New York Times, Wednesday, November 1, 2000

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JWZ} This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. See 30-Across : NAME
5. “I’LL do it” : LETME
10. Ski lift : TBAR
14. October stone : OPAL
15. Starters : ATEAM
16. Netman Nastase : ILIE
17. Give a hand? : DEAL
18. Grp. that awards the Spingarn Medal : NAACP
19. Toy boat spot : POND
20. Treasure map phrase : XMARKSTHESPOT
23. ___ generis : SUI
24. S.C. Johnson spray : RAID
25. Lingerie item : BRA
28. Girl in a gown : DEB
30. With 1-Across, what 20-, 34-, 42- and 52-Across end with : DOG
31. Big Indy 500 advertiser : STP
34. British car : RANGEROVER
37. On ___ with : APAR
38. Summer : ADDER
39. Lubricate : OIL
40. Repeat verbatim : QUOTE
41. Walter Mitty portrayer, 1947 : KAYE
42. Tragedy by Sophocles : OEDIPUSREX
44. Muff : ERR
45. In the doldrums : SAD
46. Title for a madre: Abbr. : SRA
47. Stab : TRY
48. Bump : OUST
50. C.I.O.’s partner : AFL
52. Phrase said when taking an offered hors d’ouevre : DONTMINDIFIDO
58. Singer Braxton : TONI
59. Arab League V.I.P.’s : EMIRS
60. Cartoonist Dave of Mad : BERG
62. Galley notation : STET
63. 70’s CBS sitcom : ARNIE
64. Son of Rebekah : ESAU
65. Frequently misplaced items : KEYS
66. Ballet practice : LEAPS
67. Tiger ___ : LILY
1. O.K. : NOD
2. Summit : APEX
3. Miss, eventually? : MAAM
4. Fitzgerald and Raines : ELLAS
5. More long-limbed : LANKIER
6. Greek vowels : ETAS
7. Nursing need : TEAT
8. ___ one : MACH
9. Kind of penguin : EMPEROR
10. Actress Hedren : TIPPI
11. Cockfighting, e.g. : BLOODSPORT
12. Isn’t wrong? : AINT
13. Roulette bet : RED
21. Less civil : RUDER
22. Hang loosely : SAG
25. Clutch’s neighbor : BRAKE
26. What a Fuzzbuster detects : RADAR
27. He usually appears near the end of the hour : ANDYROONEY
29. Like visiting teams, often : BOOED
30. Sub contractors : DELIS
32. Home run, in baseball lingo : TATER
33. University head, slangily : PREXY
35. “Huh!” : GEE
36. Kid-___ (Disney programming) : VID
37. Vienna’s land: Abbr. : AUS
40. Hearty beer, e.g. : QUAFF
42. Breakfast staple : OATMEAL
43. Extols : PRAISES
45. J.F.K. plane : SST
49. Textbook chapters : UNITS
51. Actionable words : LIBEL
52. Bestow much love (on) : DOTE
53. Hungary’s Nagy : IMRE
54. Name hidden by Hirschfeld : NINA
55. Mr. Unexciting : DRIP
56. He played Ricky on TV : DESI
57. Like some thermometers : ORAL
58. “Baaad!” : TSK
61. Fellow : GUY

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