New York Times, Wednesday, May 31, 2000

Author: M. Francis Vuolo
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Vuolo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Vuolo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Frolic : ROMP
5. Asian expanse : GOBI
9. '92 campaign issue : NAFTA
14. Mideast bigwig : EMIR
15. Israeli foreign minister during the Yom Kippur War : EBAN
16. Kind of organizer : UNION
17. Neighbor of Guinea : MALI
18. Let : RENT
19. Movie for which Ernest Borgnine won an Oscar : MARTY
20. Cautionary reply #1 : IHAVEMYDOUBTS
23. Tucker who sang "Strong Enough to Bend" : TANYA
24. N.H.L. div. : ATL
25. Cable giant, for short : TCI
28. With 46-Across, cautionary reply #2 : TRYNOTTOGET
33. Some deli orders, briefly : BLTS
37. Driller's org. : ADA
38. "Gladiator" setting : ARENA
39. Nukes, say : REHEATS
41. Daddy-os : HEPCATS
43. Provinces : AREAS
44. 1901 novel set in India : KIM
45. Some trills from Sills : ARIA
46. See 28-Across : YOURHOPESUP
50. Prefix with fuel : SYN
51. Confident solver's tool : PEN
52. Act badly : EMOTE
57. Cautionary reply #3 : DONTCOUNTONIT
62. On one's guard : LEERY
64. Pond dweller : ALGA
65. ___ Hari : MATA
66. From the top : AGAIN
67. Guitarist Lofgren : NILS
68. Jazz musician Jackson : MILT
69. Evasive : DODGY
70. Complainer's state : SNIT
71. Son of Hera : ARES
1. Invoice word : REMIT
2. D-Day beach : OMAHA
3. La Scala locale : MILAN
4. Outhouse : PRIVY
5. Disease cause : GERM
6. "You will ___" (hypnotist's phrase) : OBEY
7. Bit of gang attire : BANDANA
8. Fully : INTOTO
9. All tingly : NUMB
10. Sci. class : ANAT
11. Someone on a mountain may be in this : FIRSTGEAR
12. Little one : TOT
13. "___ luck?" : ANY
21. Have : EAT
22. Maximum: Abbr. : ULT
26. Meter leader : CENTI
27. Take ___ sign : ITASA
29. Turn state's evidence : RAT
30. N.F.L. gains : YDS
31. Cane's sound : TAP
32. Sighting in the North Pacific : ORCA
33. Donkeys' cries : BRAYS
34. "Bad, bad" Brown : LEROY
35. Zombies, collectively : THEUNDEAD
36. Purposely burn : SEAR
40. Silvery-gray : ASH
41. One of a matching set : HIS
42. It'll never get off the ground : EMU
44. "thirtysomething" co-star : KENOLIN
47. Choose : OPT
48. Popular pie filling : PECANS
49. Caress : PET
53. "Oh, ___!" ("Wow!") : MOMMA
54. Studio sign : ONAIR
55. Honorific : TITLE
56. Les ___-Unis : ETATS
58. Photocopier's need: Abbr. : ORIG
59. Part of a Manhattan address: Abbr. : NYNY
60. ___ fruit : UGLI
61. Boss Tweed caricaturist : NAST
62. Boy : LAD
63. It may need a boost : EGO

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