New York Times, Saturday, September 18, 2004

Author: Bob Peoples
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Peoples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKXZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Peoples. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Treat for tired dogs? : FOOTRUB
8. Source of a large, colorful lingo : CBRADIO
15. Better : IMPROVE
16. 1983 Randy Newman song with the lyric "Looks like another perfect day" : ILOVELA
17. Lazybones : LIEABED
18. Select : VOTEFOR
19. Store need: Abbr. : MGR
20. $60 property in Monopoly : BALTIC
22. Unleashes (upon) : SICS
23. Take off : SOAR
25. Wit who recorded the classic 1960 comedy album "At the Hungry I" : SAHL
26. Film equipment, for short : CAM
27. Children's author Eleanor : ESTES
29. Stag : MALE
31. Prompter's whisper : LINE
32. Specialty retailer since 1969 : THEGAP
34. Establish as a goal : TARGETON
36. Antique store section : GLASSWARE
38. Like some police : ONPATROL
41. Bright wrap : SERAPE
45. Airplane part : NOSE
46. "___ way, please" : THIS
48. Beaujolais grape : GAMAY
49. Health org. : AMA
50. They're spotted in ponds : EFTS
52. Modern conference beginning : TELE
53. Soprano Jenny : LIND
55. Is out : SLEEPS
57. "Snuffy Smith" parent : MAW
58. Finished : ENDEDUP
60. Starting guide : RULEONE
62. Brahms work that includes "Behold All Flesh" : REQUIEM
63. It's blue : EROTICA
64. Having the will? : TESTATE
65. Villain, at times : SNEERER
1. Scene of a lot of shooting : FILMSET
2. "Man alive!" : OMIGOSH
3. Be in charge of : OPERATE
4. Musical syllable : TRA
5. Ex-Sen. Charles : ROBB
6. Iris locales : UVEAS
7. Uproar : BEDLAM
8. Basis on which many suits are pressed : CIVILLAW
9. Legislative group : BLOC
10. Moonshine : ROT
11. Birds, in Latin : AVES
12. Perennial government concern : DEFICIT
13. Philippine language : ILOCANO
14. Crew members : OARSMEN
21. "Oh, well" : THATSLIFE
24. Popular music genre : REGGAE
28. Stash (away) : SALT
30. Times : ERAS
31. Ogle : LEERAT
33. Split : PART
35. Lake of rock's Emerson, Lake & Palmer : GREG
37. It's said before God : SOHELPME
38. Having pricked ears : ONALERT
39. Name on a ticket : NOMINEE
40. Manners : PSANDQS
42. Autobiographical subtitle : AMEMOIR
43. Actor in both "Shane," 1953, and "City Slickers," 1991 : PALANCE
44. Spectacles : EYEWEAR
47. Cordwood units : STERES
51. Give the cold shoulder : SPURN
54. Old Test. book : DEUT
55. Mincemeat ingredient : SUET
56. Thorny Eurasian shrub : SLOE
59. Opposite of noche : DIA
61. Quebec's Festival d'___ : ETE

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