New York Times, Thursday, July 13, 2000

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GQXZ} This is puzzle # 126 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "I Spy" co-star : CULP
5. Opening device : TAB
8. "Lycidas" poet : MILTON
14. Kind of account : ORAL
15. From ___ Z : ATO
16. Melodic : ARIOSO
17. Wuss : MAMASBOY
19. Change the agenda : REPLAN
20. Clear-cut : BLACKANDWHITE
22. Above reproach : LILYWHITE
23. De Valera's land : EIRE
24. Raised : BRED
26. Improvised, in a way : JAMMED
29. Standard advice for a bride : DRESSINWHITE
33. Square dance group : OCTAD
34. Kicks : BEEFS
35. Brooks or Allen : MEL
36. Average, e.g. : STAT
37. N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer George : HALAS
38. Austin of "Knots Landing" : TERI
39. One in the service? : HUP
40. Solved : CURED
41. Long for : CRAVE
42. Cottonwood relatives : WHITEPOPLARS
44. "Macbeth" figures : CRONES
45. Indelicate : RACY
46. Warm-up : PREP
47. 1949 Cagney film : WHITEHEAT
50. Many a yard sale item : WHITEELEPHANT
55. Forgives, as an offense : REMITS
57. Advance : CONTINUE
58. Popped up : ARISEN
59. Have : OWN
60. Erupter of 1992 : ETNA
61. Dangerous job : TORERO
62. Fed. hush-hush group : NSA
63. Settle : SINK
1. Scour : COMB
2. Orenburg's river : URAL
3. Priest of the East : LAMA
4. Diner souvenir : PLACEMAT
5. Sleeveless tunic worn over a knight's armor : TABARD
6. Expiate : ATONE
7. Singer Bill known as the Cowboy Rambler : BOYD
8. Impair : MAR
9. Not at all resentful : IRELESS
10. Fat stuff : LIPIDS
11. Kind of call : TOLL
12. Anthem opening : OSAY
13. Asian, e.g. : NONWHITE
18. Did half a biathlon : SKIED
21. Conventional : WHITEBREAD
25. Officiates : REFS
26. "Ballad of John Henry" folk singer : JOSHWHITE
27. Malfunction : ACTUP
28. Highest peak in the Philippines : MTAPO
29. Orders to go? : DELES
30. "In other words..." : IMEAN
31. Brass : NERVE
32. They usually do no harm : WHITELIES
34. Singer who formed the Love Unlimited Orchestra : BARRYWHITE
37. Old antisubversive group : HUAC
38. Den decorations : TROPHIES
40. Din : CLATTER
41. Barely moved : CREPT
43. Buildup : PRAISE
44. "The Real McCoys" co-star of 50's-60's TV : CRENNA
46. Team followers : PLOWS
47. Lab subject : WHITERAT
48. "My ___!" : HERO
49. Dubai V.I.P. : EMIR
51. Study of G.D.P. and such : ECON
52. Not supporting : ANTI
53. "Cats" director Trevor : NUNN
54. Durable wood : TEAK
56. ___-cone : SNO

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