New York Times, Tuesday, July 11, 2000

Author: Nick Grivas and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nick Grivas
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Grivas. This is puzzle # 56 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Place for a fire : CAMP
5. Oklahoma's state tree : REDBUD
11. Hot resort? : SPA
14. Water for Juan : AGUA
15. May who directed "Ishtar" : ELAINE
16. Middle X of X-X-X : TAC
17. It's closed for fighting : FIST
18. Initial consideration : FIRSTBLUSH
20. Powers that be : ELITE
22. Law, in Lyon : LOI
23. Church recess : APSE
24. It sweeps across the face : SECONDHAND
27. Requiring sudden death : TIED
28. Amateur sports org. : NCAA
29. Ecclesiastical gathering : SYNOD
31. Buckeyes' sch. : OSU
34. Ribosomal ___ : RNA
36. ___ Rock (Australian tourist site) : AYERS
39. Possible title for this puzzle : RUNNINGTHEBASES
44. Disney theme park : EPCOT
45. Singing cowboy Ritter : TEX
46. Wee one : TOT
47. Windblown soil : LOESS
50. "___ the Wild Wind" (DeMille movie) : REAP
53. Do library research : READ
55. Unindustrialized : THIRDWORLD
60. Actor Jannings : EMIL
61. It comes with a charge : ION
62. Flight segment : STAIR
63. Headquarters : HOMEOFFICE
67. Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
68. Had dinner : ATE
69. Flatware factory worker : PLATER
70. Boo-boo : SLIP
71. Hospital unit : BED
72. Somebody : PERSON
73. London's ___ Park : HYDE
1. Parisian sidewalk sights : CAFES
2. Sprightly : AGILE
3. "The ___ of the spheres" : MUSIC
4. George C. Scott's Oscar-winning role : PATTON
5. Whistle blower : REF
6. Yalie : ELI
7. "Our Gang" girl : DARLA
8. Buffalo Bill's targets: Var. : BISONS
9. Piglike : UNTIDY
10. Belle of the ball : DEB
11. Maximally dense : STUPIDEST
12. Antiquated : PASSE
13. Longed (for) : ACHED
19. Singer Jackson : LATOYA
21. Business letter abbr. : ENC
25. "Shucks!" : DARN
26. Suspend : HANG
30. Make a collar : NAB
31. Pay dirt : ORE
32. Have dinner : SUP
33. Like some airport luggage : UNCLAIMED
35. Part of "D.A.": Abbr. : ATT
37. Antique auto : REO
38. Speedy flier : SST
40. Gray matter : NOODLE
41. Suffix with Canaan : ITE
42. Mannheim mister : HERR
43. Crossed (out) : EXED
48. Suppress : STIFLE
49. Yom Kippur horn : SHOFAR
51. Cornball comebacks : AWS
52. Soap ingredient : POTASH
53. Starting-over place : REHAB
54. Ham it up : EMOTE
56. Everything ___ place : INITS
57. Good news on Wall Street : RALLY
58. More than miffed : LIVID
59. Arrange gracefully : DRAPE
64. Antonym: Abbr. : OPP
65. Top of the corp. ladder : CEO
66. Seabird : ERN

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