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New York Times, Monday, August 7, 2000

With 21-Across, a 1970 John Wayne film

Author:
Nick Grivas
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Grivas. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times8/7/00 ( No. 18,535 )
Across
1
Slightly open : AJAR
5
African-American : BLACK
10
Pay, as the bill : FOOT
14
1953 Leslie Caron musical role : LILI
15
Spine-tingling : EERIE
16
"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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"And that's that!" : ENDOFSTORY
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Partner of void : NULL
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Outer: Prefix : EXO
21
See 4-Down : LOBO
22
Evade, with "out of" : WEASEL
24
Kind of bag : TOTE
25
___ weevil : BOLL
26
___ corpus : HABEAS
29
Routine : WORKADAY
33
Unreactive : INERT
34
Madam : BAWD
35
Peak in ancient Palestine : NEBO
36
"Go, ___!" : TEAM
37
Doesn't just diet : FASTS
38
School zone sign : SLOW
39
Former Atlanta arena : OMNI
40
Second voice : ALTO
41
Spin : TWIRL
42
When both hands are together : NOONTIME
44
Treasure locales : CHESTS
45
Open to the breeze : AIRY
46
Wedding cake feature : TIER
47
Carry all over the place : SCHLEP
50
Throws a shot : PUTS
51
Bandleader Brown : LES
54
Come into view : LOOM
55
Not plan A or B, or even X or Y : LASTRESORT
58
___ mater : ALMA
59
"Farewell, François" : ADIEU
60
Exhort : URGE
61
Adult-to-be : TEEN
62
Approvals : YESES
63
Egg holder : NEST
Down
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Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
2
Give bad luck : JINX
3
Beefy actor Ray : ALDO
4
With 21-Across, a 1970 John Wayne film : RIO
5
Makes soused : BESOTS
6
Do not disturb : LETBE
7
Suffix with buck : AROO
8
Geom. figure : CIR
9
Index entries : KEYWORDS
10
It's given to Regis Philbin : FINALANSWER
11
Responsibility : ONUS
12
Look at lustfully : OGLE
13
Be a snitch : TELL
18
Parade sight : FLOAT
23
Lodge member : ELK
24
Michael Crichton novel, with "The" : TERMINALMAN
25
Greet ceremoniously : BOWTO
26
Make a pass at : HITON
27
Prefix with meter : ANEMO
28
Betting game : BEANO
29
What's not used : WASTE
30
Places for heros : DELIS
31
Call off, at Cape Canaveral : ABORT
32
Cat calls : YOWLS
34
Favorable forecast : BALMY
37
Referee's demand : FAIRPLAY
41
"We hold ___ truths..." : THESE
43
Item with a clip or a pin : TIE
44
Like oranges and lemons : CITRUS
46
Student getting one-on-one help : TUTEE
47
Bed board : SLAT
48
___ slaw : COLE
49
It's where the heart is : HOME
50
Letters before omegas : PSIS
51
Folk tales and such : LORE
52
Work units : ERGS
53
"Leave it," to a typesetter : STET
56
Summer drink : ADE
57
Ice melter : SUN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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