New York Times, Monday, July 10, 2000

Author: Gene Newman
Editor: Will Shortz
Gene Newman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Gather : AMASS
6. Talk glowingly about one's children, e.g. : BRAG
10. Doctrines, informally : ISMS
14. Devastation : HAVOC
15. Prom night transportation : LIMO
16. Twirl : SPIN
17. Say four-letter words : SWEAR
18. Makes choices : OPTS
19. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
20. The rain goes ___ : PITTERPATTER
23. Feather : PLUME
25. Spray can : AEROSOL
26. The horse goes ___ : CLIPPETYCLOP
29. Blockhead : OAF
30. Kind of wrestling : SUMO
31. Socially challenged : NERDY
35. Desserts with crusts : PIES
37. Cheapskate : PIKER
40. Red Cross supplies : SERA
41. Throat ailment : STREP
43. Film director Kazan : ELIA
45. Ely of Tarzan fame : RON
46. The church bells go ___ : DINGDONGDING
50. It's between Mars and Saturn : JUPITER
53. Military barker : SARGE
54. 20-, 26- or 46-Across, e.g. : ONOMATOPOEIA
57. "Blue" or "White" river : NILE
58. Frost : HOAR
59. Mr. Spock portrayer : NIMOY
63. English school since 1440 : ETON
64. Satan's work : EVIL
65. Mortimer who was asked "How can you be so stupid?" : SNERD
66. Method: Abbr. : SYST
67. Depend (on) : RELY
68. Russian despots : TSARS
1. Cries at fireworks : AHS
2. Gaping mouth : MAW
3. Caesar's hello : AVE
4. Get all sudsy : SOAPUP
5. Is frugal : SCRIMPS
6. Rorschach presentation : BLOT
7. Like a yellow banana : RIPE
8. Military vehicle for landing assault troops : AMTRAC
9. Absolute truth : GOSPEL
10. Some are radioactive : ISOTOPES
11. Leopard features : SPOTS
12. Sal of "Exodus" : MINEO
13. Guard dog's greeting : SNARL
21. Prepare to hit a golf ball : TEEUP
22. Elvis's middle name : ARON
23. Braid : PLAIT
24. Inmate who's never getting out : LIFER
26. The finest : COPS
27. 1979 nuclear accident site: Abbr. : TMI
28. Like oxen pulling a plow : YOKED
32. Hook up again : RERIG
33. Pilotless plane : DRONE
34. Yin's partner : YANG
36. Lees : SEDIMENT
38. "Xanadu" rock group, for short : ELO
39. Get the suds off : RINSE
42. Sandwich bread : PITA
44. Anti : AGAINST
47. Lower : NETHER
48. Phonograph needle's place : GROOVE
49. Sink outlets : DRAINS
50. Tommy Lee or James Earl : JONES
51. Agreement : UNITY
52. Pullover shirts : POLOS
55. Mop's companion : PAIL
56. Alternative to Charles de Gaulle : ORLY
60. "Culpa" starter : MEA
61. Hockey's Bobby : ORR
62. QB's gains: Abbr. : YDS

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