New York Times, Tuesday, February 22, 2000

Author: Dorothy E. Donaldson
Editor: Will Shortz
Dorothy E. Donaldson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Donaldson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. One of the worlds in "The War of the Worlds" : MARS
5. Baby's first word, maybe : MAMA
9. Designer Donna : KARAN
14. Touch on : ABUT
15. PC pic : ICON
16. Alpha's opposite : OMEGA
17. Kennedy matriarch : ROSE
18. The N.F.L.'s Aikman : TROY
19. Dentist's request : WIDER
20. Start of a quip : IUSEDTO
22. Stuffed bear : TEDDY
23. Cache : STORE
24. Final approval : SAYSO
28. Quip, part 2 : BESNOWWHITE
34. Paul Simon's "Slip ___ Away" : SLIDIN
38. Form of evidence, these days : DNA
39. Frankfurt's river : ODER
40. Crescent shapes: Var. : LUNETS
41. Skill : TALENT
43. Word for Yorick : ALAS
44. Stars and Stripes land : USA
47. Compassionate : HUMANE
48. End of the quip : BUTIDRIFTED
51. Verso's opposite : RECTO
52. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
57. Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
61. Speaker of the quip : MAEWEST
63. Cockeyed : ASKEW
64. Gyro meat : LAMB
66. Prefix with second : NANO
67. Cubic meter : STERE
68. Devil's doing : EVIL
69. Town on the Thames : ETON
70. Model at work : POSER
71. Like Marilyn Monroe : SEXY
72. Learning the times table, e.g. : ROTE
1. Home run champ until 1998 : MARIS
2. Up's partner : ABOUT
3. Rene of "Tin Cup" : RUSSO
4. Beef on the hoof : STEER
5. Catcher's need : MITT
6. Unlike this answer : ACROSS
7. Jersey greeting? : MOO
8. "___ luck?" : ANY
9. Bow and scrape : KOWTOW
10. Grenoble girlfriend : AMIE
11. Foxx of "Sanford and Son" : REDD
12. Like fine wine : AGED
13. Word before "a soul" : NARY
21. Ledger entry : DEBIT
25. "Then what?" : AND
26. Hither's partner : YON
27. Wrap in bandages : SWATHE
29. Make certain : ENSURE
30. 1947 Oscar winner Celeste : HOLM
31. Light bulb, figuratively : IDEA
32. Chattanooga's home: Abbr. : TENN
33. One-named designer : ERTE
34. Meat loaf serving : SLAB
35. Lollapalooza : LULU
36. ___ the finish : INAT
37. Half a 50's sitcom couple : DESI
42. Decorated Murphy : AUDIE
45. [not my error] : SIC
46. Toward the rear : AFT
49. Cash register part : DRAWER
50. Star of silent oaters : TOMMIX
53. Title holder : OWNER
54. "Rad!" : NEATO
55. Comeback in a kids' argument : ISNOT
56. Make amends : ATONE
57. Coarse file : RASP
58. Concerning : ASTO
59. Alibi ___ (excuse makers) : IKES
60. Withered : SERE
62. With adroitness : ABLY
64. "___ Miz" : LES
65. Forum greeting : AVE

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