New York Times, Tuesday, August 6, 2002

Author: Ethan Cooper and Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
Ethan Cooper
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Michael Shteyman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Cooper. This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Breathless state? : APNEA
6. Bach's "Mass ___ Minor" : INB
9. 1930's French P.M. Léon : BLUM
13. Dixie talk : DRAWL
14. ___-Day vitamins : ONEA
15. Ambience : AURA
16. Record company : LABEL
17. "Sense and Sensibility" actor, 1995 : HUGHGRANT
19. Altar vow : IDO
20. Works of Homer : EPOS
22. Stimulate : AROUSE
23. 1960's-70's pop singer/actor : BOBBYSHERMAN
26. ___ Wednesday : ASH
27. Dig in : EAT
28. Codebreakers' org. : NSA
31. Hectic episodes : ADOS
34. Play starter : ACTI
37. Most suitable : IDEAL
39. End of 17-, 23-, 50- or 61-Across : CIVILWARGENERAL
42. Severe lawgiver of Athens : DRACO
43. Gave temporarily : LENT
44. Sticks up : ROBS
45. Disney collector's item : CEL
46. Encyclopedia unit: Abbr. : VOL
48. Ground breaker : HOE
50. Rainbow Coalition founder : JESSEJACKSON
56. Signal enhancer : PREAMP
59. Confined, with "up" : PENT
60. "___ luck?" : ANY
61. "To Kill a Mockingbird" novelist : HARPERLEE
63. Welcome one's guests, maybe : ASKIN
65. Korea's home : ASIA
66. Ogler : EYER
67. Family girl : NIECE
68. In that case : THEN
69. Word of accord : YES
70. English county bordering London : ESSEX
1. Go off script : ADLIB
2. Madrid museum : PRADO
3. Mover and shaker : NABOB
4. Lamb ma'am : EWE
5. Back streets : ALLEYS
6. Occupied : INUSE
7. Photo envelope enclosure, for short : NEG
8. Grand ___ (island near Florida) : BAHAMA
9. Title for Münchhausen : BARON
10. Oahu wingding : LUAU
11. Coffee holders : URNS
12. Chess ending : MATE
14. Cry of eagerness : OHOH
18. Au ___ (how some potatoes are served) : GRATIN
21. "No way!" : PSHAW
24. Fundamental : BASIC
25. Monarch's rule : REIGN
28. Claudius I's successor : NERO
29. Swedish car : SAAB
30. "___ Well That Ends Well" : ALLS
31. Like some electric appliances : ACDC
32. Potentially disastrous : DIRE
33. Egg shape : OVAL
35. Refs' decisions : CALLS
36. Amount past due? : TRE
38. Shortstop Jeter : DEREK
40. 1956 Elvis hit : LOVEME
41. Filmmaker Coen : ETHAN
47. Fish hawk : OSPREY
49. Gas pump number : OCTANE
50. Sumo land : JAPAN
51. Blunt blades : EPEES
52. Scoff (at) : JEER
53. "For goodness ___!" : SAKES
54. In reserve : ONICE
55. One of the original Baby Bells : NYNEX
56. First-rate, slangily : PHAT
57. Skin problem : RASH
58. Cleveland's lake : ERIE
62. Soapmaking need : LYE
64. Family girl : SIS

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