New York Times, Saturday, September 2, 2000

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 129 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Belt holder : SHOTGLASS
10. Pundit : SWAMI
15. Club delivery : MONOLOGUE
16. Built-up : URBAN
17. Strain : OVEREXERT
18. ___ Club : LIONS
19. 1971 Donald Sutherland film : KLUTE
20. Place for cookies or popcorn : SNACKTRAY
22. Literary monogram : EAP
23. Mideast titles : AGAS
24. Country place? : TNN
25. Let off the hook? : UNPEG
28. "The X-Files" extra : GMAN
29. Bag : SAC
30. Irritation : PEEVE
31. Curb : REININ
34. Break ___ : DANCE
36. Cager Thurmond et al. : NATES
38. Marsh greenery : SEDGES
40. Lacking : SHORT
43. Old Indian dominion : RAJ
46. Lost : RAPT
47. Support person : AIDER
48. Map abbr. : AVE
49. Semicircular moldings at column bases : TORI
50. Seeds : OVA
51. Haphazard : HITORMISS
54. Containing element #76 : OSMIC
56. Jamaican cultist : RASTA
57. Different : OTHERWISE
59. Maker of the game Asteroids : ATARI
60. Capital whose name means "Red Hero" : ULANBATOR
61. Stud : HEMAN
62. Terms : SEMESTERS
1. Opposite of "make clear" : SMOKEUP
2. Rush-hour traffic facilitator : HOVLANE
3. Beat : ONEUPPED
4. Wrong : TORT
5. Delight : GLEE
6. Brine-cured delicacy : LOX
7. Gets on : AGES
8. Family tree entry : SURNAME
9. Compared to : SETAGAINST
10. Stews : SULKS
11. Court instrument : WRIT
12. Stops in midcount : ABORTS
13. Type B response : MANANA
14. Consonant : INSYNC
21. Showy tropical plant : CANNA
26. Gabor and Perón : EVAS
27. Part of a code : GENE
28. Social : GREGARIOUS
32. "___ Boy" ("Tommy" song) : ITSA
33. Royal Crown product : NEHI
35. Kind of drive : CDROM
37. Lot, e.g. : SODOMITE
39. New Testament writing : EPISTLE
41. One making alterations : REVISOR
42. Shipping inquiries : TRACERS
43. Flag-waving : RAHRAH
44. Chase an ace : AVIATE
45. Throwaways : JETSAM
49. Groom : TRAIN
52. Another, overseas : OTRA
53. Not-to-be-believed : SHAM
54. Eyes : ORBS
55. Smack : SWAT
58. Chemical ending : ENE

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