New York Times, Saturday, March 18, 2000

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {KXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 119 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Burning question of 1980 : WHOSHOTJR
10. Sparring partners? : FISTS
15. It may be around a stake : HORSESHOE
16. Anatomical cavities : ANTRA
17. "I Love You Because" singer : ALMARTINO
18. Like every crossword answer : CLUED
19. Revivalist : NEO
20. They can repel bugs : SERA
21. Shrimp habitat : SEABED
22. Split : GULF
24. Professed : OSTENSIBLE
26. Rush : SPURT
28. Brief preposition : THRO
29. Renders : DOES
30. ___ Lingus : AER
32. Deity with a bow : AMOR
34. Letter sequence : RST
35. Reproofs : CONDEMNATIONS
39. It's corny : COB
40. Put away : STOW
41. Fashion monogram : YSL
42. Pluses : ANDS
44. Gas, e.g.: Abbr. : UTIL
46. Brownish pigment : EARTH
50. Formed defense groups, of a sort : SQUADRONED
53. English novelist Brittain : VERA
54. Excite : TURNON
55. Bounty hunters? : TARS
57. Like a certain side : FAR
58. Dull : LEADY
59. Crimea, for one : PENINSULA
61. Contemporary of Helena : ESTEE
62. Range features : CREVASSES
63. Uncompromising : STERN
64. Lab workers may have them : BSDEGREES
1. Resounding blows : WHANGS
2. Stay out of sight : HOLEUP
3. Gold-imitating alloy : ORMOLU
4. Fed. agcy. since 1940 : SSA
5. For the wife : HERS
6. Prefix with arthritis : OSTEO
7. Craving : THIRST
8. 1991 Emmy winner for "Davis Rules" : JONATHANWINTERS
9. Monogrammatic car : REO
10. Aspects : FACES
11. Like marquetry : INLAID
12. Unyielding : STUBBORN
13. Completely bare : TREELESS
14. Lower than the rest : SADDEST
21. Stuck up : SNOOTY
23. Humorist Lebowitz : FRAN
25. First name in humor : ERMA
27. "Bill & ___ Excellent Adventure" : TEDS
31. Yield : RETURN
33. Swell : RISE
35. Seduction : CONQUEST
36. Unyielding : OBDURATE
37. Con ___ (rather fast, in music) : MOTO
38. Skating gold medalist Johann ___ Koss : OLAV
39. Beach sights : CASTLES
43. Carpenter, at times : SANDER
45. Favored, with "toward" : LEANED
47. Decline : REFUSE
48. Where the Earl of Desmond sits : TRALEE
49. Plague : HARASS
51. Senior member : DOYEN
52. Auto suggestion : DRIVE
56. Catch : SNAG
59. Wildlife threat, briefly : PCB
60. Georgia, e.g.: Abbr. : SSR

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