New York Times, Monday, May 8, 2000

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Hollywood favorite : IDOL
5. Dwelling : ABODE
10. Walk back and forth : PACE
14. Russian legislature : DUMA
15. Robert's ___ of Order : RULES
16. Roarer : LION
17. E-mailed : SENT
18. Role for Charlie Chaplin : TRAMP
19. Work units : ERGS
20. On a long project, perhaps : TIEDUPFORDAYS
23. Monopoly properties: Abbr. : RRS
24. Extremity : END
25. Faddish 90's "art" : TATTOO
29. MasterCard alternative : VISA
31. Number cruncher, familiarly : CPA
34. San Antonio shrine, with "the" : ALAMO
35. Coal holders : BINS
36. Cries from creative people : AHAS
37. Needing a loan : STRAPPEDFORCASH
40. Daffy Duck or Donald Duck : TOON
41. Black-and-white cookie : OREO
42. Wed : UNITE
43. Superlative suffix : EST
44. "Les Misérables" novelist : HUGO
45. Parisian brothers : FRERES
46. Perfect Olympics score : TEN
47. Constrictor : BOA
48. 1976 film about Woody Guthrie : BOUNDFORGLORY
55. Street/sidewalk separator : CURB
56. Seaweed : ALGAE
57. Rod, reel, tackle box, etc. : GEAR
59. Fairy tale opener : ONCE
60. "___ Park" (1981 best seller) : GORKY
61. Suburban green : LAWN
62. Asterisk : STAR
63. Tools for duels : EPEES
64. Sea eagles : ERNS
1. Driver's licenses, in bars : IDS
2. Tune for two : DUET
3. Prefix with directional : OMNI
4. Missing a deadline : LATE
5. Maestro Toscanini : ARTURO
6. Pats on the back, say : BURPS
7. Elgar's "King ___" : OLAF
8. Showroom car : DEMO
9. Starbucks order : ESPRESSO
10. Make, as a case : PLEAD
11. Breezy : AIRY
12. Gear teeth : COGS
13. Printer's widths : ENS
21. Sag : DROOP
22. Genetic stuff : DNA
25. Kind of treat : TASTE
26. Choral section : ALTOS
27. Picture card : TAROT
28. I.R.S. worker : TMAN
29. Audio's partner : VIDEO
30. Data : INFO
31. Preside over : CHAIR
32. Hit, and how! : PASTE
33. Hearth waste : ASHES
35. Arctic floater : BERG
36. Teenage woe : ACNE
38. Weight : POUNDAGE
39. The "R" in R.F.D. : RURAL
44. Biddy : HEN
45. Old-fashioned ones : FOGEYS
46. Potato, for one : TUBER
47. "I ___ for animals" : BRAKE
48. Diamond sacrifice : BUNT
49. Killer whale : ORCA
50. Big failure : FLOP
51. Fairy tale villain : OGRE
52. Eye up and down : OGLE
53. Derrière : REAR
54. Indicate boredom : YAWN
55. Nasdaq list: Abbr. : COS
58. T.L.C. givers : RNS

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