New York Times, Monday, December 4, 2000

Author: Eileen Lexau
Editor: Will Shortz
Eileen Lexau
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JVXZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Lexau. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Bakery item : LOAF
5. Send to the canvas : KAYO
9. 19th-century actor ___ Booth : EDWIN
14. Against : ANTI
15. Unique person : ONER
16. Prefix with judicial : QUASI
17. Deny, deny, deny : STONEWALL
19. Yet to be rented : UNLET
20. Voiced : SONANT
21. "Whatever ___ wants ..." : LOLA
23. Filmmaker Spike : LEE
24. Booth Tarkington boy : PENROD
26. Down : NOTUP
28. Show fear : COWER
30. Grand Prix site : LEMANS
33. Bedouin's mount : CAMEL
36. ___ of Sandwich : EARL
38. Measles symptom : SPOT
39. "Sex and the City" shower : HBO
40. Outdo : SURPASS
43. Ending on a school e-mail address : EDU
44. Very much : ALOT
46. "___ ever so humble ..." : BEIT
47. Rowed : OARED
49. Bundle of energy : DYNAMO
51. First showing : DEBUT
53. Brown ermine : STOAT
55. Told (on) : RATTED
58. Spoil : ROT
60. Watch part : STEM
62. Moon of Mars : DEIMOS
64. Dwelling : ABODE
66. 1973 Ryan O'Neal movie : PAPERMOON
68. ___ Island, N.Y. : CONEY
69. "That's clear, man" : IDIG
70. Sicilian mount : ETNA
71. Hull bottoms : KEELS
72. China's ___ Xiaoping : DENG
73. Ooze : SEEP
1. Highlands girl : LASS
2. Winning : ONTOP
3. Make up (for) : ATONE
4. Pay for, as a project : FINANCE
5. Constantly defer (to) : KOWTOW
6. Santa ___ winds : ANA
7. Cheerleader's bit : YELL
8. Synthetic fabric : ORLON
9. Treat the same : EQUATE
10. Grayish brown : DUN
11. Room decoration : WALLPAPER
12. "Understood!" : ISEE
13. Nick at ___ : NITE
18. Signs up : ENROLS
22. Lazes : LOLLS
25. Caterpillar rival : DEERE
27. Speakers' hesitations : UMS
29. Swift : RAPID
31. Joint point : NODE
32. Mare's mate : STUD
33. Something on which an election hangs? : CHAD
34. With skill : ABLY
35. Opalescent gem : MOONSTONE
37. Assessor : RATER
41. Wartime sea menace : UBOAT
42. Supreme Court Justice David : SOUTER
45. Tit for ___ : TAT
48. Now and then : ATTIMES
50. Saunters (along) : MOSEYS
52. No-goodnik : BADEGG
54. Lukewarm : TEPID
56. Overdo it on stage : EMOTE
57. "Lorna ___" : DOONE
58. Billiards equipment : RACK
59. Woodwind : OBOE
61. Fashioned : MADE
63. Jacket closer : SNAP
65. Dover's state: Abbr. : DEL
67. Ribbon holder : PIN

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