New York Times, Thursday, November 9, 2000

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 95 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Shrewd : CAGY
5. "Dear" lady : ABBY
9. Master, in Mysore : SAHIB
14. Fever fit : AGUE
15. Play thing? : ROLE
16. Dialogue writer : PLATO
17. Galileo's pool sticks? : PISANCUES
19. Devoted : LOYAL
20. Asks urgently : ENTREATS
21. Begin to burn : KINDLE
22. Hopeless case : GONER
23. Take up the slack : TAUTEN
25. Spanish company? : DOS
27. Driller's deg. : DDS
28. Where shootings occur : SET
31. "Not a chance!" : NOWAY
35. Flap : TODO
37. Tailor's concern : SIZE
38. Arnold Schoenberg's "Moses und ___" : ARON
39. Bridge support : TRUSS
40. Related : AKIN
41. Darned : VERY
42. Rooter preceder : ROTO
43. Dumas adventurer : ATHOS
44. Over there : YON
45. Abbr. in a math textbook : QED
46. Draft org. : NFL
48. Took a breather : PAUSED
51. More than willing : EAGER
55. "Phantom Lady" star, 1944 : RAINES
57. Takes over for : RELIEVES
60. Rocket stage : AGENA
61. Shakespearean character ended in a deadlock? : TIMONTIED
62. Spiked clubs : MACES
63. Bit attachment : REIN
64. Aleutian island : ATKA
65. College honcho : PREXY
66. In a lazy way : IDLY
67. Something to do : TASK
1. Attire for the Headless Horseman : CAPE
2. Geriatrician's study : AGING
3. Relish : GUSTO
4. Have a hankering : YEARN
5. Jockey who won the Triple Crown twice : ARCARO
6. Attack : BOUT
7. Gave a benediction : BLEST
8. Referendum choice : YES
9. Gymnastic feats : SPLITS
10. Without help : ALONE
11. Indian present at the "Creation"? : HAYDNSIKH
12. It doesn't stand up straight: Abbr. : ITAL
13. Tree trunk : BOLE
18. Down and out : NEEDY
21. Acclaim : KUDOS
24. Makes the house bigger : ADDSON
26. Took giant steps : STRODE
29. Mary's "South Pacific" co-star : EZIO
30. Certain column : TENS
31. Fleet : NAVY
32. ___ O's (Post cereal) : OREO
33. Threadbare patch? : WORNPIECE
34. To some extent : ANY
36. In the open : OUT
37. Didn't get bought : SAT
39. Hair piece : TRESS
43. Author Lesage : ALAIN
45. Having butterflies : QUEASY
47. Battery, perhaps : FELONY
49. Wing : ANNEX
50. Cut's partner : DRIED
52. Suggest : GETAT
53. Rice/Lloyd Webber work : EVITA
54. Is a real stinker : REEKS
55. Turnpike turnoff : RAMP
56. Seaweed substance : AGAR
58. Oscar winner Jannings : EMIL
59. Minn. neighbor : SDAK
61. Sect leader? : TRI

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