Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, Mar 19, 2000 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 86, Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nothing more than : MERE
5. Oodles : LOTS
9. Auto theft deterrent : CARALARM
13. Talented talker : ORATOR
16. Art minimalist who's sincere? : FRANKFRANKSTELLA
19. "What ___ say?" : CANI
20. To date : ASYET
21. A as in Aachen : EIN
22. Cardinal great being snappish? : CURTCURTFLOOD
27. Pedagogic org. : NEA
28. Hugs, in a love note : OOO
29. Come down hard : HAIL
31. Prefix with rhythm : BIO
34. Oater group : POSSE
38. Out-of-practice Mets star of the 70's and 80's? : RUSTYRUSTYSTAUB
41. Latin series starter : AMO
42. More than miffed : IRATE
43. Without end, to Wordsworth : EER
44. Stylishly dressed 1970's pop singer? : TONYTONYORLANDO
49. Response to "Am not!" : ARESO
50. James Clavell's "___-Pan" : TAI
51. Different : ELSE
52. Historian's concern : ERA
54. L.A. hours : PST
55. Embarrassed old TV comic? : REDREDSKELTON
62. Bald eagle's representation : USA
63. Country singer Carter : DEANA
64. Funny Johnson : ARTE
68. Actress after a beach outing? : SANDYSANDYDUNCAN
73. Lay low : HIDOUT
74. Andy Warhol subjects : SOUPCANS
75. John Lennon's "Dear ___" : YOKO
76. Like a yenta : NOSY
1. Excessively excited : MANIC
2. Reindeer relative : ELK
3. British mil. fliers : RAF
4. Typos and such : ERRATA
5. Was defeated by : LOSTTO
6. Table scrap : ORT
7. ___-Bo (fitness system) : TAE
8. Any of five popes : STLEO
9. Ozone-depleting compound, familiarly : CFC
10. Parseghian of football : ARA
11. Sought office : RAN
12. Not fem. : MASC
14. Grab bag : OLIO
15. Name on an atlas cover : RAND
17. Washington Square sch. : NYU
18. Plunk preceder : KER
23. Part of B.T.U. : UNIT
24. Bank (on) : RELY
25. Beau Brummells : FOPS
26. Ill-gotten goods : LOOT
29. It may be black or dry : HUMOR
30. En masse : ASONE
31. Overdone, and then some : BURNT
32. Dionne Warwick's "___ Little Prayer" : ISAYA
33. Holy Roman emperor, 962-73 : OTTOI
35. Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
36. Glove material : SUEDE
37. Saragossa's river : EBRO
38. Pro ___ (in proportion) : RATA
39. Blameworthy city? : RIO
40. "___ out!" : YER
45. North Sea feeder : YSER
46. Ran like the dickens : TORE
47. For fear that : LEST
48. Kind of sax : ALTO
53. Supplements : ADDSTO
54. Take selfish advantage of : PLAYON
55. Scurry : RUSH
56. Actor Morales : ESAI
57. Beau Brummell : DANDY
58. Arabian ___ : SEA
59. Neighbor of Neb. : KAN
60. Doesn't continue : ENDS
61. Barbara's predecessor in the White House : NANCY
65. Rival of Sony and JVC : RCA
66. Beachgoer's acquisition : TAN
67. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
69. Ski-___ snowmobile : DOO
70. Good laugh : YUK
71. The Everly Brothers, e.g. : DUO
72. Increases : UPS
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