New York Times, Thursday, July 6, 2000

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QUXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Golden gifts from Gaea : APPLES
7. Dematerializes : VANISHES
15. Any Australian girl : SHEILA
16. So pretty : ADORABLE
17. Blasé remark after a defeat : WINSOMELOSESOME
19. Extensively : ALOT
20. ___ canto : BEL
21. Richmond-to-Norfolk dir. : ESE
22. Shutout team's score : NIL
23. Automaton : GOLEM
25. Blab : SING
29. Prepare for a snap : POSE
31. Doorpost : JAMB
34. Teachers' advocate: Abbr. : NEA
35. "Game" played to get information : GOODCOPBADCOP
39. Bug out : SKIDDOO
41. Camp facility : LATRINE
42. 1991 comedy of the sexes : HESAIDSHESAID
44. Word with red or army : ANT
45. Pigeon coop : COTE
46. Impersonated : APED
48. "Hey, I never thought of that!" : GOSH
50. Refuse to recognize : SCORN
53. Ho Chi Minh Trail locale : NAM
55. Eyeball : ORB
58. Kicker? : TOE
59. It's active in Sicily : ETNA
60. Sporadic : ONAGAINOFFAGAIN
65. Drawer odorizer : POMANDER
66. Some scouts : EAGLES
67. Knickknacks : TRINKETS
68. Git into a rough-and-tumble : RASSLE
1. Temple of Isis site : ASWAN
2. Alexander the Great's father : PHILIP
3. Ones looking at sentences : PENOLOGISTS
4. Letter-to-Santa enclosure : LIST
5. "Rockaria!" rock group : ELO
6. "Little" children's book character : SAMBO
7. San Pablo Bay city : VALLEJO
8. Misspent energy : ADO
9. Roman ___ : NOSE
10. Furies : IRES
11. MS. accompaniers : SASES
12. "The Chris Rock Show" shower : HBO
13. Wood with a twisted, spiral grain : ELM
14. Find out : SEE
18. It twists and turns : EEL
23. Lined with crystals : GEODIC
24. Sweet sap source : MAPLE
26. Phone calls, room service charges, etc. : INCIDENTALS
27. No. 10 in a list : NEON
28. Goggle : GAPE
30. Highball ingredient : SODA
32. Degs. for execs : MBAS
33. Historic 1942 surrender site : BATAAN
36. Numbskull : DODO
37. Charges : COSTS
38. Sink sound : DRIP
39. Hairstyle : SHAG
40. Casino game : KENO
43. Rides : HECTORS
47. 1973 Elton John hit : DANIEL
49. Navajo home : HOGAN
51. Pained comment? : OOF
52. Allude : REFER
54. Parson's home : MANSE
56. What stripes may indicate : RANK
57. Dwell : BIDE
59. Dairy aisle section : EGGS
60. Cast one's vote : OPT
61. Post Office motto word : NOR
62. Friend abroad : AMI
63. Court bisector : NET
64. Trip planner: Abbr. : AAA

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