New York Times, Tuesday, July 25, 2000

Author: Patrick Jordan
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Jordan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Poker variation : STUD
5. Sources of delight : JOYS
9. Bashful, e.g. : DWARF
14. Improve, as one's skills : HONE
15. Sector : AREA
16. Contest in the West : RODEO
17. Milo's pal, in a 1989 film : OTIS
18. Word after body or grand : SLAM
19. Avoid answering : EVADE
20. "While I'm away on vacation, would you ___...?" : WATCHMYHOUSE
23. Object of an old French cheer : LEROI
24. Gives in to gravity : SAGS
25. Quick-witted : APT
28. Over there, poetically : YOND
30. Surface sheen : LUSTER
32. Battering device : RAM
35. "And ___...?" : FEEDMYPUPPY
38. Designer Cassini : OLEG
40. Teeny : WEE
41. One of two on a brig : MAST
42. "And ___...?" : WATERMYLAWN
47. Place to do the samba : RIO
48. Editor/suffragist Bloomer : AMELIA
49. Begin a hand : DEAL
51. Neither's partner : NOR
52. Nudge forward : PROD
55. Streetcars : TRAMS
58. "And ___?" : PICKUPMYMAIL
61. Stick that's waved : BATON
64. Plane prefix : AERO
65. Old TV clown : BOZO
66. Glorify : EXALT
67. Alka-Seltzer jingle starter : PLOP
68. Started a gunfight : DREW
69. Tropical lizard : GECKO
70. Political doctrines : ISMS
71. Capitol Hill worker : AIDE
1. Third place : SHOW
2. Wreck beyond recognition : TOTAL
3. Bring together : UNITE
4. Catch sight of : DESCRY
5. Incense scent : JASMINE
6. Paris airport : ORLY
7. Informal affirmatives : YEAHS
8. Pago Pago's place : SAMOA
9. Put on one's Sunday best : DRESSUP
10. Made a tapestry : WOVE
11. Cavity fillers' org. : ADA
12. Like a sunset : RED
13. Any Hatfield, to a McCoy : FOE
21. Foot that goes clop : HOOF
22. Hideous : UGLY
25. How some stocks sell : ATPAR
26. Coke competitor : PEPSI
27. "___ Remember" (1960 song) : TRYTO
29. Like a morning meadow : DEWY
31. Addition solution : SUM
32. Mr. Bean portrayer Atkinson : ROWAN
33. Crockett's last stand : ALAMO
34. Cabbie's counter : METER
36. Neighbor of Md. : DEL
37. Honey drink : MEAD
39. Hairstyling goop : GEL
43. Attack verbally : RIPINTO
44. Painter Chagall : MARC
45. Does a swab's job : WETMOPS
46. Not (a one) : NARY
50. Kappa follower : LAMBDA
53. Giraffelike beast : OKAPI
54. Combats of honor : DUELS
56. New Zealand native : MAORI
57. Measured, with "up" : SIZED
58. Tyler and Taylor's go-between : POLK
59. Place for a king and queen : PROM
60. 1993 Emmy winner Chad : LOWE
61. Dog command : BEG
62. Chopper : AXE
63. Middle X or O : TAC

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