New York Times, Saturday, September 30, 2000

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "___ Speech" (9/23/44 F.D.R. address) : FALA
5. Terse denial : NOTME
10. Moves in the ring : BOBS
14. Psych final? : OTIC
15. Rumor starter : IHEAR
16. Think about it : IDEA
17. Not nigh : AFAR
18. Capone's successor : NITTI
19. Kind of analysis : COST
20. Gold coin issued by Napoleon : MARENGO
22. Spanish princess : INFANTA
24. He played Chris in "The Magnificent Seven" : YUL
25. Some supporters : IBARS
27. "What the Butler Saw" playwright : ORTON
28. Drink : LIFTONESELBOW
31. It may cover all the bases : TARP
32. See 30-Down : MEAL
33. Fuss : RAISEASTINK
38. Kangaroo, for one: Abbr. : CAPT
39. Site of Jesus' first miracle : CANA
41. Actor with the most Oscar nominations : JACKNICHOLSON
46. Abalone production : NACRE
47. Ironing, e.g. : CHORE
48. Economical purchase: Abbr. : CTN
50. Deserved a hand? : ANTEDUP
52. Maid's master : PASSKEY
54. It may be gripping : VISE
55. Assimilate : COOPT
57. Primo : AONE
58. Place for some preppies: Abbr. : ACAD
59. Sandbag stack, sometimes : LEVEE
60. "Candid Camera" creator : FUNT
61. Lower : LESS
62. Titled Turks : AMIRS
63. Some guesses : ETAS
1. Having a big head? : FOAMY
2. Responsible : ATFAULT
3. Carrey comedy : LIARLIAR
4. Something to build on, maybe : ACRE
5. City ESE of Hangzhou : NINGBO
6. U. S. Grant, by birth : OHIOAN
7. Offensive time? : TET
8. Some oils : MATISSES
9. 2000 title role for Julia : ERIN
10. NaHCO3 : BICARB
11. Tooth in front? : ODONTO
12. Vouchsafe : BESTOW
13. Hell-bent one? : SATAN
21. Split hairs : NITPICKED
23. Hair raisers? : FOLLICLES
26. Loser's request : REMATCH
29. Brother : FRA
30. Have a 32-Across : EAT
34. Gabriel, for one : SAN
35. "Paradise Lost," e.g. : EPICPOEM
36. Mil. center for pilots : NAS
37. Flatten : KNOCKOUT
40. Need for immaculate reception? : ANTENNA
41. "Star Trek" yeoman ___ Rand : JANICE
42. Represents : ACTSAS
43. Churches may adopt them : CREEDS
44. "Early Sunday Morning" painter : HOPPER
45. Bloviates : ORATES
46. Part of 36-Down : NAVAL
49. Red noes? : NYETS
51. Flo-Jo went to it : UCLA
53. Not sorry, perhaps : SAFE
56. Egg head? : OVI

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