New York Times, Tuesday, September 19, 2000

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nerd's friend : GEEK
5. Sonia of "Moon Over Parador" : BRAGA
10. Bears' hands : PAWS
14. Lucy's partner : DESI
15. Fished for morays : EELED
16. Raison d'___ : ETRE
17. Shrinking Asian sea : ARAL
18. Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
19. Locale : AREA
20. Classic pickup line #1 : YOULOOKFAMILIAR
23. Murder mystery plot device : TWIST
24. Doesn't proceed openly : SNEAKS
25. Nickel-and-dime org.? : USMINT
28. Pitt of "Meet Joe Black" : BRAD
29. Grab (onto) : GLOM
30. Leave stranded in the Arctic, say : ICEIN
32. Alehouse : PUB
35. Classic pickup line #2 : HAVEWEMETBEFORE
39. Sault ___ Marie : STE
40. Rabbit relatives : HARES
41. Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
42. Fridge posting : NOTE
43. Talisman : AMULET
45. Extreme cruelty : SADISM
48. Apple gadget : PARER
50. Modern pickup line : ILIKEYOURTATTOO
55. Skirt that's not for the modest : MINI
56. Venus' flytrap feature : HINGE
57. Honolulu's island : OAHU
58. Sugar source : BEET
59. Fur trader John Jacob : ASTOR
60. Wrestling finales : PINS
61. "Shave ___ haircut" : ANDA
62. Ill-tempered : TESTY
63. Schedule position : SLOT
1. Greeting for a mate : GDAY
2. Architect Saarinen : EERO
3. Biblical birthright seller : ESAU
4. Idle : KILLTIME
5. Wisconsin college city : BELOIT
6. Smells to high heaven : REEKS
7. Among the clouds : ALOFT
8. Rowlands of "Hope Floats" : GENA
9. 1949 Tracy/ Hepburn film : ADAMSRIB
10. Rang out : PEALED
11. Courtyards : ATRIA
12. Inflict : WREAK
13. Anchor store at many malls : SEARS
21. Have the deed to : OWN
22. Senseless : INANE
25. Words said while holding the nose : UGHS
26. Blind part : SLAT
27. Player's turn : MOVE
28. "Rouge" and "noir" : BETS
30. 50's Hungarian leader Nagy : IMRE
31. Mediocre mark : CEE
32. Campaign effort : POLL
33. Exhort : URGE
34. Conquer : BEAT
36. TV's "___ Line Is It Anyway?" : WHOSE
37. End of a challenge : EATMYHAT
38. 1960's-70's Motown hitmakers : FOURTOPS
42. Mr. Khrushchev : NIKITA
43. Angioplasty target : ARTERY
44. ___ culpa : MEA
45. Disney's Lion King : SIMBA
46. Green card holder : ALIEN
47. Had supper : DINED
48. Rugby kicks : PUNTS
49. Insider's vocabulary : ARGOT
51. Seine tributary : OISE
52. Follow furtively : TAIL
53. "Say it isn't so!" : OHNO
54. Kick out : OUST

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