New York Times, Thursday, October 5, 2000

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QW} This is puzzle # 61 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Are short : LACK
5. Asteroid viewed by the NEAR spacecraft, 2000 : EROS
9. Targets : MARKS
14. Pick target : AFRO
15. "Uh-huh" : YEAH
16. Circus site : ARENA
17. Greek dish/French dessert combo? : MOUSSEAKA
19. Frilly neckpiece : JABOT
20. Okra bit : POD
21. New Haven, a k a ___ City : ELM
22. Kind of court : PROBATE
24. Breastbones : STERNA
26. ___ of Sandwich : EARL
27. Analyze : ASSAY
30. One who leaves people cold? : ICEMAN
34. Cheese served on Passover? : MATZOHRELLA
38. Sharp feller : AXE
39. Arthur of "Hoop Dreams" : AGEE
40. "Rock 'n' Roll Is King" group : ELO
41. Cupid : AMOR
42. Karel Capek classic : RUR
43. Pepper with Jewish bread? : CHALLAHPENO
47. Snap's out of it? : CAMERA
49. Reserves : SAVES
50. Magazine category : MENS
52. Mrs. with a famous cow : OLEARY
56. One of the Huxtable girls : VANESSA
59. Bill Nye subj. : SCI
60. It might dip into your poi : LEI
61. Red flag : ALERT
62. Cheesy pasta? : FETACCINE
65. T-shirt specification : LARGE
66. "Our Boarding House" oath : EGAD
67. Rima's "Green Mansions" beloved : ABEL
68. Over : ENDED
69. Old newspaper section : ROTO
70. "So I ___" : LIED
1. Office items : LAMPS
2. Under way : AFOOT
3. Unrefined : CRUDE
4. Floors at M.S.G. : KOS
5. Cilium : EYELASH
6. Use a juicer on : REAM
7. Pin ___ : OAK
8. Physical condition : SHAPE
9. One of the Balearic Islands : MAJORCA
10. Fit to be farmed : ARABLE
11. Singer McEntire : REBA
12. Speed measure : KNOT
13. Stuff : SATE
18. Feeling, Italian-style : SENSO
23. Pedestrian aid : RAIL
25. Flatten : RAZE
28. Territory : AREA
29. Whoops : YELLS
31. 1974 title role for Lucille Ball : MAME
32. Dendrite's counterpart : AXON
33. Peter of the Philadelphia Pops : NERO
34. Artist Chagall : MARC
35. Fuego extinguisher : AGUA
36. Period : TERM
37. Girl's name spelled out in a 1970 hit : LOLA
41. Church part : APSE
43. Like some flycatchers : CRESTED
44. Counter inventor Geiger : HANS
45. Nacho dip flavor : AVOCADO
46. Spiral: Prefix : HELIC
48. Develop : EMERGE
51. "60 Minutes" man : SAFER
53. Court story : ALIBI
54. Actress Adorée : RENEE
55. Word in a triangle : YIELD
56. Forum farewell : VALE
57. Rock 'n' roll pioneer Freed : ALAN
58. Bully's prey, often : NERD
59. "P.D.Q., doc!" : STAT
63. Cause of star wars? : EGO
64. Double Hall-of-Famer Hubbard : CAL

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