New York Times, Friday, October 18, 1996

Author: M. Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {BJZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Seven-time Wimbledon champ : STEFFIGRAF
11. Dam up : STEM
15. "Greetings!" : HELLOTHERE
16. Off : AWAY
17. "The Breakfast Club" actress : ALLYSHEEDY
18. Emperor in a Mozart opera : TITO
19. Microscopic : WEE
20. Evening, in Avila : TARDE
21. Beat by a tiny bit : NIP
22. Spot : SPECK
24. Greenness : NAIVETE
28. Kurosawa characters : SAMURAIS
31. Foe of 26-Down : IRAN
32. Writer Waugh : ALEC
33. Capt.'s heading : NNW
34. Mild oath : DANGIT
37. Dating term : CIRCA
39. Word in many cathedral names : SAN
41. Andean city : QUITO
42. Rathskeller items : STEINS
44. "Huh-uh" : NAH
46. Over : ANEW
47. Fascinated by : INTO
48. Derisive ones : SNORTERS
50. Court stat : ASSISTS
53. Thoroughly enjoyed : ATEUP
54. "Macarena" singers Los ___ Rio : DEL
55. Bracing : TONIC
57. Bar work : LAW
60. Term terminator : EXAM
62. Run up to the Hill? : SENATERACE
64. World's seventh-longest river : LENA
65. "Cimarron" co-star, 1931 : IRENEDUNNE
66. Christian Science founder : EDDY
67. It's on a roll : SESAMESEED
1. "Heartbreak House" playwright : SHAW
2. Conference lead-in : TELE
3. Part of Canada's Arctic Archipelago : ELLESMEREISLAND
4. The birds and the bees do it : FLY
5. Promote : FOSTER
6. Penelope, for one : ITHACAN
7. Deli supply : GHERKINS
8. Oliver of "Oliver!" : REED
9. "As You Like It" forest : ARDEN
10. Whimsically strange : FEY
11. Remained idle : SAT
12. Piper PA-31P Navajo, e.g. : TWINENGINEPLANE
13. Weird Al Yankovic parody : EATIT
14. Shortsighted person : MYOPE
23. Contemporary of Leoncavallo : PUCCINI
25. Relief : AID
26. Foe of 31-Across : IRAQ
27. Republic formerly called New Hebrides : VANUATU
28. Body cavities : SACS
29. Got down : ALIT
30. Trumpeters, e.g. : SWANS
35. Road to Rome : ITER
36. Lugs : TOWS
38. Red army members? : ANTS
40. "Hey Jude" chorus : NANANANA
43. Sir Toby Belch, e.g. : SOT
45. Quite the dish or hunk : HOTITEM
49. Hairlines do it : RECEDE
50. Rochester's ward : ADELE
51. Part of a sch. health class : SEXED
52. Unit of cordwood : STERE
56. Kind of column : ONES
58. Tetracycline target : ACNE
59. Herbicide target : WEED
61. New Jersey's Cape ___ : MAY
62. Nickname in the family : SIS
63. Toys ___ : RUS

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