New York Times, Tuesday, August 15, 2000

Author: Nancy Salomon and Sherry O. Blackard
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Sherry O. Blackard
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1.52003

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 59 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Blackard. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ Lee cakes : SARA
5. Nifty : NEAT
9. Places for plaques : WALLS
14. Sit (down) : PLOP
15. "This round's ___" : ONME
16. Duck : AVOID
17. Charitable donations : ALMS
18. Brain wave : IDEA
19. Moses' mount : SINAI
20. John Denver sang it in 1975 : SWEETSURRENDER
23. French sea : MER
24. "___ out!" (ump's call) : YER
25. Dis's opposite : DAT
26. School zone caution : SLO
28. Posture problem : STOOP
30. Piercing places : EARS
32. Shakespeare's was "mortal" : COIL
33. Steamed (up) : HET
35. Boozer : SOT
36. Make ___ dash for : AMAD
37. Gwen Verdon sang it in 1966 : HEYBIGSPENDER
41. "Out with it!" : GIVE
42. Nod from offstage, maybe : CUE
43. Toupee, slangily : RUG
44. Inn inventory : ALES
45. Lip service? : KISS
47. Kind of list : DEANS
51. Word before and after "oh" : MAN
52. Hobbyist's place : DEN
53. "Take out the trash," repeatedly : NAG
55. Xmas time: Abbr. : DEC
56. Elvis Presley sang it in 1962 : RETURNTOSENDER
60. Calf-length skirts : MIDIS
61. Cuddly "Return of the Jedi" creature : EWOK
62. Pierce player on "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
63. In a rut : STUCK
64. Small, medium or large : SIZE
65. Like the diver's end of the pool : DEEP
66. Illicit cab : GYPSY
67. Act the worrywart : STEW
68. Tacks on : ADDS
1. Jerks : SPASMS
2. Completely off-base : ALLWET
3. The Joker portrayer Cesar : ROMERO
4. Church alcove : APSE
5. Boom or zoom : NOISE
6. Stand the test of time : ENDURE
7. U.S.A. part: Abbr. : AMER
8. Pendant gem shape : TEARDROP
9. "Fuzzy Wuzzy ___ fuzzy" : WASNT
10. Gung-ho : AVID
11. Wanting company : LONESOME
12. 1997 Jim Carrey comedy : LIARLIAR
13. Reagan's long-range plan?: Abbr. : SDI
21. Laid-back : TYPEB
22. Break time : EASTER
27. Vintage : OLD
29. "But of course!" : OHYES
31. Silly sorts : ASSES
32. Bum off of : CADGE
34. Heart : TICKER
37. Boisterous fun : HILARITY
38. Tied : EVENEDUP
39. Brand in a bar : GUINNESS
40. Elbow : NUDGE
41. Looker's leg : GAM
46. Catch some Z's : SNOOZE
48. Mixed up : ADDLED
49. Had to have : NEEDED
50. Tidbits for Fido : SCRAPS
52. Somewhat dark : DUSKY
54. Cockeyed : ASKEW
57. Nervous twitches : TICS
58. Simple Simon : TWIT
59. Zapata's "zip" : NADA
60. Flavor enhancer, briefly : MSG

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