New York Times, Monday, February 7, 2000

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJXZ} This is puzzle # 78 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Thermonuclear blast maker : HBOMB
6. Trot or canter : GAIT
10. "Listen!" : HARK
14. Golfer Palmer, informally : ARNIE
15. Killer whale : ORCA
16. Place to put a thimble : ETUI
17. Corporate recruiter : HEADHUNTER
19. "Mama" speaker : DOLL
20. Wheat or barley covering : AWN
21. Wild time : ORGY
22. Sty : PIGPEN
24. Sty animals : HOGS
25. Identical : SAME
26. Quiet spot to sit : ALCOVE
29. September birthstone : SAPPHIRE
33. Market price : VALUE
34. Treadmill unit : MILE
35. Keats pieces : ODES
36. Lemon and orange drinks : ADES
37. Like some renewable energy : SOLAR
38. ___ moss : PEAT
39. Gin flavor : SLOE
40. Thigh muscle, for short : QUAD
41. Garden tool : SPADE
42. Long workday, perhaps : TENHOURS
44. ___ Pieces : REESES
45. Lena or Ken of film : OLIN
46. Violinist Leopold : AUER
47. Philadelphia N.F.L.'ers : EAGLES
50. Book before Romans : ACTS
51. Disputed skill, for short : ESP
54. Didn't have traction : SLID
55. Snob : HIGHHATTER
58. Fishing need : POLE
59. Buffalo's county : ERIE
60. Jonah's swallower : WHALE
61. Not far : NEAR
62. Cub Scout groups : DENS
63. Besmirch : SULLY
1. Response to a comic : HAHA
2. Make beer, e.g. : BREW
3. ___ even keel : ONAN
4. ___-Atlantic : MID
5. Serve well : BEHOOVE
6. Deep bells : GONGS
7. Pretentious : ARTY
8. Freezer stuff : ICE
9. Roofing material : TARPAPER
10. Crop-dusting plane : HEDGEHOPPER
11. Surmounting : ATOP
12. "First in, first out," e.g. : RULE
13. Pottery oven : KILN
18. Impulse : URGE
23. Mischievous sort : IMP
24. Census taker's target : HOUSEHOLDER
25. Meal gotten from a garden : SALAD
26. "Stop!," to Popeye : AVAST
27. Soup scoop : LADLE
28. 60's-70's Mets star ___ Jones : CLEON
29. Marner of fiction : SILAS
30. Think tank products : IDEAS
31. "The Cloister and the Hearth" author : READE
32. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
34. Grieve : MOURN
37. Stepped on, as a bug : SQUISHED
41. Goes up and down : SEESAWS
43. ___ Miss : OLE
44. Buzzi of "Laugh-In" : RUTH
46. Partner of pains : ACHES
47. "SportsCenter" channel : ESPN
48. Ingredient in facial tissues : ALOE
49. ___ monster : GILA
50. Opposed to, hillbilly-style : AGIN
51. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
52. Unload, on Wall Street : SELL
53. Zebras, to lions : PREY
56. Ill temper : IRE
57. Wed. follower : THU

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