New York Times, Monday, February 14, 2000

Author: Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Kavanaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grab : SEIZE
6. Wood strip used as a bed support : SLAT
10. Talented : ABLE
14. Indiana basketballer : PACER
15. Munich Mister : HERR
16. Vast emptiness : VOID
17. Sports facility : ARENA
18. "___ bitten, twice shy" : ONCE
19. Opposer : ANTI
20. Finally understood : SAWTHELIGHT
23. Cat with a bowl of milk, e.g. : LAPPER
27. Medicinal plants : ALOES
28. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
29. Revolutionary War firearm : MUSKET
34. Makes level : TRUES
36. Sidewalk material : STONE
37. Owns : HAS
40. Ocean predator : HAMMERHEADSHARK
43. Needle part : EYE
44. Put down forcibly : QUELL
45. Kingdom in the South Seas : TONGA
46. Imaginary : UNREAL
48. ___ canal : ROOT
49. Open-mouthed : AGAPE
53. Set aflame : IGNITE
55. One who can have you going around in circles? : DRILLMASTER
60. Created : MADE
61. Affirm positively : AVER
62. Artist's prop : EASEL
67. Notion : IDEA
68. What you might be in when you're out : COMA
69. Crème de la crème : ELITE
70. Midterm, say : TEST
71. Pool exercise : SWIM
72. "Saturday Night Fever" music : DISCO
1. Resort : SPA
2. A barber might nick it : EAR
3. Winter road hazard : ICE
4. Kind of Buddhism : ZEN
5. Delete : ERASE
6. Film or play : SHOW
7. Loaned : LENT
8. Keystone place : ARCH
9. Shade giver : TREE
10. Be of use : AVAIL
11. Drum played with the hands : BONGO
12. Like a ballerina's body : LITHE
13. Revises, as copy : EDITS
21. Sleeve's contents : ARM
22. Most recent : LATEST
23. Wood shop machine : LATHE
24. Set out for display : ARRAY
25. Showy feather : PLUME
26. Robert Frost writing : POEM
30. Wedding helper : USHER
31. Commemorative marker : STELE
32. Australian "bear" : KOALA
33. Finish : END
35. Part two : SEQUEL
37. Vietnam's capital : HANOI
38. Specialized vocabulary : ARGOT
39. Rollerblade, e.g. : SKATE
41. What computer programs do : RUN
42. Taxi feature : HORN
47. Prevaricate : LIE
49. Allow in : ADMIT
50. A+ or CÐ : GRADE
51. Helpers : AIDES
52. Skirt fold : PLEAT
54. Monopolist's trait : GREED
56. British raincoats : MACS
57. State openly : AVOW
58. Tractor-trailer : SEMI
59. Cable car : TRAM
63. Boxer Muhammad : ALI
64. Female sib : SIS
65. And so forth : ETC
66. Virgo's predecessor : LEO

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