New York Times, Tuesday, February 8, 2000

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Snacks in shells : TACOS
6. Panty raid site : DORM
10. Quartet on a baseball field : UMPS
14. First Hebrew letter : ALEPH
15. "Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
16. Mosaic piece : TILE
17. Bulldogger's event : RODEO
18. "Oh, my aching head!," e.g. : MOAN
19. Big chemical company : OLIN
20. Movie with a hard-to-rhyme name : THECOLORPURPLE
23. In a funk : SAD
24. Ages and ages : EON
25. Midafternoon, on a sundial : III
26. Some E.R. cases : ODS
27. Black-eye soothers : ICEPACKS
32. Bump off : SLAY
35. Demagnetize, as a tape : ERASE
36. Shoebox letters : EEE
37. King with a hard-to-rhyme name : WILLIAMOFORANGE
41. Suffix with hero : ISM
42. "Crazy" singer Patsy : CLINE
43. "___ Wonderful Life" : ITSA
44. Reaches the wrong party : MISDIALS
46. Kind of dance or bride : WAR
48. Old biddy : HEN
49. 1/24 case : CAN
50. Take steps : ACT
53. Pirate with a hard-to-rhyme name : LONGJOHNSILVER
58. Boor : LOUT
59. It may get a licking after dinner : OREO
60. Wavelike design : MOIRE
61. Nave neighbor : APSE
62. Links carrier : CART
63. "Stormy Weather" composer : ARLEN
64. Herbicide target : WEED
65. Proposer's prop : KNEE
66. Most trifling : LEAST
1. Bite-size pies : TARTS
2. Hello from Ho : ALOHA
3. Handed over : CEDED
4. Crude cartel : OPEC
5. Chased away : SHOOED
6. Runyon or Wayans : DAMON
7. Bad whiff : ODOR
8. Bring in : REAP
9. 28-Down handout : MENU
10. Ideal spot : UTOPIA
11. Pipe-smoking former Congresswoman Fenwick : MILLICENT
12. Ballet bend : PLIE
13. D.C. V.I.P. : SEN
21. ___ Altos, Calif. : LOS
22. Not so green : RIPER
26. Olive of "Thimble Theatre" : OYL
27. Shackles : IRONS
28. See 9-Down : CAFE
29. Anka's "___ Beso" : ESO
30. Toga party needs : KEGS
31. "Did you ever ___ lassie...?" : SEEA
32. Triathlon leg : SWIM
33. Actress Virna ___ : LISI
34. Home to the down-and-out : ALMSHOUSE
35. Pianist Gilels : EMIL
38. Cupcake topper : ICING
39. Part of a recipe title : ALA
40. Televise : AIR
45. In need of body work : DENTED
46. Used to be : WAS
47. Kind of magnetism : ANIMAL
49. 100 smackers : CNOTE
50. St. Teresa's birthplace : AVILA
51. First known asteroid : CERES
52. Lott of Mississippi : TRENT
53. Run easily : LOPE
54. Bookworm's counterpart : JOCK
55. Algerian port : ORAN
56. Roll call call : HERE
57. Tribal tales : LORE
58. Corpus juris : LAW

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