New York Times, Tuesday, January 28, 1997

Author: E. C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Anesthetize, in a way : GAS
4. Some chain clothing stores : GAPS
8. Video game hub : ARCADE
14. Play the part : ACT
15. Zone : AREA
16. Stops the tape temporarily : PAUSES
17. "Little" extraterrestrials : GREENMEN
19. Passe : OLDHAT
20. Had a bug : AILED
21. Inspirationalist Norman Vincent ___ : PEALE
23. Before, in verse : ERE
24. Home on the Black Sea : DACHA
26. Smart-alecky : FLIP
28. Pop duo with the album "Swamp Ophelia" : INDIGOGIRLS
34. Reply to a masher : SLAP
38. Satellite ___ : DISH
39. Bunk : HOOEY
40. Actress Anderson : LONI
41. Newton or Stern : ISAAC
43. Actress Thurman and others : UMAS
44. Small choir : OCTET
46. Outfielder's cry : MINE
47. Oct. precursor : SEPT
48. Drinks with gin, Cointreau and lemon juice : WHITELADIES
51. Greeting at sea : AHOY
52. Undignified landing : SPLAT
56. Hardly Mr. Right : CAD
59. Facilitates : EASES
62. Unpaid factory worker : ROBOT
64. "All ___!" : ABOARD
66. Some Gainsborough forgeries : BLUEBOYS
68. Ice cream parlor order : SUNDAE
69. Two-wheeler : BIKE
70. Sometime theater funder: Abbr. : NEA
71. Be at : ATTEND
72. French holy women: Abbr. : STES
73. Blow it : ERR
1. Crazy (over) : GAGA
2. Pungent : ACRID
3. Inscribed column : STELA
4. Leader called Mahatma : GANDHI
5. Tattoo place : ARM
6. Coop sound : PEEP
7. Psychologically all there : SANE
8. Noted Harlem hot spot, with "The" : APOLLO
9. Durham's twin city : RALEIGH
10. Bossy's chew : CUD
11. Connors opponent : ASHE
12. ___ John : DEAR
13. Isabella d'___ (Titian subject) : ESTE
18. Continental trading org. : EEC
22. Khyber Pass traveler : AFGHANI
25. 1941 Glenn Miller chart topper "You ___" : ANDI
27. Reverent : PIOUS
29. Lets down : DISMAYS
30. "Let me repeat..." : ISAID
31. Where the Vatican is : ROME
32. Giant hop : LEAP
33. Method: Abbr. : SYST
34. Leisurely : SLOW
35. Ness, for one : LOCH
36. One doing a con job? : ANTI
37. Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
42. So-so grades : CEES
45. Iran's capital : TEHERAN
49. Stinking rich : LOADED
50. Shopping binges : SPREES
53. Defensive tennis shot : LOB
54. Have ___ to pick : ABONE
55. One who's not playing seriously : TOYER
56. Home for la familia : CASA
57. Go up against : ABUT
58. Word of warning : DONT
60. Drops off : EBBS
61. Cut : SLIT
63. Pre-1917 ruler : TSAR
65. Fruit juice : ADE
67. Hawaiian music maker : UKE

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