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New York Times, Thursday, October 19, 2000

Author:
Patrick Jordan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Jordan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Z} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 1019 ( 18,608 )
Across
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Fund-raising letter, e.g. : PLEA
5
Librarian's gadget : DATER
10
Mr. Clean would never part with one : COMB
14
Interpret : READ
15
In heaven : ABOVE
16
1968 award for Vaclav Havel : OBIE
17
In this, a "." is a "dot" : INTERNETADDRESS
20
Twin-engined W.W. II plane : MOSQUITO
21
Swiftness : HASTE
22
Puts into service : USES
23
Least salable, perhaps : STALEST
25
San ___, Calif. : RAFAEL
28
Hideouts : LAIRS
29
Colorful computer : IMAC
30
Stephen King novel setting : SALEM
31
Minor invention : FIB
34
In this, a "." is a "point" : BODYTEMPERATURE
38
Orlando-to-Miami dir. : SSE
39
Many an April baby : ARIES
40
Admitting a draft : AJAR
41
Con artist's accomplice : SHILL
42
Sun shade : AWNING
44
Analyze : EXAMINE
47
Furnace waste : SLAG
48
Cannes cap : BERET
49
TV's Andy Taylor and Elroy Lobo : SHERIFFS
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In this, a "." is a "period" : ENGLISHTEXTBOOK
56
Comedy hit : RIOT
57
Patterned fabric : TOILE
58
Actress Petty of "Point Break" : LORI
59
Beach shades : TANS
60
Hardly management types : SERFS
61
Doers of good civic deeds : ELKS
Down
1
Buttoned-up all the way : PRIM
2
O'Brien's lead-in : LENO
3
Partakes of : EATS
4
Suitability : ADEQUACY
5
1973 Elton John hit : DANIEL
6
Watches for, perhaps : ABETS
7
Wizard of Oz revealer : TOTO
8
1954 Oscar winner ___ Marie Saint : EVA
9
Inflamed : RED
10
South Sea souvenirs : CORALS
11
Way too weighty : OBESE
12
Producers of sunbows : MISTS
13
Plague : BESET
18
Deceit : RUSE
19
Jenna Elfman TV role : DHARMA
23
They register on registers : SALES
24
Bank : TIER
25
Barbecued entrée : RIBS
26
Half of an old radio duo : AMOS
27
Not do well in the stretch : FADE
28
Collar extension : LAPEL
30
Mona Lisa attribute : SMILE
31
Kodak competitor : FUJI
32
Caspian Sea adjoiner : IRAN
33
Shipping hazard : BERG
35
Gauguin setting : TAHITI
36
Land of Tralee : ERIN
37
Not just in the mind : TANGIBLE
41
Silvery food fishes : SMELTS
42
Football's Karras et al. : ALEXES
43
Electrologist's target : WART
44
"I Hated, Hated, Hated This Movie" author : EBERT
45
City near Dayton : XENIA
46
Part of the atmosphere : ARGON
47
Mantelpiece : SHELF
49
Bustle : STIR
50
Hoodwink : FOOL
51
Part of a river : FORK
52
They may be involved in a spill : SKIS
54
Map abbrs. : STS
55
Groundbreaker? : HOE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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