New York Times, Wednesday, August 30, 2000

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Snatches : NABS
5. Nuclear treaty result : BAN
8. Farm cry : HEEHAW
14. Three-layer treat : OREO
15. Sport ___ : UTE
16. Like a white rat : ALBINO
17. Cousin of a canvasback : TEAL
18. E-mail address ending : GOV
19. Golf pro's concern : STANCE
20. Spy movie catch phrase : BONDJAMESBOND
23. It may be sold in yards : ALE
24. Crunches tighten them : ABS
25. Coffee holder : URN
26. Tabloid photo subject : UFO
29. Cool cat : DADDYO
31. LP contents? : MNO
32. Ill humor : BILE
33. Calls up : EVOKES
35. More smart-alecky : WISER
36. Sampler sentiment : HOMESWEETHOME
39. "Platoon" actor Willem : DAFOE
40. In addition : ATTHAT
41. Pound sounds : ARFS
42. "ER" extras : RNS
43. Slip away : ELAPSE
47. "May I help you?" : YES
48. "___ who?" : SEZ
49. The fin man? : ABE
50. Morgan of the comics : REX
51. 1984 Cyndi Lauper #1 hit : TIMEAFTERTIME
55. Gives a clarion call : BLARES
57. Pastoral place : LEA
58. Skip : OMIT
59. Ply with food and drink : REGALE
60. S O S part, supposedly : OUR
61. Parcel : METE
62. Scully and Mulder, for two : AGENTS
63. Letter abbr. : PPS
64. Rabbit's title : BRER
1. "I'm impressed!" : NOTBAD
2. Pupil surrounder : AREOLA
3. Conked : BEANED
4. Unloaded, in a way : SOLD
5. Persistent problems : BUGABOOS
6. Quarks' places : ATOMS
7. Actress Campbell : NEVE
8. Monopoly maker : HASBRO
9. John of song : ELTON
10. Meir contemporary : EBAN
11. Untouchable's belief : HINDUISM
12. Mandela's org. : ANC
13. Misfortune : WOE
21. Freshmen's and sophomores' team : JAYVEE
22. Clichéd movie ending : SUNSET
27. Turn tail : FLEE
28. Anthem contraction : OER
30. Self-produced CD's, maybe : DEMOS
31. Satisfies : MEETS
32. Regional flora and fauna : BIOTA
34. Holiday since 1966 : KWANZA
35. Ahab, e.g. : WHALER
36. Also-ran of fable : HARE
37. Behind the scenes : OFFSTAGE
38. Soldier Field crew : THEBEARS
39. Kind of trader : DAY
42. Candy name : REESES
44. First coat : PRIMER
45. Arab, e.g. : SEMITE
46. Seat of Devonshire : EXETER
48. Refine, as ore : SMELT
49. Really enjoyed : ATEUP
52. Qom home : IRAN
53. Angel's worry : FLOP
54. Mummy's home : TOMB
55. Undergarment : BRA
56. Drumstick : LEG

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