New York Times, Friday, August 4, 2000

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FGQXZ} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Get comfy : NESTLE
7. They're obviously happy : BEAMERS
14. Gave drills to : COACHED
15. Ship-to-shore handler : RADIOER
16. Good way to rest : ASSURED
17. Monteverdi opera : ARIANNA
18. Incentive to buy tickets : LOTTOJACKPOT
20. First name among sex symbols : MAE
21. "Tonight ___ Comes" (hit by the Cars) : SHE
22. Black : SABLE
26. Grow every which way : SPRAWL
30. It's like -like : ISH
32. Touch of frost : NIP
33. Whoosis : WHATSHISNAME
37. It may be fueled and driven : ECONOMY
40. Like moonstones : OPALINE
41. Symbol of America : MOMSAPPLEPIE
43. Emma player in "The Avengers" : UMA
44. Catch, so to speak : SEE
45. Cloverleaf part : ONRAMP
49. Detection device : SONAR
52. State since 1863: Abbr. : WVA
54. Gore Vidal's "Burr," e.g. : BIO
55. Cheap way to go : TOURISTCLASS
60. Item for a tyro on the slopes : MINISKI
63. Some roofs : PALATES
64. Losing : ONADIET
65. It might be picked out : IRONORE
66. "With Reagan" author : EDMEESE
67. Some N.S.A. employees : CODERS
1. "Huh-uh" : NOSOAP
2. Kind of egg : EASTER
3. Cottontail's tail : SCUT
4. Archaic preposition : THRO
5. Actor ___ Cobb : LEEJ
6. They were written in Old Norse : EDDAS
7. Car halter : BRAKESHOE
8. Frontier figure : EARP
9. Cry before taking off : ADIOS
10. Mazda model : MIATA
11. No short time : EON
12. Cartoon dog : REN
13. Lady of Sp. : SRA
14. Composes : CALMS
19. Sigma ___ (fraternity men) : CHIS
23. ___ B'rith : BNAI
24. Depict : LIMN
25. It has a guarded tip : EPEE
27. Grass bristles : AWNS
28. "Wait just a minute!" : WHOA
29. Lights : LAMPS
31. River resident : HIPPO
34. Create striking sentences? : TYPEWRITE
35. Pitching coach Johnny : SAIN
36. N.Y. Met, e.g. : NLER
37. They won't get off the ground : EMUS
38. "Hot Diggity" singer : COMO
39. Mideast land : OMAN
42. 1889 Vice President ___ P. Morton : LEVI
46. One who suspends an action, at law : ABATOR
47. Unlikely donors : MISERS
48. Oater assemblage : POSSE
50. Agatha Christie's "There Is ___" : ATIDE
51. First name in talk shows : ROSIE
53. Jellied garnish : ASPIC
56. They're picked in Hawaii : UKES
57. It's harvested in Hawaii : TARO
58. Doofus : CLOD
59. Passing ___ : LANE
60. Jazzman Koffman : MOE
61. Like some candidates: Abbr. : IND
62. "Miss Saigon" setting : NAM

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