New York Times, Monday, August 28, 2000

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lump of cream, for example : GLOB
5. Open a bit : AJAR
9. Man with a fable : AESOP
14. Debauchee : ROUE
15. Wowser : LULU
16. Lollipop flavor : GRAPE
17. Really happy, as an angel? : INSEVENTHHEAVEN
20. ___ dish : PETRI
21. Al or Tipper : GORE
22. When said three times, a 1970 war movie : TORA
23. Sault ___ Marie : STE
25. Without principles : AMORAL
27. Really happy, as a kid in March? : HIGHASAKITE
33. "Garfield" dog : ODIE
34. H.S. junior's test : PSAT
35. Concur : AGREE
40. Tony-winner Moore : MELBA
42. 7, on a phone : PRS
43. Tailless hoppers : TOADS
44. Really bother : EATAT
45. They have their pluses and minuses : IONS
47. Currier's partner in lithography : IVES
48. Really happy, as a meteorologist? : ONCLOUDNINE
51. Auto trim : CHROME
55. Unit of energy : ERG
56. Raise, as kids : REAR
57. "Two Years Before the ___" : MAST
61. "Measure twice, cut once," e.g. : ADAGE
65. Really happy, as a mountaineer? : ONTOPOFTHEWORLD
68. Teatime treat : SCONE
69. Bulrush, e.g. : REED
70. Remove from a mother's milk : WEAN
71. Monsieur : Paris :: ___ : Madrid : SENOR
72. Isn't keeping up with bills : OWES
73. Zippo : NADA
1. Tight hold : GRIP
2. Sole : LONE
3. Bump from office : OUST
4. Southernmost city of ancient Palestine : BEERSHEBA
5. Pub order : ALE
6. Father of Analytical Psychology : JUNG
7. Choir voice : ALTO
8. German industrial region : RUHR
9. Paleontologist's estimate : AGE
10. A Muse : ERATO
11. Relish : SAVOR
12. "Lohengrin," e.g. : OPERA
13. Kind of code : PENAL
18. Ars longa, ___ brevis : VITA
19. Miami basketball team : HEAT
24. Debatable "skill" : ESP
26. Vegetarians eschew it (NOT chew it) : MEAT
27. "Where the heart is" : HOME
28. Concept : IDEA
29. Coated with gold : GILT
30. Savory jelly : ASPIC
31. Pope John Paul II's real first name : KAROL
32. "___ skin off my nose!" : ITSNO
36. Submerging : GOINGDOWN
37. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
38. Garden with a snake : EDEN
39. Start of North Carolina's motto : ESSE
41. Part of a molecule : ATOM
46. Take to court : SUE
49. Nautilus captain : NEMO
50. Sketch : DRAW
51. Angry : CROSS
52. From now on : HENCE
53. Betray, in a way : RATON
54. Maine college town : ORONO
58. 60's do : AFRO
59. Fret : STEW
60. You, to the Amish : THEE
62. Region : AREA
63. Happy : GLAD
64. ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
66. For each : PER
67. Newsman Bradley et al. : EDS

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