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New York Times, Monday, May 1, 2000

Author:
Gregory E. Paul
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gregory E. Paul

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0501 ( 18,437 )
Across
1
Person whose name starts Mc-, maybe : SCOT
5
Kind of carpet : SHAG
9
Betray à la a snitch : RATON
14
Horse's run : LOPE
15
Chanel of fashion : COCO
16
Breathing : ALIVE
17
Prayer's end : AMEN
18
Community gym site : YMCA
19
Frisco gridder : NINER
20
___ tomato : BACONLETTUCEAND
23
Be a monarch : RULE
24
The "N" in NCO : NON
25
Brussels's land: Abbr. : BEL
28
Indy entry : RACECAR
31
Writing tablet : PAD
34
Second name : ALIAS
36
TV adjunct : VCR
37
Armbone : ULNA
38
___ cream cheese : SMOKEDSALMONAND
42
College in New Rochelle, N.Y. : IONA
43
Wetland : FEN
44
Like notebook paper : LINED
45
Feminizing suffix : ESS
46
Holy : BLESSED
49
Nickname in the oil biz : OXY
50
Money for old age: Abbr. : IRA
51
Leave : EXIT
53
___ jelly : PEANUTBUTTERAND
61
Pretend : LETON
62
Spanish 101 verb : ESTA
63
Sailing : ASEA
64
Single-handedly : ALONE
65
Perfect place : EDEN
66
Young lady : MISS
67
Shea player, for short : NYMET
68
Little pastry : TART
69
It may be worn in the woods : PATH
Down
1
Thick slice : SLAB
2
Unwakable state : COMA
3
It controls a lot of U.S. imports : OPEC
4
Soprano's counterpart : TENOR
5
Monster in the "Odyssey" : SCYLLA
6
Class for beginner cooks : HOMEEC
7
Bank no. : ACCT
8
Capricorn's symbol : GOAT
9
Ill will : RANCOR
10
Unearthly : ALIEN
11
Singer Turner : TINA
12
Where to use Easy-Off : OVEN
13
Mr. Uncool : NERD
21
Operating room aide : NURSE
22
Deprive of weapons : UNARM
25
Musical Count : BASIE
26
St. who's fire? : ELMOS
27
Popular civic club : LIONS
29
Cowgirl Dale : EVANS
30
250, Roman-style : CCL
31
City north of Dallas : PLANO
32
Take over : ANNEX
33
Whom "my heart belongs to" : DADDY
35
Abbr. before a 34-Across : AKA
37
Prefix with cycle : UNI
39
Key of Prokofiev's first piano concerto : DFLAT
40
Envision : SEE
41
"Under the Boardwalk," e.g. : OLDIE
46
Brown-haired : BRUNET
47
Bowling alley machine : SETTER
48
Surviving : EXTANT
50
Words after two or hole : INONE
52
Hobo : TRAMP
53
Blueprint : PLAN
54
Slippery : EELY
55
Chemistry book chapter,with "the" : ATOM
56
Red vegetable : BEET
57
Org. that oversees food stamps : USDA
58
Where Japan is : ASIA
59
Oriole's abode : NEST
60
Short race : DASH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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