New York Times, Friday, May 5, 2000

Author: Roger Barkan
Editor: Will Shortz
Roger Barkan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Barkan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hawaiian Airlines destination : PAGOPAGO
9. King ___, Indian chief known to his tribe as Metacomet : PHILIP
15. Is a huge fan of : ADULATES
16. Good smoke : HAVANA
17. Superlatively set : READIEST
18. Snake oil salesman's sale : ELIXIR
19. Afrique du ___ : SUD
20. Slum sight : RAT
21. ___ society : CAFE
22. Class distribution : EXAM
24. Flat-topped topography : MESAS
26. "___ the One" (1996 comedy) : SHES
30. Leaching product : LYE
32. Oil of ___ : OLAY
34. Grp. of justices : ABA
35. Cleanup of a sort : DECONTAMINATION
40. Ideally : INAPERFECTWORLD
41. Long-running TV hit beginning 4/1/63 : GENERALHOSPITAL
42. June's portrayer in "Henry & June" : UMA
43. Novel of the South Seas : OMOO
44. Photog's choice : SLR
45. "Brave Men" writer, 1944 : PYLE
47. Wasn't gentle with : PAWED
50. Doesn't swill : SIPS
53. Order of the Solar Temple, e.g. : CULT
55. Upholstery problem : RIP
57. Supermodel Carangi : GIA
58. Ink sources : OCTOPI
61. Bluebloods' prides : LINEAGES
63. "There's Something About Mary" co-star : DILLON
64. Shades of embarrassment : SCARLETS
65. Casino activity : DICING
66. Gunmetal : DARKGRAY
1. Analyze, in a way : PARSE
2. Like romantic dinners : ADEUX
3. U.S. conquest of 1943 : GUADALCANAL
4. Unmodernized : OLD
5. Eyes or ears : PAIR
6. Hannibal Smith's group : ATEAM
7. Chanson de ___ (medieval French poem) : GESTE
8. German direction : OST
9. They're game : PHEASANTS
10. 24 minutes of basketball : HALF
11. Penn and others : IVIES
12. Hardly harsh : LAX
13. Magician's name suffix : INI
14. Normal : PAR
21. Spotted : CALICO
23. One lacking foresight? : MYOPE
25. Come hell or high water : SOMEHOW
27. Easily set off : HAIRTRIGGER
28. African threat : EBOLA
29. Sickly institution of the 80's : SANDL
31. Calendario opener : ENERO
33. Harsh cries : YAWPS
35. Ferret out : DIGUP
36. "Them," to "us" : ENEMY
37. Violating, with "on" : TRAMPLING
38. Solvent : AFLOAT
39. Slogs : TOILS
46. Large-intestine resident : ECOLI
48. "Profiler" actress Gimpel : ERICA
49. Jordanian money : DINAR
51. Work at St. Peter's : PIETA
52. Not polite : SASSY
54. At the time of : UPON
56. Executive extra : PERK
58. Word after a round number : ODD
59. Second-century date : CII
60. Hosp. service : TLC
61. Trip inducer : LSD
62. H.S. subject : ALG

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