How many letters in the Answer?

New York Times Jan 16 2001

'... hear ___ drop' APIN
'Boy, am I tired!' PHEW
'Crooklyn' director LEE
'Gil Blas' novelist Lesage ALAIN
'Holy cow!' WOW
'Murphy Brown' bar owner PHIL
'The Little Foxes' playwright LILLIANHELLMAN
'Xanadu' grp. ELO
'___ and the Night Visitors' AMAHL
1953 Leslie Caron film LILI
50's prez IKE
Actor Jannings EMIL
Actor Mandel HOWIE
Actor Ziering IAN
Argentine plain PAMPA
Artist Rembrandt ___ PEALE
Barely make, with 'out' EKE
Boredom ENNUI
Brother MONK
Buddy PAL
Cabbage's cousin KALE
Carol NOEL
Cart part WHEEL
City whose language uses only the 12 letters found in this puzzle HONOLULUHAWAII
Coin sound PLUNK
Comic Philips EMO
Compass dir. ENE
Crippled LAME
Deep-frying need OIL
Designed for all grades ELHI
Dress cut ALINE
Eero Saarinen's architect father ELIEL
Garlicky mayonnaise AIOLI
German article EIN
God, to a Muslim ALLAH
Ground-up corn MEAL
Haleakala National Park site MAUI
Hasty escape LAM
Hawkeye's home IOWA
http:// follower WWW
Hull projection KEEL
In good health WELL
Israeli airline ELAL
Kate's TV roommate ALLIE
Kwik-E-Mart owner on 'The Simpsons' APU
La Scala's city MILAN
Lennon's widow ONO
Lousy car LEMON
Mimic APE
Nancy Drew author Carolyn KEENE
Never, in Nürnberg NIE
Nightgown wearer of rhyme WEEWILLIEWINKIE
Northern French city LILLE
Oil conduit PIPELINE
Part of many e-mail addresses AOL
Prosperity WEAL
Receiver button PHONO
San Antonio landmark ALAMO
Sensed KNEW
Shade of blue ANIL
Sheets and stuff LINEN
Shoebox marking EEE
Sign on a door PULL
Skin lotion ingredient ALOE
Snaky fish EEL
Soprano Gluck ALMA
Syrup flavor MAPLE
The Greatest ALI
To ___ (without exception) AMAN
Top-notch AONE
TV's '___ Haw' HEE
Unaccompanied ALONE
When repeated, a snicker HEH
Whimper MEWL
Wine valley in California NAPA
___ d'Or (award at Cannes) PALME
___ Jima IWO
___-tzu LAO
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