New York Times, Tuesday, July 2, 2002

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

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1. Lay to rest : INTER
6. Up to, informally : TIL
9. Zest : GUSTO
14. Riyadh resident : SAUDI
15. Prefix with cycle : UNI
16. According to : ASPER
17. Black Panthers, e.g. : MILITANTS
19. Like Valhalla's heroes : NORSE
20. "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" singer : FITZGERALD
22. "___ a deal!" : ITS
23. Victor's booty : SPOILS
24. "We want ___!" (baseball fans' cry) : AHIT
26. ___ Speedwagon : REO
27. Piece of field artillery : HOWITZER
31. Was ill with : HAD
34. Faint with beating heart : SWOON
36. Place for a béret : TETE
37. Like the Tower of Pisa : ATILT
39. Hardship : WOE
40. Stuck in Pamplona? : GORED
41. Pro ___ : RATA
42. Old Ford flop : EDSEL
44. Draft dodgers' bane: Abbr. : SSS
45. This puzzle's theme : ITZWORDS
48. Fallen space station : MIR
50. Concerning, in memos : INRE
51. Nail-___ (tense situations) : BITERS
54. Catch some rays : SUN
56. Rite of passage, for some : BARMITZVAH
59. ___ Fountain : TREVI
61. Pertaining to tautness : TENSIONAL
63. Black ink item : ASSET
64. Bard's before : ERE
65. Barely managing, with "out" : EKING
66. They're sometimes stolen : BASES
67. Match part : SET
68. Actress Zellweger : RENEE
1. Doctrine : ISM
2. Artless ones : NAIFS
3. Dutch bloomer : TULIP
4. Perry White, e.g. : EDITOR
5. Most elegant : RITZIEST
6. Counterparts to lyrics : TUNES
7. Verb type: Abbr. : INTR
8. Actress Kudrow : LISA
9. Father of independent India : GANDHI
10. Hope's road show org. : USO
11. Wine drinks : SPRITZERS
12. Dry run : TEST
13. Miners' finds : ORES
18. Luminous : AGLOW
21. Some post-graduate study : LAW
25. "Tell ___ the judge!" : ITTO
27. Young toughs : HOODS
28. Teller's stack : ONES
29. Vacation times in Verdun : ETES
30. Some M & M's : REDS
31. Mata ___ : HARI
32. Rat-___ : ATAT
33. Blonde's quality, in jokes : DITZINESS
35. Ran a tab : OWED
38. Croquet area : LAWN
40. More showy : GLITZIER
43. Broadcasts : EMITS
46. Asteroids' paths : ORBITS
47. New Deal org. : REA
49. Annul : REVOKE
51. Stanford-___ (I.Q. rater) : BINET
52. Arrested : RANIN
53. Classic Ladd western : SHANE
54. Attempt : STAB
55. Celestial bear : URSA
57. Numbered hwys. : RTES
58. Insignificant : MERE
60. Neckline shape : VEE
62. T-shirt size: Abbr. : LGE

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