New York Times, Monday, October 23, 2000

Author: Nancy Salomon and Marjorie Berg
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Marjorie Berg
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97/3/200011/14/20053
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0900000
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1.57000

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 61 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Berg. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Honeydew, e.g. : MELON
6. California wine valley : NAPA
10. Spot for an icicle : EAVE
14. Off to one side : APART
15. Like money to be repaid : OWED
16. Mellowed : AGED
17. Where Port Jefferson is on Long Island : NORTHSHORE
19. Uneven hairdo : SHAG
20. Hosp. area for critical cases : ICU
21. TV's Donahue : PHIL
22. Milan's land : ITALY
23. Scold : CHEWOUT
25. Barbie, for one : DOLL
27. Meadow mother : EWE
28. Spot on a dress? : POLKADOT
32. Clear the blackboard : ERASE
35. Poet Teasdale : SARA
36. Quick letter : NOTE
37. N.F.C. or A.F.C. subgroup : CENTRALDIVISION
40. Force that an astronaut feels on earth : ONEG
41. Milky Way and 3 Musketeers : BARS
42. Dressed to the ___ : NINES
43. Disastrous drop : NOSEDIVE
45. Former Saudi king ___ Saud : IBN
46. Five cents a minute, e.g. : RATE
47. Twist of phrase? : ANAGRAM
51. Mild, as weather : BALMY
54. 60's civil rights org. : SNCC
55. Devoured : ATE
56. Marco Polo crossed it : ASIA
57. "M*A*S*H" setting : SOUTHKOREA
60. "I've ___ had!" : BEEN
61. A fisherman may spin one : TALE
62. Actress Tatum : ONEAL
63. "Piece of cake!" : EASY
64. Macho man : STUD
65. 1040 and others : FORMS
1. Frenzied : MANIC
2. Notable period : EPOCH
3. Lash ___ of old westerns : LARUE
4. Uneaten morsel : ORT
5. Ultimate degree : NTHPOWER
6. Like a rare baseball game : NOHIT
7. Military no-show : AWOL
8. Part of m.p.h. : PER
9. Fruit drink suffix : ADE
10. Home of Michigan State University : EASTLANSING
11. ___ Khan (Muslim leader) : AGHA
12. Calf meat : VEAL
13. Nervously irritable : EDGY
18. Andrew of "Melrose Place" : SHUE
22. Variety : ILK
24. 1974 World Cup site : WESTGERMANY
25. With 44-Down, "Que Sera, Sera" singer : DORIS
26. Norwegian king : OLAV
28. Man with a mission : PADRE
29. Bump off : DOIN
30. Oklahoma Indian : OTOE
31. Change for a twenty : TENS
32. Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
33. Nevada city : RENO
34. Hydrocarbon suffixes : ANES
35. Work like a dog : SLAVE
38. Slightly : ABIT
39. Behind : INBACKOF
44. See 25-Down : DAY
45. Foot division : INCH
47. Chipped in chips : ANTED
48. Harder to find : RARER
49. Mr. T's group : ATEAM
50. Military messes : MEALS
51. Paul Bunyan's ox : BABE
52. On a deck, perhaps : ASEA
53. Untruths : LIES
54. "Star Trek" navigator : SULU
57. Ave. crossers : STS
58. Nibble for Dobbin : OAT
59. Lennon's widow : ONO

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