New York Times, Monday, April 10, 2000

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {WXZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Round farm building : SILO
5. Hospital fluid : SERUM
10. Silent assents : NODS
14. Riyadh resident : ARAB
15. Caribbean vacation spot : ARUBA
16. Biblical murder victim : ABEL
17. Grammatical reptile? : CONJUGATOR
19. Filthy : VILE
20. They fit under desks : KNEES
21. One feuding with the McCoys : HATFIELD
23. "All ___ go!" : SYSTEMS
26. Criminal : THUG
27. Hill's opposite : DALE
29. Mideast negotiator : ARAFAT
33. Kind of exam : ORAL
37. 26-Across items : GUNS
39. Kenneth with a report : STARR
40. New Jersey city next to Hackensack : LODI
41. Saddam Hussein, notably : IRAQI
43. Nabisco cookie : OREO
44. Helps, as a 26-Across : ABETS
46. Gulf war missile : SCUD
47. Library urging : READ
48. City with canals : VENICE
50. Knots : TIES
52. Infatuated : GAGA
54. Clean a tile floor, maybe : DAMPMOP
59. Salad pasta : MACARONI
63. Mitchell's Scarlett : OHARA
64. Landed : ALIT
65. Riot-causing reptile? : INSTIGATOR
68. Dog in Oz : TOTO
69. Like some renewable energy : SOLAR
70. Shipped : SENT
71. Clairvoyant : SEER
72. Fort ___, Fla. : MYERS
73. Cupid : EROS
1. Axes : SACKS
2. Humor with a twist : IRONY
3. Bowling alley divisions : LANES
4. ___ d'art : OBJET
5. Droop : SAG
6. One for the history books : ERA
7. Baseball's Bambino : RUTH
8. Shipper's worry in W.W. I : UBOAT
9. Mrs. Washington : MARTHA
10. Seafaring reptile? : NAVIGATOR
11. Theater award : OBIE
12. Farmer's place, in song : DELL
13. Arctic vehicle : SLED
18. Thrift shop condition : USED
22. Ermines and such : FURS
24. O. Henry's "The Gift of the ___" : MAGI
25. Disparages : SLURS
28. Put into law : ENACT
30. Taxi rider : FARE
31. It's measured in square units : AREA
32. Stepped : TROD
33. Norwegian king : OLAV
34. After-bath wear : ROBE
35. Yemen's chief port : ADEN
36. Law-practicing reptile? : LITIGATOR
38. Tentacled sea creature : SQUID
42. Brainstorm : IDEA
45. Kind of tissue : SCAR
49. It's all about me, me, me : EGOISM
51. Target of clean air laws : SMOG
53. Perturb : ANNOY
55. Temporary attitude : PHASE
56. Alma ___ : MATER
57. Maine university town : ORONO
58. ___ and labor : PARTS
59. Gymnasts' needs : MATS
60. Balm ingredient : ALOE
61. Summon to court : CITE
62. Catalina, e.g. : ISLE
66. Cigarette stuff : TAR
67. Much-maligned federal org. : IRS

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