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New York Times, Tuesday, June 20, 2000

Author:
Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 54 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York TimesNo. 0620 ( 18,487 )
Across
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60's do : AFRO
5
"Cool!" : NEAT
9
Tie at a derby? : ASCOT
14
1958 chiller, with "The" : BLOB
15
Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Melodramatic : SOAPY
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Baby bear reconnoiterers? : CUBSCOUTS
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President before Polk : TYLER
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Person of note? : COMPOSER
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___ Diavolo (seafood sauce) : FRA
23
Puts on an act : FAKESIT
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Conqueror of England, 1066 : NORMAN
28
Actress Lena : OLIN
29
Resorts of sorts : SPAS
32
Give the heave-ho : OUST
33
Cowpoke competitions : RODEOS
36
Klingons and Vulcans : ALIENS
38
Coming-out party? : DEB
39
Baby fox carriers? : KITBAGS
41
Form filer, for short : CPA
44
Platforms : RISERS
46
Lords and ladies : NOBLES
48
Dundee denizen : SCOT
50
Charlie Brown expletive : RATS
52
Security concern : LEAK
53
Player who's good with a bat : HITTER
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Bishops' subordinates : PRIESTS
58
German cry : ACH
59
B-52, e.g. : WARPLANE
62
Caterpillar competitor : DEERE
64
Baby bird vegetables? : CHICKPEAS
68
Boo-boo : ERROR
69
Computer clickers : MICE
70
Oscar winner Kazan : ELIA
71
Medicine measures : DOSES
72
Said "not guilty," e.g. : PLED
73
It's in a pickle : DILL
Down
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"N.Y.P.D. Blue" network : ABC
2
Winter woe : FLU
3
Rip off : ROB
4
Really awful : OBSCENE
5
One of the Judds : NAOMI
6
Blows one's top : ERUPTS
7
Kind of clef : ALTO
8
Not sleep peacefully : TOSS
9
Houston player : ASTRO
10
Sauce source : SOY
11
Baby moose movers? : CALFMUSCLES
12
Met productions : OPERAS
13
Tough boss to work for : TYRANT
18
Comedian Bill, informally : COS
21
Naval Academy grad : ENSIGN
23
Escort company : FORD
24
Mother Nature's burn balm : ALOE
25
Baby goat siblings? : KIDBROTHERS
27
"Apollo 13" director Howard : RON
30
Blue Ribbon maker : PABST
31
In the style of : ALA
34
Green-lights : OKS
35
Environmentalists' club name : SIERRA
37
That, to Tomás : ESO
40
Caroler's syllable : TRA
42
Marsh material : PEAT
43
Questions : ASKS
45
___ Industries (defense contractor) : ITT
47
Censored : BLEEPED
48
Protected from the sun : SHADED
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"O tempora! O mores!" orator : CICERO
51
Piece together, as tape : SPLICE
54
Water servers : EWERS
56
Sped : RACED
57
Press coverage : INK
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Dudley Do-Right's org. : RCMP
61
Pop singer Collins : PHIL
63
Seafood delicacy : ROE
65
Actor Wallach : ELI
66
Be laid up : AIL
67
Mule of song : SAL

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

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