New York Times, Monday, October 13, 2003

Author: Eric Berlin
Editor: Will Shortz
Eric Berlin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sign of injury : SCAR
5. Military sch. : ACAD
9. Storied royal elephant : BABAR
14. "Where the heart is" : HOME
15. The Bee Gees, e.g. : TRIO
16. Like howls in a haunted house : EERIE
17. [sigh] : ALAS
18. Fruity pastry : TART
19. Components of molecules : ATOMS
20. +, mathematically : POSITIVESIGN
23. Tangled up : ENSNARED
24. Holds, as a hand : CLASPS
28. Baseball's Griffey : KEN
29. Suit accessory : TIE
30. Drivel : PAP
31. Wipe clean : ERASE
35. Ruby or Sandra : DEE
36. Skater Thomas : DEBI
37. The, grammatically : DEFINITEARTICLE
41. Hours-long film, perhaps : EPIC
42. Oui's opposite : NON
43. Put new ground cover on : RESOD
44. Negative conjunction : NOR
45. Unreturnable serve : ACE
46. Grassland : LEA
48. Brando's wail in "A Streetcar Named Desire" : STELLA
50. Tumbled like a waterfall : CASCADED
55. -459.67°F, scientifically : ABSOLUTEZERO
57. Inviting odor : AROMA
60. ___ avis : RARA
61. Aquatic bird : TERN
62. Sophia of "Two Women" : LOREN
63. Author ___ Easton Ellis : BRET
64. Suffix with switch : EROO
65. Many a parent/child bedtime ritual : STORY
66. All there : SANE
67. Irish native : CELT
1. Circle or square : SHAPE
2. : : COLON
3. Collect : AMASS
4. Sticky pine stuff : RESIN
5. Outfit : ATTIRE
6. Cowardly : CRAVEN
7. Put on TV : AIRED
8. You might connect them : DOTS
9. Snoopy, for one : BEAGLE
10. Prudential rival : AETNA
11. Sis's sib : BRO
12. Order between "ready" and "fire" : AIM
13. Notes after dos : RES
21. Not available, as a seat : TAKEN
22. More hazardous, as winter roads : ICIER
25. Builder's plans, informally : SPECS
26. Artist Picasso : PABLO
27. Emulated 007 : SPIED
29. Mad Hatter's drink : TEA
31. Paradises : EDENS
32. Move, as a plant : REPOT
33. Burning : AFIRE
34. Order to attack, with "on" : SIC
35. Family room : DEN
36. Six-sided game piece : DIE
38. Early Peruvians : INCAS
39. Sock part : TOE
40. Draw an outline of : TRACE
45. The Empire State's capital : ALBANY
46. Fashion designer Ralph : LAUREN
47. Manor and its grounds : ESTATE
49. Not so good, as an excuse : LAMER
50. Silent star Bow : CLARA
51. Montezuma, for instance : AZTEC
52. Steel plow maker : DEERE
53. Swashbuckling Flynn : ERROL
54. Start of a prohibition : DONOT
56. Spheres : ORBS
57. Capp and Capone : ALS
58. Go to waste : ROT
59. Spanish gold : ORO

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