New York Times, Monday, June 5, 2000

Author: William A. Ballard
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Ballard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Ballard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Place for a barbecue : PATIO
6. Magical being : ELF
9. One who's not out on called strikes : SCAB
13. Lessen : ABATE
14. Equine color : ROAN
16. Diva's song : ARIA
17. Strategic military advantage : SUPERIORNUMBERS
20. Wineglass part : STEM
21. ___ man out : ODD
22. Indian home : TEEPEE
23. Suffix with serpent : INE
24. Touchdown makers : SCORERS
25. What a poor winner does : GLOATS
29. Clarinetist Artie : SHAW
30. Cowboys' home : RANGE
31. Neck wraps : BOAS
32. Plummet : DROP
36. They're far from the coastline : INTERIORREGIONS
39. Boxing match results : TKOS
40. Dweeb : NERD
41. Eight-person band : OCTET
42. "___ funny. Ha, ha!" : VERY
43. Pot winners : TAKERS
44. Cats, informally : MOUSERS
48. It's a boy : LAD
49. Completely wrong : ALLWET
50. "___ Gang" comedies : OUR
51. Restaurant handout : MENU
55. Hidden agenda : ULTERIORMOTIVES
58. Italian money : LIRE
59. Wood cutter : ADZE
60. The Atlantic, e.g. : OCEAN
61. Officeholder's office : SEAT
62. Many, many years : EON
63. Italian food : PASTA
1. "No bid" : PASS
2. Touch on : ABUT
3. 3M product : TAPE
4. Any thing : ITEM
5. "___ the land of the free..." : OER
6. Wear away : ERODE
7. "___ of the Flies" : LORD
8. Auto engine part : FAN
9. Cavalry weapon : SABER
10. Brunch serving : CREPE
11. Broadcaster : AIRER
12. They're covered on diamonds : BASES
15. Weirdo : NUTCASE
18. Charged particles : IONS
19. Cat call : MEOW
23. Road to Rome : ITER
24. Pottery fragment : SHARD
25. Sand inside a shoe, e.g. : GRIT
26. Thin : LANK
27. "I'm ___ your tricks!" : ONTO
28. Many, many years : AGES
29. "Pardon me" : SORRY
31. Afrikaners : BOERS
32. Tracy of the comics : DICK
33. Learning system : ROTE
34. It has no comparison : ONER
35. Attention-getters : PSTS
37. Subject of a law of physics : INERTIA
38. Prod : GOAD
42. Go off in a new direction : VEER
43. Tropical root : TARO
44. Manhandles : MAULS
45. Half of an old comedy duo : OLLIE
46. The "U" in UHF : ULTRA
47. Chocolaty : SWEET
48. Unit of light : LUMEN
50. Kind of 63-Across : ORZO
51. Flaky mineral : MICA
52. After-dark times, in classifieds : EVES
53. Tidy : NEAT
54. Annapolis institution, for short : USNA
56. Flowery verse : ODE
57. Pinnacle : TOP

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