New York Times, Thursday, January 30, 1997

Author: D. Motley
Editor: Will Shortz
Dana Motley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Post office unit : OUNCE
6. "Nuts!" : RATS
10. Post-larval insect : PUPA
14. ___ positive : PROOF
15. Shem's eldest son : ELAM
16. British P.M. ___ Douglas-Home : ALEC
17. Short Line : ENDOFAPARAGRAPH
20. Timeline divisions : ERAS
21. Old blues singer Ma ___ : RAINEY
22. Carriage horse : HACKNEY
26. Floor : STUN
27. Frozen food brand : OREIDA
28. "Decline of the West" author : SPENGLER
32. Park Place : TENNISCOURT
34. Neighbor of Tenn. : ALA
35. Preschooler : TOT
36. It needs to be cured : HAM
37. Every other hurricane : HER
38. Percent suffix : ILE
39. St. James Place : HEAVENABOVE
44. Wrongheaded : PERVERSE
46. Shaded fabric designs : OMBRES
47. Cosmetic additive : ALOE
48. Passe in the extreme : STALEST
49. Casual wear : CHINOS
52. Novelist Gould : LOIS
53. Pennsylvania Avenue : POLITICIANSGOAL
59. "___ was in the beginning..." : ASIT
60. Improvise : VAMP
61. ___ Cologne : EAUDE
62. Arrest of action : STAY
63. Swiss cheese holes : EYES
64. Stock market woe : SLIDE
1. Unveil, in verse : OPE
2. Tea server : URN
3. Land to which Cain fled : NOD
4. Lover's sound : COO
5. Eastern aristocrat : EFFENDI
6. Indemnify : REPAY
7. Word for poor Yorick : ALAS
8. Swab : TAR
9. More stylish : SMARTER
10. Downsizing : PARING
11. ___ Bator : ULAN
12. "___ Le Moko" (1937 movie) : PEPE
13. Hurting : ACHY
18. Spheres : AREAS
19. Scrawny : GAUNT
22. Race track info : HOTTIP
23. Small pit : AREOLE
24. Shaquille O'Neal, for one : CENTER
25. Wedding party members, often : KIN
26. Foam : SPUME
28. Italian wine : SOAVE
29. Pakistani city : LAHORE
30. Parisian pupils : ELEVES
31. Describing a numismatist's treasure : RAREST
33. Picture on a $10,000 bill : CHASE
39. Slave : HELOT
40. Wearing : EROSIVE
41. Away from the office : NOTIN
42. Collects : AMASSES
43. Oil measure: Abbr. : BBL
45. Theme of Ecclesiastes : VANITY
48. Daytime fare : SOAPS
49. Ernst & Young staff : CPAS
50. Throng : HOST
51. Pelvic bones : ILIA
52. Club soda fillip : LIME
54. Low island : CAY
55. Square dance partner : GAL
56. "Mais ___!" : OUI
57. Contribute : ADD
58. "Malcolm X" director : LEE

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