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New York Times, Thursday, June 1, 2000

___ Circus (where St. Peter was crucified)

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Kahn.
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© 2000, The New York Times6/1/00 ( No. 18,468 )

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Across
1
Goes on and on : GABS
5
Like some polit. tickets : IND
8
Assembled again : RESAT
13
Time without end : AEON
14
Native of Novi Sad : SERB
16
Roll out, so to speak : ARISE
17
Baltic capital : RIGA
18
Dies ___ : IRAE
19
___ David (six-pointed star) : MOGEN
20
Alighting : TOUCHDOWN
22
Muslim campaign : JIHAD
23
Old-fashioned bee participants : HUSKERS
24
Establish : ERECT
26
Introduction to chemistry? : BIO
27
Company whose logo is a tricolor "A" : ALITALIA
30
Santa's reindeer team, e.g. : OCTAD
33
Impose : PUT
34
Here, to Henri : ICI
35
Government fact finder, for one : HEARINGEXAMINER
40
"ER" roles : MDS
41
Tijuana yell : OLE
42
Extraordinary people : ONERS
43
Conclude an evening of poker, say : SETTLEUP
46
Terrier's sound : ARF
47
Get rid of : ERASE
48
Shake up : STARTLE
52
Appropriate : ALLOT
54
Be suspicious : SMELLARAT
56
Tick off : PEEVE
57
One of the O'Neills : OONA
58
It begins with the story of Naomi : RUTH
59
50's marketing flop : EDSEL
60
Bitter end? : NESS
61
Comeback, of sorts : ECHO
62
Flippant : SASSY
63
Rigid : SET
64
Reason for school probation, maybe : DEES
Down
1
Big name in country music : GARTH
2
Fundamentals of speech : AEIOU
3
Phony : BOGUS
4
Cinema feature : SNACKBAR
5
San ___, Argentina : ISIDRO
6
___ Circus (where St. Peter was crucified) : NEROS
7
No-win situation : DRAW
8
Engine for missiles : RAMJET
9
Beethoven work in E flat : EROICA
10
It may be blocked in stadiums : SIGHTLINE
11
On naval maneuvers : ASEA
12
Keep an eye on : TEND
15
European alliance since 1948 : BENELUX
21
Swiss miss : HEIDI
25
Multitalented Moreno : RITA
27
Without ___ (quietly) : APEEP
28
"Happy Anniversary" writer : ICER
29
Affectation : AIRS
30
Units of resistance : OHMS
31
Grant : CEDE
32
Like some jokes : TASTELESS
36
Rejections : NOES
37
Affixes, in a way : GLUESON
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Part of a homily : MORAL
39
Kind of lamp : INFRARED
44
Collections : TROVES
45
During the past few days, say : LATELY
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"It's about time!" : ATLAST
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What to try to make of this puzzle? : SENSE
49
Certain moratorium : TRUCE
50
Wood shaper : LATHE
51
Community spirit : ETHOS
52
Goons : APES
53
Mother of Helen : LEDA
55
Homer Simpson's favorite tavern : MOES

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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