New York Times, Monday, April 23, 2001

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Basic bit : ATOM
5. Early invader of Europe : TATAR
10. "Sesame Street" learning : ABCS
14. Put money in the bank : SAVE
15. Swahili for "freedom" : UHURU
16. Buttonhole : SLIT
17. Plow pullers : OXEN
18. Sacred song : MOTET
19. Medical breakthrough : CURE
20. Initially, after "at" : FIRSTBLUSH
22. Fairy tale starter : ONCE
23. With 42-Down, out-of-date : OLD
24. Second of two : LATTER
26. Trumpeting : ABLARE
30. Vicinity : AREA
32. Two-bit : LOUSY
33. Thick carpeting : PLUSHPILE
38. Half of half-and-half : MILK
39. Fragrant East Indian wood : ALOES
40. Underground part : ROOT
41. Illegal money, maybe : SLUSHFUND
43. Spinning part : ROTOR
44. "Ma! He's Making Eyes ___" : ATME
45. Unruffled : SEDATE
46. Subject of a will : ESTATE
50. Actor Billy ___ Williams : DEE
51. Wild guess : STAB
52. Poker player's dream : ROYALFLUSH
59. Window ledge : SILL
60. Heavenward : ABOVE
61. Reason for a backrub : ACHE
62. "That's ___!" : ALIE
63. Common sense : LOGIC
64. Swing around : SLUE
65. Freshman or sophomore : YEAR
66. Fewest : LEAST
67. 52-Across is the best one : HAND
1. Beginning : ASOF
2. Subway alternative : TAXI
3. Completed : OVER
4. The "M" in Y.M.C.A. : MENS
5. Take a header : TUMBLE
6. "Get ___ of yourself!" : AHOLD
7. "Swan Lake" skirt : TUTU
8. Greek war god : ARES
9. Cruel : RUTHLESS
10. Fancy tie : ASCOT
11. Not too tactful : BLUNT
12. "Odyssey" sorceress : CIRCE
13. Have the wheel : STEER
21. Winston Churchill, politically : TORY
25. Backrub response : AAH
26. Money for the poor : ALMS
27. Cook, as pasta : BOIL
28. Humdinger : LULU
29. Quizzes : ASKS
30. Dateless : ALONE
31. Was sorry about : RUED
33. Jack Horner's find : PLUM
34. Egg on : PROD
35. Smidgen : IOTA
36. Ill-gotten goods : LOOT
37. To be, in Toulouse : ETRE
39. Nevertheless : AFTERALL
42. See 23-Across : HAT
43. Atoll protector : REEF
45. Vote for : SELECT
46. "How I Spent My Summer Vacation," maybe : ESSAY
47. Stadium entrance : STILE
48. Actress Shire of "Rocky" : TALIA
49. Less inept : ABLER
50. Rat Pack member Sammy : DAVIS
53. Mitch Miller's instrument : OBOE
54. Lotus position discipline : YOGA
55. Place for mascara : LASH
56. Pac Ten school : UCLA
57. Give the cold shoulder : SHUN
58. Listen to : HEED

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