New York Times, Tuesday, January 18, 2000

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {HJQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Clear the blackboard : ERASE
6. A pope may lead it : MASS
10. Ultimate diet : FAST
14. Kind of paint : LATEX
15. Burn soother : ALOE
16. "Coffee, Tea ___?" : ORME
17. Result of a workout : SWEAT
18. Starting point for a flight test? : NEST
19. Roll-on target : ODOR
20. C.P.A.'s : BEANCOUNTERS
23. Edmonton's home : ALBERTA
26. Plains Indian : PAWNEE
27. Rita of "West Side Story" : MORENO
28. Jewelry that's not kept in a safe : PASTE
30. "Give it ___!" : AGO
31. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
33. New-car feature, for short : ABS
36. Potluck dinner dish : NOODLECASSEROLE
41. Tackle a slope : SKI
42. "Merrily we roll ___" : ALONG
43. Certain turn : ZAG
44. "___ Hope" (former soap) : RYANS
47. Tea type : OOLONG
49. Fund-raising effort : APPEAL
52. Colony members : ARTISTS
53. Features of many signs : BLOCKLETTERS
56. Cartoonist Thomas : NAST
57. Furrow former : PLOW
58. Europe's "boot" : ITALY
62. Novel ending? : ETTE
63. Hindu music : RAGA
64. Tea type : PEKOE
65. Cattail, e.g. : REED
66. Baseball's Vizquel : OMAR
67. Pix : SNAPS
1. 1997 U.S. Open winner Ernie : ELS
2. Like sushi : RAW
3. Had a beef? : ATE
4. Navy builder : SEABEE
5. On the outside : EXTERNAL
6. Food from heaven : MANNA
7. Baldwin of "Prelude to a Kiss" : ALEC
8. Fair-to-middling : SOSO
9. Arrangements : SETUPS
10. Heels and loafers : FOOTWEAR
11. "As You Like It" forest : ARDEN
12. Camper's dessert item : SMORE
13. To the point : TERSE
21. When many people have lunch : ATONE
22. Cole who was "King" : NAT
23. "___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
24. NBC's peacock and CBS's eye : LOGOS
25. Babbler : BROOK
28. Laugh waves : PEALS
29. As well : ALSO
32. Read a bar code : SCAN
34. Stupid louts : BOZOS
35. Writer's angle : SLANT
37. Ran : DIRECTED
38. Sleep sound : SNORE
39. Vain voyages? : EGOTRIPS
40. Poached edibles : EGGS
45. Shoot the breeze : YAK
46. Football star's title : ALLPRO
48. Lend an ear : LISTEN
49. Li'l one : ABNER
50. Diner serving : PLATE
51. Mail, in Marseille : POSTE
52. Battling : ATWAR
54. Jack of "Rio Lobo" : ELAM
55. Robe : TOGA
59. Wanted-poster letters : AKA
60. Chop (off) : LOP
61. "Absolutely!" : YES

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