New York Times, Wednesday, May 3, 2000

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 50 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Moneybags : FATCAT
7. Flatfoot's lack : ARCH
11. Patient insurance grp. : HMO
14. Cash alternative : CHARGE
15. Open carriage : SHAY
16. Comment from Bill the Cat, in the comics : ACK
17. Insertion marks : CARETS
18. Minnow's milieu : POND
19. Grp. all fired up about firing? : NRA
20. Fast start : ASHWEDNESDAY
23. "___ bon!" : CEST
26. Nabisco product : OREO
27. They grow fat on the farm : EWES
28. Aerodynamic vehicle : RACECAR
31. Inquisitive Ken : STARR
33. Guadalajara gold : ORO
34. Roughly : ORSO
36. Is inquisitive : PRIES
39. Red plot? : STRAWBERRYPATCH
43. Clam's home : SHELL
44. Scottish native : GAEL
45. As well : TOO
46. Plains drifters : BISON
49. Popular NBC host : JAYLENO
51. Abductors' craft, some say : UFOS
53. Soprano Ponselle : ROSA
55. Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
56. Music megasellers : PLATINUMHITS
60. To an advanced degree : FAR
61. Prego competitor : RAGU
62. Brand-name watches : CASIOS
66. Human tail? : OID
67. Hellenic characters : ETAS
68. Theme of this puzzle : BLONDS
69. Monopoly acquisitions: Abbr. : RRS
70. Adam's third son : SETH
71. Result of some talks : MERGER
1. TV watchers?: Abbr. : FCC
2. It's said when a light bulb goes on : AHA
3. Toni Morrison's "___ Baby" : TAR
4. Be constructive : CREATE
5. F.B.I. workers: Abbr. : AGTS
6. New Age musician John : TESH
7. On the say-so of : ASPER
8. Site of one of the Seven Wonders of the World : RHODES
9. Defeatist's word : CANNOT
10. Evil alter ego : HYDE
11. Scribbled, e.g. : HANDWRITTEN
12. Jazz singer Carmen : MCRAE
13. Approves : OKAYS
21. Declining in health : WORSE
22. ___ do Mar (Brazilian range) : SERRA
23. Peeved : CROSS
24. Our "mother" : EARTH
25. They show runs : SCOREBOARDS
29. Monks' hoods : COWLS
30. Wall Street wheeler-dealer, briefly : ARB
32. Put on : APPLY
35. Web site address ending : ORG
37. ___-Car rental company : ECONO
38. Brushes away : SHOOS
40. Select group : ALIST
41. Indian chief : RAJAH
42. Vote for : YEA
47. Rococo : ORNATE
48. Chewy candy : NOUGAT
50. Landlord : LESSOR
51. Eager to do : UPFOR
52. Pizazz : FLAIR
54. Compress : SMUSH
57. Fits or snits : IRES
58. Weapon in modern warfare : ICBM
59. Whopper : TALE
63. Gerund maker : ING
64. Rhapsodic rhyme : ODE
65. Estonia, once: Abbr. : SSR

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