New York Times, Wednesday, October 24, 2001

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2001, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 1976 Best Picture : ROCKY
6. Discontinue : DROP
10. Tuna ___ : MELT
14. Foolish : INANE
15. Thumbs-up write-up : RAVE
16. Copycat : APER
17. Affect strangely : BESOT
18. "A Death in the Family" writer : AGEE
19. Go all over : ROVE
20. See 38-Across : STICKERPRICES
23. Friend of Fidel : CHE
25. Voluminous ref. set : OED
26. Minces : HASHES
27. Churchill called it "soul-destroying" : HATRED
30. Adversary : FOE
31. "Our Father which ___ heaven ..." : ARTIN
32. Court entertainer : FOOL
34. Plan of action : IDEA
38. With 53-Across, a daffynition of 20-Across : FEESCHARGEDBYAN
41. Cicero's existence : ESSE
42. Unsubstantial : AIRY
43. Australian predator : DINGO
44. Mess up : ERR
45. Military awards : MEDALS
46. Iroquois Confederacy tribe : SENECA
50. Handle some hills : SKI
52. Get the picture : SEE
53. See 38-Across : ACUPUNCTURIST
57. Sported : WORE
58. Egg on : GOAD
59. Flip response? : TAILS
62. "What ___?" : ELSE
63. Plotting : UPTO
64. Angler's accessory : CREEL
65. Fizzles out : DIES
66. They're crossable : EYES
67. Rash : HASTY
1. Part of a cage : RIB
2. Formula ___ : ONE
3. Blockbuster rentals : CASSETTES
4. Nautical unit : KNOT
5. Mysterious Himalayan : YETI
6. Des Moines university : DRAKE
7. Fulminated : RAGED
8. Done with : OVER
9. Resident's security device : PEEPHOLE
10. His 1961 record had an asterisk : MARIS
11. Historical period : EPOCH
12. River embankment : LEVEE
13. Lock of hair : TRESS
21. New England catch : COD
22. Charlotte of "The Facts of Life" : RAE
23. Overstarched collar problem : CHAFE
24. Long-eared animals : HARES
28. Good news on Wall Street : RISE
29. Business letter abbr. : ENC
30. Mossback : FOGY
32. Place for a ride : FAIR
33. Eight-time Norris Trophy winner : ORR
34. Footnote abbr. : IBID
35. Chou and others : DYNASTIES
36. Scout rank : EAGLE
37. Win by ___ : ANOSE
39. Scolding : HARANGUE
40. 1952 political inits. : DDE
44. Old French coin : ECU
45. Russian for peace : MIR
46. Did some carpentry : SAWED
47. Meat problem : ECOLI
48. Sip : NURSE
49. Fencing needs : EPEES
50. Union member : STATE
51. Praise : KUDOS
54. Text : COPY
55. Result of a bite, maybe : ITCH
56. Mystery writer Paretsky : SARA
60. Court ruling? : LET
61. Surreptitious : SLY

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