New York Times, Saturday, April 29, 2000

Author: Patrick D. Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Some staff openings : BASSCLEFS
10. Some people can't take them : HINTS
15. Unusual dice : OCTAHEDRA
16. Año Nuevo time : ENERO
17. Lambasting : WHALINGON
18. Start of Frederick I's reign : MCLII
19. Make one : WED
20. Collection of staves : POEM
21. Lambaste : RAILAT
22. Newspaper section : OBITS
24. Bloodhound's skill : SCENTING
26. Day-to-day deterioration : WEAR
27. Like some colors : MUTED
29. Breakfast food brand : EGGO
30. Balanced : EVENEDUP
33. Inn intake : ALE
34. They may enlarge after being fed : COPYINGMACHINES
38. Spawn : OVA
39. Service aces? : MAITREDS
40. Alice's restaurant : MELS
42. Mass hanging : CROSS
43. Result of lingual protrusion : LISP
47. Take : PROCEEDS
49. Reddish brown : HENNA
50. "Puppy Love" singer : OSMOND
51. Vaughan Williams wrote a concerto for it : TUBA
54. Showy shooter : TAW
55. Unlucky investor's loss : SHIRT
56. Brass brand member : TENORHORN
58. Supply for 34-Across : TONER
59. "On the Soul" writer : ARISTOTLE
60. News feature : STORY
61. Exactly : ONTHENOSE
1. Pooch : BOWWOW
2. "Things Fall Apart" novelist Chinua ___ : ACHEBE
3. Bowls : STADIA
4. "Do the Right Thing" pizzeria owner : SAL
5. Silicon implants : CHIPS
6. One who follows the news : LENO
7. Jumping-off point : EDGE
8. Thoroughly : FROMSTEMTOSTERN
9. City name starter : SAN
10. Bruiser : HEMAN
11. Push : INCITE
12. "Eleni" star : NELLIGAN
13. Rack shape : TRIANGLE
14. "That's the way the cookie crumbles" : SOITGOES
21. Gets lighter : REDUCES
23. It takes two : TREY
25. Some moth repellents : CEDARS
27. Imperiled : MENACED
28. Remove a belt from : UNGIRD
31. Dash : VIM
32. University conferral : PHD
34. Handles trash ecologically : COMPOSTS
35. Went past : OVERSHOT
36. Trigger, e.g. : PALOMINO
37. Ely, e.g. : ISLE
41. One who gets the point : SCORER
44. Completely : INTOTO
45. Gets ready to bite, perhaps : SNARLS
46. "Dances With Wolves" foe : PAWNEE
48. Port provision : ENTRY
49. 1877 Twain collaborator : HARTE
52. Condo : UNIT
53. Claptrap : BOSH
56. Concept embodying yin and yang : TAO
57. Sugar : HON

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