New York Times, Wednesday, May 17, 2000

Author: Michael S. Maurer
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael S. Maurer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Madams : BAWDS
6. Pro or con : SIDE
10. Bayonet : STAB
14. Nearly : ABOUT
15. ___-friendly : USER
16. Contents of some cones : LAVA
17. Western director Sergio : LEONE
18. Napoleon exile site : ELBA
19. W.W. II enemy : AXIS
20. Start of a quip : ITSBETTERTOGIVE
23. Bibliographic suffix : ANA
24. Item in a poker pot : IOU
25. Naturalist John : MUIR
28. Kit ___ (Hershey bars) : KATS
31. Language of Sri Lanka : TAMIL
36. Rest stop : INN
37. Dickens's Mr. Pecksniff : SETH
38. Magnet alloy : ALNICO
39. Middle of the quip : THANTOLENDANDIT
42. Alley name : TINPAN
43. "Got milk?" request? : MEOW
44. Wildebeest : GNU
45. Kind of whale : SPERM
46. Really cry : BAWL
47. Is a mendicant : BEGS
48. Dish of roasted roots : POI
50. Grand ___ National Historic Park : PRE
52. End of the quip : COSTSYOUTHESAME
61. Empowered : ABLE
62. Leave one's mark? : ETCH
63. Hot or cold drink : CIDER
64. Brand, in a way : SEAR
65. Nettle : RILE
66. Viper : ADDER
67. "My Faith Looks Up to Thee," e.g. : HYMN
68. Computer picture : SCAN
69. Creatures with six or more legs, usually : PESTS
1. Java neighbor : BALI
2. Be an accessory to : ABET
3. Courts : WOOS
4. Scene of an Oliver Cromwell triumph : DUNBAR
5. "Merry Company" artist : STEEN
6. Tallow source : SUET
7. 18-Across or 1-Down, e.g. : ISLE
8. Waste : DEBRIS
9. Muse of love poetry : ERATO
10. Waste : SLAG
11. Fare catch? : TAXI
12. Tel ___ : AVIV
13. Item often stolen yet left where it is : BASE
21. Assume, as a task : TAKEON
22. One who's wanted : OUTLAW
25. Hands, slangily : MITTS
26. Out of it : UNHIP
27. Pointless : INANE
29. 1995 World Series champs: Abbr. : ATL
30. Recurring melody : THEMA
32. Cape ___, Mass. : ANN
33. Winged nuisance : MIDGE
34. Tasty decoration : ICING
35. Classic Formula One car : LOTUS
37. Collecting field : STAMPS
38. Basketball coach Rupp : ADOLPH
40. "All Things Considered" broadcaster : NPR
41. 21st-century : NEW
46. Pertaining to life : BIOTIC
47. Next to : BESIDE
49. Some court hearings : OYERS
51. Summary : RECAP
52. Long green : CASH
53. Comply : OBEY
54. Sharp personal criticism : SLAM
55. Graceful bird : TERN
56. Pac Ten team : UCLA
57. Next : THEN
58. Puts 2 and 2 together : ADDS
59. Encounter : MEET
60. Puts 2 and 2 together to make 3 : ERRS

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