New York Times, Tuesday, May 9, 2000

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 53 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Where the Seine flows : PARIS
6. Think hard : FOCUS
11. Highland topper : TAM
14. Give forth : EXUDE
15. Kind of coffee : IRISH
16. Rocks, to a bartender : ICE
17. Strong effort in cleaning : ELBOWGREASE
19. Cover with graffiti, e.g. : MAR
20. Notch's shape : VEE
21. Piano player in "Casablanca" : SAM
22. Ebb : RECEDE
24. Bygone brand on U.S. highways : ESSO
26. Medieval laborer : SERF
29. Lost color : PALED
30. Watering hole : TAPROOM
33. Food critic Sheraton : MIMI
34. Wading bird : IBIS
36. It has a creamy middle : OREO
38. Physicist's alma mater, maybe: Abbr. : MIT
39. Fist, so to speak : KNUCKLESANDWICH
43. Old telecommunications giant : ITT
44. Margarita need : SALT
45. Horse's fare : OATS
46. Circus safety features : NETS
48. Garden tools : WEEDERS
51. Say hi to : GREET
53. Swamp snapper : CROC
54. Colors : HUES
58. Bird and King : LARRYS
60. Super-long time : EON
62. Part of Pfc.: Abbr. : PVT
63. Yuletide worker : ELF
64. Really good one : KNEESLAPPER
68. Feel awful : AIL
69. Dine at home : EATIN
70. Ireland, personified : IRENA
71. Sunbeam : RAY
72. Plumb tuckered out : SPENT
73. Quota of winks : FORTY
1. Toilet paper rolled the "wrong" way, e.g. : PEEVE
2. Wheel turners : AXLES
3. Unsophisticates : RUBES
4. Chapel vow : IDO
5. Uses a Singer : SEWS
6. Not so gentle : FIRMER
7. Seam contents : ORE
8. Spy's org. : CIA
9. Subj. of a 1991 breakup : USSR
10. Wool-ites? : SHEEP
11. "Final Jeopardy" feature : TIMELIMIT
12. Professors : ACADEMICS
13. New Hampshire town on a lake : MEREDITH
18. Fun house sound : GASP
23. Ending with video : CAM
25. Suffix with psych- : OTIC
27. Nature's alarm clock : ROOSTER
28. ___ song : FORA
31. Entreats : ASKS
32. Fellows : MEN
34. Among others : INTERALIA
35. Swimming stroke : BUTTERFLY
37. Bouquet : ODOR
39. Father of three daughters : KINGLEAR
40. Police, with "the" : LAW
41. Certain util. : ELEC
42. Fab place? : WASH
47. Sun. talk : SER
49. Abstains, in brief : DOESNT
50. Earth Day subj. : ECOL
52. Furby fans : TYKES
55. Stimulant : UPPER
56. Happening : EVENT
57. Shelter adoptee : STRAY
59. Ginger cookie : SNAP
61. Babe in the woods : NAIF
65. Vacation time for Henri : ETE
66. A, on the Aare : EIN
67. U.S. Open entrant : PRO

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