New York Times, Tuesday, July 4, 2000

Author: Tyler Hinman
Editor: Will Shortz
Tyler Hinman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQV} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hinman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bit of parsley : SPRIG
6. Go crazy, slangily : FLIP
10. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
14. Historical 1960 John Wayne film, with "The" : ALAMO
15. Bit : IOTA
16. Hardly the life of the party : BORE
17. Headline about lightning hitting a landfill? : DUMPSTRUCK
19. 1996 also-ran : DOLE
20. Psychic's claim : ESP
21. See 2-Down : SUM
22. Get, as an idea : HITUPON
24. Gets ore : MINES
26. Jiffy : SEC
27. Child punishment tool? : THEPARENTSTRAP
33. Afrikaners : BOERS
34. "Cool!" : NEAT
35. Noted 1964 convert to Islam : ALI
36. Character : ROLE
37. Offspring : SPAWN
39. Assist a writer : EDIT
40. The Braves, on scoreboards : ATL
41. Aberdeen native : SCOT
42. First sign of spring : ARIES
43. What the Little Engine That Could experienced? : CHOOCHOOSTRAIN
47. Leader in a 1972 summit meeting with Nixon : MAO
48. Scarlett's third : RHETT
49. Garden pavilions : GAZEBOS
53. Faulkner's "___ Lay Dying" : ASI
54. Pub quaff : ALE
57. Skating jump : AXEL
58. Student who plays hooky at noon? : LUNCHSTRAY
61. Pro or con : SIDE
62. Actor Estrada : ERIK
63. Bale binder : TWINE
64. "Hey!" : PSST
65. TV rooms : DENS
66. Ice cream drinks : SODAS
1. Marquis de ___ : SADE
2. Sign used in a 21-Across : PLUS
3. Alternative to steps : RAMP
4. Mischief-maker : IMP
5. Spreads rumors : GOSSIPS
6. Less flexible : FIRMER
7. "Mambo No. 5" singer ___ Bega : LOU
8. Yen : ITCH
9. Islamabad's country : PAKISTAN
10. Take into a flying saucer, say : ABDUCT
11. Roller coaster part : LOOP
12. Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
13. Viewed : SEEN
18. Bluefin, e.g. : TUNA
23. New driver's hurdle : TEST
24. Simple : MERE
25. Gramm or Grams : SENATOR
27. Wisdom ___ : TOOTH
28. "You there?" : HELLO
29. Right from the factory : NEW
30. r's, in geometry : RADII
31. Not of this world : ALIEN
32. They may be bottomless : PITS
33. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
37. Taught : SCHOOLED
38. Nanki-___ of "The Mikado" : POO
39. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
41. Wound cover : SCAB
42. Drawers : ARTISTS
44. Egg dish : OMELET
45. Not the finest homes : SHACKS
46. Musician John : TESH
49. [You don't mean THAT!] : GASP
50. Allies' foe : AXIS
51. Last letters, in England : ZEDS
52. Positive : SURE
54. Like a desert : ARID
55. Actress Turner : LANA
56. Snake ___ (60-Down) : EYES
59. Writer Anaïs : NIN
60. See 56-Down : TWO

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