New York Times, Tuesday, August 8, 2000

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Will Shortz
Joy L. Wouk
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 133 for Ms. Wouk. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Two smackers? : LIPS
5. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
9. Is eliminated from competition : LOSES
14. Yearn (for) : ACHE
15. Contemptible one : TOAD
16. Take over : USURP
17. Mason's wedge : SHIM
18. Italian lake : COMO
19. Hawaiian party site : LANAI
20. 1932 novel of crime and race by 40-Across : LIGHTINAUGUST
23. British biscuit : SCONE
25. Berlin bar need : EIS
26. One-on-one sport : EPEE
27. From a personal standpoint : HUMANLY
30. Slump : SAG
32. Genesis victim : ABEL
33. Symbol of sturdiness : OAK
35. Mind terribly : RESENT
40. See 20- and 57-Across : WILLIAMFAULKNER
43. Hung around : STAYED
44. ___-de-sac : CUL
45. Cutting part : EDGE
46. Q-U connection : RST
48. Kind of film : FEATURE
50. It may react with an acid : BASE
54. Swiss canton : URI
56. Fish that's split for cooking : SCROD
57. Fictional county, locale of 20-Across : YOKNAPATAWPHA
61. Hearty breakfast dish : GRITS
62. MOMA artist : DALI
63. "Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
66. Cheri of "Saturday Night Live" : OTERI
67. Dash : ELAN
68. Hoops tournament org. : NCAA
69. Bells the cat : DARES
70. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
71. Dinero : GELT
1. ___ Vegas : LAS
2. German pronoun : ICH
3. In myth she was changed into a nightingale : PHILOMELA
4. From the very beginning : SEMINALLY
5. Dermatologist's concern : ITCH
6. Kind of vegetable : ROOT
7. Ike's mate : MAMIE
8. Poster boy : ADONIS
9. Lollapalooza : LULU
10. ___ orange : OSAGE
11. Dawn : SUNUP
12. Delete : ERASE
13. Maliciousness : SPITE
21. Washington, e.g.: Abbr. : GEN
22. Usually : ASARULE
23. Bandleader Artie and others : SHAWS
24. Biblical length : CUBIT
28. Packs a lot in : LOADSUP
29. Edible 6-Down : YAM
31. Hair goop : GEL
34. Popular fast-food chain : KFC
36. Outlining : SKETCHING
37. Marathoner's trait : ENDURANCE
38. The "N" of U.N.C.F. : NEGRO
39. Unable to escape : TREED
41. Ending with cash or bombard : IER
42. "___ Wiedersehen" : AUF
47. Swaps : TRADES
49. Nile reptile : ASP
50. "I swear...!" : BYGOD
51. Feeder of the body's organs : AORTA
52. Winter sight at Tahoe : SKIER
53. ___ nous : ENTRE
55. Where Soave comes from : ITALY
58. Yard sale tag : ASIS
59. Ladd or Alda : ALAN
60. Soave, e.g. : WINE
64. Guy's honey : GAL
65. "Dig in!" : EAT

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