New York Times, Tuesday, May 23, 2000

Author: Monica Krausse
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Krausse. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Jerry's ice-cream partner : BEN
4. College finals : ORALS
9. Indian honorific : SAHIB
14. Monterrey hooray : OLE
15. Sign in an apartment window : TOLET
16. Radarange maker : AMANA
17. Evergreen : FIR
18. Classic 1969 Merle Haggard song : SILVERWINGS
20. #1 thing : FAVE
22. Brontë heroine : EYRE
23. ___ Moines : DES
24. Vitamin regimen : ONEADAY
27. Care for : NURSE
30. City north of Carson City : RENO
31. Try to beat the light, say : SPEEDUP
34. Festoon's shape : ARC
37. Jester : FOOL
39. Diamond or ruby : STONE
40. Sweet deal for a company executive : GOLDENPARACHUTE
44. Venusian, e.g. : ALIEN
45. "Mon ___!" : DIEU
46. Exceed : TOP
47. Meals : REPASTS
50. Runs : GOES
52. Bluegill fish : BREAM
53. Et cetera : ANDSOON
57. Stir : ADO
59. Take five : REST
61. Jazzy Fitzgerald : ELLA
62. It won't go over well : LEADBALLOON
67. Turn down, as lights : DIM
68. "The Sound of Music" lady : MARIA
69. Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
70. Eden evictee : EVE
71. Chilean range : ANDES
72. Clever, slangily : SWIFT
73. Visibly embarrassed : RED
1. Fab : BOFFO
2. 1999-2000 name in the news : ELIAN
3. Cheek : NERVE
4. Tie-breaking periods: Abbr. : OTS
5. Louis IX or Philippe IV : ROI
6. Show-offish basketball move : ALLEYOOP
7. Tax : LEVY
8. Rears : STERNS
9. Espied : SAW
10. Pal for Pierre : AMI
11. Distributed : HANDEDOUT
12. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
13. Bigmouth, e.g. : BASS
19. Go for another tour : REUP
21. Musical ability : EAR
25. Cabinet department : DEFENSE
26. Soon : ANON
28. Like lucky castaways : RESCUED
29. Son of 70-Across : SETH
32. Golden rule word : UNTO
33. Chick's sound : PEEP
34. Petri dish filler : AGAR
35. It has lines : ROLE
36. Paper carrier? : CLIPBOARD
38. Boy : LAD
41. Sweetie : DEAR
42. Short, ribbed pasta : RIGATONI
43. Geological extent : AEON
48. 1939 film home : TARA
49. Detects a rat? : SMELLS
51. Atlanta-to-Tampa dir. : SSE
54. Wiser's partner : OLDER
55. Shade of green : OLIVE
56. Dubbed : NAMED
57. Soprano Gluck : ALMA
58. College bigwig : DEAN
60. Picnic dish : SLAW
63. Stop : DIE
64. English majors get them: Abbr. : BAS
65. Big lug : OAF
66. Critic's pick? : NIT

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