New York Times, Wednesday, March 15, 2000

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nickname for 14-Down : SPARKY
7. His, in France : SES
10. School of whales : GAM
13. Like a portion of some people's income : TITHED
14. Plug, of a sort : CHAW
15. It may be reached by tunnel : ORE
16. Cafeteria-goers : EATERS
17. Hectorer of Zeus : HERA
18. Giant of old : OTT
19. Negative particle : ANION
20. Charlie's little sister : SALLY
21. Game piece : DIE
22. Stethoscope user : DOC
23. ___'acte : ENTR
25. Test pilot Chuck : YEAGER
27. In a sad way : BLUELY
29. School basics, in a way : RRR
30. "Wishing Will Make ___" : ITSO
33. Chicken ___ : KIEV
34. Michael of R.E.M. : STIPE
37. Anatomical holders : SACS
38. "Entry of Christ Into Brussels" artist : ENSOR
40. Tumbled : FELL
41. Bor-r-r-r-ring : HOHUM
43. Laborer of old : ESNE
44. Subjects of a U.S. Air Force cover-up? : UFOS
45. Messenger ___ : RNA
46. Actress Claudia : MCNEIL
48. Some trick-or-treaters : GHOSTS
51. Command spot : HELM
52. Dance step : PAS
55. "Norma ___" : RAE
56. Boy with a blanket : LINUS
58. Peanuts, in a manner of speaking : SMALL
60. Furthermore : AND
61. List ender : ETAL
62. Not blatant : SUBTLE
63. One who might be interested in big bucks : DOE
64. ___ bath (therapeutic treatment) : SITZ
65. Ran on : PRATED
66. What Marcie called 52-Down : SIR
67. ___-cone : SNO
68. Impatient agreement, maybe : YESYES
1. Place : STEAD
2. 32-Down's was a toy : PIANO
3. Place for a chest : ATTIC
4. Stat start : RHEO
5. Bit of truth? : KERNEL
6. QB's gains : YDS
7. Cartoonist Silverstein : SHEL
8. At dawn : EARLY
9. Marathon dancers, e.g. : SWAYERS
10. Comment from Charlie Brown : GOODGRIEF
11. Musical Shaw : ARTIE
12. Olympics length : METER
14. This puzzle's honoree : CHARLESSCHULZ
20. Ms. magazine co-founder : STEINEM
24. Microwave : NUKE
26. Dexterous : ARTFUL
27. Ship officers : BOSUNS
28. Actress De Carlo and others : YVONNES
30. Suffix akin to -esque : ISH
31. Chinese truth : TAO
32. Big Beethoven devotee : SCHROEDER
35. Mideast grp. : PLO
36. Chicago trains : ELS
39. It might give you a line : REEL
42. Like a bare floor : MATLESS
47. "Yeah, right!" : IMSURE
48. Alums : GRADS
49. Capital west of Haiphong : HANOI
50. Protest : SITIN
52. Peppermint ___ : PATTY
53. Tree-lined walk : ALLEE
54. They're pulled uphill : SLEDS
57. Like some peacekeepers : NATO
59. New corp. hires : MBAS
62. Plant, perhaps : SPY

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