New York Times, Tuesday, March 28, 2000

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Atty.-to-be's exam : LSAT
5. Edith who sang "La Vie en Rose" : PIAF
9. Key of Mozart's Symphony No. 39 : EFLAT
14. Court records : ACTA
15. Stewpot : OLLA
16. Said à la the Raven : QUOTH
17. Feature of some shirts : TABCOLLAR
19. "I give!" : UNCLE
20. "Seinfeld" miss : ELAINE
21. Bite, as the heels : NIPAT
23. Crisscross pattern : LATTICE
25. Catch in the act : NAB
26. Big goon : APE
29. Decade divs. : YRS
30. "Minnie the Moocher" singer : CABCALLOWAY
33. See 13-Down : METRO
34. "Gil Blas" writer : LESAGE
35. Neuter : SPAY
38. "Not ___ bet!" : ONA
40. Alkaline solutions : LYES
41. Help run, as a party : COHOST
44. Part of WASP : ANGLO
47. Qatar, for one : ARABCOUNTRY
49. Cone bearer : FIR
52. Fighter in gray : REB
53. Biddy : HEN
54. Fish in a can : SARDINE
56. Part of a TV feed : AUDIO
58. "The Devil's Dictionary" author : BIERCE
59. In any respect : ATALL
62. Baltimore chef's specialty : CRABCAKES
64. Kindled anew : RELIT
65. Roof projection : EAVE
66. Get out of bed : RISE
67. Intense media campaign : BLITZ
68. Amscrayed : FLED
69. Tolkien tree creatures : ENTS
1. In recent days : LATELY
2. Like some variables : SCALAR
3. Times up : ATBATS
4. Unspoken : TACIT
5. Malodorous animal : POLECAT
6. Needing hospital care : ILL
7. Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
8. Hot breakfast dish : FARINA
9. Steady : EQUABLE
10. "Candid Camera" man : FUNT
11. ___ cit. (footnote abbr.) : LOC
12. U.S./U.K. divider : ATL
13. With 33-Across, Montreal's subway : THE
18. In a state of abeyance : ONICE
22. Heavy sheet : PALL
24. River of Aragón : EBRO
26. On vacation : AWAY
27. Web designer's creation : PAGE
28. Baby blues : EYES
31. Sir Arthur ___ Doyle : CONAN
32. Capital on a fjord : OSLO
33. "Butt out!," initially : MYOB
35. Surgery result : SCAR
36. Dermal opening : PORE
37. Ishmael's captain : AHAB
39. Tiny colonists : ANTS
42. Klink's aide in "Hogan's Heroes" : SCHULTZ
43. Two-___ sloth : TOED
45. Got one's mitts on : GRABBED
46. Ira Gershwin's contribution : LYRIC
48. Social welfare org. : UNICEF
49. Quarter-barrel : FIRKIN
50. Theme of "Oedipus Rex" : INCEST
51. ___ Pieces : REESES
55. "The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
56. Touched down : ALIT
57. Like some vaccines : ORAL
59. Wall St. whiz : ARB
60. Bus. card abbr. : TEL
61. ___ Baba : ALI
63. Caesar's hello : AVE

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