New York Times, Monday, August 9, 2004

Author: M. Francis Vuolo
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Vuolo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Vuolo. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Pitches four balls to : WALKS
6. Cain's brother : ABEL
10. Insurrectionist Turner and others : NATS
14. Not reacting chemically : INERT
15. Muse of history : CLIO
16. Monogram part: Abbr. : INIT
17. Pilfer : STEAL
18. Kitchen gadget that turns : CANOPENER
20. "Faster!" : PICKUPTHEPACE
22. No great ___ : SHAKES
23. Iced tea flavoring : LEMON
26. Full complement of fingers : TEN
27. Sob : BAWL
30. Before, in poetry : ERE
31. Classic gas brand : ESSO
34. Composer Rachmaninoff : SERGEI
36. Midsection muscles, for short : ABS
37. "Faster!" : PUTAFIREUNDERIT
40. Knight's title : SIR
41. Rat or squirrel : RODENT
42. Dye containers : VATS
43. Western Indian : OTO
44. Linear, for short : ONED
45. Rope-a-dope boxer : ALI
47. Fixes : MENDS
49. 1960's-70's space program : APOLLO
52. "Faster!" : GETTHELEADOUT
57. Cramped space : CUBBYHOLE
59. Rich cake : TORTE
60. Primer dog : SPOT
61. Sharif of film : OMAR
62. Gives an audience to : HEARS
63. Band with the 1988 #1 hit "Need You Tonight" : INXS
64. Monthly payment : RENT
65. Birds by sea cliffs : ERNES
1. Bit of smoke : WISP
2. Contrarians : ANTIS
3. Bloodsucker : LEECH
4. Volcano that famously erupted in 1883 : KRAKATOA
5. Acts of the Apostles writer : STLUKE
6. Bank holdings: Abbr. : ACCTS
7. Dull : BLAH
8. Mozart's "a" : EINE
9. Circle : LOOP
10. Daughter of a sister, perhaps : NIECE
11. Ben Stiller's mother : ANNEMEARA
12. Bit of business attire : TIE
13. Narrow water passage: Abbr. : STR
19. Washed-out : PALLID
21. Money for retirement : PENSION
24. What a satellite may be in : ORBIT
25. Digs with twigs? : NESTS
27. Kennel club info : BREED
28. "Son of ___!" : AGUN
29. Had a cow : WENTAPE
31. ___ salts : EPSOM
32. Luxury hotel accommodations : SUITE
33. Safe : STRONGBOX
35. Mahler's "Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
38. Snowman of song : FROSTY
39. Villain : EVILDOER
46. Can't stand : LOATHE
48. Amounts in red numbers : DEBTS
49. Notify : ALERT
50. Ship's navigation system : LORAN
51. Weird : OUTRE
53. Norse thunder god : THOR
54. Terse directive to a chauffeur : HOME
55. Panache : ELAN
56. "___ of the D'Urbervilles" : TESS
57. Popular TV police drama : CSI
58. WB competitor : UPN

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