New York Times, Tuesday, October 31, 2000

Author: Bill Zais
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Zais
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Zais. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Passport feature : STAMP
6. Role for Ingrid : ILSA
10. Bridge toll unit : AXLE
14. Overthrowing a base, e.g. : ERROR
15. Select : CULL
16. Prehistoric terror, informally : TREX
17. Superhero's home : METROPOLIS
19. Go on and on : RANT
20. "Look, up in the ___!" : SKY
21. Playboy centerfold : PINUP
22. Authority : SAYSO
23. 32 pieces and a board : CHESSSET
25. Speed: Abbr. : VEL
26. Certain teas : PEKOES
29. They go well with plaids : SOLIDS
31. Diamond unit : CARAT
32. Asian plains : STEPPES
35. River to Hades : STYX
36. Stayed at home : WASIN
37. Best Picture of 1958 : GIGI
40. Dress store section : PETITES
42. Feeling puffed up : PROUD
43. Players in a dome, once : ASTROS
45. Taken care of : SEENTO
46. "___ Te Ching" : TAO
47. More skittish : LESSSURE
51. Like much notebook paper : LINED
53. "The Unity of India" writer : NEHRU
54. Symbol on a cape : ESS
57. Et ___ : ALIA
58. Superhero's nickname : MANOFSTEEL
60. Drunks : SOTS
61. Smooth (out) : IRON
62. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Combs : EARLE
63. Deuce taker : TREY
64. "Pretty Woman" co-star : GERE
65. Berate : SCOLD
1. Grad sch. classes : SEMS
2. Trudge : TREK
3. Pretentious : ARTY
4. Commercial suffix with "Sav-" : MOR
5. Prognosticator : PROPHET
6. Computer programs have them : ICONS
7. Whoppers : LULUS
8. Mooring spots : SLIPS
9. Gore and Bundy : ALS
10. Gillette brand : ATRA
11. Superhero's skill : XRAYVISION
12. Filmed, in Hollywood slang : LENSED
13. Praises lavishly : EXTOLS
18. Slapstick comedy items : PIES
22. Clog (up) : STOP
23. Encourager : COAXER
24. "SportsZone" airer : ESPN
26. IBM products : PCS
27. Partake of : EAT
28. Superhero's undoing : KRYPTONITE
30. Fictional Simon : LEGREE
32. Used a bench : SAT
33. Mao ___-tung : TSE
34. Wasser in the winter : EIS
36. Smart-alecky : WISE
38. Belt tightener? : GUT
39. Altar reply : IDO
41. Snitched : TOLD
42. Scans : PERUSES
43. Finally : ATLAST
44. Expert on spars and stars : SAILOR
45. Catch a wave : SURF
48. Catch : SNARE
49. Mister, in Mendoza : SENOR
50. Radiated : SHONE
52. "___ does it" : EASY
54. Architect Saarinen : EERO
55. Talk up : SELL
56. Huskies' load : SLED
58. Russian plane : MIG
59. Middle of XXX : TAC

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