New York Times, Thursday, October 16, 1997

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {XZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Starts : JUMPS
6. Emily of "Our Town" : WEBB
10. It takes a bow at a recital : VIOL
14. Render harmless, in a way : UNARM
15. Part : AREA
16. They, in Trieste : ESSE
17. Tongue twister #1 : THREEFREETHROWS
20. Varsity starters : ATEAM
21. Comic strip tiger : HOBBES
22. It may have 6 rms, riv vu : APT
24. Moore of "G.I. Jane" : DEMI
27. River through the Lake of the Ozarks : OSAGE
28. Addict's need? : REHAB
31. Time off : RANDR
33. Kind of deer : ROE
34. Treasured spots? : TROVES
36. [Oh no!] : GROAN
38. Tongue twister #2 : UNIQUENEWYORK
42. Jacket material : SUEDE
43. Foul up, as plans : DERAIL
45. Old what's-___-name : HER
48. Rewrites : EDITS
50. The Post or News, e.g. : DAILY
51. Protozoan : AMEBA
53. Biblical brother : ESAU
55. Rejections : NOS
56. You may have to send for it : REBATE
58. Runabout? : CHILD
61. Tongue twister #3 : PRESHRUNKSHIRTS
66. Stare at : OGLE
67. "Clear as day" : ISEE
68. Like Mork's spaceship : OVOID
69. Loch ___ : NESS
70. Difficulty, so to speak : NEED
71. Famous test participant : PEPSI
1. Stick (out) : JUT
2. New England state sch. : UNH
3. Part of an ironman competition : MARATHON
4. Ready: Fr. : PRET
5. Hook's mate : SMEE
6. "Getting close" : WARMER
7. Before, to Byron : ERE
8. Old-fashioned party : BEE
9. Shellacking : BATH
10. Hit and run, e.g. : VERBS
11. Map line : ISOBAR
12. New York river to Lake Ontario : OSWEGO
13. Tenant : LESSEE
18. The macarena, once : FAD
19. Cheered : HOORAYED
22. Word with form or film : ART
23. Where El Misti volcano is : PERU
25. Refrigerator decorations : MAGNETS
26. About : INRE
29. Dollar rival : AVIS
30. Hand down : BEQUEATH
32. "Harvey" character Elwood P. ___ : DOWD
35. Took to court : SUED
37. Half of a 1934 M-G-M couple : NORA
39. Newswoman Magnus : EDIE
40. Kerplop maker : RAINDROP
41. Part of kg-m : KILO
44. French-Belgian boundary river : LYS
45. Talk about endlessly : HARPON
46. Reveal oneself : EMERGE
47. Civil War side : REBELS
49. Pink-slipped : SACKED
52. Diamond corners : BASES
54. Speech stumbles : UHS
57. Ireland : ERIN
59. Breakfast chain, informally : IHOP
60. CNN word : LIVE
62. Consume : USE
63. Originally named : NEE
64. Old-fashioned contraction : TIS
65. Star Wars: Abbr. : SDI

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