New York Times, Tuesday, April 18, 2000

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Joust verbally : SPAR
5. Tiny amounts : IOTAS
10. Letters stamped on meat : USDA
14. Lofty : HIGH
15. Like seven Ryan games : NOHIT
16. Tidy : NEAT
17. "So long!" : IMOUTAHERE
19. Long hauler : SEMI
20. Emergency fund, of sorts : MADMONEY
21. Key in again : RETYPE
23. Melville's Billy : BUDD
24. English actress Dame ___ Johnson : CELIA
25. Day before domenica : SABATO
28. Readers' haven : BOOKCLUB
31. Writer ___ Tan : AMY
32. Largest country in Africa : SUDAN
34. Go Rollerblading : SKATE
35. Coral construction : REEF
37. Slow, in music : TARDO
39. Leave speechless : STUN
40. Monastery head : ABBOT
42. Most 'N Sync fans : TEENS
44. Before, in poetry : ERE
45. Rural outings : HAYRIDES
47. Crown's makeup, in the Bible : THORNS
49. Fished for congers : EELED
50. Cold-shoulder : SHUN
51. Make a mummy of : EMBALM
53. Halloween hanging : SKELETON
57. When doubled, a Jim Carrey film : LIAR
58. "Ta-ta!" : ADIOSAMIGO
60. Warhead carrier, for short : ICBM
61. Twangy, as a voice : NASAL
62. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
63. Simon ___ : SAYS
64. How some jokes are delivered : DRILY
65. Not e'en once : NEER
1. Leveling wedge : SHIM
2. Strong cotton : PIMA
3. Steinbeck's "To ___ Unknown" : AGOD
4. Cuban dance : RHUMBA
5. Quick, as a convenience store stop : INANDOUT
6. ___ and aahed : OOHED
7. "___ went thataway!" : THEY
8. Auto option, informally : AIR
9. Sound system : STEREO
10. Frees, as a dresser drawer : UNSTICKS
11. "Ciao!" : SEEYALATER
12. Wettish : DAMP
13. End in ___ : ATIE
18. Track tipsters : TOUTS
22. Fraternal fellows : ELKS
24. ___ Nast (publisher) : CONDE
25. Singer Vaughan : SARAH
26. Tiny critter : AMEBA
27. "Toodle-oo!" : BYEBYEBABY
28. Reveals : BARES
29. Complete switch : UTURN
30. Elaine ___ ("Seinfeld" role) : BENES
33. Went out with : DATED
36. Popeye has big ones : FOREARMS
38. Furtively : ONTHESLY
41. Pull a plow : TILL
43. N.F.L. coach Don : SHULA
46. Supply's partner : DEMAND
48. Kind of band : ONEMAN
50. Scandinavian "Salud!" : SKOAL
51. Whitney and Wallach : ELIS
52. Easily split stuff : MICA
53. Señor's emphatic yes : SISI
54. Poop out : TIRE
55. Make eyes at : OGLE
56. Koh-i-___ diamond : NOOR
59. Patriotic soc. : DAR

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