New York Times, Tuesday, August 3, 2004

Author: Roy Leban
Editor: Will Shortz
Roy Leban
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Leban. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sir, in India : SAHIB
6. Gounod production : OPERA
11. Word with toll or roll : BAR
14. ___ acid : AMINO
15. Cartoonist Kelly and others : WALTS
16. Singer on half the 1984 album "Milk and Honey" : ONO
17. Hard-to-please labor protester? : PICKYPICKET
19. Bird's beak : NIB
20. ¢¢¢ : CENTS
21. Unc's wife : AUNTY
23. Busta Rhymes rhymes : RAPSONGS
27. Like some of the Sahara : LIBYAN
28. Flies off the handle : ERUPTS
29. West Indian native : CARIB
30. Mar. 17 figure, from 58-Across : STPAT
31. Hooch : BOOZE
33. Punch in the stomach response : OOF
36. Shirts and blouses : TOPS
37. Beetle Bailey's commander : SARGE
38. ___'acte (intermission) : ENTR
39. With 4-Down, modern printing fluid : SOY
40. Farm fence features : BARBS
41. Prefix with -gon : PENTA
42. A paramedic may look for one : PULSE
44. Employ : HIREON
45. Popular Ford : TAURUS
47. Skilled in reasoning : ANALYTIC
49. Eve's downfall : APPLE
50. Lose at the bank? : ERODE
51. Race unit : LAP
52. Cheap promotional trip? : JUNKYJUNKET
58. See 30-Across : IRE
59. 1973 #1 Rolling Stones hit : ANGIE
60. Bench site : PIANO
61. Long-distance letters : ATT
62. Sailors' stories : YARNS
63. Like a beach : SANDY
1. Doofus : SAP
2. Parisian pal : AMI
3. Drunk's utterance : HIC
4. See 39-Across : INK
5. Political protest of sorts : BOYCOTT
6. Because of, with "to" : OWING
7. Successful negotiation results : PACTS
8. The "E" of B.P.O.E. : ELKS
9. Way to go: Abbr. : RTE
10. "Steps in Time" autobiographer : ASTAIRE
11. Pretty woman's hat? : BONNYBONNET
12. Singer Bryant : ANITA
13. ___ Smith, first female jockey to win a major race : ROBYN
18. Cross and Parker products : PENS
22. Where: Lat. : UBI
23. Musical breaks : RESTS
24. ___-Detoo ("Star Wars" droid) : ARTOO
25. Plaything that yips? : PUPPYPUPPET
26. Vacation spots : SPAS
27. Loll : LAZE
29. Gear teeth : COGS
31. Au naturel : BARE
32. Globe : ORB
34. Holy Roman emperor, 962-73 : OTTOI
35. Swiss money : FRANC
37. Talk back : SASS
38. Creepy: Var. : EERY
40. Toronto ballplayer : BLUEJAY
41. Multicar accidents : PILEUPS
43. www.yahoo.com, e.g. : URL
44. Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
45. Actress Shire : TALIA
46. Besides, with "from" : APART
47. Actor Alan : ARKIN
48. "The Highwayman" poet Alfred : NOYES
50. Bridge builder, e.g.: Abbr. : ENGR
53. Italian article : UNA
54. Actress Vardalos : NIA
55. "The Wizard of Oz" locale: Abbr. : KAN
56. Bitter ___ : END
57. Slinky or boomerang : TOY

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