New York Times, Friday, March 10, 2000

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. More than trickle : SPEW
5. Castoff sheets : SCRAPPAPER
15. Bucks : KALE
16. Many a thriller finale : CHASESCENE
17. Certain caches, for short : IRAS
18. Noted impressionist : RICHLITTLE
19. Dismounted : ALIT
20. "Barry Lyndon" star : ONEAL
21. Children's author Blyton : ENID
22. Inedible : RANCID
24. ___ Gardens, Queens : KEW
26. Prefix with culture : AVI
27. Keep an ___ : EYEON
28. Madonna portrayal : PIETA
30. Intersected : MET
31. Offer? : ASSASSIN
33. Holey sites : GREENS
35. Leadfoot deterrent : SPEEDBUMP
37. More bats : DAFTER
40. Suffer depletion : RUNSHORT
44. "Cap'n ___" (1904 maritime tale) : ERI
45. French Oscar : CESAR
47. One of a traveling musical trio : TENOR
48. Whiff : FAN
49. Relative of C4 : TNT
50. Dweller along the Horn of Africa : SOMALI
51. Rhymester's scheme : ABAB
53. Misstep : GAFFE
56. Fashion monthly : ELLE
57. Tropicana rival : MINUTEMAID
59. Graycoats : REBS
60. Writing desk : ESCRITOIRE
61. "Smelling ___" (Mike Leigh play) : ARAT
62. Fairy tale meanie : STEPSISTER
63. French 101 verb : ETRE
1. Colorado's Snowmass, e.g. : SKIAREA
2. Compound wagers : PARLAYS
3. Tony Manhattan eatery : ELAINES
4. It has its faults : WESTCOAST
5. Young codfish : SCROD
6. Do a gym exercise : CHIN
7. Derby : RACE
8. Trembling : ASHAKE
9. Air rifle : PELLETGUN
10. Inflation meas. : PSI
11. "Roméo et Juliette" segment : ACTE
12. Honeybun, perhaps : PETNAME
13. Animate : ENLIVEN
14. Prepares for a second printing : REEDITS
23. Scrutinize : INSPECT
25. Likes more and more : WARMSTO
28. Mud ___ : PIE
29. Vedic deity : INDRA
32. Tanzanian tourist draw : SERENGETI
34. Short-lived mayflies : EPHEMERAE
36. Clingy seedpod : BUR
37. Slurs : DEFAMES
38. Gamal Abdel Nasser, notably : ARABIST
39. Back, in a way : FINANCE
41. Vigilant : ONALERT
42. 4 x 4 accessory : ROLLBAR
43. Port annexed by Italy in 1919 : TRIESTE
46. John of "Full House" : STAMOS
50. Exodus commemoration : SEDER
52. Pat on the back? : BURP
54. Tout à ___ (entirely): Fr. : FAIT
55. Passion : FIRE
58. 1999 Frank McCourt memoir : TIS

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