New York Times, Wednesday, November 15, 2000

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Where "48 Hours" airs : CBS
4. Weapon since 1952 : HBOMB
9. Muppet grouch : OSCAR
14. Overdramatic one : HAM
15. Brian of figure skating : ORSER
16. Smorgasbord : FEAST
17. Agreement at sea : AYE
18. Test format : TRUEORFALSE
20. Loggers' contest : ROLEO
22. Tie-up : SNARL
23. Test format : MULTIPLECHOICE
28. Lily palliative : ALOE
29. True inner self : ANIMA
31. Certain horse race : TROT
34. Like some vows or cows : SACRED
38. Fresca rival : TAB
39. Custom auto accessories : RIMS
40. Test format : ESSAY
41. Screen : VEIL
42. Wyo. neighbor : IDA
43. Manually : BYHAND
44. Barely run, as an engine : IDLE
45. Beat poetry accompaniment : BONGO
47. "Ta-ta!" : CIAO
49. Test format : FILLINTHEBLANK
56. Actor Davis : OSSIE
57. Of durable wood : OAKEN
58. Test format : SHORTANSWER
63. Regret royally : RUE
64. Like ghost sightings : EERIE
65. "Adam Bede" author : ELIOT
66. Roman mouths : ORA
67. Cloudless : CLEAR
68. Lending figures : RATES
69. Go-ahead, maybe : NOD
1. Talisman : CHARM
2. Sluggish water : BAYOU
3. One of the senses : SMELL
4. Masseur's unguent : HOTOIL
5. "I'm freezing!" : BRR
6. Big Ten sch. : OSU
7. 1980's Attorney General : MEESE
8. Maker of big bucks : BRONC
9. Where the adventurous drive : OFFROAD
10. Securely fasten : SEALIN
11. Baltimore's Ripken : CAL
12. Doofus : ASS
13. Thruway: Abbr. : RTE
19. Cheer from the stands : RAH
21. Les ___-Unis : ETATS
24. Actress Parker ___ : POSEY
25. It might prevent a boxer from getting into a fight : LEASH
26. Put in a bibliography, say : CITED
27. Cybermissives : EMAIL
30. Qualified : ABLE
31. Chicago daily, familiarly : TRIB
32. Free from : RIDOF
33. Certain Bedouin : OMANI
35. Secessionists, initially : CSA
36. Hacienda : RANCH
37. Vocalist Gorme : EYDIE
41. Cousin of a cello : VIOLA
43. Fortify : BOLSTER
46. "All in the Family" role : GLORIA
48. Cancels, as a moonshot : ABORTS
50. "This ___ bust!" : ISA
51. 3Com Park player : NINER
52. Electronics pioneer Nikola : TESLA
53. Canton neighbor : AKRON
54. Prefix with surgeon : NEURO
55. Massage : KNEAD
58. Dry, in Napa : SEC
59. Norse underworld queen : HEL
60. Seam content : ORE
61. Funnyman : WIT
62. Want-ad letters : EOE

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