New York Times, Saturday, February 12, 2000

Author: Dave Tuller
Editor: Will Shortz
Dave Tuller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {GJQVZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Tuller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Tobermory" writer : SAKI
5. Reason to wear a hat : BADHAIRDAY
15. Alamance County college : ELON
16. Operating room assistant : SCRUBNURSE
17. One greeted with a "howdy" : PARD
18. Muumuu, e.g. : HOUSEDRESS
19. Where elders grow older? : TREEFARM
21. Old West command : DRAW
22. Pioneer in Surrealism : MAXERNST
24. Military supply route of the 40's : ALCAN
27. Tube top : CAP
28. Big name in home selling : ERA
30. Longtime Met basso Berberian : ARA
31. Schindler of "Schindler's List" : OSKAR
34. Laundry item : STEAMIRON
37. Cursed : SWOREAT
39. Highlight : SHINEON
40. Get ready to forward : READDRESS
42. Like Manhattan clam chowder : THYMY
43. Trouble : ILL
44. Pride : lion :: clowder : ___ : CAT
45. Abbr. found in directions : RTE
46. C-___ : CLAMP
49. Port Stanley locale : LAKEERIE
53. Braddock beat him to become heavyweight champ : BAER
55. Tiger Beat topic : TEENIDOL
57. Unfathomably long time : ETERNITIES
60. Account : TALE
61. Tentacled creature : SEAANEMONE
62. ___ Valley Conference : OHIO
63. They get people talking : PARTYLINES
64. Legendary fliers : ROCS
1. Number after six : SEPT
2. Eye-opener? : ALARM
3. Divided land : KOREA
4. Speaker's prop : INDEXCARD
5. C substitute : BSHARP
6. Item buried in a lawn : ACORN
7. It's used to make rolls : DRUMSET
8. Czech martyr Jan : HUS
9. Lying, maybe : ABED
10. Chief Vedic god : INDRA
11. Like 63-Across, usually : RURAL
12. Sitcom star since 1995 : DREWCAREY
13. Lunkhead : ASS
14. When said three times, a 1938 Cole Porter tune : YES
20. Intimidating : FEARED
23. Lock : TRESS
25. "___ Without Windows" (1964 Broadway song) : AROOM
26. Help around the house : NANNY
29. "That's nice" : AAH
31. "Hamlet" courtier : OSRIC
32. Great : SWELL
33. Certain airline symbol : KOALABEAR
34. Lift : STEAL
35. Hand-holder : MITTEN
36. Person who has it coming : INHERITOR
38. Cyclometer measurement : ARC
41. Post : STATION
45. Hershey Foods brand : REESES
47. French Revolution leader : MARAT
48. Lincoln's place : PENNY
50. "The Secret of the Old Clock" author : KEENE
51. Part of an address before and after "Falls" : IDAHO
52. Ancient Greek dialect: Var. : EOLIC
54. Cambodian money : RIEL
56. Fire sign people : LEOS
57. A way to know : ESP
58. Kind of service : TEA
59. 1979 nuclear accident site: Abbr. : TMI

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