New York Times, Friday, June 21, 2002

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 10, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Maiden voyage preceder : SHAKEDOWNCRUISE
16. Play hero : COMETOTHERESCUE
17. Training times : APPRENTICESHIPS
18. Bit of slander : LIE
19. Circle : SET
20. Heartache : WOE
21. Put an ___ : ENDTO
24. Object in a courtroom : RES
26. Soap, say : DRAMA
30. T. S. Eliot's "___ Vos Prec" : ARA
32. New York's Tappan ___ Bridge : ZEE
34. Pick up : NAB
35. Taft doctrine : DOLLARDIPLOMACY
41. Computer store section : ELECTRONICGAMES
42. Judge's need : SENSEOFFAIRNESS
43. Signal : NOD
44. Organisms: Suffix : ZOA
45. Composer Josquin ___ Prés : DES
46. Part of Nasdaq: Abbr. : ASSOC
49. It's stranded : RNA
51. "King Rat" star : SEGAL
55. Fraternity letters : PIS
57. Crown creator, perhaps: Abbr. : DDS
59. W.W. II zone : ETO
60. Some old syrups : PATENTMEDICINES
66. 1970 Richard Harris film : AMANCALLEDHORSE
67. Cole Porter classic : MISSOTISREGRETS
1. Bathroom item : SCALE
2. Cabbie's cry : HOPIN
3. Intensified, in brief : AMPED
4. Prefix with plop : KER
5. Berlioz's "Les nuits d'___" : ETE
6. Gets into : DONS
7. Fur source : OTTER
8. Some blushes : WHITEZINFANDELS
9. Japanese computer inits. : NEC
10. Manners? : CREW
11. Cover anew, as a plot : RESOD
12. Poe family name : USHER
13. Clique ___ (French Web site instruction) : ICI
14. Enjoy an entrée : SUP
15. Some M.I.T. grads : EES
22. Rash treatments : TALCS
23. Spout off : ORATE
25. Dark brown : SEPIA
27. "I Got ___" (1973 song) : ANAME
28. Symbols of authority : MACES
29. Depths : ABYSS
31. Paella ingrediente : ARROZ
33. He besieged Valencia : ELCID
35. Dnieper tributary : DESNA
36. They may be found in tubs : OLEOS
37. Imparts : LENDS
38. Serve : DOFOR
39. Grimm group : OGRES
40. Hawthorne's "Mosses From an Old ___" : MANSE
47. Court contests : OPENS
48. Ocho less tres : CINCO
50. Office machine : ADDER
52. 26-Across, e.g. : GENRE
53. Big bang source : ATEST
54. Takes a drubbing : LOSES
56. Strikeouts, say : STAT
58. Fries, maybe : SIDE
60. One of the Ewings, on "Dallas" : PAM
61. "___ right?" : AMI
62. Byes : TAS
63. Year in Leo IX's papacy : MLI
64. Abbr. on a receipt : CHG
65. Suffix with super : IOR

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