New York Times, Monday, December 18, 2000

Author: Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Kavanaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hockey disk : PUCK
5. Stately trees : ELMS
9. Cousin of the raccoon : COATI
14. Symbol on the Hollywood Walk of Fame : STAR
15. Cat's hello : MEOW
16. Milk dispenser : UDDER
17. Indian dress : SARI
18. Island east of Java : BALI
19. Paris divider : SEINE
20. 1948 Olivia de Havilland drama : THESNAKEPIT
23. Ages and ages : EON
24. Computer in "2001" : HAL
25. Start of a correction : ERASURE
27. Actor's stand-in : STUNTMAN
32. 40 days and 40 nights boat : ARK
33. Kind of cavity : NASAL
34. Desperate, as an effort : LASTDITCH
39. Up there in years : OLD
40. Vengeful feeling : SPITE
41. Electronics giant : RCA
42. Dark spot in outer space : BLACKHOLE
45. Borrow, slangily : MOOCH
47. Dessert from an oven : PIE
48. Island in the West Indies : STMARTIN
50. Crooner Frank : SINATRA
54. Whimsical : ODD
55. Suffix with sulf- : IDE
56. Possible title for this puzzle : CANYOUDIGIT
62. Circumference : GIRTH
64. Seizes : GETS
65. ___ a one : NARY
66. Astronomical flareups : NOVAE
67. Fill completely : SATE
68. At the summit of : ATOP
69. Uncompromising : STERN
70. Stepped (on) : TROD
71. Jay of "The Tonight Show" : LENO
1. "Hey ... over here!" : PSST
2. Great Salt Lake locale : UTAH
3. Give a darn : CARE
4. Hare ___ (religious sect) : KRISHNA
5. Preserve for burial : EMBALM
6. Pipe problem : LEAK
7. Double agent : MOLE
8. Put through a machine, as a credit card : SWIPE
9. Puddinglike dessert : CUSTARD
10. "___ to Billie Joe" : ODE
11. French farewell : ADIEU
12. Male caroler, maybe : TENOR
13. Actress Pappas : IRENE
21. Part of N.R.A.: Abbr. : NATL
22. Furious : IRATE
26. Hit the slopes : SKI
27. Haughty one : SNOB
28. Like a six-footer : TALL
29. Initials in food certification : USDA
30. Brand for Rover : ALPO
31. Polish sites : NAILS
35. Proofreading mark : STET
36. What horses with sulkies do : TROT
37. Old-fashioned 301 : CCCI
38. See 58-Down : HAHN
40. He-Man's twin sister, in TV cartoons : SHERA
43. Tax pro, for short : CPA
44. Where meals are made : KITCHEN
45. Sober-motorists org. : MADD
46. First, second, or third, e.g. : ORDINAL
49. Hunted rodents : MOUSED
50. Yield and No Parking : SIGNS
51. Pinhead : IDIOT
52. Chutzpah : NERVE
53. Anxious feeling : ANGST
57. Two semesters : YEAR
58. With 38-Down, Nobel-winning German chemist : OTTO
59. Fence opening : GATE
60. Part of steel : IRON
61. Printing goof : TYPO
63. Driveway stuff : TAR

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