New York Times, Friday, August 6, 2004

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Holder of a lot of hidden dirt : FBIFILE
8. Cajun condiment : TABASCO
15. Basement feature, sometimes : RECROOM
16. Not quite direct : ONESTOP
17. Took some of : ATEINTO
18. Bass offering : PALEALE
19. Shellback : GOB
20. Swear : ATTEST
22. By and by : ANON
23. Big name in home furnishings : IKEA
25. Accommodate, in a way : SEAT
26. "The 5,000 Fingers of ___" (1953 film musical) : DRT
27. Emulates a wolf : LEERS
29. Roller coaster feature : DROP
31. Quintillionth: Prefix : ATTO
32. Implant deeply : ENROOT
34. One and only : TRUELOVE
36. Efficiency option : MURPHYBED
38. Available from, as a product : ONSALEAT
41. Winter weather wear with adjustable straps : SKIBIB
45. Eliminates as unnecessary : LOPS
46. Old Testament figure : ENOS
48. Insinuating : SNIDE
49. Year in St. Gregory I's papacy : DCI
50. Old World grazers : GNUS
52. Formerly, once : ERST
53. Duffer's obstacle : POND
55. Isn't up : SLEEPS
57. Bird of the genus Corvus : DAW
58. Approach in a hurry : RUNUPTO
60. Sure shot : DEADEYE
62. Wearing : ONEROUS
63. Get behind : ENDORSE
64. Sports physicians' concerns : STRAINS
65. Coty fragrance : STETSON
1. Like some egos : FRAGILE
2. Indicate : BETOKEN
3. Molson product : ICEBEER
4. Something to thank God for: Abbr. : FRI
5. Historic Hebrides monastery site : IONA
6. Mississippi senator's family : LOTTS
7. Gushed : EMOTED
8. News leader : TOPSTORY
9. Makeup course?: Abbr. : ANAT
10. "Up the Down Staircase" novelist Kaufman : BEL
11. Like some salts : ASEA
12. Keep at steadily : STANDTO
13. Development of the 1950's : COLORTV
14. Like some mules : OPENTOE
21. It's not too bright : EARTHTONE
24. Baking by-products : AROMAS
28. Essential element : SOUL
30. 18-Across offerers : PUBS
31. Renaissance edition of a classic : ALDINE
33. Every family has one : TREE
35. Cries of alarm : EEKS
37. Optimist in "Candide" : PANGLOSS
38. Masters : OLDPROS
39. Good-for-nothin' : NOCOUNT
40. Record player : SPINNER
42. Ones who pay attention to bills : BIRDERS
43. "Sounds about right to me" : IDSAYSO
44. Linking : BETWEEN
47. They have naps : SUEDES
51. Knackered, as a Brit would say : SPENT
54. Long-lasting, in commercial names : DURA
55. Cold-cock : STUN
56. "Vic and ___" of oldtime radio : SADE
59. Samoan staple : POI
61. Point of "view" : DOT

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