New York Times, Monday, April 17, 2000

Author: Greg Staples
Editor: Will Shortz
Greg Staples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {CQZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Minnesota's Gov. Ventura : JESSE
6. Artist Picasso : PABLO
11. Educ. support group : PTA
14. Make permanent, as cartoon drawings : INKIN
15. Jack who ate no fat : SPRAT
16. Big coffee holder : URN
17. Checked pattern in fabrics : HOUNDSTOOTH
19. "Dollars, taxes," e.g., for Dallas, Texas : PUN
20. Ready : ALLSET
21. Flowering plant that climbs : SWEETPEA
23. Old terr. west of Minnesota : DAK
24. Paintings : ART
26. Part of a dental exam : XRAY
27. "Remembrance of Things Past" novelist : PROUST
30. Jockey's wear : SILKS
33. Walk in water : WADE
36. Short : BRIEF
38. Isolated : LONE
39. Clothes presser : IRON
40. First month of el año : ENERO
41. Integrally divisible by two : EVEN
42. Writing on the wall, e.g. : SIGN
43. Cut : SEVER
44. Requirement : NEED
45. Tree with large, oblong leaves : PAPAW
47. Tend to, as a bad lawn : RESEED
49. Amo, ___, amat (Latin trio) : AMAS
51. Word before France or Jordan : AIR
52. Flub : ERR
55. Opened up space (for) : MADEROOM
59. The puck stops here? : GOALIE
61. Elderly : OLD
62. Classic comic strip by Bud Fisher : MUTTANDJEFF
64. Note after fa : SOL
65. Taking advantage of : USING
66. Top scout : EAGLE
67. Golf ball support : TEE
68. Like last year's fashions : PASSE
69. Washer's partner : DRYER
1. Holy war : JIHAD
2. W.W. II plane ___ Gay : ENOLA
3. Lie in wait : SKULK
4. They're recited in confessions : SINS
5. Ingratiate : ENDEAR
6. L.A. clock setting : PST
7. Mil. addresses : APOS
8. It may be furrowed : BROW
9. Material for a doctor's glove : LATEX
10. Them : OTHERS
11. Infatuation : PUPPYLOVE
12. Steadfast : TRUE
13. The "I" in "The King and I" : ANNA
18. Flashing lights : STROBES
22. Very rear : TAILEND
25. The "T" of TBS : TURNER
27. Mark Twain, e.g. : PENNAME
28. It doesn't hold water : SIEVE
29. Mother ___ : TERESA
31. Leg's midpoint : KNEE
32. Cell-phone button : SEND
33. Slender one : WISP
34. Song for a diva : ARIA
35. Slowpoke's swimming style : DOGPADDLE
37. From abroad : FOREIGN
46. Rehearsal : WARMUP
48. Worn away : ERODED
50. The March King : SOUSA
52. Poem for the dear departed : ELEGY
53. Winchester, e.g. : RIFLE
54. Direct (to) : REFER
55. The majority : MOST
56. Burn balm : ALOE
57. Elevator pioneer : OTIS
58. Range: Abbr. : MTNS
60. Open a crack : AJAR
63. Touchy subject, to some people : AGE

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