New York Times, Wednesday, May 24, 2000

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Provençal possessive : MES
4. Mount visited by Elijah : CARMEL
10. Suspend : HALT
14. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : EVA
15. Reduced : ONSALE
16. Rent-___ : ACAR
17. Weeks per year in old Rome : LII
18. With 62-Across, theme of this puzzle : CITIESONTHE
20. A little chicken : BANTAM
22. It might end "xoxoxo" : MASHNOTE
23. Chamber lead-in : ANTE
24. Wise guys' pride : IQS
26. God of fertility : OSIRIS
27. Pari ___ (fairly) : PASSU
29. Means of adjustment : KNOB
30. Snow ___ : PEA
32. Steps over a wall : STILE
34. Polish poet Mickiewicz : ADAM
38. Exchange high-fives, e.g. : EXULT
40. Newcomer, briefly : NEO
41. Standing : PLACE
42. See 4-Down : COLA
43. Roberts of ABC News : COKIE
45. Ribbon wearer, sometimes : VET
46. Sculptor's purchase : CLAY
49. Of service : UTILE
51. Crossed swords : WARRED
54. Green-lights : OKS
55. The skinny : INFO
58. Chip garnish : ONIONDIP
60. Chum from way back : OLDPAL
62. See 18-Across : MISSISSIPPI
64. Attire for M. Butterfly : OBI
65. Iowa State site : AMES
66. Certain shark : USURER
67. Gun : REV
68. Goose seen on Kauai : NENE
69. Los Angeles suburb : POMONA
70. Montemezzi's "L'amore dei ___ re" : TRE
1. Kind of toast : MELBA
2. Spa on Lake Geneva : EVIAN
3. Noted epistle writer [Minn.] : SAINTPAUL
4. With 42-Across, a popular 1886 creation : COCA
5. Nature worshiper : ANIMIST
6. U preceders : RST
7. Hurts badly : MAIMS
8. Zeno of ___ : ELEA
9. Primer unit : LESSON
10. Carthaginian general [Mo.] : HANNIBAL
11. Role player : ACTOR
12. Onetime "Chicago Hope" actress : LAHTI
13. These may be clear-cut : TREES
19. Excessively : OHSO
21. Social : TEA
25. 1970's-80's TV title role [Ill.] : QUINCY
28. Barrier breaker, for short : SST
29. Sauk war chief [Iowa] : KEOKUK
30. Delt neighbor : PEC
31. Outer: Prefix : EXO
33. DiCaprio, to fans : LEO
35. Napping spot [Iowa] : DAVENPORT
36. Whiz : ACE
37. Gathered : MET
39. Former Olympics sport [Wis.] : LACROSSE
41. Shar-___ (dog) : PEI
44. "Come on in!" : ITSOPEN
47. Director Riefenstahl : LENI
48. Tallies : ADDSUP
50. Cap : LID
51. Amazon, e.g. : WOMAN
52. Cartoon art : ANIME
53. Resurrected : RISEN
54. Codeine source : OPIUM
56. ___ College ("Animal House" setting) : FABER
57. Antipasto morsel : OLIVE
59. "That ___ unfair!" : ISSO
61. Turkish money : LIRA
63. Favoring : PRO

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