New York Times, Friday, July 19, 1996

Author: D. Niles
Editor: Will Shortz
Dean Niles
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
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1. Business : AFFAIRS
8. "Innocent Blood" author : PDJAMES
15. Cut, as coupons : CLIPOUT
16. When it's important to read the fine print : EYETEST
17. There are many in a pound : CANINES
18. Himmler's command : GESTAPO
19. Proclamation : UKASE
20. Nest egg of sorts : IRA
22. Ebbing and flowing, e.g. : TIDAL
23. Word from the lovelorn : SIGH
24. Put together : AMASS
26. Essence : CORE
27. Scaleless fish : EEL
28. Full-bodied : OROTUND
30. Maternity ward stats. : WTS
31. ___china (fine porcelain) : DRESDEN
33. Declared : SAIDSO
35. Handful? : TOT
36. An athlete may turn this : PRO
37. Puerta del Sol site : MADRID
40. "Epithalamion" poet : SPENSER
44. Winter cry : BRR
45. Locker item : SNEAKER
47. Bass, e.g. : ALE
48. Drop : OMIT
50. Desert shade : OCHER
51. 1976 hit"___Gone" : SHES
52. Used binoculars, perhaps : GAZED
54. "Little Orphan Annie" villian with "the" : ASP
55. Kind of fright : STAGE
56. Person in a conflict : AGONIST
58. Mideast capital : TEHERAN
60. Lyric poem : RONDEAU
61. "Juno and the Paycock" setting : IRELAND
62. Sunbeam product : TOASTER
63. Glues : CEMENTS
1. Charged : ACCUSED
2. Less reliable : FLAKIER
3. Worm (out of) : FINAGLE
4. Imitative : APISH
5. "The Last Days of Pompeii" heroine : IONE
6. Wish undone : RUE
7. One of the Apostles : STSIMON
8. Mobil Oil symbol : PEGASUS
9. Magenta, e.g. : DYE
10. Quip : JEST
11. Cobweb site : ATTIC
12. Grasslands : MEADOWS
13. Grass for making paper : ESPARTO
14. Minks and sables, e.g. : STOLES
21. Informer : RAT
24. 16th-century Italian poet and satirist : ARETINO
25. Fish on many menus : SNAPPER
28. Effluvia : ODORS
29. More calamitous : DIRER
32. Regular: Abbr. : STD
34. "GoodFellas" fellow : DON
37. Jim Backus character : MRMAGOO
38. Fort Apache locale : ARIZONA
39. War of 1812 hero Stephen : DECATUR
40. Freethinker : SKEPTIC
41. Hot and dry : SAHARAN
42. Well-turned : ELEGANT
43. Forwards : RESENDS
44. Duke Mantee portrayer : BOGART
46. Sounds at medical checkups : AHS
49. Inclines : TENDS
51. Stone slab : STELE
53. Regular fare : DIET
55. Biblical son : SHEM
57. Encl. with a manuscript : SAE
59. Prior to : ERE

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