New York Times, Thursday, October 12, 2000

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 230 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tasks at checkout counters : SCANS
6. Scammed : HAD
9. Radio music format, in brief : MOR
12. Deli item : SALAMI
14. Bit : IOTA
15. "Chances ___" : ARE
16. Pageant attire : EVENINGGOWN
18. Musical symbol : DOT
19. Pageant venue : ATLANTICCITY
21. Protrude : JUT
24. What's-___-name : HER
25. Gets ready to swing : TEESUP
26. From : ASOF
28. Hot temper, e.g. : TRAIT
31. Unaided : LONE
32. Keep it coming : RENEW
34. Sails under false colors : PRETENDS
36. Old pageant name : BERTPARKS
39. Truman program : FAIRDEAL
42. Significant ___ : OTHER
46. Agin it : ANTI
47. Journalist Pearson et al. : DREWS
50. Princess Diana had one : AURA
51. Stone markers : STELES
53. Congeniality gesture : HUG
55. 61-Across, e.g. : TEN
56. Pageant announcement : HERESHECOMES
60. ___ moment : INA
61. Pageant winner : MISSAMERICA
65. It's superior to Lake Superior: Abbr. : ONT
66. Proof word : ERAT
67. Enron Field team : ASTROS
68. Burnsian negative : NAE
69. Comic Gilliam : STU
70. Lessens : EASES
1. Wind dir. : SSE
2. Cleveland player, for short : CAV
3. Bar tap : ALE
4. Granny : NANA
5. Forge worker : SMITH
6. Something funny : HOOT
7. Nervous : ATWITTER
8. Pageant routine : DANCE
9. Big Apple thoroughfare : MADISON
10. Full and strong : OROTUND
11. Fixes, as a manuscript : RETYPES
13. Cove : INLET
14. Car key place: Abbr. : IGN
17. Actress Teri : GARR
20. Keyboard instrument : CELESTA
21. Place for pennies : JAR
22. Handling : USE
23. Amount of bricks : TON
27. Hot and shivery : FEBRILE
29. Computer giant : APPLE
30. Part of a pension plan, briefly : IRA
33. Joined : WED
35. Lights out, so to speak : TKO
37. Hold aside for a year, as a college athlete : REDSHIRT
38. Oozy stuff : TAR
39. Pageant display : FASHION
40. Feeler : ANTENNA
41. Stress, in a way : ITERATE
43. Straw construction : HUT
44. "___ on my bed my limbs I lay": Coleridge : ERE
45. Jogged : RAN
48. "Stop right there" : WHOA
49. Like some college honors : SUMMA
52. Salinger heroine et al. : ESMES
54. Honkers : GEESE
57. Genesis man : ESAU
58. St. Louis zone: Abbr. : CST
59. Mex. title : SRTA
62. Org. with a code : IRS
63. Iowa school : COE
64. Fool : ASS

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