New York Times, Thursday, May 4, 2000

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KQWZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Water collector : SUMP
5. Even a bit : ATALL
10. Battleground of July 1944 : STLO
14. Winged : ALAR
15. The sixth part of 7-Down : JUNIO
16. Shade of blue : TEAL
17. About : INRE
18. See 22-Across : ABOVEBOARD
20. Child's need, maybe : DAYCARE
22. Part of an American plan, at a hotel : BOARD
23. Examine : ASSAY
24. No-no's opposite? : SISI
26. Closed : UNOPEN
29. Patty Hearst's name in the S.L.A. : TANIA
34. Conclusive : LAST
37. See 34-Across : NEXTTOLAST
39. Jai ___ : ALAI
40. San ___, Calif. : MATEO
41. Suffix with my- : OPIA
42. See 44-Across : BEFOREHAND
44. Member of a crew : HAND
45. Part of a script : SCENE
46. "Bewitched" role : ENDORA
48. Source : FONT
50. Writers' org. : ASCAP
54. Pits : MINES
57. 11 p.m., for some : BEDTIME
59. See 54-Across : UNDERMINES
62. "Fort Apache" actor, 1948 : AGAR
63. Dover specialty : SOLE
64. Ticket category : ADULT
65. British poet laureate Nahum : TATE
66. Made like : APED
67. Exalted : NOBLE
68. Discordia's Greek counterpart : ERIS
1. "You ___ mouthful!" : SAIDA
2. Arm twisters? : ULNAS
3. St. ___ College, in Indiana : MARYS
4. Sensible step : PRECAUTION
5. Like some doors : AJAR
6. Surfing site, with "the" : TUBE
7. 2000, e.g., in Spain : ANO
8. Actress Ullmann : LIV
9. "Marshall ___ Money Guide" : LOEBS
10. Portico : STOA
11. Spree : TEAR
12. Cooking aid : LARD
13. Previously heard : OLD
19. "Otello" librettist : BOITO
21. Author Rand : AYN
24. Sailor's aid : SEXTANT
25. Mean : INTEND
27. "The joke's ___" : ONME
28. Female with a showy mate : PEAHEN
30. Hawaii : ALOHASTATE
31. Big auto parts company : NAPA
32. "The doctor ___" : ISIN
33. Slightly : ATAD
34. Handsome dogs, informally : LABS
35. "Smart" one : ALEC
36. Out of reach : SAFE
38. Uproar : TODO
43. Have a connection (to) : REFER
47. Fine, slangily : RAD
49. Ottoman Empire founder : OSMAN
51. Obsolescent carnival prize : CIGAR
52. Treasured instrument : AMATI
53. Netanyahu's predecessor : PERES
54. Alphabet run : MNOP
55. Unused : IDLE
56. Straits : NEED
57. Bicycle adjunct : BELL
58. Isabella d'___ : ESTE
59. Traditional Olympics basketball powerhouse : USA
60. Committed reply : IDO
61. Gist : NUB

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