New York Times, Monday, February 21, 2000

Author: Randy Sowell
Editor: Will Shortz
Randy Sowell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BFHJ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Old Russian leader : CZAR
5. Hogwash : SWILL
10. Dressed : CLAD
14. Early political caucus state : IOWA
15. Land divided at the 38th parallel : KOREA
16. Letterman rival : LENO
17. Al-___ (valuable support group) : ANON
18. Tehran native : IRANI
19. Hint of things to come : OMEN
20. Venerable public servant : ELDERSTATESMAN
23. Sharp : ACUTE
24. Timothy who took trips : LEARY
25. Frankie of "Beach Blanket Bingo" : AVALON
28. The "E" in Q.E.D. : ERAT
30. Fish's breathing organ : GILL
31. Occurring involuntarily : AUTONOMIC
36. Three ___ match : ONA
37. Children's card game : OLDMAID
39. "___ Got a Secret" : IVE
40. "Burr" author : GOREVIDAL
42. Search, as the horizon : SCAN
43. Who, what or where sentence: Abbr. : QUES
44. Presentable : DECENT
46. Capital of South 15-Across : SEOUL
49. Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
51. Coleridge character : ANCIENTMARINER
56. Lay ___ the line : ITON
57. Give a speech : ORATE
58. Verve : ELAN
60. Verne captain : NEMO
61. Führer's followers : NAZIS
62. Puerto ___ : RICO
63. "Jurassic Park" terror : TREX
64. Big tournaments : OPENS
65. Tibetan beasts : YAKS
1. Grp. with informants : CIA
2. Area : ZONE
3. One who's off base, maybe : AWOL
4. Klugman's co-star in 70's TV : RANDALL
5. Slope for slaloming : SKIRUN
6. Least desirable : WORST
7. Angry : IRATE
8. Horne or Olin : LENA
9. Café au ___ : LAIT
10. Near : CLOSETO
11. Auxiliary proposition, in math : LEMMA
12. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
13. An Osmond : DONNY
21. Prefix with system or sphere : ECO
22. Endangered antelope : ELAND
25. Intensely interested : AGOG
26. In ___ veritas : VINO
27. Banned orchard chemical : ALAR
28. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
29. Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
31. Does sums : ADDS
32. Thurman of "The Avengers" : UMA
33. Cheese nibblers : MICE
34. A "terrible" 1-Across : IVAN
35. Penny : CENT
37. Rudimentary seed : OVULE
38. Tell whoppers : LIE
41. March 21 occurrence : EQUINOX
42. Overlook's offering : SCENERY
44. Coercion : DURESS
45. Yale student : ELI
46. Benevolent one : SAINT
47. Go in : ENTER
48. Entreaty to "all ye faithful" : OCOME
49. Wow : AMAZE
50. Morning, in Montmartre : MATIN
52. Unacceptable act : NONO
53. Links hazard : TRAP
54. Charles Lamb's pseudonym : ELIA
55. Torture device : RACK
59. Phone book listings: Abbr. : NOS

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