New York Times, Friday, February 4, 2000

Author: Dana Motley
Editor: Will Shortz
Dana Motley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {GVXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Diamond holder : SAFE
5. Job for an ob/gyn : AMNIO
10. Clash : TIFF
14. Got off the bus : ALIT
15. Hallelujah : PAEAN
16. Kind of history : ORAL
17. G-man : NARC
18. Good source of potassium : PRUNEJUICE
20. Plus fours : KNEEPANTS
22. Cause of a wake-up : APNEA
23. Not so tasty : STALER
24. Has no doubt whatever : SWEARS
25. Ministers (to) : CATERS
27. Desert home : ADOBE
29. Now, in Juárez : AHORA
30. Cloudiness : BLEAR
31. Transportation inits. since 1930 : TWA
34. Wyoming river : LARAMIE
36. Early work? : PREQUEL
38. Tech stock : IBM
39. Razzle-dazzle : ECLAT
41. Like one of the senses : AURAL
42. Upbraid : SCOLD
43. Facts : SKINNY
44. Show for which Bob Fosse won a 1978 Tony : DANCIN
47. Servings at a 44-Down : JULEPS
49. Artist-illustrator Vedder : ELIHU
50. Celeb : SUPERSTAR
53. Payback : RECOMPENSE
55. Turner or Sinatra : TINA
56. Clip-fed machine gun : BREN
57. Aspect : FACET
58. Carolina college : ELON
59. Knight time : YORE
60. ___ Sark : CUTTY
61. Rupture : REND
1. Collapsed : SANK
2. Josephine Tey investigator ___ Grant : ALAN
3. Hullabaloo : FIRESTORM
4. Yadda yadda yadda : ETCETERA
5. Horrifies : APPALS
6. Area in W.W. I news : MARNE
7. A car may be in it : NEUTRAL
8. Writer Buruma and others : IANS
9. Last word heard on New Year's Eve : ONE
10. Spot remover? : TOUPEE
11. Sister of Boris Godunov : IRINA
12. Stunning blow : FACER
13. Tiny jumpers : FLEAS
19. Zbigniew Brzezinski, e.g. : JAWBREAKER
21. It's something in the water : PARAMECIUM
24. Take off : SOAR
25. Colombian city : CALI
26. Jezebel's husband : AHAB
28. Corp. section : DEPT
30. Round sound : BELL
31. Entrance sight, maybe : TURNSTILE
32. Break off : WEAN
33. One who takes sides : ALLY
35. Many a celebrity : ICON
37. Wit : QUIPSTER
40. Add-on : ADJUNCT
42. "Die ___ Müllerin" (Schubert work) : SCHONE
43. Hazardous, travelwise : SLEETY
44. You can bet on it : DERBY
45. Olds make : ALERO
46. More upscale : NICER
48. Election news : UPSET
50. Linebacker Junior : SEAU
51. Any minute : ANON
52. "The Fountainhead" author : RAND
54. One-striper, for short : PFC

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