New York Times, Monday, September 18, 2000

Author: Sherry O. Blackard and Lyell Rodieck
Editor: Will Shortz
Sherry O. Blackard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Blackard. This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Rodieck. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Hunter in the night sky : ORION
6. Gush : SPEW
10. "Get out!" : SCAT
14. AM/FM device : RADIO
15. Artificially jazz (up) : HOKE
16. ___ vault : POLE
17. Where Elsie looks for a husband? : BULLMARKET
19. Water pitcher : EWER
20. Guileful : SLY
21. Actress Judith : IVEY
22. World Cup sport : SOCCER
24. "National Velvet" author Bagnold : ENID
25. Knickknack : CURIO
26. Like the word of God : SACRED
29. "No, it doesn't make you look fat," maybe : WHITELIE
32. 747, e.g. : PLANE
33. Entices : BAITS
34. Cut off, as branches : LOP
35. Watch amorously : OGLE
36. Throws, as dice : CASTS
37. One-time divorce mecca : RENO
38. Clodhopper : OAF
39. Drying ovens : OASTS
40. Mr. Spock's forte : LOGIC
41. It's yellow and crusty : LEMONPIE
43. Full of modern gadgetry : HITECH
44. Complete change of course : UTURN
45. Superman accessory : CAPE
46. Birthplace of St. Francis : ASSISI
48. Kind of grapes : SOUR
49. Civil War inits. : CSA
52. Tetched in the head : LOCO
53. Phone message from Elsie's friends? : CATTLECALL
56. Buddies : PALS
57. Rework, as stories : EDIT
58. Quarrel : ARGUE
59. German battleship Graf ___ : SPEE
60. Poet Teasdale : SARA
61. Some blondes : DYERS
1. Sun and moon, for example : ORBS
2. Julia of "The Addams Family" : RAUL
3. Without purpose : IDLY
4. Squeaky wheel's need : OIL
5. Convention V.I.P. : NOMINEE
6. Scrap paper? : SHRED
7. Dawdling : POKY
8. Squeeze (out) : EKE
9. Divers' wear : WETSUITS
10. Coined money : SPECIE
11. Where Elsie gets educated? : COWCOLLEGE
12. Not aweather : ALEE
13. Dakotas, once: Abbr. : TERR
18. Greedy : AVID
23. Table scraps : ORTS
24. White-tailed eagle : ERNE
25. Signed I.O.U.'s : CHITS
26. Thread holder : SPOOL
27. Low end of the food chain : ALGAE
28. What Elsie's child develops at the gym? : CALFMUSCLE
29. Trash : WASTE
30. Like some Greek columns : IONIC
31. Memorable time : EPOCH
33. Yacht club site : BASIN
36. Whims : CAPRICES
37. Mechanical learning : ROTE
39. Burden : ONUS
40. Take the words out of one's mouth? : LIPREAD
42. Idle : OTIOSE
43. Thieves' booty : HAUL
45. Terra ___ : COTTA
46. Peaks near Bern : ALPS
47. Camay, for one : SOAP
48. Ado : STIR
49. Zoo feature : CAGE
50. Ugly putdown : SLUR
51. Pub offerings : ALES
54. Nabokov novel : ADA
55. Hue's partner : CRY

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