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New York Times, Monday, June 4, 2001

Author:
Patrick Jordan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Jordan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 0604 ( 18,836 )
Across
1
Corp. heads : CEOS
5
Less numerous : FEWER
10
"The Thin Man" pooch : ASTA
14
Light greenish-blue : AQUA
15
Bluto's dream girl : OLIVE
16
Cowboy boot attachment : SPUR
17
Road grooves : RUTS
18
Whitman's dooryard bloomer : LILAC
19
Eat like a bird : PECK
20
The Beatles' 1965 calendar anomaly : EIGHTDAYSAWEEK
23
Trio after R : STU
24
Ninny : ASS
25
Children's author/illustrator Maurice : SENDAK
27
Lip-___ : SYNCH
29
6/4/01, e.g. : DATE
31
___ Jima : IWO
32
"I'm impressed!" : OOH
34
Kimono tie : OBI
35
50-Down and others : TEAS
36
Bing Crosby's 1934 calendar anomaly : JUNEINJANUARY
40
Scam victim : DUPE
41
Twosome : DUO
42
Classic Pontiac : GTO
43
Aardvark morsel : ANT
44
Exacts revenge on : GETS
45
"Bride or groom?" asker : USHER
49
Monkey Trial name : SCOPES
51
Roofing sealant : TAR
53
Pie ___ mode : ALA
54
Donny Osmond's 1973 calendar anomaly, with "The" : TWELFTHOFNEVER
58
Closet buildup : JUNK
59
Singer Bonnie : RAITT
60
Was philanthropic : GAVE
61
Nabisco cookie : OREO
62
Stan's slapstick partner : OLLIE
63
Change for a five : ONES
64
Actor Richard : GERE
65
Taxi ticker : METER
66
Director Gus Van ___ : SANT
Down
1
Gentle touch : CARESS
2
Fairness : EQUITY
3
Have superior firepower over : OUTGUN
4
Miss Universe's wrap : SASH
5
Creates origami : FOLDS
6
Inventor Howe : ELIAS
7
Cunning : WILY
8
Gabor and Perón : EVAS
9
Finding new actors for : RECASTING
10
Colorado skiing mecca : ASPEN
11
More swift : SPEEDIER
12
Put somewhere out of sight : TUCKAWAY
13
"Raiders of the Lost ___" : ARK
21
Nevada resort : TAHOE
22
Itsy-bitsy : WEE
26
W.B.A. stats : KOS
28
Ice cream holder : CONE
29
Karate schools : DOJOS
30
Atty. grp. : ABA
33
Eludes : HIDESFROM
35
New Mexico art colony : TAOS
36
Critical point : JUNCTURE
37
Northern Manhattan dweller, e.g. : UPTOWNER
38
Zealot : NUT
39
180 degree maneuver : UTURN
40
"___ Boot" (1981 war film) : DAS
44
Vaseline, for one : GEL
46
Capital on the Florida Strait : HAVANA
47
Toward midnight : ELEVEN
48
Least cooked : RAREST
50
Sri Lanka export : PEKOE
51
Comedienne Fields : TOTIE
52
Succeeding : AFTER
55
Chaucer piece : TALE
56
Sword handle : HILT
57
Self-involved ones : EGOS
58
Something to do in a suit : JOG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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