New York Times, Thursday, August 10, 2000

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Diehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Nears, with "on" : CLOSESIN
9. Animal shelter : LAIR
13. Paper-folding creation : AIRPLANE
14. Like a rainbow : ARCED
16. Huey : LEWISOFPOPMUSIC
19. Dancing Astaire : ADELE
20. "Now I remember!" : AHYES
21. Fertility clinic stock : OVA
22. "___ do" : ITLL
23. Enjoy a rose : SMELL
24. Skelton's Kadiddlehopper : CLEM
25. Scale tone : SOL
26. Tucks away : STOWS
27. Tippler : SOUSE
28. Frau's abode : HAUS
29. Land of Robert Burns : SCOTIA
30. Dewey : TRUMANSOPPONENT
35. Humorous illustrator ___ Searle : RONALD
36. Not be calm : FRET
37. Oscar-nominated role of 1966 : ALFIE
38. King's word : EDICT
39. Econ. figure : GNP
42. Latch (onto) : GLOM
43. It may be waxed : FLOSS
44. Memories of a whirlwind trip, maybe : BLUR
45. 38-Down's home: Abbr. : ISR
46. Pipe cleaner : DRANO
47. Like sod : ROOTY
48. Louie : COMICALANDERSON
51. Full of chutzpah : NERVY
52. Stets : LEAVESIN
53. Roasting platform : DAIS
54. 1968 pitcher with six consecutive shutouts : DRYSDALE
1. Orient Express terminus, once : CALAIS
2. Misled : LIEDTO
3. "Big Brother is watching you" writer : ORWELL
4. Ecodisaster : SPILL
5. Besides : ELSE
6. Pedro or Paulo : SAO
7. Well-known, but not well-liked : INFAMOUS
8. Huey, Dewey and Louie : NEPHEWSOFDONALD
9. Mike holder : LAPEL
10. Makeshift cradle : ARMS
11. Hosp. ward : ICU
12. Unwavering : RESOLUTE
15. Gets down to work : DIVESIN
17. Brother Castor and sister Olive : OYLS
18. Attacked : CAMEAT
23. Mike holder : STAND
24. Kind of skin : COON
26. Rock that may hold fossils : SHALE
27. Longtime "Today" show personality : SCOTT
29. Contractor's info : SPECS
30. Like "Othello" : TRAGIC
31. Continues, after a fashion : ROLLSON
32. Nebulous : UNFORMED
33. Critically injure : MAIM
34. Jean Valjean, at the start of "Les Misérables" : PRISONER
38. Overseas carrier : ELAL
39. Tongue, anatomically : GLOSSA
40. Cooking agent : NUTOIL
41. "The Scarlet Letter" woman : PRYNNE
43. Doesn't wear well : FRAYS
44. ___ stiff : BORED
46. 7th-century date : DCVI
47. Relig. leaders : REVS
49. Tax form info: Abbr. : IRA
50. Kind of care : DAY

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