New York Times, Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Author: Mel Taub and crossword class
Editor: Will Shortz
Mel Taub
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Taub. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. "___," said Tom presently : HERE
5. Not chronic : ACUTE
10. Limey's quaff : GROG
14. N.Y.S.E. competitor : AMEX
15. General denial? : NOSIR
16. Big partygoer? : LIMO
17. "___," said Tom unremittingly : IMNOTGOINGTOPAY
20. Hood's gun : GAT
21. Pond cover : ALGAE
22. Gladiator's place : ARENA
23. On the main : ASEA
24. Word before juris or generis : SUI
25. "___," said Tom fittingly : SHORTENTHEPANTS
33. Snappish : TESTY
34. Meadow denizen : HARE
35. Symbol of solidity : OAK
36. Suggestive : RACY
37. It was tested on Bikini, 1954 : HBOMB
39. Polynesian amulet figure : TIKI
40. "Little" Stowe girl : EVA
41. "Fudge!" : DARN
42. Baffler : POSER
43. "___," said Tom accordingly : WEREINAGREEMENT
47. Bettor's interest : NAG
48. Differently : ELSE
49. Pretend : FEIGN
52. Utterly destroyed : KAPUT
54. State touching Can. : IDA
57. "___," said Tom patiently : IMSEEINGADOCTOR
60. All you can eat : FILL
61. Early settlers of Iceland : NORSE
62. Top : ACME
63. Provokes splenetically : IRES
64. Emulates Babe Ruth : SWATS
65. "___," said Tom haltingly : WHOA
1. Reagan cabinet member : HAIG
2. Mme. Bovary : EMMA
3. Let : RENT
4. Outside: Prefix : EXO
5. "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" director : ANGLEE
6. Jackie who starred in "Tom Sawyer," 1930 : COOGAN
7. Voice of America org. : USIA
8. It has a point : TINE
9. Work unit : ERG
10. "All in the Family" role : GLORIA
11. Ready for plucking : RIPE
12. Saudi Arabia neighbor : OMAN
13. Maja painter : GOYA
18. Nice to nosh : TASTY
19. Gray-brown : TAUPE
23. Aesthetically pretentious : ARTY
24. Macedonian's neighbor : SERB
25. Spread around : STREW
26. Cry to anchor men : HEAVE
27. "Platoon" prize : OSCAR
28. Sandal strap : THONG
29. Many a skit actor : HAM
30. Complaints : NOISE
31. Bilked : TAKEN
32. Evade : SKIRT
37. Dangle : HANG
38. Lifting device : BRA
39. Webster's Unabridged, e.g. : TOME
41. Sawyer of ABC : DIANE
42. Linguine sauce : PESTO
44. "Communist Manifesto" co-author : ENGELS
45. Feed : REPAST
46. Gets around : ELUDES
49. Poodle name : FIFI
50. Mideast ruler : EMIR
51. Man, but not Woman : ISLE
52. Be sure : KNOW
53. Uttar Pradesh tourist site : AGRA
54. Hankering : ITCH
55. Spanish building topper : DOMO
56. Quarter : AREA
58. Politicos with jobs : INS
59. Raven's call : CAW

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