New York Times, Tuesday, June 27, 2000

Author: Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
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1.52700
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 55 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. In the thick of : AMID
5. Fallings-out : RIFTS
10. Nose (out) : EDGE
14. Chauffeur's spot : LIMO
15. Ahead of the game : ONEUP
16. In need of patching : WORN
17. ___ uproar : INAN
18. Food from heaven : MANNA
19. Old-time oath : EGAD
20. They're loaded : BIGSPENDERS
23. Dan Aykroyd's old show, briefly : SNL
24. "What a good boy ___!" : AMI
25. Ground-breakers? : HOES
26. French composer Erik : SATIE
28. Bluegrass strings : BANJOS
30. They're loaded : FATCATS
32. Native Alaskan : ALEUT
33. Sound like a siren : WAIL
35. Uno + dos : TRES
36. Possible title for this puzzle : MONEYBAGS
39. Telegram punctuation : STOP
42. Words from Wordsworth : ODES
43. More boorish : RUDER
47. They're loaded : TYCOONS
49. Per ___ income : CAPITA
50. Some tournaments : OPENS
51. Garr of "Mr. Mom" : TERI
53. Floral ring : LEI
54. PBS benefactor : NEA
55. They're loaded : HIGHROLLERS
59. Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
61. Earth that's "firma" : TERRA
62. ___ Hotels (luxury chain) : OMNI
63. Botch : RUIN
64. Stream : CREEK
65. Mideast sultanate : OMAN
66. Humane org. : SPCA
67. Pays attention to : HEEDS
68. Good buds : PALS
1. "Arabian Nights" hero : ALIBABA
2. Barely adequate : MINIMAL
3. Use the mind's eye : IMAGINE
4. Slips into : DONS
5. Ladies' men : ROMEOS
6. Really dumb : INANE
7. ___ for oneself (goes it alone) : FENDS
8. The sound of music : TUNE
9. Practice in the ring : SPAR
10. Ram's ma'am : EWE
11. Part of Canis Major : DOGSTAR
12. Rock for a monument : GRANITE
13. Nonstop : ENDLESS
21. ID item : PHOTO
22. Concorde, e.g. : SST
27. Goes on the fritz : ACTSUP
29. Attack : JUMPON
30. Whopper juniors? : FIBS
31. Pie ___ mode : ALA
33. Ties the knot with : WEDS
34. Admiral's affirmative : AYE
37. Alternative to smoking : NON
38. Last Supper cup : GRAIL
39. Those who shouldn't live in glass houses? : STONERS
40. Prepared, as a memo : TYPEDUP
41. Sea-dwelling : OCEANIC
44. Thorny problem : DILEMMA
45. Nonstop : ETERNAL
46. Cereal fruit : RAISINS
48. City in Kyrgyzstan : OSH
49. Frog sounds : CROAKS
51. Wee hour : THREE
52. Slipped up : ERRED
56. Rash reaction? : ITCH
57. Richard of "Pretty Woman" : GERE
58. Cloverleaf feature : LOOP
60. Santa ___ winds : ANA

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