New York Times, Friday, March 31, 2000

Author: Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Harvey Estes
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
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1.52700

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 47 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tank top : GASCAP
7. Seasonal Mexican workers : BRACEROS
15. Nereids' locales : OCEANS
16. Eschew dining partners : EATALONE
17. With 62-Across, a caution to materialists : THEBESTTHINGSIN
19. Georgetown hoopster : HOYA
20. Emergency measure : TOW
21. Pop, for one : PARENT
22. Rockets : SOARS
24. Like some prices : NET
26. "Ben-Hur" novelist Wallace : LEW
27. Bric-a-brac holder : ETAGERE
30. Hit producer? : CAPO
33. Disheveled : RAGTAG
36. Ticket avoider? : NONVOTER
38. Bruin Hall-of-Fame defenseman : ORR
39. Chambered cephalopods : NAUTILI
41. H.S. requirement : ENG
42. Entree : MAINDISH
44. Off : ASTRAY
46. Safe, on board : ALEE
47. Comparatively poor? : NEEDIER
49. Department on the Côte d'Azur : VAR
51. Hearst kidnap grp. : SLA
52. Dance music with an infectious beat : SAMBA
56. White collar worker? : CLERIC
59. Form letters? : IRS
61. Hinds : DOES
62. See 17-Across : LIFEARENTTHINGS
65. Forsaker of the faith : APOSTATE
66. Mame, for one : AUNTIE
67. Overland routes : PORTAGES
68. Substitute ruler : REGENT
1. Barbarians : GOTHS
2. Blessing preceder : ACHOO
3. "I'm outta here!" : SEEYA
4. Some theater : CABARET
5. What makes a man mean? : ANE
6. "Wanna hear a secret?" : PSST
7. In hidden fashion : BETWEENTHELINES
8. "Yay!" : RAH
9. On one's toes : ATIP
10. Tolltaker's locale, maybe : CANAL
11. "The Burial of Count Orgaz" artist : ELGRECO
12. Perfume : ROSEWATER
13. "Come ___!" : ONIN
14. Elated : SENT
18. Chinatown secret society : TONG
23. Bear : STAND
25. Capt. Picard's counselor : TROI
28. Over : AGAIN
29. Zhou ___ : ENLAI
31. Elizabeth of "La Bamba" : PENA
32. Occasion of immoderation : ORGY
33. Tomato type : ROMA
34. Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
35. Mourn : GRIEVEFOR
37. Pairs of jaws : VISES
40. Isn't selfless : USES
43. Most accessible : NEAREST
45. Market activity : TRADING
48. What some eyes do : DART
50. Cow catcher : RIATA
53. Money-losing proposition? : MONTE
54. Go ahead : BEGIN
55. It's a plus : ASSET
56. Loud noise : CLAP
57. T'ang dynasty poet : LIPO
58. Climber's rock : CRAG
60. Telephone button : STAR
63. When Nancy bakes? : ETE
64. Shade : HUE

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