New York Times, Saturday, August 19, 2000

Author: Charles E. Gersch
Editor: Will Shortz
Charles E. Gersch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QW} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Gersch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like Miss Muffet, ultimately : SCAREDOFF
10. Idolize, with "on" : DOTE
14. It may be red, white or blue : KARATEBELT
16. Construction site sight : IBAR
17. Bond, e.g. : UNDERCOVERAGENT
19. Like some lips : LOOSE
20. Big, colloquially : TEXASSIZE
21. Plunk or plop preceder : KER
22. She played Lois on "Lois & Clark" : TERI
23. Soprano ___ Della Casa : LISA
24. Gun : REV
26. Dwindle : EBB
28. Darling dog : NANA
30. Carry away : ABDUCT
33. 6th-century year : DLII
35. Point : NIB
36. ___ City, Utah : BRIGHAM
38. On the square : ETHICAL
40. Canon camera : EOS
41. Indonesia is in it : OPEC
43. Occurring 40 to 55 million years ago : EOCENE
44. One who rides in a pulka : LAPP
46. First name in zany comedy : EMO
47. Alma mater of some engrs. : RPI
48. Puller of a pulka : DEER
50. Stationery store stock: Abbr. : ENVS
52. UV index monitor : EPA
55. Small-time : PENNYANTE
57. Two-time U.S. Open winner : SELES
59. Victor Hugo villain : INSPECTORJAVERT
61. "I ___ Dark Stranger" (Deborah Kerr film) : SEEA
62. Smarts : HORSESENSE
63. Extra: Abbr. : ADDL
64. More magnificent : STATELIER
1. Move stealthily : SKULK
2. Shell relative : CANOE
3. Spirit : ARDOR
4. Actress Charlotte et al. : RAES
5. Infinitive with a circumflex : ETRE
6. Datebook abbr. : DEC
7. Amin's predecessor and successor : OBOTE
8. Intensely excited : FEVERED
9. Willing to talk : FLEXIBLE
10. Prepares for a long fight : DIGSIN
11. Bow, e.g. : OBEISANCE
12. President Benjamin Mkapa, e.g. : TANZANIAN
13. Noted serigraph artist : ERTE
15. La lead-in : TRA
18. Handy communication syst.? : ASL
22. VCR insert : TVTAPE
24. Floor piece? : RUG
25. Bounce back, in a way : ECHO
27. Insect pests : BITERS
29. Cutting the mustard : ABLE
30. "Fear City" director Ferrara : ABEL
31. Delocalized : BROADENED
32. Gave out : DISPENSED
34. Chain with links? : IHOP
37. Scrapbook entries : MEMENTOS
39. Pierre's here : ICI
42. Emulate a yogi : CONTORT
45. Favorite writer : PENPAL
49. Tavern order : RYE
51. Part of v.v. : VERSA
52. Nicholas Gage best seller : ELENI
53. By itself : PERSE
54. Beach ___ (seaside daisy) : ASTER
55. Home of a famous tilter : PISA
56. Köln cry : ACH
57. Ed.'s request : SASE
58. Robbie's daredevil dad : EVEL
60. Black : JET

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