New York Times, Wednesday, September 6, 2000

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JVXZ} This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Big bash : GALA
5. Kind of printer : LASER
10. Hoops nickname : SHAQ
14. "Suuure!" : IBET
15. A lot up front? : ULTRA
16. Waiter's offering : MENU
17. Place with a famous address : GETTYSBURG
19. Detail handler, maybe : AIDE
20. Remote : ISOLATED
21. Hockey great Howe : GORDIE
23. Further : ELSE
24. Like many a high school sophomore : FIFTEEN
25. Underdog's goal : UPSET
28. Soup ingredient : LENTIL
29. Balderdash : ROT
30. Kind of price : ASKING
33. Weakens, as support : EBBS
36. Reason for an "R" rating : GORE
38. Great Lakes fish : CISCO
39. Antivenins : SERA
40. Gusto : ELAN
41. Go to : ATTEND
43. Dangerous stretch of water : RIP
44. Clown props : STILTS
46. Union issue : WAGES
48. Best way to drive : SOBERLY
50. Competitions : BEES
52. "Now!" : PRONTO
53. Skirt : SIDESTEP
57. Lummox : LOUT
58. Penguins' home : PITTSBURGH
60. Memo starter : INRE
61. Remove from memory : ERASE
62. Pike : ROAD
63. Clothes : TOGS
64. Hannah of "Splash" : DARYL
65. Some receivers : ENDS
1. Best Picture of 1958 : GIGI
2. Fortas and Vigoda : ABES
3. Mother of Apollo : LETO
4. Predecessor and successor of Churchill : ATTLEE
5. Covets, with "after" : LUSTS
6. "Seascape" playwright : ALBEE
7. Kind of bolt : STUD
8. Get it wrong : ERR
9. Criticizing, slangily : RAGGINGON
10. Wisenheimers : SMARTIES
11. German university town : HEIDELBERG
12. Actress MacDowell : ANDIE
13. It can move in any direction : QUEEN
18. Noted conference center : YALTA
22. Commonly, once : OFT
24. Property marker : FENCE
25. Press : URGE
26. Bit of office fun : POOL
27. Council of Europe site : STRASBOURG
28. "Things to do" and others : LISTS
31. Like some potatoes : SCALLOPED
32. Result of a 26-Down : KITTY
34. Cheese region : BRIE
35. Weakens : SAPS
37. Diplomatic arrangements : ENTENTES
42. Uncool sort : DWEEB
45. N.Y.C. subway : IRT
47. Guarantee : ASSURE
48. Bowling challenge : SPLIT
49. Town NE of Bangor : ORONO
50. Itsy-___ : BITSY
51. The "Ishtar" of cars : EDSEL
53. Hollywood sighting : STAR
54. 80's sci-fi flick : TRON
55. "Holy moly!" : EGAD
56. Thesis penners : PHDS
59. Belfast inits. : IRA

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