New York Times, Monday, May 28, 2001

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Fool : SIMP
5. Partner of born : BRED
9. Attack : BESET
14. Work hard : TOIL
15. Continental currency : EURO
16. "Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
17. Sicilian spouter : ETNA
18. "Q ___ queen" : ASIN
19. Sound off : ORATE
20. Carouse : PAINTTHETOWNRED
23. "O ___ Mio" : SOLE
24. Letter writer's afterthoughts : PSS
25. Defective : BAD
28. Send another way : REROUTE
31. Gorilla : APE
34. Out of whack : AMISS
36. Hit the slopes : SKI
37. Parting of the heavens, maybe : OMEN
38. Reprimand : CALLONTHECARPET
42. The "O" in S.R.O. : ONLY
43. Telephone button that lacks letters : ONE
44. Burn balm : SALVE
45. Dissenting vote : NAY
46. Red giant in Scorpius : ANTARES
49. Suffix with musket : EER
50. Spell-off : BEE
51. Gen. Robert ___ : ELEE
53. Passive-aggressive response : SILENTTREATMENT
61. Like a Three Stooges routine : INANE
62. The Platters player : HIFI
63. Spill the beans : BLAB
64. Out of port : ATSEA
65. Hymn word : AMEN
66. Lohengrin's inamorata : ELSA
67. Popular name in fruit juices : MOTTS
68. Used to be : WERE
69. Derrière : REAR
1. Escalate, with "up" : STEP
2. Smidgen : IOTA
3. Maxi's opposite : MINI
4. They're made with the help of maps : PLANS
5. John, Paul, George or Ringo : BEATLE
6. Ball carrier : RUSHER
7. ___-Lackawanna Railroad : ERIE
8. Word said with a hand-slap : DONT
9. Shop without buying : BROWSE
10. Makes, as money : EARNS
11. Celeb : STAR
12. Direction from which el sol rises : ESTE
13. Pigeon-___ : TOED
21. Midsection : TORSO
22. Eye-related : OPTIC
25. Breakfast sizzler : BACON
26. Microwave maker : AMANA
27. Ripsnorter : DILLY
29. Milo of "The Verdict" : OSHEA
30. Instrument that's strummed : UKE
31. Enough : AMPLE
32. Pet complaint : PEEVE
33. Join : ENTER
35. Underhanded : SLY
37. "Are you a man ___ mouse?" : ORA
39. Trio trebled : NONET
40. Blasting stuff : TNT
41. Selling point : ASSET
46. Trojan hero : AENEAS
47. Close-fitting coat : REEFER
48. Figure skater Zayak : ELAINE
50. Poet William Rose ___ : BENET
52. Hot coal : EMBER
53. Thailand, once : SIAM
54. Get ___ shape : INTO
55. Which words to read in 20-, 38- and 53-Across to get a warm welcome : LAST
56. Winter break : THAW
57. "The ___ of the Ancient Mariner" : RIME
58. She, in Vichy : ELLE
59. Rocket org. : NASA
60. Chairlift alternative : TBAR

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