New York Times, Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Author: Greg Staples
Editor: Will Shortz
Greg Staples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Vaulted space : APSE
5. Go door to door, perhaps : CAROL
10. Quisling's city : OSLO
14. Spring, maybe : COIL
15. Freezer brand : AMANA
16. Conversant with : UPON
17. Jury members meditate? : DOZENDOZEN
19. Salts : TARS
20. ___ fraîche : CREME
21. Try for a part : READ
22. Cremona cabbage : LIRE
23. Gutter neighbor : EAVE
25. Presidential appointees : CABINET
27. Ask, as for aid : TURNTO
30. Phil Esposito and teammates : BRUINS
31. Touch on : ABUT
32. Edible root : TARO
34. Place for a pickup : DEPOT
37. The Eagle that landed : LEM
38. It starts in seven days : GENESIS
40. Foreman's superior : ALI
41. "Time in a Bottle" singer : CROCE
43. Love ___ : NEST
44. Bearing : MIEN
45. Gone bad : RANCID
47. Mean : STINGY
49. On the block : FORSALE
51. Nordstrom rival : SAKS
52. "No way!" : UHUH
53. Start of a break-in : AHEM
55. Start of a Christmas song : OCOME
59. Judi Dench, for one : DAME
60. Posed among fancy sheets? : SATINSATIN
62. Snowball : GROW
63. Ruler of Hades : PLUTO
64. Storage cylinder : SILO
65. Pencil holders, sometimes : EARS
66. More knavish : SLIER
67. Clucking sounds : TSKS
1. Current choice : ACDC
2. Robin's beneficiaries : POOR
3. 8 1/2, e.g. : SIZE
4. Nickel, but not dime : ELEMENT
5. Heel : CAD
6. Love, Italian-style : AMORE
7. Level : RAZE
8. Apse location, today : ONEACROSS
9. Four-wheeled carriage : LANDAU
10. Silhouette, essentially : OUTLINE
11. Resort on the Costa del Sol? : SPAINSPAIN
12. "M" star : LORRE
13. Get-go : ONSET
18. Straight up : NEAT
24. Stand up and be counted : VOTE
26. Presidential runs : BIDS
27. One end of the Mohs' scale : TALC
28. Over in Berlin : UBER
29. Gossipy bartender's choices? : RUMORRUMOR
30. Produce in a reactor : BREED
33. Best Picture of 1977 : ANNIEHALL
35. He had designs on Jackie : OLEG
36. Like champagne bubbles : TINY
38. Actress Rowlands : GENA
39. "___ deal!" : ITSA
42. They're nuts : CASHEWS
44. Like Don Knotts as Rambo : MISCAST
46. They may help obtain closure : CLASPS
48. Bout enders, in brief : TKOS
49. Falsify, in a way : FUDGE
50. Name on Tara's deed : OHARA
51. Clobber, biblically : SMITE
54. Pincushion alternative : ETUI
56. Miss ___ of song : OTIS
57. Draw out : MILK
58. Grandson of Adam : ENOS
61. Swe. neighbor : NOR

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