New York Times, Wednesday, September 13, 2000

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

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Across Down
1. Price of a movie? : VINCENT
5. Wooer : BEAU
9. Some figures on the Parthenon : CENTAURS
14. Jacob's twin : ESAU
15. Leave the stage : EXIT
16. Become harvestable : RIPEN
17. Begin to wake up : STIR
18. Duchamp's art movement : DADA
19. Easy ___ : ASPIE
20. British conservative's doctrine : TORYISM
22. Athenian or Corinthian : HELLENE
24. Place for a bar : SOAPDISH
26. "Carmen" and "Norma" : OPERAS
27. Bannockburn boy : LAD
28. Laverne and Shirley's landlady : EDNA
30. Roster : ROTA
33. Beige : ECRU
35. Santa Anita doings : RACES
40. Composer Schubert : FRANZ
42. Yahoo! competitor : AOL
43. Miracle Whip maker : KRAFT
44. Al ___ (cooked yet firm) : DENTE
45. Delta deposit : SILT
47. Nervous : EDGY
48. Org. in which Colin Powell once served : ROTC
50. Today, in Tijuana : HOY
52. Met villains, often : BASSOS
56. Tight-fisted folk : SCROOGES
61. Oval : ELLIPSE
63. Drive back : REPULSE
64. Forest clearing : GLADE
65. Inkling : IDEA
67. Lavish affection (on) : DOTE
68. Gourmand : EATER
69. Saxophone part : REED
70. At any point : EVER
71. What foxhounds try to catch : THESCENT
72. Wraps up : ENDS
73. Football linemen : CENTERS
1. What two-piece suits lack : VESTS
2. Retort in a playground argument : ISTOO
3. Nigerian currency : NAIRA
4. Agave : CENTURYPLANT
5. Nightstand spot : BEDSIDE
6. Closing period in a semester : EXAMS
7. Abet : AID
8. Six-sided state : UTAH
9. Part of Manhattan : CENTRALPARK
10. Passenger train feature : AISLE
11. Passenger train feature, maybe : UPPER
12. Isabella, por ejemplo : REINA
13. Olden daggers : SNEES
21. Girl "sweet as apple cider" : IDA
23. Long stretch : EON
25. Herculean efforts : HEROICS
29. Lackluster : DULL
30. Mail abbr. : RFD
31. Load from a lode : ORE
32. Paddle : TAN
34. Playbill list : CAST
36. "Is it O.K. if I come in?" : AREYOUDECENT
37. One who may be slapped : CAD
38. Alphabet trio : EFG
39. Pigs' digs : STY
41. Absolutely nothing : ZEROPERCENT
46. Clothes, slangily : THREADS
49. C.I.A. predecessor : OSS
51. Alley ___ : OOP
52. Sire : BEGET
53. Object of many prayers : ALLAH
54. Old school item : SLATE
55. Allies (with) : SIDES
57. Belief system : CREED
58. Item kept on hand : GLOVE
59. Word with poly- : ESTER
60. Prognosticators : SEERS
62. Land west of Wales : EIRE
66. Quiet sanctuary : DEN

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