New York Times, Wednesday, June 13, 2001

Author: Nick Grivas
Editor: Will Shortz
Nick Grivas
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Grivas. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Poetic time of day : MORN
5. Actress Lanchester : ELSA
9. Extremist : ULTRA
14. "Peek" follower : ABOO
15. Chucklehead : BOOB
16. Took on : HIRED
17. Puts on : DONS
18. Jezebel's idol : BAAL
19. Wordsmith's concern : USAGE
20. Answer to "How are you?", Southern-style : FINEASFROGHAIR
23. Basketry twig : OSIER
24. Tipplemeister : SOT
25. Take home : NET
27. A.A.A. info. : RTE
28. Disfigure : MAR
31. Rugrats : MOPPETS
34. Trombone feature : SLIDE
36. One of the Boys of Summer : REESE
37. Of exceptional quality, Southern-style : GOODASGRITS
40. Paramecium propellers : CILIA
42. Exemplar of leakiness : SIEVE
43. Parboiled : SCALDED
46. Kind of poodle : TOY
47. Checkout lines, briefly : UPC
50. Mack of early TV : TED
51. Memorial designer Maya : LIN
53. Hardly laid-back : TYPEA
55. More than tipsy, Southern-style : DRUNKASACOOTER
60. Surveil, with "out" : STAKE
61. Unit of force : DYNE
62. 1993 Kevin Kline movie : DAVE
63. "Like a Rock" rocker : SEGER
64. Hydroxyl compound : ENOL
65. Just makes, with "out" : EKES
66. Italian poet Torquato : TASSO
67. 1140, to Flavius : MCXL
68. Subtracted by : LESS
1. Infatuated with : MADFOR
2. Reed player : OBOIST
3. Country music's Milsap : RONNIE
4. "Long time ___!" : NOSEE
5. Goes out : EBBS
6. Take it easy : LOAF
7. Takes off : SOARS
8. Flowering : ABLOOM
9. "Don't think so" : UHUH
10. A Simpson : LISA
11. Subminimum wage earners, maybe : TRAINEES
12. Invitation turndown : REGRETS
13. Cannon's end? : ADE
21. All you can carry : ARMLOAD
22. Old muscle car : GTO
26. Lao-___ : TSE
29. S O S response : AID
30. Nutritional std. : RDA
32. In on : PRIVYTO
33. Best of the Beatles : PETE
34. Potter's purchase : SOIL
35. Non-P.C. suffix : ESS
37. Party wear : GLADRAGS
38. "Skedaddle!" : GIT
39. Hupmobile contemporary : REO
40. Dallas hrs. : CST
41. Brewed drink : ICEDTEA
44. Animal that bugles : ELK
45. Royal headwear : DIADEM
47. Understanding : UPTAKE
48. Ticks off : PEEVES
49. Soft touch : CARESS
52. "Bye Bye Bye" singers : NSYNC
54. Peak call? : YODEL
56. Luau strings : UKES
57. Galba's predecessor : NERO
58. Dumb as ___ : ANOX
59. Poky part : CELL
60. Brit. Airways vehicle : SST

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