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New York Times, Saturday, August 25, 2001

Artist August ___ of the Blaue Reiter school

Author:
Frank Longo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frank Longo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QXYZ} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Longo.
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© 2001, The New York Times8/25/01 ( No. 18,918 )
Across
1
P.C. program : APP
4
Graceless group : OAFS
8
Slow strolls : PASEOS
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Is overwhelmed by : DROWNSIN
16
Go by : ELAPSE
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Causing to expand : DILATIVE
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King of pop : CAROLE
19
King of Pop : MICHAELJACKSON
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Artist August ___ of the Blaue Reiter school : MACKE
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Knight's noise : CLANK
23
Suffix with brom- : IDE
24
Burst : SPASM
26
Mezzo Borodina : OLGA
30
Relatively wretched : SORRIER
32
Attractive fingers? : ECLAIRS
35
Helpless? : UNAIDED
36
Wrinkly-skinned dog : SHARPEI
37
Some antiterrorists : SNIPERS
38
Carmine-orange hue : MARSRED
39
St. Louis's ___ Bridge : EADS
40
Part of the leg : TIBIA
42
Suffix with butyl : ENE
43
Dome-shaped Buddhist shrine : STUPA
45
Grumps : CRABS
47
Other half of another country? : MAILORDERBRIDE
52
Cause of some droughts : ELNINO
53
Como and Columbo : CROONERS
55
Strive to achieve : WORKAT
56
Travel agency info : AIRFARES
57
Maneuvers : STEERS
58
Small price to pay : CENT
59
Bernadette, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
Down
1
Recipe word : ADD
2
Tantrum thrower : PRIMADONNA
3
Bust : POLICERAID
4
Separately : ONTHESIDE
5
Java is in it : ASIA
6
Calls may be made in it : FIVECARDSTUD
7
Fishing lines : SNELLS
8
Texas's state tree : PECAN
9
"Wellaway!" : ALACK
10
One of the Channel Islands : SARK
11
"Iliad" or "Odyssey" : EPOS
12
Edvard Munch Museum locale : OSLO
13
Beheld : SEEN
15
Very bad, slangily : WACK
20
Baronet who wrote of a pirate : JAMESMBARRIE
21
Manhandle : MISUSE
25
One may exert pressure : PEER
26
Regatta participants : OARS
27
Silent types : LIPREADERS
28
Military specialist : GREENBERET
29
They might be in parentheses : ASIDES
31
Home run swings : RIPS
33
Spiced Indian tea : CHAI
34
"Tomb Raider" adventuress : LARACROFT
41
Emetic root : IPECAC
43
Echo finder : SONAR
44
Moves quickly : TROTS
46
Femme fatale in "The Carpetbaggers" : RINA
47
Kitty chorus : MEWS
48
Truckloads : ALOT
49
Subject preceder : INRE
50
Go for : LIKE
51
Delivered : BORN
54
Birmingham-to-Montgomery dir. : SSE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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