New York Times, Monday, March 20, 2000

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 80 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Worker protection org. : OSHA
5. Nuclear weapon : ABOMB
10. Cry from a crib : MAMA
14. Smart-___ : ALEC
15. Rome's river : TIBER
16. Eclipse, maybe, to the ancients : OMEN
17. Shuttle launch sound : ROAR
18. Verdi work : OPERA
19. The African Queen, e.g. : BOAT
20. 1967 Van Morrison hit : BROWNEYEDGIRL
23. Lose, as skin : SHED
24. "Erie Canal" mule : SAL
25. "___ la vista!" : HASTA
28. The U.S.A.'s "uncle" : SAM
31. City west of Montgomery : SELMA
35. Rooms with stairs leading to them : ATTICS
37. "Skip to My ___" : LOU
39. China's Chou En-___ : LAI
40. Flowers given to the Preakness Stakes winner : BLACKEYEDSUSANS
44. Place with microscopes : LAB
45. 14, in old Rome : XIV
46. Nail polish : ENAMEL
47. Liability's opposite : ASSET
50. Unused : NEW
52. Swap : TRADE
53. Jabber : YAK
55. Reagan's first Secretary of State : HAIG
57. 1970 hit by Sugarloaf : GREENEYEDLADY
63. Bring to 212 degrees : BOIL
64. Charlie Chan portrayer Warner ___ : OLAND
65. Ooze : SEEP
67. "Just this ___..." : ONCE
68. Recoil in pain : WINCE
69. Close tightly : SEAL
70. Shade of red : BEET
71. In the buff : NAKED
72. Grand Ole ___ : OPRY
1. Dinghy propeller : OAR
2. One whose business isn't picking up? : SLOB
3. Listen to : HEAR
4. Word puzzle : ACROSTIC
5. United (with) : ATONE
6. Humans, e.g. : BIPEDS
7. Listen to : OBEY
8. A ___ pittance : MERE
9. Slender nails : BRADS
10. Ceiling-hung art : MOBILE
11. Love, Spanish-style : AMOR
12. Lunch or dinner : MEAL
13. Aardvark's tidbit : ANT
21. Hit with a bang : WHACK
22. Car fill-up : GAS
25. "Usted ___ español?" : HABLA
26. Map site : ATLAS
27. Knife wounds : STABS
29. Tylenol competitor : ALEVE
30. Up-to-date : MOD
32. Incan transport : LLAMA
33. Like a horse or lion : MANED
34. Bridal path : AISLE
36. Reason for an X rating : SEX
38. Put to work : USE
41. Yang's counterpart : YIN
42. Before : UNTIL
43. ___ Sea, in the North Atlantic : SARGASSO
48. Hole for a lace : EYELET
49. Menlo Park monogram : TAE
51. From what place? : WHENCE
54. On the map : KNOWN
56. Threw in : ADDED
57. Auctioneer's last word : GONE
58. Paddy crop : RICE
59. Director Kazan : ELIA
60. U.S. soldier in W.W. II : YANK
61. Not shallow : DEEP
62. Four seasons : YEAR
63. Go up and down in the water : BOB
66. Thickness : PLY

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