New York Times, Wednesday, July 26, 2000

Author: William I. Johnston
Editor: Will Shortz
William I. Johnston
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Johnston. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Air Music" composer : ROREM
6. Town near Arches National Park : MOAB
10. Answer the host : RSVP
14. Final word : ADIEU
15. Solo, of a sort : ARIA
16. Abbr. in a listing : ETAL
17. Policy mates : COINSURERS
19. Something to keep tabs on : FILE
20. Age abbr. : YRS
21. Dumas's Musketeers, e.g. : TRIO
22. Was rude to : SAUCED
24. It may turn on a rooster : VANE
25. Belarus's capital : MINSK
26. Olympic pool units : METERS
29. Argues an outcome : CONTESTS
32. Orchard item : APHID
33. Hindu queen : RANEE
34. Prevailed : WON
35. Carol : NOEL
36. With 29-Down, source of this puzzle's theme : TAROT
37. Vocalist Vannelli : GINO
38. "___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
39. Air traffic controllers stare at them : GRIDS
40. Asked : PUTTO
41. Southern taste treat : CHITLINS
43. Drive-in employee : CARHOP
44. Big reptiles, informally : CROCS
45. Big coca producer : PERU
46. Take over : OCCUPY
48. Make reservations : BOOK
49. General Motors division : GEO
52. Pout : MOUE
53. Daily pastime for millions : CROSSWORDS
56. Concert equipment : AMPS
57. Thailand neighbor : LAOS
58. Diarist Nin : ANAIS
59. Condé ___ (publisher) : NAST
60. Brontë woman : EYRE
61. Gabber : YENTA
1. Risqué : RACY
2. Emanation : ODOR
3. Reformer Jacob : RIIS
4. Poetic contraction : EEN
5. Kind of gas : MUSTARD
6. Donny's TV partner : MARIE
7. Three-layer snack : OREO
8. Space : AIR
9. Baby's bed : BASSINET
10. Trash : REFUSE
11. Keeps : STICKSWITH
12. Farewell, to Cicero : VALE
13. Argued : PLED
18. Garden decorations : URNS
23. Chip in : ANTE
24. Obscure : VEIL
25. Early recordings : MONOS
26. Excessively enthusiastic : MANIC
27. Age : EPOCH
28. What drinking may cure : THEHICCUPS
29. See 36-Across : CARDS
30. Loyal sidekick : TONTO
31. Pry : SNOOP
33. Spring events : RAINS
36. First set of wheels, maybe : TRICYCLE
37. Swami : GURU
39. Mush : GLOP
40. Treelined thoroughfare : PARKWAY
42. Most loyal : TRUEST
43. Corp. bigwigs : CEOS
45. Group on horseback, maybe : POSSE
46. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : OMAN
47. A person in it is out of it : COMA
48. Rude person : BOOR
49. 1970's Plymouth ___ Fury : GRAN
50. Rephrase : EDIT
51. Bones, anatomically : OSSA
54. Bit of hope? : RAY
55. Long-distance call starter : ONE

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