New York Times, Monday, May 15, 2000

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ Romeo (sports car) : ALFA
5. Bottom of a boat : HULL
9. Yankee Stadium surface : GRASS
14. Jump (out), as from a plane : BAIL
15. Woodwind : OBOE
16. Main artery : AORTA
17. Theodore Roosevelt follower, 1912 : BULLMOOSE
19. Take to jail : RUNIN
20. Suffix with Gator : ADE
21. "___ Man Answers" (Sandra Dee film) : IFA
22. 1-Down, e.g. : SINGERS
24. Overly common : TRITE
26. Book before Esth. : NEH
27. Black-footed animal : FERRET
30. Purify ceremonially : LUSTRATE
35. Not silently : ALOUD
36. More than serious : DIRE
37. Midmonth date : IDES
38. Machine cylinders : CAMS
39. ___ bourgeois : PETIT
40. Car scar : DENT
41. Coup d'___ : ETAT
42. "Buyer beware" phrase : ASIS
43. Free-for-all : MELEE
44. Two five-spots : TENBUCKS
46. Special Forces headgear : BERETS
47. French article : UNE
48. Amount of hair : TRESS
50. Arthur Fiedler, e.g. : MAESTRO
54. Partner of outs : INS
55. Demolition stuff : TNT
58. Supplement : ADDTO
59. Theodore Roosevelt's namesake toy : TEDDYBEAR
62. Star in Orion's left foot : RIGEL
63. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
64. ___ Major : URSA
65. Edgar Bergen's Mortimer ___ : SNERD
66. Tea leaves reader : SEER
67. Velcro alternative : SNAP
1. "Waterloo" pop group : ABBA
2. Praise : LAUD
3. Manicurist's tool : FILE
4. Word before "that" or "there" : ALL
5. Forgo a cab : HOOFIT
6. Depth charge target : UBOAT
7. The "L" of L.A. : LOS
8. Popular jeans : LEES
9. January's birthstone : GARNET
10. Theodore Roosevelt's group : ROUGHRIDERS
11. "Rule Britannia" songwriter : ARNE
12. Paint can direction : STIR
13. Lacking : SANS
18. Stuck : MIRED
23. Corner map : INSET
24. Theodore Roosevelt's moniker : TRUSTBUSTER
25. High-hatter : ELITIST
27. Aspect : FACET
28. Thrill to death : ELATE
29. Kind of candle : ROMAN
31. "Exodus" author : URIS
32. Fred Astaire's sister : ADELE
33. Basic belief : TENET
34. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
36. Dorm room feature : DESK
39. Hoosier hoopster : PACER
43. Stylike : MESSY
45. Numerous : UNTOLD
46. Drinking spree : BENDER
49. Blue ___ Mountains : RIDGE
50. "Total Recall" setting : MARS
51. Tennis score after deuce : ADIN
52. Narrowly defeat : EDGE
53. Elevator man : OTIS
55. Beach bird : TERN
56. Jet Propulsion Lab grp. : NASA
57. Pitfall : TRAP
60. WSW's reverse : ENE
61. School transport : BUS

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