New York Times, Wednesday, January 8, 1997

Author: J. D. Leavy
Editor: Will Shortz
John D. Leavy
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Leavy. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Catch-22 : SNAG
5. Nimble : DEFT
9. Paul of "American Graffiti" : LEMAT
14. Where pirates moor : COVE
15. Queen of scat : ELLA
16. Khomeini, for one : IRANI
17. Ugandan tyrant : AMIN
18. Carpenters' work? : DUET
19. Frankie or Cleo : LAINE
20. "Citizen Kane" spoiler : ROSEBUDWASASLED
23. First-class service : ACE
24. Diamonds, to hoods : ICE
25. Scattered : SPARSE
29. Oversized : BIG
31. ___ and Span (cleaner brand) : SPIC
35. Poi ingredients : TAROS
36. Bring in : EARN
37. Roxy Music co-founder Brian : ENO
38. "Planet of the Apes" spoiler : APEWORLDISEARTH
42. Cartoon dog : REN
43. Provides machine maintenance : OILS
44. Venusian, for one : ALIEN
45. Lobster pot : TRAP
47. In high spirits : GAY
48. Bells and whistles : FRILLS
49. Kind of shore : LEE
51. Afflict : AIL
52. "The Crying Game" spoiler : SHEISREALLYAMAN
61. Salad bar implement : TONGS
62. Unpleasant person : PILL
63. Roast beef request : RARE
64. Hello in Hilo : ALOHA
65. Concept of Descartes : IDEE
66. Deck hands : CREW
67. Snappish : TESTY
68. Copper : CENT
69. Vehemence : HEAT
1. Lasting impression? : SCAR
2. Pitcher Hideo : NOMO
3. Budget alternative : AVIS
4. Kind of pool : GENE
5. Figure out : DEDUCE
6. Give the slip : ELUDE
7. Whipped along : FLEW
8. "Toodle-oo!" : TATA
9. Violet shade : LILAC
10. Gets the lead out : ERASES
11. Knights' garb : MAIL
12. Actress Jeffreys : ANNE
13. Bound : TIED
21. Opera villain, often : BASSO
22. Autographs : SIGNS
25. Kick off : START
26. Times or Post : PAPER
27. Omni or Forum : ARENA
28. Donnybrook : ROW
29. In the worst way : BADLY
30. Spring flower : IRIS
32. Hidden rocks, to a ship : PERIL
33. Microchip giant : INTEL
34. Lawyer Roy and family : COHNS
36. Hollywood's Kazan : ELIA
39. "I read you" : ROGER
40. Baseball's Wynn : EARLY
41. Champion of 10/30/74 : ALI
46. Pickle : PLIGHT
48. Choice cut : FILLET
50. School assignment : ESSAY
51. #1 Green Mountain Boy : ALLEN
52. G.D.P., for one : STAT
53. Swimming ___ : HOLE
54. Hazzard County deputy : ENOS
55. "War and Peace," e.g. : EPIC
56. One who takes messages : AIDE
57. Military parade passageway : ARCH
58. Dam : MARE
59. Rug figure : AREA
60. First name on Capitol Hill : NEWT

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