New York Times, Saturday, August 26, 2000

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {FJQWXZ} This is puzzle # 240 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Old United States maps, e.g. : AMERICANA
10. Goes over : SPANS
15. Cause for a pause : SEMICOLON
16. Want badly : COVET
17. News preceder, often : PRIMETIME
18. 1940's-90's actress Valli : ALIDA
19. Feverish : ILL
20. Old-fashioned transport : STEAMER
22. Chair part : ARM
23. "The Children of the Poor" author : RIIS
25. Off ___ : ANDON
26. "All ___!" (captain's cry) : STOP
27. Gay leader? : ENOLA
29. Literally, "lion city" : SINGAPORE
31. With 34-Down, bygone Baltic language : OLD
33. Stored, in a way : CELLARED
34. Benjamin Franklin handiwork : PROVERB
38. "I'm O.K. with it" : SUITSME
39. Brown studies : REVERIES
41. Mai ___ : TAI
42. Not yet explored : UNENTERED
44. Fires : SACKS
48. Kind of loser : SORE
49. Round lot unit : SHARE
51. Foreign currency : LIRE
52. Relief : SUB
53. Bun makers, e.g. : STYLERS
55. Universal Human Rights Month: Abbr. : NOV
56. Architect Jones : INIGO
58. Tomato consommé : MADRILENE
60. Follow : ACTON
61. Railroad supervisors : ENGINEMEN
62. Mendicant : NEEDY
63. Is affected by a sidewinder : SEESSTARS
1. Not be resigned to one's lot : ASPIRE
2. Arthur's boyhood mentor : MERLIN
3. Physics Nobelist Segrè : EMILIO
4. Pacific ___ : RIM
5. Clinches : ICES
6. Baked, in Bari : COTTA
7. Bigheaded ones? : ALIENS
8. Always on the go? : NOMADIC
9. Some zoophytes : ANEMONES
10. Vet's pride, perhaps : SCAR
11. Seat seeker : POL
12. United workers : AVIATORS
13. "War Scenes" composer : NEDROREM
14. Ranch ruckus : STAMPEDE
21. Wolf down : ENGLUT
24. Independent national since 1991 : SLOVENE
26. Like some relationships : SPATIAL
28. Yellow ___ : ALERT
30. Butch Cassidy, e.g. : ALIAS
32. Least interesting : DRIEST
34. See 31-Across : PRUSSIAN
35. Abandon : RENOUNCE
36. Job for an orthodontist : OVERBITE
37. Celebrates in verse : BERHYMES
40. Shipping route : SEALANE
43. Super scooper : DREDGE
45. Picture presenter : CINEMA
46. Danish bread : KRONER
47. So-so pair : SEVENS
50. Words before "human" : ERRIS
53. Sharp competitor : SONY
54. Displeases 57-Down : SINS
57. See 54-Down : GOD
59. Divulge, with "out" : LET

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