New York Times, Thursday, September 14, 2000

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stupido : INANE
6. Per : APOP
10. Mountain ___ : BIKE
14. Big band? : NONET
15. California's ___ Valley : SIMI
16. City on the Oka : OREL
17. Head, jocularly : ATTIC
18. They have whiplike tails : STINGRAYS
20. Truck stop : WEIGHSTATION
22. Forgo : ESCHEW
23. "Moonlight" and "Farewell" : SONATAS
27. Very distant, as space : DEEP
30. Prove wrong : NEGATE
31. Snow showers? : TVS
34. Bullets, to bettors : ACES
36. Mideast port : BASRA
37. "C'est la vie" : THATSTHEWAYITIS
40. Secret language : ARGOT
41. Orbital path, usually : OVAL
42. 2.4-mil. member union : NEA
43. Got back together : REUNED
45. Silents star Jannings : EMIL
47. Child of the cartoons : SWEEPEA
49. Put under : GASSED
54. Nursery rhyme meal : CURDSANDWHEY
57. Heading maintainer : AUTOPILOT
60. Pick up : LEARN
61. Word with black or fire : OPAL
62. Queen abandoned by Aeneas : DIDO
63. "Frasier" dog : EDDIE
64. Sort : KIND
65. "Voice of Israel" author : EBAN
66. California's Point ___ : REYES
1. Very impressed : INAWE
2. Speaker's 3 x 5 cards, e.g. : NOTES
3. Caper : ANTIC
4. Ask for hay, say? : NEIGH
5. Deeply embedded : ETCHED
6. Like some coaches: Abbr. : ASST
7. Hummus holder, maybe : PITA
8. Leaves undone : OMITS
9. Gear with a small number of teeth : PINION
10. Renewed : BORNAGAIN
11. Portfolio part, for short : IRA
12. E or G, e.g. : KEY
13. Golfer Ernie : ELS
19. Passed : GONEBY
21. Exertion : SWEAT
24. Enough to wet one's lips : TASTE
25. Some hotel lobbies : ATRIA
26. Limitless quantities : SEAS
28. Repeat : ECHO
29. Something to complain about : PEEVE
31. Confused, informally : THREW
32. Hard to pin down : VAGUE
33. No longer warm : STONECOLD
35. Stroked : SWAM
37. Swabbies : TARS
38. Promotion : STEPUP
39. Adjust : ALIGN
44. Mock : DERIDE
46. Soup kitchen worker : LADLER
48. Impromptu : ADLIB
50. Person from Malmö : SWEDE
51. Like a con artist's business : SHADY
52. Mysterious : EERIE
53. Force units : DYNES
55. Pop : SODA
56. Immensely : ATON
57. Perfect : AOK
58. News letters : UPI
59. Acquisition for some vacationers : TAN

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