New York Times, Wednesday, May 30, 2001

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a DOUBLE pangram Spans: 3 Scrabble average: 1.87 This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: This is a double pangram. Each letter is used at least twice.
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P
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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Top-notch : APLUS
6. Capture the attention of : GRAB
10. Lacking depth : TWOD
14. It might be grand : PIANO
15. Newman's Own competitor : RAGU
16. Southernmost U.S. city : HILO
17. Press some flesh? : SQUASHONESHANDS
20. Where It.'s at : EUR
21. Call upon : ASK
22. Firth of Tay port : DUNDEE
23. Red algae : SEAMOSS
26. Tries to reach : SEEKS
27. Clairvoyant's gift : ESP
28. Takes some courses? : SUPS
29. Cleveland cager, for short : CAV
32. Part of IV : INTRA
35. ___ jure (by law) : IPSO
36. Massachusetts vacation spot, with "the" : CAPE
37. Two score of low, thick lilies? : FORTYSQUATBULBS
40. The works : ATOZ
41. Go bad : TURN
42. Alamogordo event : ATEST
43. Noted casino, with "the" : TAJ
44. Solder, say : JOIN
45. Pizzeria output : PIE
46. Take in : ADOPT
48. ___ Centauri (closest star to the sun) : PROXIMA
52. They're history : ANNALS
54. Fortune cover subj. : CEO
55. Left Coast baggage tag : LAX
56. Directions for a basement escort? : DOWNTOTHESQUIRE
60. Nobelist Pavlov : IVAN
61. They're found in yards : FEET
62. Spam, maybe : EMAIL
63. ___ a soul : NARY
64. Unnerve : FAZE
65. Bits of baby talk : DADAS
1. Half-domed projections : APSES
2. Provoke : PIQUE
3. Hillary's successor : LAURA
4. Italian article : UNA
5. "Help, quick!" : SOS
6. "Ew-w-w!" : GROSS
7. General, e.g. : RANK
8. Actuary's datum : AGE
9. It's the end of the line : BUSDEPOT
10. "___ God!" : THANK
11. Beaufort, for one : WINDSCALE
12. Like some shoppes : OLDE
13. Teaspoonful, maybe : DOSE
18. Lock holder : HASP
19. Rainbow display : HUES
24. Ricardo's landlord : MERTZ
25. Anthem starter : OSAY
26. Maine senator Collins : SUSAN
28. Brush aside : SPURN
30. P.D. alerts : APBS
31. ___-pocket (tiny) : VEST
32. "___ first you ..." : IFAT
33. "___ chance!" : NOTA
34. Conflict provoked by Paris : TROJANWAR
35. Employee's angry cry : IQUIT
36. Nail polish brand : CUTEX
38. Pays a quick visit : STOPSOFF
39. "Charles in Charge" star : BAIO
44. Big buffet : JOLT
45. N.F.L., e.g., with "the" : PROS
47. Partridge Family boy : DANNY
48. Calvin of the P.G.A. : PEETE
49. Tale of the 34-Down : ILIAD
50. Santa ___ : MARIA
51. Jumps on the ice : AXELS
52. Game point situation : ADIN
53. Bagel stuffer : NOVA
54. ___ Panisse (restaurant) : CHEZ
57. Brewer's brew : TEA
58. Proof letters : QED
59. Thurman of "The Avengers" : UMA

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