New York Times, Tuesday, May 16, 2000

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Victoria's Secret product : BRA
4. It's hard on the head : HAIL
8. Sergeant's command : ATEASE
14. ___ room (place for play) : REC
15. Actress Best : EDNA
16. Neighbor of Neptune : URANUS
17. The Monkees' "___ Believer" : IMA
18. Librarian's advice : READ
19. Cakes with ground nuts : TORTES
20. 1991 Michael J. Fox film : DOCHOLLYWOOD
23. Sneakers brand : AVIA
24. Swit's TV co-star : ALDA
25. Says grace : PRAYS
29. Smallest : LEAST
31. Sandy's bark : ARF
33. "This is bad!" : UHOH
34. 1996 Adam Sandler film : HAPPYGILMORE
38. Reverence : AWE
41. Bowl game cheer : RAH
42. Miner's find : ORE
43. Thumbs-up vote : YEA
44. 1993 Walter Matthau film : GRUMPYOLDMEN
48. Architect Saarinen : EERO
49. ___-through : SEE
50. Boxer's stat : REACH
54. They have upturned noses : SNOBS
56. River fish : BASS
59. Skin cream ingredient : ALOE
60. 1999 Johnny Depp film : SLEEPYHOLLOW
63. Human : MORTAL
66. Neighbor of Turkmenistan : IRAN
67. Inventor Whitney : ELI
68. Border patrol concern : ALIENS
69. Khartoum's river : NILE
70. ___-Xers (boomers' kids) : GEN
71. Gracie's comedy partner : GEORGE
72. Some square dancers : GALS
73. Work unit : ERG
1. Kind of gown : BRIDAL
2. Eliminate : REMOVE
3. Decorative tree : ACACIA
4. Submarine : HERO
5. Writer ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
6. With everything counted : INALL
7. Nickname for Billie Holiday : LADYDAY
8. Model T, e.g. : AUTO
9. Scouting group : TROOP
10. It might get busted at a concert : EARDRUM
11. Little scurrier : ANT
12. Common girl's middle name : SUE
13. Road curve : ESS
21. Corned beef dish : HASH
22. Mars, for one : WARGOD
26. Ship-to-shore line? : AHOY
27. Time long ago : YORE
28. Stadium near the Grand Central Parkway : SHEA
30. Diamond cover : TARP
32. Not negotiable : FIRM
35. Compensates : PAYS
36. "Friends" character : PHOEBE
37. Lascivious look : LEER
38. Years and years : AGES
39. Songbird : WREN
40. Dollar rival : EURO
45. Cosa Nostra member : MOBSTER
46. Up in the air? : LEAPING
47. Oscar-winner Patricia : NEAL
51. Assert without proof : ALLEGE
52. Picnic carrying case : COOLER
53. Chopping : HEWING
55. Teen talk, often : SLANG
57. Damascus's land : SYRIA
58. "We ___ Overcome" : SHALL
61. Otherwise : ELSE
62. Small bills : ONES
63. Cosmo or GQ, e.g. : MAG
64. Bullring yell : OLE
65. Carnival city : RIO

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