New York Times, Tuesday, October 3, 2000

Author: Todd McClary
Editor: Will Shortz
Todd McClary
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. McClary. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Dancer's asset : RHYTHM
7. D.J.'s stack : CDS
10. Farm newborn : FOAL
14. Microscopic critter : AMOEBA
15. Inebriated : LIT
16. Sporting weapon : EPEE
17. Roughly : MOREORLESS
19. Tableland : MESA
20. Is inquisitive : ASKS
21. With 11-Down, daytime TV fare : SOAP
22. They're making pesetas passé : EUROS
23. Plan à la Twyla Tharp : CHOREOGRAPH
25. Jefferson's 1860's opposite : ABRAHAM
29. Pi followers : RHOS
30. Response to "grazie" : PREGO
31. ___ were (so to speak) : ASIT
32. Run in : NAB
35. Camden Yards sight : BALTIMOREORIOLE
39. Hog's home : STY
40. Start another hitch : REUP
41. Lavatory sign : INUSE
42. "This won't hurt ___!" : ABIT
43. Bun worn on the head : TOPKNOT
45. Appoints in advance : FOREORDAINS
49. There's a lot of interest in it : USURY
50. Stein fillers : ALES
51. Puente or Jackson : TITO
55. Franklin D.'s mother : SARA
56. Proprietor of a sort : STOREOWNER
58. 32-card game : SKAT
59. He's a doll : KEN
60. Channeler's state : TRANCE
61. Eli's school : YALE
62. Gator add-on : ADE
63. Insists : SAYSSO
1. "___ Lama Ding Dong" : RAMA
2. Managed care grps. : HMOS
3. Sergeant in a 1941 film : YORK
4. Pro shop bagful : TEES
5. "The Sopranos" airer : HBO
6. Mason of "The Goodbye Girl" : MARSHA
7. "C" on a calculator : CLEAR
8. Scatter, as a crowd : DISPERSE
9. Ave. crossers : STS
10. Legbones : FEMURS
11. See 21-Across : OPERA
12. Man of morals : AESOP
13. Check for Checkers : LEASH
18. Hang over one's head : LOOM
22. Voyages for the vain? : EGOTRIPS
23. Sunday singer : CHOIRBOY
24. Buckeye's home : OHIO
25. "N.Y.P.D. Blue" alerts : APBS
26. Handful for a baby-sitter : BRAT
27. Depend (on) : RELY
28. Mulder or Scully: Abbr. : AGT
31. Dadaist Jean : ARP
32. Sentence subject, often : NOUN
33. As well : ALSO
34. ___ greens : BEET
36. Israel's Golda : MEIR
37. No longer in : OUTDATED
38. Bic filler : INK
42. Freshen : AERATE
43. Opera house level : TIER
44. Beginnings : ONSETS
45. Meticulous to a fault : FUSSY
46. Honshu port : OSAKA
47. Like the boondocks : RURAL
48. Unaided : ALONE
51. 1986 P.G.A. Championship winner Bob : TWAY
52. Places to overnight : INNS
53. Private eyes, slangily : TECS
54. It's "sandwiched" in 17-, 23-, 35-, 45- and 56-Across : OREO
56. Relative of reggae : SKA
57. "...man ___ mouse?" : ORA

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