New York Times, Saturday, October 14, 2000

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 131 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Just super : FRABJOUS
9. Over : AFRESH
15. Go nuts : LETLOOSE
16. Therapy subject : TRAUMA
17. Adaptable subspecies : ECOTYPES
18. Two-hanky film : WEEPER
19. Ruse : CON
20. Sacramento founder : SUTTER
22. Taken : HAD
23. Fun : KICKS
26. Small flycatcher : PEWEE
27. Legendary beast : ORC
28. Accommodates, in a way : SLEEPS
30. Venice's Council of ___ : TEN
31. "Una voce poco fa," e.g. : ARIA
32. Run over : PERUSE
34. Stops talking, with "up" : DRIES
35. Forbear : ABSTAIN
38. Employee benefit, perhaps : DAYCARE
40. Colorful fabric : BATIK
41. Atlanta suburb : SMYRNA
43. Setting for Camus's "The Stranger" : ORAN
44. 4th- to 6th-century Chinese dynasty : WEI
45. "When ___ is punished, its fame is exalted": Tacitus : GENIUS
49. Carte listing : VIN
50. Yawn : CHASM
52. Medicinal plant : SENNA
53. Sched. entry : ETD
54. Back porch luxury : HOTTUB
56. Weed : CIG
57. Balancer : POISER
59. Prig : BLUENOSE
62. Many a flower : ANNUAL
63. Blocks : OCCLUDES
64. They're pushed in alleys : RESETS
65. Champion's challenge : WHOSNEXT
1. Bits : FLECKS
2. Show disgust : RECOIL
3. Stat : ATONCE
4. Short order? : BLT
5. Rapture : JOY
6. It may follow an omission : OOPS
7. Spend : USEUP
8. Sonnet parts : SESTETS
9. In the middle of, in dialect : ATWEEN
10. Réunion attendee : FRERE
11. 19th-century Arctic explorer : RAE
12. High : EUPHORIA
13. More prone to running : SMEARIER
14. Tough customer : HARDCASE
21. Like some professors' suits : TWEEDY
24. Repressed : KEPTIN
25. Converse : SPEAK
29. Title of respect : SRI
31. Recherché : ARCANE
33. Vote out : UNSEAT
34. Accelerating forces : DYNES
35. Better than average : ABOVEPAR
36. Frank Sinatra, for one : BARITONE
37. Subs : STANDINS
39. Notable W.W. II neutral: Abbr. : ARG
42. Colorful fog phenomenon : MISTBOW
44. Ridges on a print : WHORLS
46. One way to communicate : INCODE
47. Like some salons : UNISEX
48. Most prudent : SAGEST
50. Hose : CHEAT
51. Woodchips, e.g. : MULCH
55. Osso ___ : BUCO
58. Actress Lyon, who played Lolita, 1962 : SUE
60. Old N.Y.C. sights : ELS
61. One of the Canterbury pilgrims : NUN

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