New York Times, Thursday, February 24, 2000

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 102 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Den denizen : BEARCUB
8. Littermates : PUPPIES
15. "Look Back in Anger" playwright : OSBORNE
16. Asleep at the switch : UNALERT
17. Toothpaste tube direction : SQUEEZE
18. Classic exile site : SIBERIA
19. Kayoed : OUT
20. Kind of tax : WITHHOLDING
22. Dovetail : MESH
24. "___ Love You" : PSI
25. Chilled drink : NOG
26. It delivers the goods : UPS
28. Place for court battles? : GYM
30. Make permanent : ETCH
34. Three-time Oscar-winning director : CAPRA
37. Leading : AHEAD
39. "I know what you're up to!" : OHO
40. Former name of Belize : BRITISHHONDURAS
43. High rollers? : ELS
44. Plant twice : RESOW
45. In escrow : ASIDE
46. Traipse : ROAM
48. Prune : LOP
49. ___ Accord (1998 peace agreement) : WYE
50. Cartoon utterance : OOF
52. Nashville-to-Chattanooga dir. : ESE
54. Flatboat : SCOW
58. Thrifty traveler's stop : YOUTHHOSTEL
63. Toothpaste box letters : ADA
64. Pest : ANNOYER
65. Red Skelton catchphrase : IDOODIT
67. Fake : NOTREAL
68. Running a temperature : FEBRILE
69. In a coarse manner : GROSSLY
70. Supermarket section : FREEZER
1. Kind of buddy : BOSOM
2. Suffix with Roman or arab : ESQUE
3. Is adjacent to : ABUTS
4. Preschoolers? : ROE
5. Work party : CREW
6. Releases a fly? : UNZIPS
7. Borscht basics : BEETS
8. Midwife's exhortation : PUSH
9. Local personality? : UNIONMAN
10. Poet Neruda : PABLO
11. Security : PLEDGE
12. Yesterday, in Italy : IERI
13. ___ go bragh : ERIN
14. Certain partygoer : STAG
21. 1959 Academy Award song : HIGHHOPES
23. Offended : HURT
27. One and one : PAIR
29. "Ouch!" : YEOW
31. Topological shapes : TORI
32. Its capital is N'Djamena : CHAD
33. 57-Down carrier : HOSE
34. Semi conductor? : CBER
35. Alice's chronicler : ARLO
36. Galileo's birthplace : PISA
37. Mock phrase of insight : AHSO
38. "Saving Private Ryan" depiction : DDAY
41. Be one's own doctor : SELFHEAL
42. Aspirin has several : USES
47. Tools (along) : MOTORS
49. Hoer : WEEDER
51. "Indeed!" : OHYES
53. Blotto : STIFF
55. Spanish seaport : CADIZ
56. "Swan Lake" role : ODILE
57. Puzzle's theme (shown in 20-, 40-, 58-Across and 21-Down) : WATER
58. Bright side? : YANG
59. ___ about : ONOR
60. "Render therefore ___ Caesar..." : UNTO
61. Site south of Paris : ORLY
62. Ring setting? : LOBE
66. Bauxite, e.g. : ORE

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