New York Times, Wednesday, May 16, 2001

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQX} This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Grandma ___ : MOSES
6. Turn away : AVERT
11. Like Felix and Oscar : ODD
14. Deal from the bottom : CHEAT
15. Ham's medium : RADIO
16. Comic actor Romano : RAY
17. Eeler's musical instruments? : CONGERDRUMS
19. East end? : ERN
20. Crow's home : TEPEE
21. A colleague of Kennedy's : SCALIA
23. It grows on you : HAIR
25. Broadway acronym : ANTA
28. Pompous people : ASSES
29. Motor lodge : INN
30. Sandinista leader : ORTEGA
32. Hit the road : WENT
33. Direct : STEER
35. Photo finish : MATTE
37. Eeler's favorite singer? : ELVERSPRESLEY
42. Cream of the crop : ELITE
43. Divide up : ALLOT
45. Bowling green : LAWN
48. Pub serving : PORTER
51. Afore : ERE
52. More or less : ABOUT
54. Carson's predecessor : PAAR
55. Scored on serve : ACED
56. Schussing spots : SLOPES
58. Like crossword solvers, naturally : SMART
60. Down in the dumps : SAD
61. Eeler's theme song? : THATSAMORAY
66. Suffix with social : IZE
67. First name in talk shows : ROSIE
68. Chew the scenery : EMOTE
69. Night of poetry : EEN
70. Horrify : APPAL
71. Vixen's master : SANTA
1. Turn-of-the-century year : MCC
2. "That's your game, eh?" : OHO
3. Guard : SENTINEL
4. All agog : EAGER
5. Aerobics action : STEP
6. Fervid : ARDENT
7. Not standard: Abbr. : VAR
8. Part of some e-mail addresses : EDU
9. Eyeglass frames : RIMS
10. Puccini opera : TOSCA
11. Words intended to intimidate : ORELSE
12. Caribbean's Gulf of ___ : DARIEN
13. Hereditary ruler : DYNAST
18. Bring up : REAR
22. Also : ASWELL
23. Part of O.H.M.S. : HIS
24. Stud fee? : ANTE
26. Painter's medium : TEMPERA
27. Seaweed substance : AGAR
30. City on the Oka : OREL
31. Took a course? : ATE
34. Balance : EVENUP
36. Pre-Lenin ruler : TSAR
38. Lambaste verbally : RIP
39. Organ knob : STOP
40. Kind of microscope : ELECTRON
41. Auld lang syne : YORE
44. Uncle of Caroline : TED
45. Long-running TV series set in Calverton : LASSIE
46. On fire : ABLAZE
47. Stiff : WOODEN
49. Decorative dangle : TASSEL
50. Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
53. Di- doubled : TETRA
55. Something from the oven : AROMA
57. Haberdashery, e.g. : SHOP
59. Home of Iowa State : AMES
62. Cleo's undoing : ASP
63. ___ Maria : TIA
64. Justice Dept. employee : ATT
65. Biblical word before verily : YEA

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