New York Times, Friday, February 25, 2000

Author: William S. Cotter
Editor: Will Shortz
William S. Cotter
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Cotter. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Backyard item : BUGZAPPER
10. Woman of La Mancha : MUJER
15. The earth's is largely iron : INNERCORE
16. Foucault's "This Is Not ___" : APIPE
17. Ceres, for one : PLANETOID
18. The sky, maybe : LIMIT
19. Spanish article : LAS
20. Exuviates : SHEDS
22. Bygone money : ECU
23. Long : ACHE
25. Wage ___ : EARNER
28. "Rob Roy" star, 1995 : NEESON
31. He played himself in "Being John Malkovich" : SEANPENN
33. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
34. The gamut, in retailing : ALLSIZES
35. Accept, but maybe unhappily : SWALLOW
37. Get clobbered : TAKEAHIT
41. Optimal number of golf strokes : FEWEST
46. Noted bell ringer : AVONLADY
47. PepsiCo product : FRITOS
48. Persist : LINGER
49. Literally, "injured" : LESE
50. Kit ___ : KAT
51. Super Bowl XXV site : TAMPA
56. Street wear? : RUT
57. Circus prop : STILT
60. Important crossing points : GOALLINES
63. It might get you a ride : TOKEN
64. Teflon, for one : TRADENAME
65. Wooer of Merope, in myth : ORION
66. Lags : STRAGGLES
1. Many a crop-duster : BIPLANE
2. Prepares to remove : UNLACES
3. Grinds : GNASHES
4. Pursuit of satori : ZEN
5. Metric measure : ARE
6. Batting avgs., e.g. : PCTS
7. "Fiddle-faddle!" : POOH
8. Gannon University city : ERIE
9. Demond's 70's TV co-star : REDD
10. Start to adjust? : MAL
11. Co. formed in a 1958 merger : UPI
12. 1956 Literature Nobelist Juan Ramón ___ : JIMENEZ
13. Having the characteristics of both sexes : EPICENE
14. Figures watched at night? : RETURNS
21. Barricade : SEALOFF
24. Suffix with Brooklyn : ESE
26. Match, as a description : ANSWER
27. Coll. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
29. Discounted : ONSALE
30. Sitcom with Dick and Joanna : NEWHART
31. Slightly blue : SALTY
32. Addition of sorts : ELL
36. Succor : AID
37. Addresses : TALKSTO
38. Snoopy, as he sometimes fancied himself : AVIATOR
39. 1950 nonfiction best seller : KONTIKI
40. School subj. : ENG
42. 1977 "Gnomes" best-selling author Huygen : WIL
43. Like some flames : ETERNAL
44. Snide retort : SOSUEME
45. Cousins of houseflies : TSETSES
52. Ticket sellers: Abbr. : AGTS
53. "Beetle Bailey" creator Walker : MORT
54. Bygone TV host : PAAR
55. Actor whose last name has three letters of his first : ALDA
58. Fierce type, astrologically : LEO
59. Statler Bros. broadcaster : TNN
61. Mutton serving : LEG
62. Like a popular Beethoven minuet : ING

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