New York Times, Saturday, January 18, 1997

Author: D. Niles
Editor: Will Shortz
Dean Niles
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. City west of Guantanamo : SANTIAGO
9. Phenomenon of paramnesia : DEJAVU
15. Fragrant, poisonous shrub : OLEANDER
16. Passes over : ELIDES
17. Squarely : SMACKDAB
18. Pistil-packing : FEMALE
19. Kind of grass : OAT
20. Inferior : WORSE
22. What a tabaquero makes : CIGAR
23. What's cooking : MENU
24. Subject of a Cezanne series : BATHERS
26. Jazz pianist Ahmad : JAMAL
29. United States' second-smallest state capital : PIERRE
31. Magic 8 Ball : ORACLE
33. Curtain fabric: Var. : ORGANDIE
37. Do like Durer : ETCH
38. Swahili and related tongues : BANTU
40. "Shoot!" : DANG
41. Chicken dish : YAKITORI
43. Pincered insect : EARWIG
45. Yellow-flowered herb : ARNICA
47. Not clean, as a garment : LINTY
48. Escorts : CONVOYS
51. Fine fiber : FLAX
53. "___ Pretty" ("West Side Story" song) : IFEEL
54. Roger's co-star on "77 Sunset Strip" : EFREM
56. Buddy : MAC
59. Title character in a Peter Hoeg best seller : SMILLA
61. Go-getter : LIVEWIRE
63. Talk radio need : CALLER
64. Theoretical : ACADEMIC
65. Within the legal area of play : ONSIDE
66. Milton topic : PARADISE
1. Fair : SOSO
2. Michigan town or its college : ALMA
3. Pinlike : NEAT
4. Tic-toe tie : TAC
5. Aid to John Hancock : INKWELL
6. Enhancement : ADDON
7. Get prepared : GEARUP
8. Planetarium sights : ORBS
9. Awesome, in teen slang : DEF
10. Former Buick model : ELECTRA
11. Seattle-born 60's rock star : JIMIHENDRIX
12. Saw : ADAGE
13. Of the soft palate : VELAR
14. Gold diggers, in a way : USERS
21. 1975 Pulitzer-winning critic : EBERT
23. "The Prince" writer : MACHIAVELLI
25. Speak in court : ARGUE
26. Young kangaroo : JOEY
27. Greek city known to the ancients as Ambracia : ARTA
28. Hollywood mogul Sennett : MACK
30. Like some columns : IONIC
32. Black : EBONY
34. It breaks every day : DAWN
35. Name part: Abbr. : INIT
36. Rich, as food : EGGY
39. Hit the deck, so to speak : ARISE
42. Sang merrily : TROLLED
44. Walk in the shade : ALAMEDA
46. Kilimanjaro is there : AFRICA
48. Kid's name : CISCO
49. "The Rights ___" : OFMAN
50. Simon and others : NEILS
52. Burton of "Star Trek" : LEVAR
55. Brouhaha : FLAP
56. Maurice Chevalier's theme song : MIMI
57. Diminutive Greek names : ARIS
58. Gospel singer Winans : CECE
60. "___ we having fun yet?" : ARE
62. Combine : WED

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