New York Times, Friday, August 18, 2000

Author: Patrick D. Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQVXYZ} Spans: 5, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Like a tête-à-tête sofa : SSHAPED
8. Drink to one's health : WASSAIL
15. Reason to separate swine : CHOLERA
16. Roadblock : IMPASSE
17. Beat in a shootout : OUTDRAW
18. Charges : TILTSAT
19. Short, in a way : ONEACT
20. 1,500 years before the Wright brothers' first flight : CDIII
21. Onetime club initials : PTL
22. 70's-90's pitcher Charlie : HOUGH
25. Kind of coil : TESLA
28. Rd. map line : RTE
30. "O Sanctissima," e.g. : NOEL
32. Buff : TAN
33. Like coated fabrics : CREASERESISTANT
38. Went off the beam? : LOSTONESBALANCE
39. Gracious admission of an error : ISTANDCORRECTED
40. Spooky place?: Abbr. : CIA
41. Pivot : SLUE
42. The buck stops here : DOE
43. Big name at Notre Dame : KNUTE
46. Clashing : ATWAR
48. Spot : DAB
51. Rays : RADII
53. Comparison : SIMILE
55. Style of Hals and Velázquez : REALISM
57. Some newsbreaks : UPDATES
58. Flower cluster : PANICLE
59. Look through blinds, say : PEEKOUT
60. Changed : MUTATED
61. Subscription cards, e.g. : INSERTS
1. Beat, in a way : SCOOP
2. Divert : SHUNT
3. Ensconced eatery : HOTELRESTAURANT
4. Robert of "Guys and Dolls" : ALDA
5. Uses as a roost : PERCHESON
6. Wordsworth's Muse : ERATO
7. Bird that nests in chimneys : DAW
8. Unhealthy mix : WITCHESBREW
9. Surrounded by : AMID
10. Problem in an alley : SPLIT
11. "Ogives" composer : SATIE
12. Name in the middle of a masthead : ASSISTANTEDITOR
13. "There ___ Mountain" (1967 Donovan hit) : ISA
14. Umpire's cry : LET
23. Like much lost-and-found property : UNRECLAIMED
24. Has dates : GOESOUT
26. Pierce : LANCE
27. Chipped in : ANTED
29. "Later!" : TATA
31. Unreliable source : LIAR
33. Select on a computer : CLICK
34. Cellist's cube : ROSIN
35. Intentions : ENDS
36. Some winter merriment : SLEDRIDES
37. Kind of shell : TACO
44. Connie's portrayer, in "The Godfather" : TALIA
45. Order : EDICT
47. Resort near the White River National Forest : ASPEN
49. Dweller on the Bering Sea : ALEUT
50. Conquers : BESTS
52. Castaway's home : ISLE
54. Fulfill, as a bid : MAKE
55. Dashboard abbr. : RPM
56. ___ de vie : EAU
57. Big inits. in news : UPI

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