New York Times, Monday, June 26, 2000

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Fellow : CHAP
5. Contented : GLAD
9. Noise at a street protest : CHANT
14. Film part : ROLE
15. Put on the payroll : HIRE
16. Mandel of "St. Elsewhere" : HOWIE
17. Aid in crime : ABET
18. Look at flirtatiously : OGLE
19. Make reparations : ATONE
20. Alternative to briefs : BOXERSHORTS
23. Barbie's guy : KEN
24. Baseball great Mel : OTT
25. Says : UTTERS
27. Russian villas : DACHAS
31. Change, as a hemline : ALTER
33. Brand of sweetener : EQUAL
34. Leave out : OMIT
35. Singer Paul : ANKA
39. First newspapers on the street : BULLDOGEDITIONS
42. Like most basketball stars : TALL
43. Decorative vases : URNS
44. Victorious : ONTOP
45. Chose : OPTED
47. Beginnings : ONSETS
48. Drunk as a skunk : STEWED
51. Animal that beats its chest : APE
52. Superman foe ___ Luthor : LEX
53. Part of a girl's sock hop attire : POODLESKIRT
60. Believe without question : EATUP
62. Young Lennon : SEAN
63. Pulitzer-winner James : AGEE
64. "Purple" writing : PROSE
65. Disabled : LAME
66. Place for an earring : LOBE
67. President before Polk : TYLER
68. Skunk's defense : ODOR
69. Cenozoic and Paleozoic, e.g. : ERAS
1. Taurus : Bull :: Cancer : ___ : CRAB
2. Penniless person : HOBO
3. Trebek of "Jeopardy!" : ALEX
4. Townshend of the Who : PETE
5. Haunted house inhabitants : GHOSTS
6. Traffic controller : LIGHT
7. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
8. Stag or hart : DEER
9. Celibate : CHASTE
10. Sexy : HOT
11. Came to : AWOKE
12. Frisco footballer : NINER
13. New drivers, usually : TEENS
21. Willy Wonka creator Dahl : ROALD
22. ___-frutti : TUTTI
26. Choo-choos : TRAINS
27. ___ of gratitude : DEBT
28. Greenish-blue : AQUA
29. Select : CULL
30. Venerate : HALLOW
31. Change, as the Constitution : AMEND
32. Jar tops : LIDS
34. Folklore meany : OGRE
36. Post-It, e.g. : NOTE
37. Windsor or sheepshank : KNOT
38. Venomous snakes : ASPS
40. Perform better than : OUTDO
41. Answering machine signals : TONES
46. Waiter's offering : PEPPER
47. First game of a doubleheader : OPENER
48. Caught some Z's : SLEPT
49. Very sad : TEARY
50. Praise : EXTOL
51. San Antonio landmark : ALAMO
54. Norway's capital : OSLO
55. Not working, as a battery : DEAD
56. Cabbagelike vegetable : KALE
57. Dr. Frankenstein's helper : IGOR
58. Singer McEntire : REBA
59. Golf shop purchase : TEES
61. Employ : USE

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