New York Times, Monday, September 25, 2000

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVX} This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
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1. Peanut, in the South : GOOBER
7. Kitten's plaything : YARN
11. Magazine with a fold-in back cover : MAD
14. Richly decorated : ORNATE
15. Eminently draftable : ONEA
16. Intense anger : IRE
17. Gab : YACKETYYACK
19. TV room : DEN
20. Aweather's opposite : ALEE
21. Winning tic-tac-toe row : OOO
22. College application part : ESSAY
24. Piece next to a knight : ROOK
26. Core group : CADRE
28. Sound from a moving train : CLICKETYCLICK
32. Winter forecast : SLEET
33. On guard : WARY
34. Explosive stuff : TNT
36. Hardly neatniks : PIGS
37. Dress with a flared bottom : ALINE
39. Uncles, in Cuba : TIOS
40. Doctors' org. : AMA
41. Les √Čtats-___ : UNIS
42. Base stealer Lou : BROCK
43. Darned : BLANKETYBLANK
47. Novelists Ferber and O'Brien : EDNAS
48. Feedbag fill : OATS
49. Town square : PLAZA
51. Make a goof : ERR
52. Radio operators : HAMS
56. Captain's journal : LOG
57. Important person : MUCKETYMUCK
61. Bird that gives a hoot : OWL
62. French 101 verb : ETRE
63. Aviator Earhart : AMELIA
64. Driving range peg : TEE
65. Calendar units : DAYS
66. Stagecoach robber : BANDIT
1. "Naked Maja" painter : GOYA
2. Spoken : ORAL
3. Give the ___-over : ONCE
4. Pastry shops : BAKERIES
5. When the French fry : ETE
6. Seized again : RETOOK
7. Toy that goes "around the world" : YOYO
8. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
9. ___ room (place to play games) : REC
10. In an unprotected manner : NAKEDLY
11. Torso : MIDSECTION
12. Zone : AREA
13. Contradict : DENY
18. Oxen connector : YOKE
23. ___ Lanka : SRI
25. Halloween's mo. : OCT
26. Shade of blue : CYAN
27. Big garden size : ACRE
28. Ascend : CLIMB
29. Top-notch lawyer : LEGALEAGLE
30. Chubby Checker's dance : TWIST
31. Word repeated before "Who's there?" : KNOCK
32. Health resort : SPA
35. Sound of disappointment : TSK
37. "My Way" songwriter : ANKA
38. Commits perjury : LIES
39. Sanitation workers : TRASHMEN
41. Not specified : UNNAMED
42. Sandwich that usually contains mayo : BLT
44. Axlike tool : ADZ
45. Time past : YORE
46. It grows every time you get a shot : BARTAB
49. Parcel of land : PLOT
50. Actor Rob : LOWE
51. Meagerly maintains, with "out" : EKES
53. "___ Lang Syne" : AULD
54. Early 12th-century date : MCII
55. Three-person card game : SKAT
58. Actress Hagen : UTA
59. Weep : CRY
60. Singer Sumac : YMA

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