New York Times, Saturday, May 6, 2000

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 122 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Branches, say : STREAMS
8. Gaps : CHASMS
14. Gets more active : HEATSUP
15. Beef cut : BRISKET
16. Mediator's problem : IMPASSE
17. Make a new arrangement : RESTYLE
18. Govt. agency since 1970 : EPA
19. They may have extras : NEWSIES
21. Showing fatigue : WAN
22. Air bag? : LUNG
24. "Lucky" numbers, in France : SEPTS
25. Jargon : CANT
26. Roman invasion resister : DRUID
28. ___ gratias : DEO
29. City near Clearwater : LARGO
30. Flat-brimmed hat : SAILOR
32. Stir up : ENGENDER
34. Weakness : BLINDSPOT
36. Clarify : SPELLOUT
39. Lacking a break : ONEACT
43. "Tony n' ___ Wedding" (theater hit) : TINAS
44. Subjects of interstate regulation: Abbr. : RRS
46. Protection : ARMOR
47. They're often responsible for upsets: Abbr. : INDS
48. Express displeasure : STAMP
50. Large hall : SALA
51. Protected beast : GNU
52. The poor : PAUPERS
54. Reagan pet project: Abbr. : SDI
55. Rubber : MASSEUR
57. Misdirects : LEADSON
59. Varnish thinner : ACETONE
60. Petroleum distillate : TOLUENE
61. Sister of Venus : SERENA
62. Pinchpenny's opposite : SPENDER
1. Critical ship system, in "Star Trek" : SHIELDS
2. Batter-dipped dish : TEMPURA
3. Megaliths site in the Pacific : RAPANUI
4. Fraternity letter : ETA
5. Org. : ASSN
6. Ponders : MUSES
7. Discharged : SPEWED
8. Blackfoot foes : CREES
9. Express displeasure : HISS
10. Halifax clock setting: Abbr. : AST
11. Up : SKYWARD
12. Gallimaufry : MELANGE
13. Powerful speaker : STENTOR
15. English : BRITONS
20. Traffic stopper? : SPEEDTRAP
23. Four-volume 18th-century literary classic : GILBLAS
25. Warms up at the track : CANTERS
27. Gets dressed (up) : DOLLS
29. First name in hotels : LEONA
31. Popular vacation spot : RIO
33. Mail place: Abbr. : GPO
35. Encourage : NURTURE
36. Blots : STIGMAS
37. Light sailing ship : PINNACE
38. Consumer : ENDUSER
40. Put together : AMASSED
41. Brewski : COLDONE
42. Person with a whip, maybe : TRAINER
45. Refines : SMELTS
48. Hot spot : SAUNA
49. Like some hospital procedures : PREOP
52. Drudge : PEON
53. Merchandise mover : SALE
56. ___ Anne de Beaupré : STE
58. Make demands of : DUN

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