New York Times, Wednesday, October 15, 1997

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVX} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. South Seas paradise : BALI
5. Put in the cup : HOLED
10. Attempt : STAB
14. "___ a Teen-Age Werewolf" : IWAS
15. Taste stimulus : AROMA
16. 1970 Kinks hit : LOLA
17. Sci-fi weapon, formally? : RAYMONDGUN
19. "A Prayer for ___ Meany" : OWEN
20. Holy wars : CRUSADES
21. Had title to : OWNED
22. With it, once : HEP
23. Neptune's domain : SEA
24. Growing locale : FARM
26. Highway sight, formally? : WILLIAMBOARD
31. Elaborate tapestry : ARRAS
34. G.I. with chevrons : NCO
35. Crosby, Stills and Nash, e.g. : TRIO
36. Café au ___ : LAIT
37. Two-time U.S. Open tennis champ : SELES
39. Bedevilers : IMPS
40. Ferrara family name : ESTE
41. Dream Team's team : USA
42. Armed band : POSSE
43. Western chow dispenser, formally? : CHARLESWAGON
47. Rats run it : MAZE
48. Ad word : NEW
49. Unexplained : ODD
52. Man of many words : ROGET
55. Sensational headline : SCREAMER
57. One gone but not forgotten : AWOL
58. 1930's design style, formally? : ARTHURDECO
60. No-show's score : ZERO
61. Vidal Sassoon's workplace : SALON
62. Turkish bigwigs : AGAS
63. Genesis setting : EDEN
64. Dubbing need : SWORD
65. Giant great : MAYS
1. Hazel's cousin : BIRCH
2. In the know : AWARE
3. Michael Jordan shot : LAYUP
4. Doctrines : ISMS
5. "Water Music" composer : HANDEL
6. Tough going : ORDEAL
7. Captain Kirk's records : LOGS
8. Feathered six-footer : EMU
9. Fancy one : DAN
10. Replay feature : SLOWMOTION
11. Atlas dot : TOWN
12. Sheltered, nautically : ALEE
13. Boston or Chicago, e.g. : BAND
18. Kalahari stopover : OASIS
21. Celestial sphere : ORB
24. Mug : FACE
25. Book after Joel : AMOS
26. Summer snack : WATERMELON
27. Archie or Edith, to Mike : INLAW
28. Weaponry : ARMS
29. Tears : RIPS
30. 10 cc, perhaps : DOSE
31. He played Obi-Wan : ALEC
32. Baby's problem : RASH
33. The Beatles' meter maid : RITA
37. Red Sea access : SUEZ
38. Being, to Caesar : ESSE
42. Authority : POWER
44. Back muscle, for short : LAT
45. Rather, e.g. : ANCHOR
46. Verb-turned-noun : GERUND
49. The end, in Athens : OMEGA
50. Rot : DECAY
51. Smelting refuse : DROSS
52. Bring down the house : RAZE
53. Had markers out : OWED
54. Reason for an R rating : GORE
55. Historic Normandy city : STLO
56. Resident of 63-Across : ADAM
58. Balaam's mount : ASS
59. Cold and wet : RAW

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