New York Times, Monday, May 29, 2000

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bygone pay phone amount : DIME
5. Hunk : SLAB
9. Biblical betrayer : JUDAS
14. "Exodus" author : URIS
15. Essence : CORE
16. Wear away : ERODE
17. Academic accomplishment, redundantly : DOCTORATEDEGREE
20. WSW's reverse : ENE
21. 1975-76 World Series champs : REDS
22. Regions : AREAS
23. Norma ___ (Sally Field role) : RAE
24. Bellicose deity : ARES
25. Not many, redundantly : FEWINNUMBER
30. Possesses : HAS
33. Honor ___ thieves : AMONG
34. Chuck : TOSS
35. "Oh, heck!" : DARN
36. Mississippi River transport : BARGE
37. Bullring cheer : OLE
38. Semisheer fabric : VOILE
39. Prom night rental : LIMO
40. Golden Gate section : SPAN
41. Printing press gizmo : INKER
42. Trains that go clickety-clack : ELS
43. Avoid, redundantly : SKIRTAROUND
45. Inter ___ : ALIA
46. Disfigure : MAR
47. Craft for Sacajawea : CANOE
49. Drink from a flask : SWIG
51. Bro's partner : SIS
54. Leading character, redundantly : MAINPROTAGONIST
57. Provide, as with some quality : ENDUE
58. Faux pas : NONO
59. Pavarotti solo : ARIA
60. Projection room items : REELS
61. Has markers out : OWES
62. Brief letter sign-off : BEST
1. Fancy dresser : DUDE
2. Wrinkle remover : IRON
3. Cheese nibblers : MICE
4. Winter hours in N.Y.C. : EST
5. Drive-in feature : SCREEN
6. Burden : LOAD
7. ___ and sciences : ARTS
8. Spelling contest : BEE
9. Heckler : JEERER
10. Prods : URGES
11. David Copperfield's first wife : DORA
12. Summer drinks : ADES
13. "Didn't I tell you?" : SEE
18. Halloween color : ORANGE
19. Tempts fate : DARES
23. Fab Four member : RINGO
24. Not in class : ABSENT
25. Aesop tale : FABLE
26. Modern memo : EMAIL
27. A lot of bait : WORMS
28. Perfect world : UTOPIA
29. Back tooth : MOLAR
30. Japanese verse : HAIKU
31. "Over the Rainbow" composer : ARLEN
32. Dummy Mortimer : SNERD
35. Organ transplant need : DONOR
38. Shrew : VIRAGO
40. Winter Olympian : SKIER
43. Places for a 40-Down : SLOPES
44. Mexican pals : AMIGOS
45. Invalidate : ANNUL
47. Christmas sweet : CANE
48. Right-hand person : AIDE
49. Pack (away) : STOW
50. Diminish : WANE
51. What to call a king : SIRE
52. Mother of Horus : ISIS
53. Career home runs, e.g. : STAT
54. Debussy's "La ___" : MER
55. The Plastic ___ Band, of 60's-70's music : ONO
56. Catch red-handed : NAB

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