New York Times, Wednesday, June 28, 2000

Author: Randy Sowell
Editor: Will Shortz
Randy Sowell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Diploma word : CUM
4. Gives the double-O : OGLES
9. Hockey's Morenz : HOWIE
14. ___ roll : ONA
15. See 8-Down : CLARA
16. Intercontinental range : URALS
17. Lennox Lewis org. : WBC
18. Easy golf shot : TAPIN
19. Infamous motel owner : BATES
20. It begins with H : PERIODICTABLE
23. Jack of "Rio Lobo" : ELAM
24. Start of a MacArthur quote : ISHALL
25. They have Xings : RRS
28. Ritardando undoer : ATEMPO
30. Howard of "Gone With the Wind" : LESLIE
32. Snigglers : EELERS
36. Barfly's binge : TOOT
37. "Sic semper tyrannis!" crier : JOHNWILKESBOOTH
42. Harem rooms : ODAS
43. 1976 uprising site : SOWETO
44. Balm of ___ (fragrant resin) : GILEAD
47. "The Bourne Identity" author : LUDLUM
51. ___-Cone : SNO
52. Like a virgin? : VESTAL
56. New Rochelle college : IONA
57. Classic detection device : GEIGERCOUNTER
60. TV host Gibbons : LEEZA
62. Part of a magician's incantation : POCUS
63. Owns : HAS
64. Kind of circle : INNER
65. Rich dessert : TORTE
66. Havana residue : ASH
67. Like Dennis the Menace : PESKY
68. Make ___ at : APASS
69. Juan Carlos, e.g. : REY
1. Black-eyed legume : COWPEA
2. Release, in a way : UNBELT
3. Gordon of "Oklahoma!" : MACRAE
4. Prefix with -pod : OCTO
5. Showy irises : GLADIOLI
6. ___ lazuli : LAPIS
7. Segal or Fromm : ERICH
8. With 15-Across, a California county : SANTA
9. Telescope name : HUBBLE
10. Like the Sabin vaccine : ORAL
11. Crushing defeat : WATERLOO
12. ___ de France : ILE
13. Non-P.C. suffix : ESS
21. Vast : IMMENSE
22. Set or wet preceder : ALL
26. Quite a comedy : RIOT
27. Genesis son : SETH
29. Nave bench : PEW
31. Substituted (for) : STOODIN
33. U.S. Open champ in '94 and '97 : ELS
34. MGM rival, once : RKO
35. Wrap (up) : SEW
37. Uses a treadmill, maybe : JOGS
38. Valhalla V.I.P. : ODIN
39. Column 7A of the 20-Across : HALOGENS
40. Good news for theater owners : SELLOUTS
41. Heat quantity meas. : BTU
45. It's for the birds : AVIARY
46. B.S., e.g. : DEG
48. Mandrake's assistant : LOTHAR
49. Disquiet : UNEASE
50. Soft and wet : MARSHY
53. Nasal dividers : SEPTA
54. Cavalry unit : TROOP
55. Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
58. O.T. book before Daniel : EZEK
59. Takes advantage of : USES
60. Modern piercing site : LIP
61. Ethyl ending : ENE

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