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New York Times, Monday, June 11, 2001

___ the beginning (present from the start)

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times6/11/01 ( No. 18,843 )

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Across
1
Open, as a toothpaste tube : UNCAP
6
Mare's meal : OATS
10
Price : COST
14
Oyster's prize : PEARL
15
Aberdeen native : SCOT
16
Killer whale : ORCA
17
Today's slide rule : CALCULATOR
19
Unkind : MEAN
20
Busch Stadium team: Abbr. : STL
21
Sunbeam : RAY
22
Oolong brewers : TEAPOTS
24
Foot the bill : PAY
25
Silents star ___ Bara : THEDA
26
Stopping at nothing : RUTHLESS
30
Pie nuts : PECANS
34
Butter look-alike : OLEO
35
Use a library : READ
37
Sen. Thurmond : STROM
38
"At once!" : STAT
39
Binge : SPREE
41
"Whip It" rock group : DEVO
42
Typo : ERROR
44
Money drawer : TILL
45
___ the beginning (present from the start) : INAT
46
Daytona 500 acronym : NASCAR
48
Elizabeth II, to Elizabeth I : NAMESAKE
50
Alpha's opposite : OMEGA
52
Sort : ILK
53
Bottle cork : STOPPER
56
Jackie's second : ARI
57
Home of the Knicks: Abbr. : MSG
60
Sun dancer : HOPI
61
Today's telex : FAXMACHINE
64
Merle Haggard's "___ From Muskogee" : OKIE
65
Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
66
Steel girder : IBEAM
67
Kind of pressure : PEER
68
Bridle strap : REIN
69
Hammer's partner : TONGS
Down
1
They come in bars: Abbr. : UPCS
2
Not having a hair out of place : NEAT
3
Telephone : CALL
4
Path of a football pass : ARC
5
Like mice and geese : PLURAL
6
"___ can you see ..." : OSAY
7
Misbehave, with "up" : ACT
8
Molar, e.g. : TOOTH
9
"Sophie's Choice" star : STREEP
10
Today's record : COMPACTDISK
11
Cookie with a creamy middle : OREO
12
"Go away!" : SCAT
13
Turns bronze : TANS
18
Strata : LAYERS
23
Fruit juices : ADES
24
Today's mimeograph : PHOTOCOPIER
25
Catherine the Great, e.g. : TSARINA
26
Al of the Indians : ROSEN
27
The "U" in UHF : ULTRA
28
Eye drops : TEARS
29
Aug. follower : SEPT
31
Boxing site : ARENA
32
Former CNN show "Evans & ___" : NOVAK
33
Walloped, old-style : SMOTE
36
Crème ___ crème : DELA
40
New York city where Mark Twain lived : ELMIRA
43
Wheelchair access : RAMP
47
Illicit cigarette : REEFER
49
Draw out : ELICIT
51
A+ or C- : GRADE
53
Home ec's counterpart : SHOP
54
Use a 47-Down : TOKE
55
Sheriff Taylor's son : OPIE
56
Evangelical's cry : AMEN
57
Demeanor : MIEN
58
Fly in the ointment : SNAG
59
Rubies and such : GEMS
62
Midnight, on a grandfather's clock : XII
63
"The Sopranos" network : HBO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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