEPING
12. Next-to-last fairy tale word : EVER
13. Slugger Williams and others : TEDS
21. Peggy who sang "Fever" : LEE
22. Butler at Tara : RHETT
23. Dessert, to a Brit : AFTERS
24. Extortionist : GOUGER
25. Oscar-winning Meryl Streep film : OUTOFAFRICA
29. Not so much : LESS
30. More factual : TRUER
31. ___ polloi : HOI
33. Like "American Beauty" : RATEDR
34. ___ Pointe, Mich. : GROSSE
37. Know-it-all : GURU
39. Lose it : GOAPE
40. ___ Lanka : SRI
44. Like most maps : TOSCALE
46. Charlatans : FAKERS
47. Racer Jeff : GORDON
48. Baseball stat : RBI
50. Fourth anniversary gift : LINEN
53. Tater : SPUD
54. Tall story : TALE
55. Cosby show : ISPY
56. Drove like mad : TORE
57. Engine cover : HOOD
61. Toupee : RUG
62. Backgammon impossibility : TIE
63. Donkey's cousin : ASS

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