New York Times, Friday, March 17, 2000

Author: Glenton Petgrave
Editor: Will Shortz
Glenton Petgrave
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Petgrave. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Personal : WANTAD
7. Pre-election consultant : DOPESTER
15. When modern elephants first appeared : ICEAGE
16. Interest for Einstein : UNIVERSE
17. Not calm : SHAKEN
18. Abide : LIVEWITH
19. Personnel director's find : HIREE
20. Blow away : FLOOR
21. Lump size : PEA
22. "___ So Long" (1958 hit) : BEEN
23. Hard to make out : FAINT
24. Air bubble : BLEB
25. Reproduction necessities : OVA
26. Wedding broadcast : BANNS
27. Considers : DEEMS
28. Chick : NESTLING
30. "Sleepy Time ___" (1926 hit) : GAL
31. Where a river meets the sea : ESTUARY
32. Open : SINCERE
36. "___ will be done" : THY
37. Whip carriers : COACHMEN
38. Result of bull markets : RISES
41. Without support : ALONE
42. ___-child (changeling) : ELF
43. Pony up : ANTE
44. Driving hazard : SLEET
45. Punch, so to speak : BRIO
46. Place for some tents: Abbr. : ICU
47. Spread out : SPLAY
48. 21, maybe : LEGAL
49. Not quite 48-Across : NINETEEN
51. The very rear : TAGEND
52. Turn away : ESTRANGE
53. Not later : ATONCE
54. No-show : DESERTER
55. Garnered : NETTED
1. Lucky break provider? : WISHBONE
2. Pulls off : ACHIEVES
3. Turkey's locale : NEAREAST
4. Conned : TAKEN
5. "The Night of the Hunter" screenwriter : AGEE
6. Cubs' home : DEN
7. Taking the edge off : DULLING
8. Parmentier : potatoes :: lyonnaise : ___ : ONIONS
9. Basketball position : PIVOT
10. Not just for now : EVER
11. Finish (up) : SEW
12. Quite a diving somersault : TRIPLE
13. Prize : ESTEEM
14. Fixes up : REHABS
20. Rear : FANNY
23. Kind of magic : FAIRY
24. "Twelfth Night" character : BELCH
26. Ennui : BLAHS
27. Domain of one of the Muses : DANCE
29. One in a class by himself : TUTEE
30. Whopper : GIANT
32. Cry before dinner? : SOOEY
33. Not still hidden : EMERGENT
34. Trust : RELIANCE
35. Wrapped up : ENFOLDED
37. Janitor : CLEANER
38. Was wet : RAINED
39. Cut into : INCISE
40. Crashing cars and jumping out of planes : STUNTS
41. Declare : ALLEGE
44. All tuckered out : SPENT
45. Conceived : BEGOT
47. Magi's interest : STAR
48. When repeated, like some shows : LATE
50. Before, once : ERE
51. Paddle : TAN

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