New York Times, Thursday, September 28, 2000

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Will Shortz
Frances Hansen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 111 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Secure with rope : LASH
5. Cassandra's father : PRIAM
10. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Austrian birthplace : GRAZ
14. Corp. monitor : OSHA
15. Andrew Wyeth's "___ Pictures" : HELGA
16. Zhivago's love : LARA
17. Blacken : CHAR
18. Copycats : APERS
19. ___ uproar : INAN
20. With 53-Across, a comment on British P.M. William Gladstone : HEHASNOTASINGLE
23. "Santa Baby" hitmaker, 1953 : KITT
24. Sign : INK
25. Barrio resident : LATINO
28. With 47-Across, maker of the comment : BENJAMIN
33. Route for Ben-Hur : ITER
34. The sphere one moves in : MILIEU
36. 1969 movie starring Omar Sharif : CHE
37. Long skirts : MAXIS
39. Conversation stopper? : DIN
40. Conrad of early films : NAGEL
42. Group of periods : ERA
43. Twins : CLONES
46. "Get ___!" : REAL
47. See 28-Across : DISRAELI
49. Traffic site : ARTERY
51. Kind of bark : ELM
52. Not for : ANTI
53. See 20-Across : REDEEMINGDEFECT
61. Uncontrolled : AMOK
62. Poetic name for Ireland : IRENA
63. Stiff in the joints : ACHY
64. World chess org. : FIDE
65. Unprecedented : NOVEL
66. Bloke : CHAP
67. Padded : TROD
68. Doesn't eat politely : GNAWS
69. Emerald City visitor : TOTO
1. Place to summer in Scotland : LOCH
2. 1968 U.S. Open champion : ASHE
3. Onetime Islamic leader : SHAH
4. Cio-Cio-San's way out : HARAKIRI
5. Not really there : PHANTOM
6. Move, in a way : REPOT
7. "Before ___ you go..." : ILET
8. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
9. Ballet Russe dancer Léonide : MASSINE
10. The Father of Russian Music : GLINKA
11. Tried to contact : RANG
12. Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
13. Author Grey : ZANE
21. Wrong : SIN
22. Twain's ___ Joe : INJUN
25. Did a lawn job : LIMED
26. Game company founded in 1972 : ATARI
27. Where bluebonnets bloom : TEXAS
28. Pancakes served with sour cream : BLINI
29. Strauss's "___ Alpensinfonie" : EINE
30. 1985 N.L. M.V.P. : MCGEE
31. "Do ___ a Waltz?" : IHEAR
32. Nice-___ : NELLY
35. It might be surrounded by bows : IDOL
38. Music practice : SCALE
41. Caveman's tool, e.g. : ARTIFACT
44. Victim of herd mentality : LEMMING
45. Mercury wore winged ones : SANDALS
48. Smelled : REEKED
50. Way: Abbr. : RTE
52. 1973 resignee : AGNEW
53. Lot : RAFT
54. Arabian bigwig : EMIR
55. Old fogy : DODO
56. Unwavering : IRON
57. St. Petersburg's river : NEVA
58. Backtalk? : ECHO
59. Talk : CHAT
60. Tit for tat, e.g.? : TYPO

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