New York Times, Thursday, June 15, 2000

Author: Edgar R. Fontaine
Editor: Will Shortz
Edgar R. Fontaine
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Fontaine. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The oldest Brady kid : GREG
5. Scratches : CLAWS
10. Sleuths, for short : TECS
14. Like a certain avis : RARA
15. Museum item : RELIC
16. 1952 Winter Olympics site : OSLO
17. First of billions : ADAM
18. Trump : OUTDO
19. Knock for a loop : STUN
20. Mayfair moms : MATERS
22. "The earth orbits the sun" and others, once : HERESIES
24. With 37- and 49-Across, possible solution to 12-Down : PROFESSORPLUM
26. Brain popper : IDEA
27. Disclose : IMPART
30. Strumpet : HUSSY
33. Nazi fighter in W.W. II : TITO
36. As well : TOO
37. See 24-Across : INTHEDININGROOM
41. U.S.S. Enterprise officer: Abbr. : CDR
42. Lab site: Abbr. : INST
43. Old Studebakers : LARKS
44. Furry-eared animals : KOALAS
47. Frost : HOAR
49. See 24-Across : WITHTHEWRENCH
55. Symbol of Americanism : APPLEPIE
57. Astronomer's sighting : NEBULA
58. Like some points : MOOT
59. Humble : ABASE
61. It was sacred in ancient Egypt : IBIS
62. Lothario's look : OGLE
63. Decisive refusal : NEVER
64. Salon job : TINT
65. Gung-ho (on) : SOLD
66. Eyelid maladies : STYES
67. Ranch brush : SAGE
1. Pa's pa : GRAMP
2. Range of perception, so to speak : RADAR
3. Goddess often pictured with a crown of roses : ERATO
4. Angler's delight : GAMEFISH
5. Stick with a pocket : CROSSE
6. Romanian currency : LEU
7. Notwithstanding that, for short : ALTHO
8. Dentist's request : WIDER
9. Ill-fated U.S. submarine of 1968 : SCORPION
10. Difficult-to-predict outcome : TOSSUP
11. Insurance worker : ESTIMATOR
12. See 24-Across : CLUE
13. Chips off the old block : SONS
21. Go back to brunette, say : REDYE
23. Bark beetle's target : ELM
25. Paul Claudel play "The ___ Slipper" : SATIN
28. Hornswoggle : ROOK
29. Gobblers : TOMS
30. Bumpkin : HICK
31. Reverse : UNDO
32. Predictor of things to come? : STRAWPOLL
34. Electees : INS
35. A tenth part : TITHE
38. Kitchen basins : DISHPANS
39. Look daggers : GLARE
40. Servings on toast : RAREBITS
45. Made carousel music : LILTED
46. Had a heart? : ATE
48. One side in N.F.L. negotiations : OWNERS
50. Lhasa's land : TIBET
51. Backbreaking : HEAVY
52. Northeast Sudan, once : NUBIA
53. Adhere : CLING
54. Waste maker : HASTE
55. Book after Joel : AMOS
56. Okefenokee resident : POGO
60. "What'd I tell ya?" : SEE

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