New York Times, Monday, August 14, 2000

Author: Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Kavanaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Hertz competitor : AVIS
5. Mature : RIPEN
10. Play parts : ACTS
14. 1/500 of the Indianapolis 500 : MILE
15. Wear away : ERODE
16. ___ cheese (salad topping) : BLEU
17. Animal skin : PELT
18. Valley ___, Pa. : FORGE
19. Wild pig : BOAR
20. Where to get scared : HAUNTEDHOUSE
23. Org. with secrets : CIA
26. "___ a small world..." : ITS
27. Second of two : LATTER
28. Still rumpled, as a bed : UNMADE
30. Wineglass features : STEMS
32. Where to get jarred : BUMPERCARS
34. Insane : MAD
37. Child most likely to be spanked : BRAT
38. ___ de Janeiro : RIO
39. Satisfy a hankering : SATE
40. Hankering : YEN
41. Where to get dizzy : TILTAWHIRL
44. Hoity-toity sorts : SNOBS
46. Debit's partner : CREDIT
47. "Little ___ Annie" : ORPHAN
50. Decorated war pilot : ACE
51. Place to recuperate : SPA
52. Gentle alternative to 20-, 32- and 41-Across : MERRYGOROUND
56. Shaking chill : AGUE
57. Computer operators : USERS
58. Greasy : OILY
62. Full house, e.g. : HAND
63. Crème de la crème : ELITE
64. Quote as an example : CITE
65. Bartenders tender them : ALES
66. Echolocation : SONAR
67. Baby goats : KIDS
1. Piece of band equipment : AMP
2. Compete : VIE
3. Down with the flu : ILL
4. Son of Adam and Eve : SETH
5. Opponent in an argument : REFUTER
6. Shackles : IRONS
7. Harbor : PORT
8. Perimeter : EDGE
9. Christmas tree shedding : NEEDLES
10. Monastery heads : ABBOTS
11. Influence : CLOUT
12. Hardly the prim sort : TEASE
13. More certain : SURER
21. Campaign worker : AIDE
22. Boars Head product : HAM
23. Small compartment : CUBBY
24. Become accustomed (to) : INURE
25. Jordan's capital : AMMAN
29. Liable : APT
30. Leaves harbor : SAILS
31. Gait faster than a walk : TROT
33. Test taker's dirty secret : CRIB
34. Hotel cleaners : MAIDS
35. Just clear of the ocean floor : ATRIP
36. Altanta-based airline : DELTA
39. "What ___ Is" (1988 #1 country hit) : SHE
41. Languages : TONGUES
42. Plaintiff : ACCUSER
43. Carolina ___ (little songster) : WREN
44. Rips to bits : SHREDS
45. Opponent's vote : NAY
47. University of Nebraska campus site : OMAHA
48. Magnificent : REGAL
49. Wrinkly fruit : PRUNE
50. Major blood carrier : AORTA
53. Nobel Peace Prize city : OSLO
54. Bridle strap : REIN
55. Loading area : DOCK
59. Caesar's three : III
60. Inc., in Britain : LTD
61. "You bet!" : YES

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