New York Times, Wednesday, August 7, 2002

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Brutish sort : BEAST
6. Picture prize : OSCAR
11. Phone ___ : TAG
14. Vice president Stevenson : ADLAI
15. Seize, à la Caesar : CARPE
16. Masseur's supply : OIL
17. Insect's bedtime ritual? : BUGSPRAYERS
19. Bother : ADO
20. Hole-in-one : ACE
21. King in a Steve Martin song : TUT
22. 1945 conference site : POTSDAM
24. Part of a service : SERMON
26. Perfumes with a joss stick, say : CENSES
27. Induction motor developer : TESLA
29. Very funny person : STITCH
32. Game show panelist Peggy : CASS
35. Preschoolers : TOTS
37. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
38. "Bleah!" : UGH
39. Sass from Elsie? : COWSLIP
41. Shell mover : OAR
42. Ragú rival : PREGO
44. Milton Friedman's subj. : ECON
45. Friend of Big Bird : ELMO
46. ___ Club : SIERRA
48. Dumbstruck : AGAPE
50. Hand down : PASSON
52. Not stop for, in a way : WALKBY
56. Have in one's hands : POSSESS
58. Test site : LAB
59. Big D.C. lobby : NRA
60. Tick off : IRK
61. Sound when a gobbler gets a joke? : TURKEYSHOOT
64. "Y" wearer : ELI
65. Actress Eleniak : ERIKA
66. Oscar-winning screenwriter Robert : TOWNE
67. Antonym's antonym: Abbr. : SYN
68. Knocks flat : DECKS
69. Aligns : SYNCS
1. Raisin cakes : BABAS
2. Bring out : EDUCE
3. Ragged Dick creator : ALGER
4. Carrier to Copenhagen : SAS
5. Move quietly : TIPTOE
6. One ___ (ball game) : OCAT
7. For example : SAY
8. Kind of sole : CREPE
9. They have strings attached : APRONS
10. Place to stretch your legs : RESTSTOP
11. Hammer for a hopper? : TOADSTOOL
12. Disney musical : AIDA
13. Latch (onto) : GLOM
18. Totals : RUNSTO
23. Tres y tres : SEIS
25. Whitney and others: Abbr. : MTS
26. Puss's food container? : CATSCAN
28. Game company that originated Yahtzee : LOWE
30. Steamer, e.g. : CLAM
31. Medal awardee, maybe : HERO
32. Putting targets : CUPS
33. Prefix with cultural : AGRI
34. Rams, lambs and ewes? : SHEEPSKIN
36. Move with difficulty : SLOG
39. Dressed like a Victorian woman : CORSETED
40. Sort of : INAWAY
43. Fat, in France : GRAS
45. Slippery sort : EEL
47. Make certain : ASSURE
49. Some beers : PABSTS
51. "Hamlet" courtier : OSRIC
53. Public, as information : KNOWN
54. Bucker : BRONC
55. Director Peter : YATES
56. Bakers' wares : PIES
57. Alternative to De Gaulle : ORLY
58. Pastoral places : LEAS
62. Hateful org. : KKK
63. Today, in Toledo : HOY

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