New York Times, Saturday, December 30, 2000

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {KQWXZ} This is puzzle # 135 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Spark : JUMPSTART
10. Up : ASTIR
15. It may have subtitles nowadays : OPERAARIA
16. Conversation piece : PHONE
17. Comparison for some minds : STEELTRAP
18. Dividing walls : SEPTA
19. Carry : TOTE
20. Like tears : SALINE
22. Seaman's reference : HER
23. Describes : LIMNS
25. "Pay ___ mind" : ITNO
26. First name in design : EERO
27. Cannes heat? : ETE
28. Lingoes : ARGOTS
30. Part of a sitcom sign-off : NANU
31. 1984 skating gold medalist Gustafson : SVEN
32. Some exercises : OCTAVES
34. Favor : ESTEEM
37. Future ovum : OOCYTE
38. Anticipating : AHEADOF
40. Mild complaint : DRAT
41. Guffaw : ROAR
42. Start over on the farm : RESEED
44. Footwear, informally : MOC
47. Attacks riotously : MOBS
48. Moments : SECS
49. Condition : SHAPE
51. Southwestern language : UTE
52. Get to work on Time : REDACT
54. Deep blue : ANIL
55. Pro ___ : FORMA
57. Depression phenomenon : BREADLINE
59. Sensation : FUROR
60. "Sugar Babies" co-star : ANNMILLER
61. Sondheim collaborator on "Gypsy" : STYNE
62. Prepares : GETSREADY
1. Push : JOSTLE
2. Capable : UPTOIT
3. Start of a lover's request : MEETME
4. Primp : PREEN
5. "Dog Day Afternoon" character : SAL
6. Does loops and knots : TATS
7. Call up to answer charges : ARRAIGN
8. Classic theater name : RIALTO
9. Access : TAPINTO
10. Stained glass locale, perhaps : APSE
11. Seaman's reference : SHE
12. Not well-balanced : TOPHEAVY
13. Revolutionary 1983 creation : INTERNET
14. Get excited over? : REAROUSE
21. Love, in a way : NOSCORE
24. Put away : SAVED
26. Pass : ENACT
29. Compunction : REMORSE
31. "There's more for your life" sloganeer : SEARS
33. Horned critters : TOADS
34. Flap covers : EARMUFFS
35. Drawing contest : SHOOTOUT
36. Wintergreen fruit : TEABERRY
39. Strapped-on item : FEEDBAG
40. Rocket maneuver : DESCENT
43. Games expert John : SCARNE
44. 1898 battle site : MANILA
45. Suggested : OPINED
46. Waldorf salad ingredient : CELERY
50. England's renowned ___ Orchestra : HALLE
52. Hardly seen : RARE
53. Caps on the Clyde : TAMS
56. Calendar abbr. : MON
58. Person in command: Abbr. : DIR

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