New York Times, Tuesday, December 26, 2000

Author: Gene Newman
Editor: Will Shortz
Gene Newman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thin fastener : BRAD
5. Pro ___ (perfunctorily) : FORMA
10. Sonogram area : WOMB
14. Handed-down history : LORE
15. Structural member : IBEAM
16. Genesis shepherd : ABEL
17. Letters on a B-52 : USAF
18. Some 60-Across : GOFLYAKITE
20. "Gargantua and Pantagruel" author : RABELAIS
22. Aquarium fish : TETRA
23. Haughtiness : AIRS
24. Lunar disappearance : MOONSET
26. More 60-Across : DONTBOTHERME
30. Biscotto flavoring : ANISE
31. Compass doodle : ARC
32. Recording studio tasks : DUBS
36. Press for payment : DUN
37. Photograph ruiner, perhaps : LENSCAP
41. Javits Center architect : PEI
42. Out of port : ASEA
44. Work on a doily : TAT
45. Slangy farewell : LATER
47. Still more 60-Across : LEAVEMEALONE
51. "The Ten Commandments" director : DEMILLE
54. Seed cover : ARIL
55. "The Compleat Angler" writer ___ Walton : IZAAK
56. Like a certain musical scale : DIATONIC
60. Theme (and genre) of this puzzle : CROSSWORDS
63. Bad habit, so to speak : VICE
64. Gross minus net, to a trucker : TARE
65. Check endorser : PAYEE
66. E.P.A. concern: Abbr. : ECOL
67. Warts and all : ASIS
68. Grps. : ASSNS
69. Monthly expense : RENT
1. Astigmatic's view : BLUR
2. Painter Bonheur : ROSA
3. Swift steed : ARAB
4. Bests : DEFEATS
5. Barber of opera : FIGARO
6. Woodwind player : OBOIST
7. Ency. and dict. : REFS
8. ___ de mer : MAL
9. Actress Brenneman : AMY
10. Roused : WAKENED
11. Passing remarks? : OBITS
12. Downing Street distance : METRE
13. Sound from a flock : BLEAT
19. Home to a muon or pion : ATOM
21. Media lawyer's concern : LIBEL
24. Chicago exchange, for short : MERC
25. Whale of a film? : ORCA
26. Arp's art : DADA
27. Albatross, figuratively : ONUS
28. Supreme Court count : NINE
29. Waste maker : HASTE
33. ___ snuff : UPTO
34. "___ here long?" : BEEN
35. Part of an equine pedigree : SIRE
38. List abbr. : ETAL
39. Where the laity sits : NAVE
40. Braid of hair : PLAIT
43. Wanted-poster items : ALIASES
46. Here, there and everywhere : ALLOVER
48. Fraternal fellows : ELKS
49. Initial, as a voyage : MAIDEN
50. Clears off : ERASES
51. Formal pronouncements : DICTA
52. Pound and Cornell : EZRAS
53. Native New Zealander : MAORI
56. Prohibitionists : DRYS
57. Riviera city : NICE
58. Clicked image : ICON
59. Boston player, for short : CELT
61. New Deal org. : WPA
62. Western treaty grp. : OAS

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