New York Times, Saturday, July 1, 2000

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 125 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bygone hangout for 64-Acrosses : MALTSHOP
9. Popular money-raiser : RAFFLE
15. Regional figure : AREACODE
16. Joined forces? : ALLIES
17. Common restaurant request : ICEWATER
18. Lights-out activity : SEANCE
19. Post-graduate pursuit : LAW
20. Part of some military academy attire : MESSJACKET
22. ___ cheese : EDAM
24. "Welll...?" : SOO
25. Scheme : SETUP
27. Old African rulers : DEYS
28. It won't keep you up : SANKA
30. Steady : SURE
31. Stumped : GOT
33. ___ Flite (bicycle brand) : AERO
35. Untested : NEW
36. Family gathering, maybe : SITDOWNDINNER
40. Bill provider : ATM
41. Touristy district : SOHO
42. ___ Miguel : SAO
43. California city, county or river : NAPA
45. Blockish : DENSE
47. Head of the Egyptian god Thoth : IBIS
51. Walk noisily : CLOMP
53. Big time : AGE
54. Peace Nobelist Cassin : RENE
55. Symbol of speed : BLUESTREAK
59. Grey who co-starred in "Three Smart Girls" : NAN
60. Defensive wall around an outer court of a castle : BAILEY
61. Lighter? : ARSONIST
63. Confine : INTERN
64. See 1-Across and 2-Down : TEENAGER
65. African carrier : TSETSE
66. Employer for creative types : ADAGENCY
1. Like many packages : MAILED
2. Modern hangout for 64-Acrosses : ARCADE
3. Latitude : LEEWAY
4. Shooter : TAW
5. Defraud : SCAM
6. Réception V.I.P. : HOTE
7. City southwest of Midland : ODESSA
8. The groom's ex, say : PERSONANONGRATA
9. Literally, "scraped" : RASA
10. Smart ones : ALECS
11. Screwballs : FLAKES
12. Adjust : FINETUNE
13. Docent : LECTURER
14. Suffix on some country names : ESE
21. Played a card? : JOKED
23. Certain N.C.O. : MSGT
26. Collection area : PEW
28. Endured : STOOD
29. Spring up : ARISE
32. Some E.R. admissions : ODS
34. Bob Dylan's "___ Night Like This" : ONA
36. War of the Roses battle site : STALBANS
37. Blunt, perhaps : IMPOLITE
38. Bearded growth : WHEAT
39. Film follower : NOIR
40. Like some history: Abbr. : ANC
44. Fetish : AMULET
46. Get really hot : SEERED
48. Favorable : BENIGN
49. Very soon : INASEC
50. Halter? : SENTRY
52. Aristocrats : PEERS
56. Scot's "since" : SYNE
57. Not docked : ASEA
58. Big ape : KONG
60. Was taken in : BIT
62. Response from a bonny lass? : NAE

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