New York Times, Thursday, June 8, 2000

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Diehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Start of a quip : IDSAY
6. Indigo dye source : ANIL
10. Sautéed dish : HASH
14. "A car you can believe in" sloganeer : VOLVO
15. Certain schemers, to Burns : MICE
16. Pay heed : OBEY
17. Quip, part 2 : AGOODTIMETOKEEP
20. Cereal box listing : NETWEIGHT
21. "I'll take another" : HITME
22. What DiCaprio isn't, astrologically : LEO
23. Old-fashioned agreement : AYE
24. Witches' sounds : RASPS
28. Top student's pride : AAVERAGE
33. Reed section member : OBOE
34. Medicinal shrub : CASSIA
36. Vegas opening : LAS
37. Quip, part 3 : YOURMOUTHSHUTIS
40. Plugs : ADS
41. Dry creek : ARROYO
42. Hawaii's ___ Coast : KONA
43. 2000, e.g. : LEAPYEAR
45. Like some divorces : MESSY
46. Out in left field : ODD
47. ___ Hakim ("Oklahoma!" character) : ALI
49. Shire of filmdom : TALIA
52. 1990's sitcom star : DEGENERES
58. Quip, part 4 : WHENYOUREINDEEP
60. "___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
61. After a while : ANON
62. "___ king in Narnia...": C. S. Lewis : ONCEA
63. Mercury and Mars : GODS
64. See 32-Down : TEST
65. End of the quip : WATER
1. Lead role in Rimsky-Korsakov's "The Maid of Pskov" : IVAN
2. Genoan official, once : DOGE
3. Gumball machine feature : SLOT
4. Swear to : AVOW
5. They may have hearings in Switzerland : YODELS
6. Southwest sidekick : AMIGO
7. "The Secret of ___" (1982 film) : NIMH
8. "Body Rock" rapper : ICET
9. Do-over, in tennis : LET
10. More contrived : HOKIER
11. Help, as a lawbreaker : ABET
12. Look : SEEM
13. Promote big-time : HYPE
18. 7-up, e.g. : TIE
19. "You said it, baby!" : OHYEAH
23. Dispatch boat : AVISO
24. Palace dweller : ROYAL
25. Residence : ABODE
26. "Marching Along" autobiographer : SOUSA
27. ___ annum : PER
28. Place name in New York : ASTOR
29. Wan : ASHY
30. Some hims with hymns : ALTOS
31. Profits : GAINS
32. With 64-Across, a student's challenge : ESSAY
34. Uncentered? : CORED
35. Vibrant glow : AURA
38. Call for help : MAYDAY
39. Maui music maker : UKE
44. Bettor's spread : POINTS
45. Bit of bait : MINNOW
47. Ticket ___ : AGENT
48. Wahine welcome : LEI
49. Nest part : TWIG
50. Words of discovery : AHSO
51. What libraries do : LEND
52. Seaside feature : DUNE
53. Symbol of love : EROS
54. Novelist Ferber : EDNA
55. Four-sided fig. : RECT
56. Unusual shoe spec : EEEE
57. Go at each other : SPAR
59. Bran source : OAT

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