New York Times, Thursday, April 6, 2000

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 106 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Hardly a close contest : ROMP
5. Marching band section : TUBAS
10. À la mode : CHIC
14. Biblical preposition : UNTO
15. Still : INERT
16. It may be minced : OATH
17. The latest : NEWS
18. "The Prince of Tides" star : NOLTE
19. ___ Minor : URSA
20. Aim : INTEND
22. Underwater worker : FROGMAN
24. Picket sign for a Cape Canaveral technician? : NOFREELAUNCH
27. "Peer Gynt" character : TROLL
28. Prudential competitor : AETNA
32. Madame Bovary : EMMA
36. Frightening word : BOO
37. Golden ___ : OLDIES
38. Get fatter faster? : BEATTOTHEPAUNCH
41. Foul (up) : BOLLIX
42. Major club : ACE
43. Nudge : POKE
44. Candied : SWEET
45. Levelheaded : SOUND
47. Farm animal's anatomical pronouncement? : IHAVEAHAUNCH
53. Colorful playing marble : CATSEYE
56. Reduced : ONSALE
57. Baseball manager Felipe : ALOU
58. Yale of Yale University : ELIHU
61. Gung-ho : AVID
62. Use a spoon, in a way : STIR
63. Country album? : ATLAS
64. Clique : GANG
65. Mender's target : HOLE
66. Airbase near Lubbock : REESE
67. Sommer in the movies : ELKE
1. Dustup : RUNIN
2. Bridge bid, briefly : ONENO
3. Calendar run : MTWTF
4. Toughie : POSER
5. Explosive situation : TINDERBOX
6. Certain numero : UNO
7. ___ canto : BEL
8. Calculating : ARTFUL
9. Back : STERN
10. Paid reluctantly : COUGHEDUP
11. Disservice : HARM
12. Lead-in to shame or boy : ITSA
13. "The Chinese Parrot" hero : CHAN
21. Cook's hair wear : NET
23. City due west of Daytona Beach : OCALA
25. Spoils : LOOT
26. Song whose title translates as "Farewell to Thee" : ALOHAOE
29. First baseman Martinez : TINO
30. Where to go for the jugular : NECK
31. King Arthur of the courts : ASHE
32. Goes back to sea? : EBBS
33. Catty remark : MEOW
34. Like a parent who can't bear you? : MALE
35. Idle : ATLEISURE
37. Welcoming party : OPENHOUSE
39. Obligation at some churches : TITHE
40. Its cap. is Quito : ECUA
45. Slim and trim : SVELTE
46. One of the 12 tribes of Israel : DAN
48. Per annum : AYEAR
49. Utility bill basis : USAGE
50. Like some ships at sea : NAVAL
51. Sound at a toast : CLINK
52. Equivocate : HEDGE
53. Long green : CASH
54. Kind of sax : ALTO
55. Hard work : TOIL
59. ___ de la Réunion : ILE
60. Is down with : HAS

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