New York Times, Monday, October 16, 2000

Author: Mitch Komro
Editor: Will Shortz
Mitch Komro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Komro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Card spots : PIPS
5. Thunder sound : CLAP
9. Special Forces cap : BERET
14. Polaroid : SNAP
15. Jim-dandy : NICE
16. Fragrance : AROMA
17. George Bush's alma mater : YALE
18. Monster of a boss? : OGRE
19. Put in a nutshell : SUMUP
20. Act like a slave-driver : CRACKTHEWHIP
23. Tribesman's home : HUT
24. Fisherman's profit? : NET
25. Oriental : EASTERN
29. Shorthand writer, for short : STENO
31. Beholder : EYER
33. Whisper sweet nothings : COO
34. "___ Teen-age Werewolf" (1957 film) : IWASA
36. Ventilate : AIROUT
39. Leave, in 60's slang : SPLITTHESCENE
42. Computer key : DELETE
43. Merlin of TV's "Father Murphy" : OLSEN
44. Prefix with classic or natal : NEO
45. Skin soother : ALOE
47. Build on : ADDTO
51. Pacify : APPEASE
54. Small worker in a big organization : COG
56. Elementary particle : ION
57. Reveal for the first time : BREAKTHENEWS
60. "I'll give you $500 for this old car," e.g. : OFFER
63. Prefix with legal : PARA
64. Far from shore : ASEA
65. The Scales, astrologically : LIBRA
66. "Like ___ not" : ITOR
67. Be a snitch : TELL
68. Receiver of prayers : DEITY
69. Zero : NONE
70. Otherwise : ELSE
1. Intimidates mentally, with "out" : PSYCHS
2. Stuck and not going anywhere : INARUT
3. Sense of taste : PALATE
4. Not guaranteed, after "on" : SPEC
5. $100 bill : CNOTE
6. Least heavy : LIGHTEST
7. Farm measure : ACRE
8. Teeny-tiny : PEEWEE
9. Groundwork : BASIS
10. Blow up : ERUPT
11. CD-___ : ROM
12. Ostrich's cousin : EMU
13. Item on a dancer's heel : TAP
21. Be positive : KNOWIT
22. Give a hard time : HARASS
26. Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
27. Casanova type : ROUE
28. "___ to worry" : NOT
30. World's longest river : NILE
32. Country bumpkin : YAHOO
35. "Relax, soldier!" : ATEASE
37. When glaciers advanced : ICEAGE
38. Tear to bits : REND
39. Ooze : SEEP
40. Alka-Seltzer sound : PLOP
41. Subatomic bit : ELECTRON
42. Gene component : DNA
46. One way to get wet : LEAPIN
48. Fuel for big rigs : DIESEL
49. Steam bath garb : TOWELS
50. Bargain-hunter's favorite words : ONSALE
52. Film critic Roger : EBERT
53. Large grouping : ARRAY
55. Chicago hub : OHARE
58. Green Hornet's aide : KATO
59. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Archibald : NATE
60. Worn out : OLD
61. "Fee ___ foe fum" : FIE
62. Hoover's org. : FBI

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