New York Times, Wednesday, March 8, 2000

Author: Greg Staples
Editor: Will Shortz
Greg Staples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33 Missing: {KQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bogus : FALSE
6. Greeting with a smile : ALOHA
11. S.A.T. takers : SRS
14. Chosen ones : ELECT
15. "Cry, the Beloved Country" author : PATON
16. 10th-anniversary gift : TIN
17. [Hint] Apple on the head : ISAACNEWTON
19. Self center : EGO
20. Comparison figure : NORM
21. Lowest deck on a ship : ORLOP
22. Swear : AVOW
23. VCR button : PAUSE
25. Water measurement : LITERS
27. It might keep a shepherd awake : BAAING
30. Pollen producer : STAMEN
32. Old Ford : LTD
33. Symbol of freshness : DAISY
35. Kind of key : MAJOR
38. Come out : EMANATE
40. Pitch : PROMOTE
42. The "greatest blessing" and the "greatest plague": Euripides : WOMAN
43. Little belittlement : SNEER
45. Vaudeville dancer's prop : BOA
46. Not born yesterday : ASTUTE
48. String decoration : TASSEL
50. Hiker, in a way : CENTER
52. Refuse : SWILL
54. Tramp's partner : LADY
55. Walpurgis Night figure : SATAN
57. ___ Jones of old radio comedy : AMOS
61. "You ___ here" : ARE
62. [Hint] Apple off the head : WILLIAMTELL
64. Annual awards giver : MTV
65. High points of a trip to South America? : ANDES
66. Quartet member : CELLO
67. A ship, to crew members : SHE
68. It raises dough : YEAST
69. G.I. wear : IDTAG
1. Sinn ___ : FEIN
2. What's more : ALSO
3. Cordelia's father : LEAR
4. Seafood dish : SCAMPI
5. Busy person's abbr. : ETC
6. Copyists : APERS
7. Wild : LAWLESS
8. Football legend Graham : OTTO
9. Hype : HOOPLA
10. "Barbara ___" (1966 hit) : ANN
11. [Hint] Apple in the head : STEVENJOBS
12. Demanding standard : RIGOR
13. Buffaloes : SNOWS
18. Fanny Farmer treat : NOUGAT
22. Mr. T's group : ATEAM
24. Slowly and evenly : ANDANTE
26. Base : IMMORAL
27. Squandered : BLEW
28. Sphere starter : ATMO
29. [Hint] Apple? Went ahead! : ADAMANDEVE
31. Classification : TYPE
34. Superlative suffix : IEST
36. Missouri River tribe : OTOE
37. Card-carrying : REAL
39. Foul : NASTY
41. Image site : RETINA
44. Cuddles : NESTLES
47. Bearish : URSINE
49. Scheduled : SLATED
50. Shuts (up) : CLAMS
51. Solid ground : EARTH
53. Midsection : WAIST
56. "M*A*S*H" star : ALDA
58. Dissolve : MELT
59. Chili pot : OLLA
60. Plug away : SLOG
62. Kind of station : WAY
63. AT&T rival : MCI

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