New York Times, Thursday, January 6, 2000

Author: Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Harvey Estes
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.52700

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 44 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gists : NUBS
5. Forbes 400 list topper : GATES
10. #1 spot : ACME
14. Words said with a nod : ISEE
15. Summing up : INALL
16. Kicker's target : SHIN
17. Choir site : TABERNACLE
19. Beat (off) : FEND
20. Prison rebel, perhaps : RIOTER
21. Haberdashers' items : TIETACKS
23. Lover of Eurydice : ORPHEUS
25. Baby bird? : STORK
26. St. ___ fire : ELMOS
28. Overloads : SWAMPS
31. Bell ___ : LABS
34. A purebred it's not : MUTT
36. Capt. Hull who commanded Old Ironsides : ISAAC
37. ___ Lilly & Co. : ELI
38. Title for this puzzle? : MYTREAT
40. Certain cross : TAU
41. One of the Flintstones : WILMA
43. Safari : HUNT
44. Hair curler : PERM
45. Fliers' frustrations : DELAYS
47. "Ditto" : METOO
49. Genius : BRAIN
51. Badly slandered : TRASHED
55. March sound : FOOTSTEP
58. Number one Hun : ATTILA
59. Jai ___ : ALAI
60. Full of small talk : CHITCHATTY
62. Laura of "Jurassic Park" : DERN
63. "Like it ___" : ORNOT
64. Proceed : GOON
65. Scotch diluter : SODA
66. Does a muffler's job : MUTES
67. Politically incorrect suffix : ENNE
1. Funny-car fuel : NITRO
2. Name on jetliners, once : USAIR
3. Dizzy Gillespie's genre : BEBOP
4. Does a slow burn : SEETHES
5. Cause of some knocking : GINRUMMY
6. Santa ___ winds : ANA
7. Knowing when to be silent, e.g. : TACT
8. ___ Island National Monument : ELLIS
9. Makes roads slippery, say : SLEETS
10. To the extent that : ASFARAS
11. Defeat : CHECKMATE
12. Fine fur : MINK
13. Pulls the plug on : ENDS
18. Quaint dance : REEL
22. Namely : TOWIT
24. Bygone voting bloc, with "the" : SOUTH
27. Make music, in a way : STRUM
29. 1950's-60's NBC star : PAAR
30. Lowlife : SCUM
31. Off-color : LEWD
32. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
33. Pitch off the road : BILLBOARD
35. Believe it! : TENET
38. Pioneers of a 365-day calendar : MAYAS
39. Draws : ATTRACTS
42. Tennis star Hingis : MARTINA
44. Big catalog company expense : POSTAGE
46. "Friends," e.g. : SITCOM
48. It might be bleeped out : OATH
50. Kind of jacket : NEHRU
52. Make a pass at : HITON
53. Pop's John : ELTON
54. Singer Taylor ___ : DAYNE
55. Teletubbies and others : FADS
56. Nondairy spread : OLEO
57. Ice cream purchase : PINT
61. Little piggy : TOE

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