New York Times, Saturday, October 18, 1997

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wins the draw, probably : SHOOTSFAST
11. Grouch : CRAB
15. Pool feat : HALFGAINER
16. Pulitzer-winning microbiologist Dubos : RENE
17. 1963 Chiffons hit : ONEFINEDAY
18. Plains Indian : OTOE
19. Nutritional abbr. : RDA
20. Actress Felicia : FARR
21. Crack : QUIP
22. Care for : TEND
24. Old "Supper Club" radio host : COMO
27. Old-fashioned ballot boxes : URNS
28. "Leave It to Beaver" pal : EDDIE
30. Like modern technology : EMERGENT
32. Base appropriations? : STEALS
34. Pass : ENACT
35. Windswept point : TOR
36. Farmer's place, in song : THEDELL
38. Singer Dana : VIC
41. Relative of a bandicoot : KOALA
42. "I Could Fall in Love" singer : SELENA
44. Sticking together : CLANNISH
47. Unprecedented : FIRST
48. Low card : TREY
49. Shakespearean character who "had a tongue with a tang" : KATE
50. Neurotransmitter amino acid : DOPA
51. Make sound : HEAL
52. 100 cents abroad : RAND
55. Void, in Vichy : NUL
56. Harassed : RODE
57. Gift shop item : STATIONERY
60. Leading ammunition maker : OLIN
61. Many Nobel Prize winners : SCIENTISTS
62. German auto pioneer : BENZ
63. Church clothes : SUNDAYBEST
1. Losing straw in drawing straws : SHORTEST
2. Personally left with : HANDEDTO
3. Ornamental dogbane : OLEANDER
4. Not working : OFF
5. Expression of relief : TGIF
6. Mideast capital : SANA
7. Passionate : FIERCE
8. Michael Crichton best seller, with "The" : ANDROMEDASTRAIN
9. Overwhelming number : SEA
10. Go : TRY
11. Players may place stakes on this : CROQUET
12. Yield : RETURN
13. Consecrate : ANOINT
14. Medical alerts? : BEEPS
23. Day, in Durango : DIA
25. Bit of biblical writing : MENE
26. Seniors' hurdles, maybe : ORALS
29. John of song : ELTON
31. Staff leader? : GCLEF
33. Meat cut : SHANK
37. Noted English letter writer : ELIA
38. Like Proteus : VERONESE
39. Sporadically : INSPURTS
40. Spark : CATALYST
41. "Falling From Grace" actress, 1992 : KAYLENZ
43. Restraint : LID
44. Cuisine style : CREOLE
45. Opening : LEADIN
46. Vehement : HEATED
48. Beat : THROB
53. Mexican child : NINA
54. Cartoonist Roy : DOTY
57. Sound of a lit fuse : SSS
58. The Horned Frogs, for short : TCU
59. Point : NIB

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