New York Times, Tuesday, August 1, 2000

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Macbeth" quintet : ACTS
5. Distort : SKEW
9. Place for a mirrored ball : DISCO
14. Smith Brothers unit : DROP
15. Actress Spelling : TORI
16. Poland Spring competitor : EVIAN
17. Object of a classic pursuit : HOLYGRAIL
19. 43-Across division : CANTO
20. Rice University mascot : OWL
21. The life of ___ : RILEY
22. Tee off : ANGER
23. S. & L. offerings : CDS
24. Lupino of "High Sierra" : IDA
25. Elvis or Fabian, once : IDOL
26. Childbirth : BLESSEDEVENT
31. Kind of wool or drum : STEEL
34. Some drafts : ALES
35. Rocky pinnacle : TOR
36. Didn't give way : HELD
37. Eric Clapton classic : LAYLA
39. Jim-dandy : AONE
40. Before, to Burns : ERE
41. Haughty pose : AIRS
42. Tack on : ANNEX
43. Hellish literary work : DIVINECOMEDY
47. Aardvark's meal : ANTS
48. Brian of Roxy Music : ENO
49. Shriver of tennis : PAM
52. Photo finish : MATTE
54. Family name at Indy : UNSER
56. In need of salting, perhaps : ICY
57. Little green man : ALIEN
58. You can't touch this : SACREDCOW
60. Embellish : ADORN
61. Deer sir : STAG
62. Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
63. Heavenly gift : MANNA
64. ___-poly : ROLY
65. Part of MOMA's address : NYNY
1. Kind of committee : ADHOC
2. Jam-pack : CROWD
3. Trucker's expense : TOLLS
4. Le Carré character : SPY
5. Big step : STRIDE
6. Eucalyptus-eating animals : KOALAS
7. Iroquoian Indian : ERIE
8. Cunning : WILY
9. The Roaring 20's and others : DECADES
10. Chekhov's first play : IVANOV
11. Playing card without a match : SINGLETON
12. Blanchett of "Elizabeth" : CATE
13. ___ close to schedule : ONOR
18. Give the third degree : GRILL
25. Brainstorm : IDEA
26. Fourposter, e.g. : BED
27. Final authority : SAYSO
28. Wright wing? : ELL
29. Poor dog's portion : NONE
30. "Jurassic Park" beast, for short : TREX
31. Get rid of : SHED
32. Hatcher of "Lois & Clark" : TERI
33. One mile, for Denver : ELEVATION
37. Golf positions : LIES
38. Compass creation : ARC
39. "___ Given Sunday" : ANY
41. One of a bug's pair : ANTENNA
42. Be nuts over : ADORE
44. Trainee or detainee : INTERN
45. Peyote : MESCAL
46. The "E" in E = mc2 : ENERGY
49. Hard to please : PICKY
50. Squirreled-away item : ACORN
51. Sinatra classic : MYWAY
52. Hat-tipper's word : MAAM
53. "Betsy's Wedding" star : ALDA
54. The Beatles' "Back in the ___" : USSR
55. Cold war winner : NATO
59. Mafia figure : DON

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