New York Times, Wednesday, December 20, 2000

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BQZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wet bar? : SOAP
5. Give confidence to : ASSURE
11. Wine holder : JUG
14. Math figure : AREA
15. Big name in model trains : LIONEL
16. Popular card game : UNO
17. "The Mummy," for one : KARLOFFFILM
19. N.C.A.A.'s Fighting Tigers : LSU
20. Hardly a speed demon : SLOTH
21. Star of "Mr. Hulot's Holiday" : TATI
22. Level : TIER
23. Popular resort, briefly : RIO
25. Adenauer's successor : ERHARD
27. Postseason excitement : PLAYOFFFEVER
33. Dawn goddess : EOS
34. Flipped : TURNEDOVER
38. Saw : ADAGE
41. Wish undone : RUE
42. Lowlife : SWINE
43. Bag of tricks : REPERTOIRE
46. Follower of "&" in many business names : SON
47. Get a good jump in a race : STARTOFFFAST
50. Astronomical distance : PARSEC
53. Overtime cause : TIE
54. Snack choice : OREO
55. Interjection that may precede a bow : TADA
59. Uneven : EROSE
63. Washington denizen : POL
64. Stop supporting, with "for" : CUTOFFFUNDS
66. Actress Thurman : UMA
67. Swiftness? : SATIRE
68. Sudden increase : LEAP
69. Period of stability : PAX
70. Concerned relatives group : ALANON
71. Nevada city : ELKO
1. "The Odd Couple" director, 1968 : SAKS
2. Kind of exam : ORAL
3. Prefix with magnetic : AERO
4. Insultingly small : PALTRY
5. Gov. Landon : ALF
6. Separate : SIFT
7. Comfy spot : SOFA
8. Soldiers' group : UNIT
9. Go in for : RELIEVE
10. Blight victim : ELM
11. Vanessa Redgrave title role : JULIA
12. 1994 Indy 500 winner : UNSER
13. Primitive percussion instrument : GOURD
18. West Virginia border river : OHIO
22. Intentionally lose : THROW
24. Frequently : OFT
26. John Birchers' foes : REDS
27. Anjou, for one : PEAR
28. Source : LODE
29. Pronto : ASAP
30. Uproar : FUROR
31. Part of a balanced diet : FRUIT
32. Año starter : ENERO
35. Entrance requirement : VISA
36. Grandson of Adam : ENOS
37. '96 Tony winner for Best Musical : RENT
39. Painting surface : GESSO
40. Fashion illustrator for Harper's Bazaar : ERTE
44. Touch-related : TACTUAL
45. Newt : EFT
48. Feudal estate : FIEF
49. Schoolmarm's rod : FERULE
50. Easy out : POPUP
51. Redolence : AROMA
52. "Nothing's going to happen!" : RELAX
56. "Girl" lead-in : ATTA
57. Ruin : DOIN
58. Prefix with centric : AFRO
60. 1977 Turow book : ONEL
61. Badlands Natl. Park locale : SDAK
62. 60's-70's N.H.L. nickname : ESPO
64. Civil War inits. : CSA
65. Marsh : FEN

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