New York Times, Wednesday, September 20, 2000

Author: Edgar R. Fontaine
Editor: Will Shortz
Edgar R. Fontaine
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Fontaine. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Raft material : BALSA
6. José's home : CASA
10. Fill in time on stage : VAMP
14. It has a floor but no ceiling : OCEAN
15. Canned : AXED
16. Mozart's "Dalla sua pace," e.g. : ARIA
17. O'Toole film playing in Sydney? : THELIONINSUMMER
20. Vindictive Greek goddess : HERA
21. Comme ci, comme ça : SOSO
22. High times? : NOONS
23. Villainous : MEAN
25. Moral anguish : REMORSE
27. Mercer tune sung in Sydney? : SPRINGLEAVES
31. Guadalajara gold : ORO
32. Dollface : DEAR
33. Forever, poetically : ETERNE
37. Attack deterrent : MOAT
39. Monsoonal : WET
41. Radio feature : DIAL
42. Newly : AFRESH
45. Burn slightly : CHAR
48. Prefix with athlete : TRI
49. Donahue film showing in Sydney? : AWINTERPLACE
52. Improvisational composition : TOCCATA
55. Site of the Piazza del Popolo : ROMA
56. Faith of 5 1/2 million Americans : ISLAM
57. "Jabberwocky," for one : POEM
59. "Have mercy on me!," e.g. : PLEA
63. Stravinsky ballet performed in Sydney? : THERITEOFAUTUMN
66. Campbell's soup instruction : HEAT
67. Grainy pasta : ORZO
68. Salk's target : POLIO
69. Listening devices : EARS
70. Hearing in open court : OYER
71. Turn back : SPURN
1. Not just one : BOTH
2. Sign of old age : ACHE
3. Lascivious look : LEER
4. Antipasto staple : SALAMI
5. "Gimme ___!" (start of an Iowa State cheer) : ANI
6. Vatican dogma : CANONLAW
7. X or Y or Z : AXIS
8. Lady of a 6-Across : SENORA
9. Web site clutter : ADS
10. Skedaddled : VAMOOSED
11. Hard wear? : ARMOR
12. Comportments : MIENS
13. Analyze syntactically : PARSE
18. Siouan language : OSAGE
19. Not fulfilled : UNMET
24. Period's place : END
26. Christmas ___ : EVE
27. Body of an organism : SOMA
28. Lecturer, briefly : PROF
29. Rocket's sound : ROAR
30. Put up : ERECT
34. Singer Coolidge : RITA
35. Drug cop : NARC
36. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
38. Wheeled servers : TEACARTS
40. In place of that : THEREFOR
43. Mystic : SWAMI
44. Best seller : HIT
46. Bouquet : AROMA
47. Dashboard abbr. : RPM
50. Table linens : NAPERY
51. ThinkPad, for one : LAPTOP
52. Church offering : TITHE
53. Actor Milo : OSHEA
54. Understandable : CLEAR
58. Seep : OOZE
60. Humdinger : LULU
61. Abu Dhabi leader : EMIR
62. Ever's partner : ANON
64. Overly : TOO
65. Kind of driver : UPS

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