New York Times, Wednesday, July 25, 2001

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Turf defenders : GANG
5. Wee, in Dundee : SMA
8. What you will : ESTATE
14. Like many a professor : EMERITUS
16. Ovid work : AMORES
17. Start of a quote : LAZINESS
18. Prepares for further skirmishes : REARMS
19. Heathrow fig. : ETA
20. Off one's feed : ILL
21. 40's agcy. : OPA
22. Quote, part 2 : TRAVELSSOSLOWLY
28. Suez sight : OILER
29. Kind of cross : TAU
30. Makes a cat's-paw of : USES
31. To boot : TOO
32. "Va-va-va-___!" : VOOM
34. Source of ad-free TV : PBS
36. Quote, part 3 : THATPOVERTY
40. PC key : ALT
41. Windmill blade : VANE
42. Ballantine of Ballantine Books : IAN
45. Keystone's place : ARCH
48. ___ de Calais : PAS
49. Fully sufficient : AMPLE
51. End of the quote : SOONOVERTAKESIT
55. For example : SAY
56. Just discovered : NEW
57. Go for the gold : VIE
58. Ham : EMOTER
60. Source of the quote : FRANKLIN
65. Keep : RETAIN
66. Ballerina : DANSEUSE
67. Amplifier setting : TREBLE
68. Aphid milker : ANT
69. Bris, e.g. : RITE
1. Hair goop, e.g. : GEL
2. Sawbones' org. : AMA
3. Pince-___ : NEZ
4. Show sorrow : GRIEVE
5. Super bargain : STEAL
6. Juilliard subj. : MUS
7. Dolt : ASS
8. Countesses' husbands : EARLS
9. Something in a trash heap : SMELL
10. ___ man (everyone) : TOA
11. Roadway markings : ARROWS
12. Part of the head : TEMPLE
13. Bacon bits : ESSAYS
15. Minor third or flatted fifth : INTERVAL
20. Letters of credit? : IOU
22. Rug rat : TOT
23. Carnival city : RIO
24. Heaps : ALOT
25. Station : STOP
26. Russian urn : SAMOVAR
27. Bounce : OUST
33. Giant Giant : OTT
34. Warm-up spot, for short : PEN
35. Watergate and others : BREAKINS
37. Nuclear fission discoverer Otto : HAHN
38. Like the Great Plains : VAST
39. Pound's sounds : YIPS
43. The Lion of God : ALI
44. Bottom line : NET
45. Defend, as one's rights : ASSERT
46. Gadabout : ROAMER
47. Rancher's nuisance : COYOTE
48. Nave bench : PEW
50. Ralph of "Kiss Me Deadly" : MEEKER
52. Newsman Roger : ONEIL
53. Phileas Fogg's creator : VERNE
54. ___-gardism : AVANT
59. Slot filler : TAB
60. AZT approver : FDA
61. Did a 10K, e.g. : RAN
62. Him, to Henri : LUI
63. Believer : IST
64. Alumna bio word : NEE

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