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New York Times, Thursday, June 8, 2000

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
Lead role in Rimsky-Korsakov's "The Maid of Pskov"
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Diehl. Thursday freshness: 9%
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© 2000, The New York Times6/8/0 ( No. 18,475 )
Across
1
Start of a quip : IDSAY
6
Indigo dye source : ANIL
10
Sautéed dish : HASH
14
"A car you can believe in" sloganeer : VOLVO
15
Certain schemers, to Burns : MICE
16
Pay heed : OBEY
17
Quip, part 2 : AGOODTIMETOKEEP
20
Cereal box listing : NETWEIGHT
21
"I'll take another" : HITME
22
What DiCaprio isn't, astrologically : LEO
23
Old-fashioned agreement : AYE
24
Witches' sounds : RASPS
28
Top student's pride : AAVERAGE
33
Reed section member : OBOE
34
Medicinal shrub : CASSIA
36
Vegas opening : LAS
37
Quip, part 3 : YOURMOUTHSHUTIS
40
Plugs : ADS
41
Dry creek : ARROYO
42
Hawaii's ___ Coast : KONA
43
2000, e.g. : LEAPYEAR
45
Like some divorces : MESSY
46
Out in left field : ODD
47
___ Hakim ("Oklahoma!" character) : ALI
49
Shire of filmdom : TALIA
52
1990's sitcom star : DEGENERES
58
Quip, part 4 : WHENYOUREINDEEP
60
"___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
61
After a while : ANON
62
"___ king in Narnia...": C. S. Lewis : ONCEA
63
Mercury and Mars : GODS
64
See 32-Down : TEST
65
End of the quip : WATER
Down
1
Lead role in Rimsky-Korsakov's "The Maid of Pskov" : IVAN
2
Genoan official, once : DOGE
3
Gumball machine feature : SLOT
4
Swear to : AVOW
5
They may have hearings in Switzerland : YODELS
6
Southwest sidekick : AMIGO
7
"The Secret of ___" (1982 film) : NIMH
8
"Body Rock" rapper : ICET
9
Do-over, in tennis : LET
10
More contrived : HOKIER
11
Help, as a lawbreaker : ABET
12
Look : SEEM
13
Promote big-time : HYPE
18
7-up, e.g. : TIE
19
"You said it, baby!" : OHYEAH
23
Dispatch boat : AVISO
24
Palace dweller : ROYAL
25
Residence : ABODE
26
"Marching Along" autobiographer : SOUSA
27
___ annum : PER
28
Place name in New York : ASTOR
29
Wan : ASHY
30
Some hims with hymns : ALTOS
31
Profits : GAINS
32
With 64-Across, a student's challenge : ESSAY
34
Uncentered? : CORED
35
Vibrant glow : AURA
38
Call for help : MAYDAY
39
Maui music maker : UKE
44
Bettor's spread : POINTS
45
Bit of bait : MINNOW
47
Ticket ___ : AGENT
48
Wahine welcome : LEI
49
Nest part : TWIG
50
Words of discovery : AHSO
51
What libraries do : LEND
52
Seaside feature : DUNE
53
Symbol of love : EROS
54
Novelist Ferber : EDNA
55
Four-sided fig. : RECT
56
Unusual shoe spec : EEEE
57
Go at each other : SPAR
59
Bran source : OAT

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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