New York Times, Saturday, August 12, 2000

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 128 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Ancient shrines : CATACOMBS
10. Keep one's distance from : AVOID
15. Sappho, for one : LYRICPOET
16. Condo luxury : SAUNA
17. Be distinct, in a way : ENUNCIATE
18. Lockheed P-38 feature : TURBO
19. At one time, at one time : ERST
20. Sign, as an agreement : ENTERINTO
22. George Herriman cartoon critter : KAT
23. Launch site : SILO
24. Poison: Prefix : TOXO
26. Tough looks : SNEERS
30. Shade of blue : NILE
32. All ___ : WET
33. Shepherdess in Virgil's "Eclogues" : DELIA
34. Neuter : GELD
35. Iran-Contra grp. : NSC
36. Cry at a casino : LETITRIDE
39. Ball club : BAT
42. Neighbor of Pol. : LITH
43. More upscale : NICER
46. Letter run : STU
47. Ed.'s request : SASE
48. Mounts : GETSON
50. ___ Plus razor : ATRA
52. Besmirches : TARS
54. Fort Worth sch. : TCU
55. On its way (or so they say) : INTHEMAIL
58. Close, as friends : GOOD
59. Charm : AMUSE
60. Part of a Car and Driver rating : ENDURANCE
62. Discourage : REPEL
63. Planners' work : SCENARIOS
64. Area bordering the Himalayas : ASSAM
65. Lover's secret : SHADYPAST
1. Narrow-faced irons : CLEEKS
2. "We, the Living" novelist : AYNRAND
3. Part of a board : TRUSTEE
4. "___ No Sunshine" (1971 hit) : AINT
5. New Deal program: Abbr. : CCC
6. 19th-century humorist ___ Read : OPIE
7. Haunted house sounds : MOANS
8. Risking everything : BETTINGTHERANCH
9. More intense, as a stare : STEELIER
10. Palazzo Alfieri locale : ASTI
11. Brag : VAUNT
12. Play narrated by a stage manager : OURTOWN
13. Workload sites : INBOXES
14. 1957 Physics Nobelist Tsung-___ Lee : DAO
21. Egg ___ : ROLLING
25. Market letters : OTC
27. Pipe connection : ELL
28. Cambodian currency : RIELS
29. Fill : SATIATE
31. One of the Munsters of 60's TV : EDDIE
37. "Ugh!" : ITSAMESS
38. Outer: Prefix : ECT
39. Character-building org. : BSA
40. Once in a while : ATTIMES
41. British trouser cuffs : TURNUPS
44. Country with a blue-, black- and white-striped flag : ESTONIA
45. Ornamentational styles : ROCOCOS
49. Least covered : NUDEST
51. Lost : ATSEA
53. Place for a hit, usually : SIDEA
56. Controls : HELM
57. City in southern Sweden : LUND
58. Title hero in Glenn Close's first major film : GARP
59. Constellation near Norma : ARA
61. Light line : RAY

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