New York Times, Thursday, March 16, 2000

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 71, Blocks: 53 Missing: {QVWX} Spans: 1 Grid has mirror symmetry This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Paleological place : BOG
4. Montana, for one : JOE
7. Symbol of espionage : CLOAK
9. Terminal : FATAL
11. Bureaucracy V.I.P. : POOHBAH
13. "Dream Baby" singer, 1962 : ORBISON
15. Pesticide targets : ANTS
16. Get back together : REUNE
18. Spot : SITE
19. Framing piece : MAT
20. Racket : CLATTER
22. Viscosity symbol : ETA
23. Shipbuilder of note : NOAH
25. Lah-di-___ : DAH
26. Zaragoza's river : EBRO
28. "Smile!" : SAYCHEESE
31. Cousin of a rhododendron : AZALEA
33. Substitute for boxers : BRIEFS
36. Experienced : PRO
37. Part of E.T. : EASTERN
39. Result of a sacrifice : OUT
41. Help wanted ad abbr. : EEO
42. Cameron Diaz's film debut : THEMASK
43. Ply : USE
44. Homeboy : PAL
45. ___City (popular computer game) : SIM
46. "Car Talk" broadcaster : NPR
47. Muse of astronomy : URANIA
51. Spouts : ORATES
54. "Bye Bye Birdie" song : PUTONAHAPPYFACE
58. Advice for one facing adversity : GRINANDBEARIT
59. Cen. parts : YRS
60. Record store purchases : CDS
61. Alternative to smoking : NON
1. Stewed : BLOTTO
2. Sounds of amazement : OOHS
3. Jaw : GAB
4. One-two part : JAB
5. ___ Campbell on "The Andy Griffith Show" : OTIS
6. Less arduous : EASIER
7. Old pulp magazine hero : CONAN
8. Jazz great Malone : KARL
9. Let loose : FREE
10. Kind of ticket : LOTTO
11. Brand of cooking spray : PAM
12. Eccentric people : HEADCASES
13. Proceeding well : ONTHEBEAM
14. Teachers' org. : NEA
17. Home to Bryce Canyon : UTAH
20. Skier's spot : CHALET
21. Descend again : RESINK
24. Comparison part : ASA
27. Spell-off : BEE
29. "Uh-huh" : YEAH
30. Goes off, in a way : ERRS
31. Floorboard concealer : AREARUG
32. Animal worship : ZOOLATRY
34. Middle of a square, maybe : FOUNTAIN
35. Questionable : SUSPECT
36. Animate : PEPUP
38. Pa. nuclear accident site, 1979 : TMI
40. Short-winded : TERSE
48. Roulette bet : NOIR
49. Things keepers keep : INNS
50. Battery size : AAA
51. "The very minute bids thee ___ thine ear": Shak. : OPE
52. All-Century Team pitcher : RYAN
53. Bushy do : AFRO
55. Chem. formula for hydrogen isocyanide : HNC
56. Put two and two together : ADD
57. Big TV inits. : PBS

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