New York Times, Wednesday, March 1, 2000

Author: M. Francis Vuolo
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Vuolo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Vuolo. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. It's just one of those things : THAT
5. "Aw, shucks" expressions : GRINS
10. More : ELSE
14. Jealous wife in Greek myth : HERA
15. Slackened : EASED
16. A portion : SOME
17. "The moan of doves in immemorial ___": Tennyson : ELMS
18. Campbell of "Martin" : TISHA
19. Winter Palace ruler : TSAR
20. Ready to swoon : WEAKINTHEKNEES
23. "Go on..." : AND
24. Clan emblem : TOTEM
25. Straight start? : ORTHO
27. Orbital periods : YEARS
29. Actor McKellen : IAN
31. Birth control device : IUD
32. C.P.R. administrator : EMT
34. It ends in Mecca : HADJ
35. Brit. legislators : MPS
36. Good-looking : EASYONTHEEYES
40. Insulation ingredient, for short : PVC
41. Cooperstown nickname : TRIS
42. Wool source : EWE
43. Bolo, for one : TIE
44. Michael Jordan's alma mater, in brief : UNC
45. Have it ___ : INFOR
49. Place for rings : ALTAR
51. Gives the gate : OUSTS
55. Genetic letters : RNA
56. Seedy-looking : DOWNATTHEHEELS
59. ___ fide : BONA
60. Baptism and bris : RITES
61. L.A. gang member : CRIP
62. Need a bath badly : REEK
63. Awaited a dubbing : KNELT
64. Surrealist Magritte : RENE
65. Charger, to a Cockney : ORSE
66. Lowly ones : SERFS
67. Took habitually : USED
1. Tao, literally : THEWAY
2. Curtis of hair care : HELENE
3. Loser of 1588 : ARMADA
4. What to do? : TASK
5. "I ___ kick..." : GETNO
6. Grammy winner Bonnie : RAITT
7. Joe Jackson's "___ Really Going Out With Him?" : ISSHE
8. Book after Ezra : NEHEMIAH
9. Minn. neighbor : SDAK
10. Fruity-smelling compound : ESTER
11. Experience a delay : LOSETIME
12. They attract rubberneckers : SMASHUPS
13. Musket attachment : EER
21. "C'mon, I wanna try!" : ITSMYTURN
22. Gentile : NONJEWISH
26. Some E.R. cases : ODS
28. ___ judicata : RES
30. "Song of the South" song syllables : ADEE
33. Unable to decide : TORN
34. Shaker ___, O. : HTS
36. Satanic sort : EVILDOER
37. Colorless solvents : ACETONES
38. Addictive stuff : NICOTINE
39. Japanese capital : YEN
40. School grp. : PTA
46. Strasbourg siblings : FRERES
47. Like lots of shopping now : ONLINE
48. Sang like Satchmo : RASPED
50. Not out : AWAKE
52. Complete : UTTER
53. Cliff projection : SHELF
54. They may come in batteries : TESTS
57. Torah holders : ARKS
58. L'eggs shade : ECRU
59. Term of address in the 'hood : BRO

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