New York Times, Monday, April 24, 2000

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bullets, in card slang : ACES
5. Self-satisfied : SMUG
9. Blockheads : CLODS
14. Deeply engrossed : RAPT
15. El ___, Tex. : PASO
16. Counter, as an argument : REBUT
17. Expression of luck for an actor : BREAKALEG
19. Battery terminal : ANODE
20. Where to hear an aria : OPERA
21. Wrath : IRE
22. That is, in Latin : IDEST
23. On a sofa, say : RESTING
25. Fraternity party attire : TOGA
27. Beethoven's "Moonlight ___" : SONATA
29. Memo : NOTE
33. Chocolate-covered Nestlé item : GOOBER
37. Badminton replay : LET
38. Discharge : EMIT
39. Shoe part connected to the sole : UPPER
40. In favor of : FOR
41. Less crazy : SANER
42. Water pipe : MAIN
43. Sigma follower : TAU
44. Scoff at : DERIDE
45. Downhill racer : SLED
46. Not alfresco : INDOOR
48. ___ Jemima : AUNT
50. In the "difficult years" : TEENAGE
55. Hayloft locales : BARNS
58. Do film work : ACT
60. Pola of silent films : NEGRI
61. Farewell : ADIEU
62. Hurry up : SHAKEALEG
64. What stealth planes avoid : RADAR
65. The Hawkeye State : IOWA
66. "Portnoy's Complaint" author : ROTH
67. Manicurist's file : EMERY
68. Not home : AWAY
69. Hit, as a homer : SWAT
1. Shelter of tree branches : ARBOR
2. ___ diem (seize the day) : CARPE
3. Fencing swords : EPEES
4. Word on a maze : START
5. Fashionable resort : SPA
6. Speak evil of : MALIGN
7. Computerphile : USER
8. Enterprising one : GOGETTER
9. TV host Kilborn : CRAIG
10. Pay attention : LENDANEAR
11. Woodwind : OBOE
12. Bombs that don't explode : DUDS
13. Proofreader's mark : STET
18. Old German ruler : KAISER
24. Neither's partner : NOR
26. Feed bag item : OAT
28. One way to read : ALOUD
30. Universally: Prefix : OMNI
31. Even : TIED
32. Peut-___ (French for "maybe") : ETRE
33. What gingivitis affects : GUMS
34. October birthstone : OPAL
35. Andy Taylor's son, in 60's TV : OPIE
36. Go on and on with someone : BENDANEAR
40. 1940 Disney film : FANTASIA
41. Tranquil : SERENE
43. Old can material : TIN
44. Unknown John : DOE
47. Canada's capital : OTTAWA
49. Shylock's business : USURY
51. Approaches : NEARS
52. Incandescent : AGLOW
53. Actress Garbo : GRETA
54. Black billiard ball : EIGHT
55. Not clothed : BARE
56. Sandler of "Big Daddy" : ADAM
57. Hitchhike : RIDE
59. Dog with a blue-black tongue : CHOW
63. Mary ___ cosmetics : KAY

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