New York Times, Thursday, April 13, 2000

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Home of Organ Pipe Cactus Natl. Mon. : ARIZ
5. "Mamma Mia" pop group : ABBA
9. Abu ___ : DHABI
14. Ways of Caesar : MODI
15. Wrench : TURN
16. How roast beef may be served : AUJUS
17. "___ do" : ITLL
18. Funny situation : HOOT
19. #1 song : SMASH
20. Oscar winner of '59 and '65 : SHELLEYWINTERS
23. "Jurassic Park" mathematician ___ Malcolm : IAN
24. Canal site : EAR
25. City near the Cripple Creek gold field : COLORADOSPRINGS
34. Interpreters are needed for them : OMENS
35. I, to historians : ONEAD
36. Big letters in cyberspace : AOL
37. Gym groupings : REPS
38. Part of a test prep : DRILL
39. Frank girl : ANNE
40. Secret, sometimes : AGE
41. Power : JUICE
42. Like a rainbow : ARCED
43. Robert Rubin's successor as Treasury Secretary : LAWRENCESUMMERS
46. Keyboard key : ESC
47. Kind of sauce : SOY
48. Tourist site at Goat Island : HORSESHOEFALLS
56. "My Cousin Vinny" actress : TOMEI
57. Bowlers : HATS
58. First name in dictionaries : NOAH
59. Half-brother of Ishmael : ISAAC
60. Comment to a traitor : ETTU
61. W. S. Gilbert's "Princess ___" : TOTO
62. ___ hand (support) : LENDA
63. High school course : SHOP
64. Twist : SKEW
1. Hugo's friends : AMIS
2. "Goodbye Columbus" author : ROTH
3. Like some chatter : IDLE
4. A googol : ZILLIONS
5. Parthenon figure : ATHENA
6. Bay bobber : BUOY
7. It may be wiped : BROW
8. Not pro : ANTI
9. Contemptible fellow : DASTARD
10. Arm bones : HUMERI
11. Close to closed : AJAR
12. Kiss : BUSS
13. Wishy-washy suffix : ISH
21. Sven's cousin? : LARS
22. "Raiders of the Lost Ark" locale : NEPAL
25. Key material : CORAL
26. Finale : OMEGA
27. Pepe ___ : LEPEW
28. That's an order! : DORIC
29. Reserved : ONICE
30. 1991 and '92 U.S. Open winner : SELES
31. 1930's veep John ___ Garner : NANCE
32. One who's doomed : GONER
33. Goes downhill fast : SLEDS
38. Cap wearer : DUNCE
39. Fearsome marchers : ARMYANTS
41. Actress Walter of "Play Misty for Me" : JESSICA
42. "I ___ the opinion..." : AMOF
44. Check to make sure : REREAD
45. Exhausts : USESUP
48. Fire truck need : HOSE
49. Gulf war ally : OMAN
50. Hall & Oates's "___ Gone" : SHES
51. Possesses, old-style : HATH
52. German opera composer ___ Nicolai : OTTO
53. "Over there!" : LOOK
54. With 55-Down, Insomniac's TV fare : LATE
55. See 54-Down : SHOW
56. Up to, informally : TIL

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