New York Times, Tuesday, September 5, 2000

Author: Chris Sallade
Editor: Will Shortz
Chris Sallade
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Sallade. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "...and carry ___ stick" : ABIG
5. Concerning : ASTO
9. With 69-Across, locales for this puzzle's theme : SPICE
14. Mugger repellent : MACE
15. Ensure the failure of : DOOM
16. Divination deck : TAROT
17. "Who ___?" (knock response) : ISIT
18. History test answer : DATE
19. Make giddy with delight : ELATE
20. "Kitty Foyle" Oscar winner : GINGERROGERS
23. Vice president with a "Jr." in his name : ALGORE
24. Brouhaha : ADO
25. Over: Fr. : SUR
28. ___ Spumante : ASTI
31. Baby bottle topper : NIPPLE
33. U.N.C. is in it : ACC
36. Word from the wise : SAGEADVICE
38. Where birds fly in the fall : SOUTH
41. What "it" plays : TAG
42. Pittsburgh product : STEEL
43. Brown-nose : CURRYFAVOR
46. A.M.A. members : DRS
47. "Ripe" stage of life : OLDAGE
48. Jacob's twin : ESAU
50. 6-pointers : TDS
51. Altar avowal : IDO
53. Dishes : PLATES
58. TV staple since 1969 : SESAMESTREET
61. Have dinner at home : EATIN
64. Seasoned sailor : SALT
65. 57-Down request : RARE
66. Draw ___ in the sand : ALINE
67. Notion : IDEA
68. About 30% of the earth's land : ASIA
69. See 9-Across : RACKS
70. Burn with a branding iron : SEAR
71. Be "it" : SEEK
1. Old computer : AMIGA
2. Actor Rathbone : BASIL
3. Cake topper : ICING
4. Very beginning : GETGO
5. State of the Union, e.g. : ADDRESS
6. Fly high : SOAR
7. Dog in Oz : TOTO
8. Alpha's opposite : OMEGA
9. Some bodybuilders' body builders : STEROIDS
10. Cronies : PALS
11. Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
12. Barracks bed : COT
13. Summer on the Seine : ETE
21. Piece of history : ERA
22. 1999-2000 "Dame" on Broadway : EDNA
25. Looked in (on) : SPIED
26. Stress symptom, they say : ULCER
27. Projection booth items : REELS
29. "Later!" : TATA
30. "___ at the office" : IGAVE
32. Cpl.'s inferior : PVT
33. Yachtsman's neckwear : ASCOT
34. Was capable of : COULD
35. Half of Miss Muffet's dish : CURDS
37. Capital I's? : EGOS
39. ___-la-la : TRA
40. Cleanliness regimens : HYGIENES
44. Agents from D.C. : FEDS
45. Eminem, e.g. : RAPSTAR
49. Nth deg. : ULT
52. Caravan's spot : OASIS
54. Rich tapestry : ARRAS
55. Flirt with : TEASE
56. Goosebump-raising : EERIE
57. The turf in "surf and turf" : STEAK
58. Wash-up spot : SINK
59. Fabricated : MADE
60. Philosopher Zeno of ___ : ELEA
61. Swab target : EAR
62. In the style of : ALA
63. Personal quirk : TIC

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