New York Times, Tuesday, May 30, 2000

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pedestal topper : IDOL
5. Oodles : GOBS
9. Went white : PALED
14. "Uh-uh" : NOPE
15. Carefree adventure : LARK
16. Beyond's partner : ABOVE
17. Always : TWENTYFOURSEVEN
20. Checkers color : RED
21. They're rated in B.T.U.'s : ACS
22. Scratch-off game, e.g. : LOTTERY
23. ___-Lorraine : ALSACE
25. ___-mo replay : SLO
26. Golf's ___- Ryder Open : DORAL
28. Act the toady, slangily : KISSUP
34. That's a laugh : HOHO
37. Branding tool : IRON
39. The necktie in a necktie party : NOOSE
40. Sometimes : EVERYNOWANDTHEN
43. Kind of show : RAREE
44. El ___ (weather phenomenon) : NINO
45. Wrongful act : TORT
46. Familiar saying : OLDSAW
48. "Hup, two, three, four" caller : SARGE
50. "Yay, team!" : RAH
52. Firstborn : ELDEST
56. Mideast money : PIASTER
61. Absorbed, as a loss : ATE
62. P, on a fraternity jacket : RHO
63. Practically never : ONCEINABLUEMOON
66. Earthy pigment : OCHER
67. Tusked critter : BOAR
68. "Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
69. "Miracle on 34th Street" actor John : PAYNE
70. Play material for a kitten : YARN
71. Comic Foxx : REDD
1. The "I" in IV : INTRA
2. Wooden peg : DOWEL
3. Newspaper opinion pages : OPEDS
4. Spy novelist Deighton : LEN
5. Cosmetic ingredient : GLYCERIN
6. Bozos : OAFS
7. Friend in the 'hood : BRO
8. Jolly Roger depiction : SKULL
9. Time machine's destination : PAST
10. Aid in a felony : ABET
11. Zero, on a court : LOVE
12. At any point : EVER
13. Declare false : DENY
18. Snack in a shell : TACO
19. Kasparov's corner man : ROOK
24. Is gaga over : ADORES
25. Rather poky : SLOWISH
27. Elvis ___ Presley : ARON
29. Neither Rep. nor Dem. : IND
30. Bombed : SOTTED
31. New York gallery district : SOHO
32. Computerphile : USER
33. Confined, with "up" : PENT
34. Firefighter, maybe : HERO
35. Certain window shape : OVAL
36. Rancher's concern : HERD
38. "Peter Pan" pooch : NANA
41. Thumbs-up vote : YEA
42. Like soda bottles, in pre-recycling days : NORETURN
47. Small songbird : WREN
49. Tickled-pink feeling : GLEE
51. Sheik's land, in song : ARABY
53. Chip away at : ERODE
54. Did a smithy's job : SHOED
55. Got in shape, with "up" : TONED
56. Inside info : POOP
57. Victim of Pizarro : INCA
58. Stiff and sore : ACHY
59. Caught in the act : SEEN
60. Run out of gas : TIRE
61. Controversial orchard application : ALAR
64. Feathery wrap : BOA
65. Fold, spindle or mutilate : MAR

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