New York Times, Friday, July 21, 2000

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 56 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tag sale tag : ASIS
5. Arab patriarch : SHEIK
10. Crumpled : GAVE
14. 20-0 win, e.g. : ROMP
15. Little wriggler : LARVA
16. Lena of "Havana" : OLIN
17. Good buddy : CBER
18. 1950's sitcom star : ARNAZ
19. Alliance : BLOC
20. With 37-Across, what the music critic said about 55-Across? : HELEAVESNO
22. Stag : SOLO
23. Pillow material : EIDER
24. Drench : SOP
26. Kind of service : CAR
27. Union ___: Abbr. : STA
28. Nicholas of ___, patron saint of mariners and thieves : MYRA
32. Drug : SEDATE
34. Electrify : AROUSE
36. Things that help people to carry on? : TOTES
37. See 20-Across : TONEUNSTERNED
40. Phlebitis targets : VEINS
41. Salt : SEADOG
42. White Rabbit's cry : IMLATE
44. Opp. of legato, in music : STAC
45. Idled : SAT
48. Photo ___ : OPS
49. High-tech program, for short : SDI
51. "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" woman ___ Nolan : KATIE
53. They may be odd : LOTS
55. This puzzle's subject, born 7/21/20 : ISAACSTERN
59. Press : IRON
60. "Semper Fidelis" composer : SOUSA
61. No. 2 : AVIS
62. Second starter : NANO
63. Not so new : OLDER
64. Result of a gas shortage : LINE
65. Load : SLEW
66. Young dragonfly : NAIAD
67. Support system? : LEGS
1. Curves : ARCHES
2. "Very well" : SOBEIT
3. Mrs. Marcos : IMELDA
4. Shooting ___ : SPREE
5. Czech, e.g. : SLAV
6. One with big ears : HARE
7. Marine birds : ERNS
8. Six Russian czars and grand dukes : IVANS
9. Instruments seldom seen in orchestras : KAZOOS
10. Oodles : GOBS
11. Ration out : ALLOCATE
12. Broken : VIOLATED
13. 55-Across has played many of these : ENCORES
21. Auto amenities : ARMRESTS
25. 1970's fad : PETROCKS
29. Pointer's cry : YOU
30. Hightails it : RUNS
31. Dolts : ASSES
33. Bell sound : DONG
34. Madame Karenina : ANNA
35. New York, e.g., to Henri : ETAT
37. Time-related : TEMPORAL
38. Blade sharpener : OILSTONE
39. Author LeShan : EDA
40. 55-Across has played many of these : VIOLINS
43. Holder of 1,093 patents : EDISON
45. He's a Wonder : STEVIE
46. On : AIRING
47. Shows fear : TENSES
50. Capri, for one : ISOLA
52. In any way : ATALL
54. Winter blanket : SNOW
56. A6 or TT : AUDI
57. Not in harbor : ASEA
58. Wit : CARD

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