New York Times, Saturday, February 19, 2000

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 117 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Part of a severe weather forecast : STORMTRACK
11. Brown family member : ECRU
15. Person from Santa Cruz or San José : COSTARICAN
16. Part of a comparison : THAN
17. Religious body : EPISCOPATE
18. Is a bother : NAGS
19. Big inits. in news : NPR
20. Saw : EYED
21. Spirit : WRAITH
23. Swiss Nobelist Ducommun : ELIE
25. Mideast title of respect : REBBE
27. Big D.C. lobby : NRA
28. Opening word? : SESAME
31. Actress Marsh and others : MAES
32. This might be given some latitude : MAP
33. Triage category : SICKEST
35. Seminole War officer for whom a county was named : DADE
36. "Shut up!" : SILENCE
39. Like many lab slides : STAINED
41. ___ nitrate (stimulant) : AMYL
42. Most slippery : EELIEST
44. Emergency administration : CPR
45. Actress Revere of "National Velvet" : ANNE
46. Fall figures : RAKERS
50. Trombonist Winding : KAI
51. Diamond datum : STEAL
53. Loads : ALOT
54. Comparatively vivid : RICHER
56. Fix : REDO
59. Propel, in a way : OAR
60. Bit of Mozart's art : ARIA
61. 1977 hit for the Babys : ISNTITTIME
64. "___ Si Bon" (1950's song) : CEST
65. Virgin's-bowers, e.g. : CLEMATISES
66. Collectible illustrator : ERTE
67. Kickers, say : SORELOSERS
1. Shots on lots : SCENES
2. Push over : TOPPLE
3. Father of Horus : OSIRIS
4. Activists' concerns: Abbr. : RTS
5. Ceremonial staff : MACE
6. Site of Russell Sage College : TROY
7. More ready : RIPER
8. Where Plato taught : ACADEME
9. Spiteful gossip : CAT
10. Was aware that doing something was bad : KNEWBETTER
11. Where Hephaestus worked, in myth : ETNA
12. Part of a surveying team : CHAINMAN
13. Fashion industry, slangily : RAGTRADE
14. Amorphous : UNSHAPED
22. ___ publica : RES
24. Studio purchase : EASEL
26. Boris Godunov singers : BASSI
29. Timer abbr. : MIN
30. Cranks : ECCENTRICS
34. New England city on the Ashuelot River : KEENE
35. Super Bowl XX winning coach : DITKA
36. Picnic event : SACKRACE
37. It only makes things worse : IMPAIRER
38. Troubador : LYRICIST
40. Al Jolson's real first name : ASA
43. Tyro : LEARNER
45. Enzyme suffix : ASE
47. Kay Thompson creation : ELOISE
48. Ranger : ROAMER
49. Beat : STRESS
52. Helper's words : LETME
55. Not fancy at all : HATE
57. Tuner : DIAL
58. "How to Make an American Quilt" author Whitney ___ : OTTO
62. ___-pitch : SLO
63. Poetic contraction : TIS

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