New York Times, Wednesday, July 5, 2000

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Dolt : CLOD
5. Unit of capacitance : FARAD
10. Recover : HEAL
14. Do road work : PAVE
15. Certain teasing : APERY
16. Org. concerned with due process : ACLU
17. It may be a double in the Olympics : AXEL
18. Comedian Robert : KLEIN
19. Nickname for a 6-foot 140-pounder, say : SLIM
20. It's part of growing up : RITEOFPASSAGE
23. Bering ___: Abbr. : STR
25. This should always be 24-Down : AIM
26. Immobilizer : SPLINT
27. Carolina fliers : WRIGHTBROTHERS
31. Sound : AUDIO
32. Makeshift rodeo seating : HAY
33. Ninnies : GEESE
34. Big success : HIT
35. African capital : ACCRA
40. Center of many an orbit : SUN
41. Uproar : FUROR
42. Report boastfully : WRITEHOMEABOUT
48. It makes a lot of scents : CHANEL
49. Model Carol : ALT
50. Pen : STY
51. Al Kaline and Roberto Clemente : RIGHTFIELDERS
55. Pay to play : ANTE
56. Basket fiber : ISTLE
57. Help, as a prankster : ABET
60. Wrest (from) : TEAR
61. Overindulges : SATES
62. PBS science series : NOVA
63. Nose (out) : EDGE
64. Marriott rival : HYATT
65. The original Lola, in "Damn Yankees" : GWEN
1. Busy worker in Apr. : CPA
2. Loose : LAX
3. Nullify : OVERRIDE
4. Supermarket feature : DELI
5. Ad-lib : FAKEIT
6. Poise : APLOMB
7. Water hazard : REEF
8. Give it ___ (swing hard) : ARIP
9. The 60's Celtics, e.g. : DYNASTY
10. Getting through a busy toll plaza, e.g. : HASSLE
11. Bakery treat : ECLAIR
12. Adjusts, as tires : ALIGNS
13. "Network" director : LUMET
21. Western lake : TAHOE
22. Geom. solid : SPH
23. Loot : SWAG
24. See 25-Across : TRUE
28. Enlisted men : GIS
29. Safari sight : RHINO
30. ___ Chex : OAT
34. "What's that?" : HUH
35. ___ worse than death : AFATE
36. Chicago pro : CUB
37. Medieval weapon : CROSSBOW
38. Not a close game : ROUT
39. Bohemian : ARTY
40. Having an "I" problem? : SELFISH
42. Complained : WHINED
43. Shabby : RAGTAG
44. Belong : INHERE
45. Asian holiday : TET
46. Croquet need : MALLET
47. Firstborn : ELDEST
48. Pack securely : CRATE
52. Ray Charles's "What'd ___" : ISAY
53. Singer James : ETTA
54. Telephoned : RANG
58. Threshold : EVE
59. Thrash : TAN

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