New York Times, Saturday, May 20, 2000

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {GQXYZ} This is puzzle # 123 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Beginning of the end of a relationship? : DEARJOHN
9. Hawk, for one : RAPTOR
15. What "A" represents in a Kate Greenaway alphabet book : APPLEPIE
16. Early ascetic : ESSENE
17. Horse followers : TIPSTERS
18. Restricts : STINTS
19. Big club : ACE
20. One-seated vehicle : TRACTOR
22. 1988 Meg Ryan film : DOA
23. Line by a sewer : SEAM
25. Greatly : AMAIN
26. Like a folk tale : ORAL
27. Result : ENSUE
29. ___ Mauro (lunar plain) : FRA
30. It has jaws and a mouth : VISE
31. Start a hole : TEEUP
32. They're worn by travelers : SEATBELTS
34. Drudge : MOIL
36. Foreseeable : NEAR
37. Cloud : OBFUSCATE
41. Stone at the Forum? : LAPIS
45. Hessian title : FRAU
46. Space station assignment, for short : EVA
47. Coin of Iceland : KRONA
48. Taradiddles : FIBS
49. Persian fairies : PERIS
52. 100th anniversary of the San Francisco earthquake : MMVI
53. Mil. title : COL
54. Precook : PARBOIL
56. Walker, briefly : PED
57. Sour : ACETIC
59. Philanthropic types : ENDOWERS
61. Go down : SHRINK
62. Falls on, as a responsibility : LIESWITH
63. The girl in "Working Girl," and others : TESSES
64. Dying request : LASTWISH
1. Record collection? : DATASET
2. Weak : EPICENE
3. Quiet : APPEASE
4. Literary monogram : RLS
5. Singer Joan : JETT
6. Comic ___ : OPERA
7. Presidential first name : HIRAM
8. An instant : NESCAFE
9. Ring : RESONATE
10. One of the hard sciences: Abbr. : ASTR
11. Telepathy, e.g. : PSI
12. Ivy feature : TENDRIL
13. Down, at a diner : ONTOAST
14. Antique shop transactions : RESALES
21. Capital near the Adriatic : TIRANE
24. Patterned dresses : MUUMUUS
26. Like some swimming strokes : OVERARM
28. "Beowulf," for one : EPOS
32. Drool : SLAVER
33. Show reluctance : BALK
35. Help for swelled heads : ICEPACKS
37. Discarded : OFFCAST
38. Buttery bun : BRIOCHE
39. Storytellers : FABLERS
40. "History of the Standard Oil Company" author : TARBELL
42. Ancient burial place : POMPEII
43. Transposes : INVERTS
44. Hushed : SAIDSHH
50. Foe of ancient Lydia : IONIA
51. Teams : SIDES
54. Long : PINE
55. Going in circles, maybe : LOST
58. "Deck the Halls" word : TIS
60. Part of an Internet address : WWW

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