New York Times, Thursday, May 24, 2001

Author: William I. Johnston
Editor: Will Shortz
William I. Johnston
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JVXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Johnston. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Emphatic agreement : AMEN
5. Pitcher Shawn ___ : ESTES
10. See 48-Down : CATS
14. Circular announcement : SALE
15. Ring : CHIME
16. Mine, in Montréal : AMOI
17. X : SYMBOLICUNKNOWN
20. Unusual : ABERRANT
21. Pulls down, so to speak : EARNS
22. Méditerranée, par exemple : MER
23. You may flirt with it : DISASTER
26. Thun's river : AAR
27. "Farewell, My Lovely" novelist : CHANDLER
31. Neighbor of an Afghani : IRANI
34. Bohr's study : ATOM
35. ___ y plata (Montana's motto) : ORO
36. X : RATINGFORADULTS
40. Hollywood job: Abbr. : AGT
41. It means nothing to Nicolette : RIEN
42. "Shake, Rattle and Roll" singer : HALEY
43. Sticky situation : QUAGMIRE
46. Crop : MAW
47. Sorry soul : REPENTER
49. Authority on diamonds? : UMP
52. "I don't buy it" : PSHAW
55. 7,926 miles, for the earth : DIAMETER
57. X : SIMPLESIGNATURE
60. ___-eyed : SLOE
61. Judging group : PANEL
62. Fall preceder, perhaps : TRIP
63. Throw out : TOSS
64. Like God, in a fire-and-brimstone sermon : ANGRY
65. Some queens : ANTS
1. Land bordering Bhutan : ASSAM
2. Equivocal answer : MAYBE
3. Dramatist Rice : ELMER
4. North Platte locale: Abbr. : NEBR
5. No dessert for a dieter : ECLAIR
6. Climbs, in a way : SHINS
7. X X X : TICTACTOEENDING
8. Source of lean red meat : EMU
9. Clinton, e.g.: Abbr. : SEN
10. Baseless rumor : CANARD
11. Archer of myth : AMOR
12. Square setting : TOWN
13. Faults : SINS
18. Make a father : ORDAIN
19. Neato : KEEN
24. Less woolly, perhaps : SHORN
25. Author Janowitz : TAMA
26. Singer DiFranco : ANI
28. Hang out : LOLL
29. Noted Folies Bergère designer : ERTE
30. Like some outlooks : ROSY
31. Operation Desert Storm target : IRAQ
32. Lipton, Inc. brand : RAGU
33. Girl lead-in : ATTA
34. Conflagrant : AFIRE
37. What cleats increase : GRIP
38. Greg's sitcom wife : DHARMA
39. Labor org. since 1935 : UAW
44. They may be sour : GRAPES
45. Whimper : MEWL
46. How brutes behave : MEANLY
48. With 10-Across, ocelot and margay : TIGER
49. Complete change of mind : UTURN
50. Excellence : MERIT
51. Gets ready : PREPS
52. "Over here!" : PSST
53. Minuteman's place : SILO
54. They have participating M.D.'s : HMOS
56. James of jazz : ETTA
58. Grp. monitoring emissions : EPA
59. ___ Clemente : SAN

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