New York Times, Tuesday, August 24, 2004

Author: Lynn Lempel
Editor: Will Shortz
Lynn Lempel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Sharp-eyed raptor : EAGLE
6. Kid's getaway : CAMP
10. Military level : RANK
14. Lamebrain : MORON
15. Off base illegally : AWOL
16. "Garfield" dog : ODIE
17. "The Godfather" actor's reputation? : BRANDONAME
19. Umpteen : MANY
20. UFO fliers : ETS
21. Novelist Zane : GREY
22. River under London Bridge, once : THAMES
24. Alfalfa, Spanky and others : RASCALS
26. Tibia's place : SHIN
27. Christian pop singer Grant : AMY
28. Camera-friendly events : PHOTOOPS
32. Cheap jewelry : PASTE
35. Rapunzel's abundance : HAIR
36. Off-key, in a way : FLAT
37. Garage occupant : AUTO
38. "It ain't over till it's over" speaker : BERRA
39. Gawk at : OGLE
40. Beach sidler : CRAB
41. New York City's ___ River : EAST
42. Comprehend : GRASP
43. Arrange in columns : TABULATE
45. Old French coin : SOU
46. Rolling in the dough : RICH
47. Stops talking suddenly : CLAMSUP
51. Pants measure : LENGTH
54. Soccer success : GOAL
55. Expert : PRO
56. Fan club's honoree : IDOL
57. U2 singer's journey? : BONOVOYAGE
60. Indian tourist site : AGRA
61. River to the Caspian : URAL
62. Lecture jottings : NOTES
63. Posterior : REAR
64. Kittens' cries : MEWS
65. Dress to kill, with "up" : GUSSY
1. Fireplace glower : EMBER
2. Line from the heart : AORTA
3. Wimbledon court surface : GRASS
4. Actor Chaney : LON
5. Final stage, in chess : ENDGAME
6. Yuletide sweets : CANES
7. On vacation : AWAY
8. S.U.V. "chauffeur," maybe : MOM
9. Overabundance : PLETHORA
10. Actor Ray's discussion group? : ROMANOFORUM
11. First mate? : ADAM
12. "The Whole ___ Yards" : NINE
13. Florida islets : KEYS
18. Air France destination : ORLY
23. Chart topper : HIT
25. Roman statesman's thieving foe? : CATOBURGLAR
26. Tank top, e.g. : SHIRT
28. Analyze, as a sentence : PARSE
29. Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
30. Buddies : PALS
31. Put one's foot down? : STEP
32. Hostilities ender : PACT
33. Subtle glow : AURA
34. Attempt : STAB
35. Shrubby tract : HEATH
38. Lauderdale loafer : BEACHBUM
42. Cooperate (with) : GOALONG
44. Soused : LIT
45. Pole or Bulgarian : SLAV
47. Puts on ice : COOLS
48. Petty quarrels : SPATS
49. More than suggests : URGES
50. Metrical verse : POESY
51. Tall tale teller : LIAR
52. Upper hand : EDGE
53. Writer Ephron : NORA
54. Chew like a rat : GNAW
58. Vein contents : ORE
59. "___ rang?" : YOU

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