New York Times, Friday, March 3, 2000

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some school excursions : BUSTRIPS
9. "Leave!" : GOHOME
15. Show interest in : ASKABOUT
16. Lost : INAFOG
17. Fill, so to speak : STEPINTO
18. Parts of small intestines : JEJUNA
19. "Smooth Operator" singer : SADE
20. Like a fiancée : PROMISED
22. According to : ASPER
26. Certain services : TEASETS
27. Not to mention : AND
29. Cells for women only : OVA
30. Application request: Abbr. : SSN
31. Ushered out : LEDAWAY
33. Herd members : BISON
38. Causes of tearing, perhaps : POLLENS
39. Wind instrument : OCARINA
41. Reaction to a pretense : SNEER
42. Studied in a hurry : BONEDUP
43. Wife of Saturn : OPS
46. Like many Guinness records : ODD
47. Hook shape : ESS
48. Stay : SOJOURN
52. It's catching : LASSO
54. Statistical grouping : QUARTILE
56. OPEC land : IRAN
59. Like zombies : UNDEAD
60. Wishy-washy response : YESANDNO
64. Cooling-off period : ICEAGE
65. On the way out : EMERGENT
66. Put to sleep : BEDDED
67. Like the N.B.A.'s Rod Strickland : SIXTHREE
1. With 32-Down, recipient of England's first trademark : BASS
2. Its members strive for good service : USTA
3. Scoot : SKEDADDLE
4. Blockbuster stock : TAPES
5. Diamond stat. : RBI
6. Na+, e.g. : ION
7. Stationed : PUT
8. Station : STOP
9. Infantrymen : GIJOES
10. Musical soloists : ONEMANBANDS
11. Once-a-year travelers : HAJIS
12. Valuable : OFUSE
13. "Nymphéas" artist : MONET
14. Astonished outburst : EGADS
21. Football positions: Abbr. : RTS
23. Candle-lighting occasion : POWEROUTAGE
24. John, in Wales : EVAN
25. They're often caught lying down : RAYS
27. Italian ___ : ALPS
28. Kind of light : NEON
32. See 1-Down : ALE
34. Indignation : IRE
35. Fries, e.g. : SIDEORDER
36. Duty : ONUS
37. Afternoon activities : NAPS
39. Ancient Greek coin : OBOL
40. Finale : CODA
44. Indulged (oneself) in self-satisfaction : PRIDED
45. NBC debut of 10/11/75 : SNL
48. Witty saying : SQUIB
49. Cup part : OUNCE
50. Worn out : JADED
51. Mountain nymph of Greek myth : OREAD
53. 1998 P.G.A. champ : SINGH
55. They may be given 40 lashes : EYES
57. French actress Parillaud : ANNE
58. Distinction : NOTE
61. A&M or RCA competitor : EMI
62. "PG" cause : SEX
63. Skill : ART

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