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New York Times, Thursday, January 27, 2000

Colonial territory now reunited with China

Author:
David Ainslie Macleod
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Ainslie Macleod

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Macleod. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times1/27/00 ( No. 18,342 )
Across
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Applies lightly : DABS
5
Greetings : HIS
8
Ice cream drink : FRAPPE
14
Kind of engr. : ELEC
15
"Shoot!" : ASK
16
Trojan War warrior : AENEAS
17
Everything : CABOODLE
19
Hens : LAYERS
20
Palace display, maybe : CROWNJEWELS
22
Flashed sign : VEE
23
Copious : AMPLE
24
Anonymous fellow : MISTERX
26
Coleridge character : MARINER
29
Russell Cave Natl. Mon. locale : ALA
32
Not the first recording : COVER
33
What some grads do : REUNE
37
One of the Seven Wonders of the World : TEMPLEOFARTEMIS
40
Colonial territory now reunited with China : MACAO
41
Honors : CITES
42
Second letter addendum : PPS
43
Made a cocoon : PUPATED
45
Like fish sticks : BREADED
48
Kind of ray : MANTA
53
Above, poetically : OER
54
Bullies : BROWBEATERS
58
The W's in LLWWWWWL : STREAK
60
Request for clarification : HOWSTHAT
61
Words intended to instill fear : ORELSE
62
Lansing-to-Detroit dir. : ESE
63
Big name in oil : ARCO
64
Let a slip pass : NODDED
65
Co. that makes 29-Downs : NCR
66
Wistful sort : RUER
Down
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Bing Crosby's record label : DECCA
2
Auto option : ALARM
3
Jazz genre : BEBOP
4
Glower : SCOWL
5
One of the Pillars of Islam : HADJ
6
Coconut palm site, maybe : ISLE
7
Warp : SKEW
8
Drill sergeant's order : FALLIN
9
Pushes forward again : REASSERTS
10
"___ questions?" : ANY
11
Pet item : PEEVE
12
Kitchen gadget : PARER
13
Big-selling 1920's car : ESSEX
18
Together : ONE
21
Dubai, e.g. : EMIRATE
25
Family map : TREE
26
1950's-70's pitcher Drabowsky : MOE
27
Green shade : AVOCADO
28
Bring new supplies : REFIT
29
Place to enter a PIN : ATM
30
Grazing spot : LEA
31
Jeep maker, once: Abbr. : AMC
32
Matter of interest for a pilot : CLOUDBASE
34
Person in a mask : UMP
35
Tweak : NIP
36
Formula 1 maneuver : ESS
38
Role model for a lad : PAPA
39
One end of the visible spectrum : RED
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Brightened, with "up" : PERKED
45
Particle physics subject : BOSON
46
Fashionably old-fashioned : RETRO
47
Was at fault : ERRED
48
"No ___!" (Spanish cry) : MAS
49
Petal extract : ATTAR
50
Kind of jacket : NEHRU
51
Hint : TRACE
52
Mary of "Don Juan," 1926 : ASTOR
55
"Say ___" : WHEN
56
Pear type : BOSC
57
It has a big mouth : EWER
59
Round Table time : ELD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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