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New York Times, Monday, November 19, 2001

Baseball player with the most lifetime hits

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Gordon.
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© 2001, The New York Times11/19/01 ( No. 19,004 )

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Across
1
[Uh-oh!] : GULP
5
Lawn mower's path : SWATH
10
Subway Series team : METS
14
Andy Taylor's TV son : OPIE
15
2008 Summer Olympics host : CHINA
16
Burn soother : ALOE
17
20
Temporary : INTERIM
21
Sly looks : LEERS
22
Tombstone inscription : RIP
23
Physically weak : FRAIL
26
Canyon sound : ECHO
29
Eagle's claw : TALON
31
Experiment sites : LABS
35
Garbage : TRASH
37
Bronco-riding event : RODEO
39
Quick swim : DIP
40
Behave oddly : HAVEASCREWLOOSE
43
Eden woman : EVE
44
Entered, as a car : GOTIN
45
Funny bone's location : ELBOW
46
Monthly budget item : RENT
48
Dukes : FISTS
50
Cub Scout groups : DENS
51
Respond to a stimulus : REACT
53
Skirt's edge : HEM
55
Black key above a G : AFLAT
58
Popular Toyota : COROLLA
62
Definitely deceased : DEADASADOORNAIL
66
Pulitzer-winning humorist Barry : DAVE
67
Video game name : ATARI
68
Jane Austen novel : EMMA
69
Constellation part : STAR
70
Neighbor of Oman : YEMEN
71
Thumbs-up votes : YEAS
Down
1
Mongolian desert : GOBI
2
Fairy tale's second word : UPON
3
Light, happy tune : LILT
4
Baseball player with the most lifetime hits : PETEROSE
5
Screenwriter's writing : SCRIPT
6
"For ___ the Bell Tolls" : WHOM
7
Eye the bull's-eye : AIM
8
Explosive initials : TNT
9
"So there!" : HAH
10
Old phone company nickname : MABELL
11
Model Macpherson : ELLE
12
___ de France : TOUR
13
Views : SEES
18
Part of T.G.I.F.: Abbr. : FRI
19
Inventor Whitney : ELI
23
Busy person on Valentine's Day : FLORIST
24
Chinchilla or beaver, e.g. : RODENT
25
From the top : ANEW
26
Bygone anesthetic : ETHER
27
Hunger for : CRAVE
28
Place of refuge : HAVEN
30
Colder than cold : ARCTIC
32
Pueblo brick : ADOBE
33
Yellowstone animal : BISON
34
Gushes : SPEWS
36
Witch : HAG
38
Bullring cheer : OLE
41
Divan : SOFA
42
Inherited wealth : OLDMONEY
47
Stock exchange worker : TRADER
49
One who's way ahead in the polls : SHOOIN
52
Greek vowel : ETA
54
Flub : ERR
55
Uses an abacus : ADDS
56
Achievement : FEAT
57
Output of Mount Etna : LAVA
58
Apple leftover : CORE
59
Weak, as an excuse : LAME
60
Peru's capital : LIMA
61
"What a pity!" : ALAS
63
Articulate : SAY
64
Took in takeout? : ATE
65
Beaver's work : DAM

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