New York Times, Thursday, January 20, 2000

Author: Jeremy Thomas Paine
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeremy Thomas Paine
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Paine. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Roguish : ARCH
5. Has chits out : OWES
9. Less than right? : ACUTE
14. Concerto features : SOLI
15. Get ready to fly : TAXI
16. More sound : WISER
17. Speller's phrase : ASIN
18. Svelte : TRIM
19. Where the action is : ARENA
20. Eastern flycatcher : PHOEBE
22. Debaters' need : TOPIC
24. Big ___, Calif. : SUR
25. Seven, e.g. : NATURAL
29. Some protests : FASTS
32. An itemized deduction : DUES
34. Same, by the Seine : MEME
35. "Take ___ the Limit" : ITTO
36. Turns state's evidence : SINGS
37. Marquee filler : NEON
38. Jazzman Getz : STAN
39. Pamplona parent : PADRE
40. Chug-___ : ALUG
41. Ticket : CITE
42. Arab leader : EMEER
43. Let off steam : VENT
44. A Baldwin : ALEC
45. Heart of a Baldwin : CORE
46. D or EEE : WIDTH
47. Wool fat : LANOLIN
49. Dyslexic's deity? : DOG
50. Sign of neglect : WEEDS
52. Isn't inert : REACTS
56. Neighbor of Curaçao : ARUBA
59. Saharan land : MALI
61. He had a hammer : THOR
62. Gardner created him : MASON
63. Writer Turgenev : IVAN
64. Hawkeyes' home : IOWA
65. Influences : SWAYS
66. It may be stuck out : NECK
67. Confesses, with "up" : OWNS
1. Order request : ASAP
2. ___ Hashana : ROSH
3. Saatchi & Saatchi award : CLIO
4. Headless horseman? : HINESTONECOWBOY
5. Brown fur : OTTER
6. Former Cabinet department : WAR
7. Way out : EXIT
8. Heartless villain? : SIMONEGREE
9. Expect : AWAIT
10. Endless journey? : CIRCUMNAVIGATIO
11. Milk, in a way : USE
12. Half a score : TEN
13. Prohibition ___ : ERA
21. Shuttle, perhaps : BUS
23. QB, at times : PASSER
26. Staggered : REELED
27. Total, say : AMOUNT
28. Derby victory margin : LENGTH
29. Kind of year : FISCAL
30. Fifth-century scourge : ATTILA
31. ___ Island, N.Y. : STATEN
32. Bottomless pit? : DIAMONDMIN
33. Prefix with line or mine : UNDER
36. Coins : SPECIE
46. Anguish : WOE
48. Lists : LEANS
49. Manhattan, for one : DRINK
51. Set aside : SAVE
53. Grub : CHOW
54. Hamlet's cousin : TOWN
55. Mmes., in Madrid : SRAS
56. Some rush-hour periods: Abbr. : AMS
57. Wet behind the ears : RAW
58. Cable network : USA
60. Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC

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