New York Times, Thursday, December 14, 2000

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Building supports : IBARS
6. "I see," facetiously : AHSO
10. Not latched : AJAR
14. Zero Mostel role of 1964 : TEVYE
15. Color of some wine grapes : NOIR
16. Cracked : LOCO
17. Insomniac's need : SLEEPINGPILL
19. Crack, in a way : CHAP
20. Otologist's study : EAR
21. Company founded by Steve Case : AOL
22. Newspaper read at Notre Dame : LEMONDE
24. Oliver's wife on "Green Acres" : LISA
26. Common Market: Abbr. : EEC
28. Lower : ABASE
29. Vietnam was part of it : FRENCHINDOCHINA
32. Actress Thurman : UMA
34. Travel widely : GAD
35. Raises : UPS
36. Arctic native : INUIT
37. Fallacious reasoner : SOPHIST
40. The Who's "Tommy" and others : LPS
41. China aster, e.g. : ANNUAL
42. Scot's wear : KILT
43. Taken in : HAD
44. Naples's home: Abbr. : FLA
45. Carte start : ALA
46. Soapmaking substance : VEGETABLETALLOW
51. Modern data holder : CDROM
53. Moreover : TOO
54. 1970 Kinks hit : LOLA
55. Sorrowful cry : WOEISME
57. Rebuffs : NOS
59. Roulette bet : ODD
60. Troubles : ILLS
61. Hubert Humphrey's running mate, 1968 : EDMUNDMUSKIE
64. 1982 title role for Meryl Streep : SOPHIE
65. Nettle : RILE
66. Judge, at times : RATER
67. Geologists' divisions : ERAS
68. Proof word : STET
69. Dental stuff : FLOSS
1. What "ipso" means : ITSELF
2. Fancy part of Los Angeles : BELAIR
3. Loath : AVERSE
4. Some whiskey : RYE
5. Print tint : SEPIA
6. Caught some rays, perhaps : ANGLED
7. Kachina doll maker : HOPI
8. Framework piece : SILL
9. Capital of Loiret : ORLEANS
10. Major can maker : ALCOA
11. Chief of staff under George Bush : JOHNSUNUNU
12. Dean's concern : ACADEMIA
13. Skip it : ROPE
18. Very much : NOEND
23. Exec's degree : MBA
25. Apprehensive feeling : ANGST
27. Overthrow : COUPDETAT
30. Big name in the ad biz : CHIAT
31. Poker supplies : CHIPS
33. N.L. East team : ATL
36. Counting everything : INALL
37. Cousin of reggae : SKA
38. Art shop buy : OILCOLOR
39. Eagles' home : PHILADELPHIA
40. Delay : LAG
41. Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
43. Sewing machine attachments : HEMMERS
44. Kind of insurance : FLOOD
46. Writer Marilyn ___ Savant : VOS
47. Car hood, in Britain : BONNET
48. Consult : LOOKTO
49. Enduring hits : OLDIES
50. Duck hunter's boots : WADERS
52. Angry reactions : RISES
55. Sage : WISE
56. Rearrange, say : EDIT
58. Kids' TV character : SMURF
62. Uncooperative one : MULE
63. Noted 62-Down : SAL

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