New York Times, Thursday, August 31, 2000

Author: Gene Newman
Editor: Will Shortz
Gene Newman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {HJQXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Area sweeper? : RADAR
6. Flexible, in a way : ACDC
10. Isn't gentle with : PAWS
14. ___ Castle : IRENE
15. Sour fruit : SLOE
16. Substitution in a list : ETAL
17. Condescend : DEIGN
18. Endorse : SIGN
19. Tabula ___ : RASA
20. Radicals' bash? : LEFTISTPARTY
23. Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
25. O. Henry plot twists : IRONIES
26. Excellent hip-hop affair? : BADRECEPTION
29. "What ___ to do?" : AMI
30. One who hits the high notes : DIVA
31. Blender button : PUREE
35. Calls after bad calls : BOOS
37. Shipboard title: Abbr. : ENS
39. N.Y.C. cultural center : MOMA
40. Nay sayers : ANTIS
42. Tennessee's state flower : IRIS
45. 1986 U.S.S.R. launch : MIR
46. Doctors' frolic? : MEDICINEBALL
50. Bolsters the confidence of : ASSURES
53. Best Supporting Actor of 1999 : CAINE
54. Physicists' fete? : NUCLEARBLAST
57. Director Kazan : ELIA
58. Pinkish : RARE
59. Riverbank romper : OTTER
63. Kind of car : SLOT
64. Part of G.M.T. : MEAN
65. Afresh : NEWLY
66. Daly of "Judging Amy" : TYNE
67. Rosie O'Donnell's Muppet friend : ELMO
68. Wind : SNAKE
1. Free (of) : RID
2. Exist en masse : ARE
3. "Agnus ___" : DEI
4. One who's casting about? : ANGLER
5. Broke a promise : RENEGED
6. Like certain profs. : ASST
7. Second-century date : CLII
8. Goldbricks : DOGSIT
9. Middling beginning? : CENTRI
10. How some interest is paid : PERANNUM
11. Arcade pioneer : ATARI
12. Not be frugal : WASTE
13. Emulates St. George : SLAYS
21. Convergence points : FOCI
22. Lowdown : POOP
23. Friend of Pythias : DAMON
24. Blithering sort : IDIOT
26. Cake with a kick : BABA
27. Time to look ahead : EVE
28. Pre-exam feeling, maybe : PANIC
32. Like 7-Down : ROMAN
33. 1960's middleweight champ Griffith : EMILE
34. Title for Robert Walpole : EARL
36. Feign : SIMULATE
38. ___ Lanka : SRI
41. Withered : SERE
43. Atahualpa subject : INCA
44. Peppers, perhaps : SEASONS
47. Peter Ustinov autobiography : DEARME
48. Judean Plateau locale : ISRAEL
49. Attacked by mosquitoes : BITTEN
50. "___ of robins in her hair" : ANEST
51. Tarnish : SULLY
52. Grafting shoot : SCION
55. Vampire chronicler Stoker : BRAM
56. Major NBC star : LENO
60. Company once owned by Howard Hughes : TWA
61. Cousin of a moose : ELK
62. Part of a Reuben : RYE

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