New York Times, Tuesday, March 7, 2000

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Will Shortz
John Greenman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVWXZ} This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Greenman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Farmland unit : ACRE
5. News source of old : CRIER
10. Summer getaway : CAMP
14. Parade spoiler, perhaps : RAIN
15. Ready to come off : LOOSE
16. Coloratura's piece : ARIA
17. Back to being friends again? : OFFTHEOUTS
19. Seasoned sailor : SALT
20. Ran into : MET
21. They're sometimes fine : ARTS
22. Choctaw and Chickasaw : TRIBES
24. St. Francis' birthplace : ASSISI
26. Actor James : CAAN
27. Humor that doesn't cause a blush? : ONCOLORJOKES
33. Do watercolors : PAINT
36. "___ la vista" : HASTA
37. Suffix with project : ILE
38. Big concert equipment : AMPS
39. Skin suffixes : DERMS
40. Worked-up state : SNIT
41. Kelly's "___ Girls" : LES
42. Mildew and such : FUNGI
43. Fountain drinks : SODAS
44. Mentally sound? : ONONESROCKER
47. One with an "Esq." tag : ATTY
48. Zoo showoffs : OTTERS
52. Certain fir : BALSAM
55. Peak in Thessaly : OSSA
57. Author Rita ___ Brown : MAE
58. Hullabaloos : ADOS
59. Relapsing? : OFFTHEMEND
62. ___-majesté : LESE
63. Norman Vincent ___ : PEALE
64. More than suggest : URGE
65. Lascivious look : LEER
66. Mexicali mister : SENOR
67. Batik artisan : DYER
1. Sachet quality : AROMA
2. Champs Élysées sights : CAFES
3. Breaks in relations : RIFTS
4. Suffix with exist : ENT
5. Pastor : CLERIC
6. Dig like a pig : ROOT
7. Written promises : IOUS
8. Attendance fig., often : EST
9. Goes back to the top : RESTARTS
10. Pit boss's place : CASINO
11. Riyadh native : ARAB
12. Track event not in the Olympics : MILE
13. Praises for pups : PATS
18. Word before "a prayer" or "a clue" : HASNT
23. Big Indian : RAJA
25. Charged particles : IONS
26. "Far out, man!" : COSMIC
28. Writer with an award named after him : OHENRY
29. Florida's Key ___ : LARGO
30. Warm-hearted : KIND
31. Essayist's alias : ELIA
32. 6-2, 5-7, 6-3, etc. : SETS
33. ___ Alto : PALO
34. Hymn sign-off : AMEN
35. ___ facto : IPSO
39. They chase "bunnies" : DUSTMOPS
40. Arrange logically : SORT
42. Greek cheese : FETA
43. Stiff hairs : SETAE
45. Sadat's predecessor : NASSER
46. Like much Jewish food : KOSHER
49. Manicurist's tool : EMERY
50. Singer's span : RANGE
51. Passover feast : SEDER
52. Bouncer? : BALL
53. "Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
54. Get checkmated : LOSE
55. In the blink ___ eye : OFAN
56. Normandy battle site : STLO
60. License's cost : FEE
61. Nasty campaigning : MUD

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