CHOCOHOLIC'S DELIGHT

New York Times, Sunday, August 13, 2000

Author: Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Harvey Estes
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11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
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1.52700

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 58 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Band aid : ROADIE
7. "I, Robot" author : ASIMOV
13. Tasters' testers : PALATES
20. Higher ground : UPLAND
21. Couch, in a way : PHRASE
22. Beach in a 1964 hit song : IPANEMA
23. Nice people collect them : BROWNIEPOINTS
25. It may be flared : NOSTRIL
26. In the limelight : EYED
27. "Honor Thy Father" author : TALESE
28. Business graphics : PIECHARTS
30. Out of chains : LOOSED
32. Change a bill, say : AMEND
34. Dwelling in Durango : CASA
35. Like some Riesling wines : SEMIDRY
38. Great balls of fire : STARS
39. Kimono closer : OBI
41. Sultanate citizen : OMANI
42. Beat to a pulp : MASHED
45. Sound system component : TAPEDECK
50. Statistician's margin for error : FUDGEFACTOR
52. Standing rule : BYLAW
53. Savoie sovereign : ROI
54. Lao-___ : TSE
55. Pianist Schnabel : ARTUR
56. Drink with a kick : MALTLIQUOR
58. Blotto : TANKED
60. The Switchblade Kid of cinema : MINEO
61. Secures under cover, with "in" : TUCKS
62. Big Band music : SWING
64. ___ Walton League (conservation group) : IZAAK
66. Skedaddles : SCATS
67. Wise guy : SWAMI
68. Clamorous : AROAR
70. Hummable, perhaps : CATCHY
73. Facial foundation : CAKEMAKEUP
75. Chest-thumping : MACHO
76. High-tech co. : GTE
79. Draft choice : ALE
80. Not quite right : AMISS
81. Rites of passage : BARMITZVAHS
84. Suggestive : REDOLENT
86. "Absalom and Achitophel" poet : DRYDEN
87. "The Pearl Fishers" composer : BIZET
88. Service arm: Abbr. : USN
89. Spring shower, possibly? : ATLAS
91. Woodstock band, 1969 : SHANANA
93. Drop down? : MOLT
96. Sink hole : DRAIN
97. Flimflam : FAKERY
99. Some approaches on the links : CHIPSHOTS
102. Sweets : DEARIE
104. ___ Lang, Superboy's girlfriend : LANA
108. Alternative fuel : GASOHOL
109. Claim in a collectibles ad : MINTCONDITION
112. Sign of a goof : ERASURE
113. Siberians' relatives : ALEUTS
114. In a weakened state : ERODED
115. Section of London : EASTEND
116. Not in any way : NOWISE
117. Drives back : REPELS
1. Hick : RUBE
2. Word after "Ole" : OPRY
3. Cream ingredient : ALOE
4. Slow : DAWDLING
5. B & B, e.g. : INN
6. Paper worker : EDITOR
7. Mac maker : APPLE
8. Did a smith's job : SHOED
9. Place for a pupil : IRIS
10. Tiger, for one : MANEATER
11. East of Essen : OST
12. Evening bell : VESPER
13. Long in the past? : PINED
14. Part of the Bible: Abbr. : APOC
15. Punishment unit : LASH
16. Last "course" of a spicy meal? : ANTACID
17. Earth, in sci-fi : TERRA
18. Sends out : EMITS
19. Chili topper : SALSA
24. Gull : EASYMARK
29. Hot : INSTYLE
31. Comic strip dog : ODIE
33. More than sore : MAD
35. Yielding : SOFT
36. Modern farm birds : EMUS
37. Whipped up : MADE
38. Toots in a restaurant : SHOR
39. Common name for hydrous silica : OPAL
40. Entrance : BEWITCH
43. Entr'___ : ACTE
44. Book-cracking : STUDIOUS
46. Treble clef singer : ALTO
47. Issue suddenly : ERUCT
48. Roasts, e.g. : COOKS
49. White wine apéritifs : KIRS
51. Adder's threat : FANG
52. Valuable plastic : BANKCARD
56. Actress Farrow : MIA
57. Landing : QUAY
58. Game-stopping call : TIME
59. Characters in fables, usually : ANIMALS
60. Scuff : MAR
62. Low spot of land : SWALE
63. Faced a new day : WAKED
65. [Gotcha!] : ZAP
66. Dundee citizen : SCOT
67. The lightning bolt on Harry Potter's forehead, e.g. : SCAR
68. Similar : AKIN
69. Computer command : RESTART
71. #1 spot : ACME
72. Bad trait for a politician : THINSKIN
74. Grace's end : AMEN
75. Spark for the Giants' 1951 pennant win : MAYS
76. Biblical site of the temple of Dagon : GAZA
77. Story connector : THEN
78. "Cómo ___?" : ESTA
81. Hot off the press : BRANDNEW
82. Letter-shaped construction piece : ZBAR
83. Bygone car option : VINYLTOP
85. Distant settlement : OUTPOST
86. Mid-6th-century date : DLI
90. Southern Australia explorer : TASMAN
92. Obedient one : HEEDER
93. Fibber of note : MCGEE
94. Kim of Rudyard Kipling's "Kim" : OHARA
95. Kudrow and Bonet : LISAS
96. Meted (out) : DOLED
97. Rumor squelchers : FACTS
98. Originated : AROSE
100. Cage co-star in "Leaving Las Vegas" : SHUE
101. Phone, slangily : HORN
103. Pins' place : ETUI
105. Glorified gofer : AIDE
106. Present time : NOEL
107. Added stipulations : ANDS
110. U.N. working-conditions agcy. : ILO
111. Wrath : IRE

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