New York Times, Wednesday, August 23, 2000

Author: William A. Ballard
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Ballard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Ballard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Where Sherlock Holmes "died," with "the" : ALPS
5. Deejays' platters : SPINS
10. Omnibus alternative : TRAM
14. Ticked off : SORE
15. Ripley's last words? : ORNOT
16. Shakespearean ensign : IAGO
17. Energy source : ATOM
18. Get stuck : LODGE
19. River of Aragón : EBRO
20. Outsized sleeping accommodations? : FIVEPOSTERBED
23. Calypso offshoot : SKA
25. Long intro? : ERE
26. Blubbers : CRIES
27. Too-small topper? : NINEGALLONHAT
32. Where the action is : ARENA
33. Thought: Prefix : IDEO
34. Encircle : GIRD
35. Like cheddar cheese on a tray : CUBED
37. One of the Ivies : PENN
41. "Duck soup!" : EASY
42. H.M.O. requirement, usually : COPAY
43. Too little of a bad thing? : SIXDEADLYSINS
47. Russian pancakes : BLINI
49. Dawn goddess : EOS
50. Tale teller : POE
51. Somewhat belated desire? : EIGHTYEARITCH
56. Ruination : BANE
57. Fess up : ADMIT
58. Pro ___ : RATA
61. Dilly : ONER
62. Sailor's respite : LEAVE
63. Prolific auth.? : ANON
64. Noggin : PATE
65. Maze word : ENTER
66. Seeds often get them : BYES
1. Center of a comparison : ASA
2. His wife was a pillar : LOT
3. Vulgar sort : PROFANER
4. It might jackknife : SEMI
5. Maturity classification of sherry : SOLERA
6. Move forward : PROPEL
7. ___-Aryan : INDO
8. Year-end libations : NOGS
9. "Keep as is" : STET
10. ___ del Fuego : TIERRA
11. Animal in a warren : RABBIT
12. Match, grammatically : AGREE
13. They sometimes swing : MOODS
21. Star in Lyra : VEGA
22. Go off the wall? : ECHO
23. Hose problem : SNAG
24. Opera's ___ Te Kanawa : KIRI
28. "Bitter" part : END
29. Nation with a solid green flag : LIBYA
30. Poetic homage : ODE
31. Nancy Drew's boyfriend : NED
35. No-goodnik : CAD
36. Manipulate : USE
37. Shortstop, e.g.: Abbr. : POS
38. Spiritual revelation : EPIPHANY
39. Prefix with second : NANO
40. AMEX counterpart : NYSE
41. Lighted sign : EXIT
42. Dermatologist's diagnosis : CYST
43. Official seal : SIGNET
44. "Psst!" follower, maybe : INHERE
45. Reason out : DERIVE
46. Hang out : LOITER
47. Jazz variation : BEBOP
48. Thick vine : LIANA
52. Brown rival : YALE
53. Where it all started : EDEN
54. Latin 101 verb : AMAT
55. Horseshoe ___ : CRAB
59. Last X of X-X-X : TOE
60. "T" or "F": Abbr. : ANS

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