New York Times, Wednesday, April 26, 2000

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 228 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Gin cocktail : GIMLET
7. Santa ___ : CRUZ
11. Persian plaint : MEW
14. Greek Catholic, e.g. : UNIATE
15. Wandering sort : HOBO
16. "Where" or "who" follower : AMI
17. 1969 Redford role : SUNDANCEKID
19. Internet page visit : HIT
20. Start of a giggle : TEE
21. River to the Rhine : AAR
22. "No man ___ island..." : ISAN
24. Hope-Crosby destination : RIO
25. Famed sharpshooter : ANNIEOAKLEY
29. Not quite : ALLBUT
31. Some contraband : COCAINE
32. Be lovesick : YEARN
33. Old Spanish kingdom : LEON
35. "Bye-bye!" : TATA
36. Friend of 17-Across : ETTAPLACE
39. Russian river to the Laptev Sea : LENA
42. Aunt Bee's charge : OPIE
43. Bean of old game shows : ORSON
47. Saliva : SPITTLE
49. Make certain : ENSURE
50. O.K. Corral man : DOCHOLLIDAY
53. Comic shtick : BIT
54. Greeting card feature, often : POEM
55. Photog's item : NEG
56. "Xanadu" band, for short : ELO
57. Pickled delicacy : EEL
58. Ned Buntline gave him his nickname : BUFFALOBILL
63. Like Willie Winkie : WEE
64. Capital on a fjord : OSLO
65. Mingo player in "Daniel Boone" : EDAMES
66. Count finish? : ESS
67. Once around the sun : YEAR
68. Most sound : SANEST
1. Gloomy guy : GUS
2. Useless : INUTILE
3. Seat of Nassau County, N.Y. : MINEOLA
4. Fill with cargo : LADE
5. Pilot's guess: Abbr. : ETA
6. Ricardo, to Mertz : TENANT
7. Darling, in Dijon : CHERI
8. 1950's G.I. ally : ROK
9. ___ supra (text comment) : UBI
10. Twins' locale : ZODIAC
11. Singer Jackson : MAHALIA
12. Renowned : EMINENT
13. Dorothy Parker quality : WIT
18. Preserve, in a way : CAN
23. They're on ice : SKATERS
24. Sci-fi killer : RAY
25. Godmother, sometimes : AUNT
26. Place for les enfants : ECOLE
27. A Chaplin : OONA
28. Senate declaration : YEA
30. Whisper, as a secret : BREATHE
33. Boutonniere site : LAPEL
34. Center opening? : EPI
37. It may go in a basket : TOLL
38. Rabbit fur : CONY
39. Kind of trip : LSD
40. Epic poems : EPOPEES
41. Kidman and others : NICOLES
44. Magnificent : SUBLIME
45. They were once the Browns : ORIOLES
46. Lepidopterist's need : NET
48. Roughhousing lass : TOMBOY
49. Duffers' surprises : EAGLES
51. "...___ a pound" : INFOR
52. Narc's org. : DEA
56. Meir contemporary : EBAN
57. Farm mother : EWE
59. Milk, so to speak : USE
60. Gov. Bush's state : FLA
61. Harem room : ODA
62. W.W. II vessel : LST

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