New York Times, Saturday, September 23, 2000

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {CJQZ} This is puzzle # 130 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Place for a pinch : SNUFFBOX
9. Artist's goof : SMUDGE
15. Unyielding : HARDLINE
16. Deserted : LONELY
17. Newer : UPGRADED
18. Bush dweller, maybe : AUSSIE
19. ___-Foy, Que. : STE
20. Benefit : BEHOOVE
22. Some scribbles, for short : PSS
23. High sch. subject : HIST
25. Cock and bull, e.g. : NOUNS
26. ___ speak : SOTO
27. Alma mater of Vice President Alben Barkley : EMORY
29. Abbr. before a number : RTE
30. Peeping Tom : SPIER
31. Some political responses : DENIALS
33. "Isn't it funny / How a bear likes honey?" writer : AAMILNE
35. Graceful bend : PLIE
36. Scrape : SKIN
37. Introduce : PRESENT
40. Train employee : YARDMAN
44. Big name in storytelling : REMUS
45. Decisive periods, for short : OTS
47. 1988 Best Supporting Actor : KLINE
48. Request to a messenger : ASAP
49. Nincompoops : TWITS
51. Early Ferrara ruling house : ESTE
52. "___ light is not daylight, I know it": Shak. : YON
53. Wordsmith's feat : PANGRAM
55. Rx instruction : TID
56. One who makes ornamental grooves : FLUTER
58. Source of ethnic pride : HERITAGE
60. Belabor : OVERDO
61. Social convenience : TEAMAKER
62. Make a new directory, say : RELIST
63. English city famous for glassmaking : STHELENS
1. Silenced : SHUSHED
2. Two, perhaps : NAPTIME
3. Incites : URGESON
4. Frequent Joseph Alsop subj. : FDR
5. Exercise target : FLAB
6. Delaware senator : BIDEN
7. Burg that lacks a stoplight, say : ONEHORSETOWN
8. Canceled : XEDOUT
9. Poles, e.g. : SLAVS
10. Sullen look : MOUE
11. Little ___ (tots) : UNS
12. Sack : DESPOIL
13. What ice may do : GLISTEN
14. Subject for civic improvement : EYESORE
21. Comfortable : ONEASYSTREET
24. Fools : TRIPSUP
26. Record holder : SPINDLE
28. Some locks : YALES
30. Villainous expression : SMIRK
32. Chinese patriot ___Tse-hsü : LIN
34. Letters before a name : AKA
37. Request in earnest : PRAYFOR
38. Settle : RESOLVE
39. Common temple name : EMANUEL
41. It may be costly : MISTAKE
42. Immune response stimulus : ANTIGEN
43. The underprivileged : NEEDERS
46. Circus wear : TIGHTS
49. Where to find the Major Arcana : TAROT
50. "The Terminator" heroine : SARAH
53. Walkers, briefly : PEDS
54. Performance art : MIME
57. Numerical prefix : TRI
59. Youngest world chess champion before Kasparov : TAL

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