New York Times, Wednesday, February 9, 2000

Author: Charles E. Gersch
Editor: Will Shortz
Charles E. Gersch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {KQVXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Gersch. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Dilemma features, figuratively : HORNS
6. Take measures : ACT
9. Starbucks offering : LATTE
14. Up's partner : ABOUT
15. London facility : LOO
16. Pierre's girlfriends : AMIES
17. With 37- and 61-Across, a 1936 title : HOWTOWINFRIENDS
20. Monogram of '52 and '56 : AES
21. Crumb : ORT
22. Prohibited : FORBADE
23. Rap sheet items : ALIASES
25. Amenhotep IV's god : ATEN
26. Florida city, informally : BOCA
29. Rockies' div. : NLWEST
31. Script ending : URE
32. Author of 17-, 37- and 61-Across : CARNEGIE
34. Borodin's "Prince ___" : IGOR
36. 1995 Stallone title role : DREDD
37. See 17-Across : AND
39. Ephesus' land : IONIA
42. Take down ___ : APEG
44. Category of 17-, 37- and 61-Across : SELFHELP
46. Reunion grp. : FAM
48. Woman in Fitzgerald's "Tender Is the Night" : NICOLE
50. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
51. Mont Blanc, e.g. : ALPE
53. After-hours job, maybe : JANITOR
55. Be confident of : COUNTON
57. Really bad coffee : MUD
58. ___ soda : SAL
61. See 17-Across : INFLUENCEPEOPLE
64. "___ as I can see..." : ASFAR
65. Antipollution org. : EPA
66. Injun Joe creator : TWAIN
67. "___ It" (1983 Tom Cruise film) : LOSIN
68. Wasn't active : SAT
69. Brief brawl : SETTO
1. "Very funny!" : HAHA
2. Reed section member : OBOE
3. Spreadsheet components : ROWS
4. Weirdo : NUT
5. An acoustic guitarist may use one : STOOL
6. European carrier : ALITALIA
7. Bamboozle : CON
8. Peanut brittle base : TOFFEE
9. Retreat : LAIR
10. Amorphous critter : AMEBA
11. Singer born Anna Mae Bullock : TINATURNER
12. Hay spreader : TEDDER
13. Dead Sea Scrolls scribe : ESSENE
18. Dry, in a way : WRING
19. Martini & ___ : ROSSI
23. Supermarket chain : AANDP
24. "Benson" actress : SWENSON
26. Three before E : BCD
27. Galley need : OAR
28. Easy questions, so to speak : CREAMPUFFS
30. Cry of relief : TGIF
33. Shangri-La : EDEN
35. Aaher's partner : OOHER
38. Salami or bologna : DELIMEAT
40. Taken ___ : ILL
41. Copy : APE
43. Popular toy since 1964 : GIJOE
45. Relax : LETUP
46. Beauty parlor treatment : FACIAL
47. "The Tempest" king : ALONSO
49. Film festival site : CANNES
52. Zhou ___ : ENLAI
54. "Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
56. Go sour : TURN
58. Petty quarrel : SPAT
59. Touched down : ALIT
60. Late-night name : LENO
62. Busy bee in Apr. : CPA
63. Be light, in poker : OWE

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