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New York Times, Wednesday, June 28, 2000

With 15-Across, a California county

Author:
Randy Sowell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randy Sowell

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Sowell.
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© 2000, The New York Times6/28/00 ( No. 18,495 )

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Across
1
Diploma word : CUM
4
Gives the double-O : OGLES
9
Hockey's Morenz : HOWIE
14
___ roll : ONA
15
See 8-Down : CLARA
16
Intercontinental range : URALS
17
Lennox Lewis org. : WBC
18
Easy golf shot : TAPIN
19
Infamous motel owner : BATES
20
It begins with H : PERIODICTABLE
23
Jack of "Rio Lobo" : ELAM
24
Start of a MacArthur quote : ISHALL
25
They have Xings : RRS
28
Ritardando undoer : ATEMPO
30
Howard of "Gone With the Wind" : LESLIE
32
Snigglers : EELERS
36
Barfly's binge : TOOT
37
"Sic semper tyrannis!" crier : JOHNWILKESBOOTH
42
Harem rooms : ODAS
43
1976 uprising site : SOWETO
44
Balm of ___ (fragrant resin) : GILEAD
47
"The Bourne Identity" author : LUDLUM
51
___-Cone : SNO
52
Like a virgin? : VESTAL
56
New Rochelle college : IONA
57
Classic detection device : GEIGERCOUNTER
60
TV host Gibbons : LEEZA
62
Part of a magician's incantation : POCUS
63
Owns : HAS
64
Kind of circle : INNER
65
Rich dessert : TORTE
66
Havana residue : ASH
67
Like Dennis the Menace : PESKY
68
Make ___ at : APASS
69
Juan Carlos, e.g. : REY
Down
1
Black-eyed legume : COWPEA
2
Release, in a way : UNBELT
3
Gordon of "Oklahoma!" : MACRAE
4
Prefix with -pod : OCTO
5
Showy irises : GLADIOLI
6
___ lazuli : LAPIS
7
Segal or Fromm : ERICH
8
With 15-Across, a California county : SANTA
9
Telescope name : HUBBLE
10
Like the Sabin vaccine : ORAL
11
Crushing defeat : WATERLOO
12
___ de France : ILE
13
Non-P.C. suffix : ESS
21
Vast : IMMENSE
22
Set or wet preceder : ALL
26
Quite a comedy : RIOT
27
Genesis son : SETH
29
Nave bench : PEW
31
Substituted (for) : STOODIN
33
U.S. Open champ in '94 and '97 : ELS
34
MGM rival, once : RKO
35
Wrap (up) : SEW
37
Uses a treadmill, maybe : JOGS
38
Valhalla V.I.P. : ODIN
39
Column 7A of the 20-Across : HALOGENS
40
Good news for theater owners : SELLOUTS
41
Heat quantity meas. : BTU
45
It's for the birds : AVIARY
46
B.S., e.g. : DEG
48
Mandrake's assistant : LOTHAR
49
Disquiet : UNEASE
50
Soft and wet : MARSHY
53
Nasal dividers : SEPTA
54
Cavalry unit : TROOP
55
Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
58
O.T. book before Daniel : EZEK
59
Takes advantage of : USES
60
Modern piercing site : LIP
61
Ethyl ending : ENE

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