New York Times, Tuesday, October 21, 1997

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Like fine wine : AGED
5. Revival shouts : AMENS
10. Impertinent one : SNIP
14. Where the Vatican is : ROME
15. Newspapers, TV, etc. : MEDIA
16. Actress Petty : LORI
17. Suffix with psych- or neur- : OTIC
18. Like a snake-oil salesman : SLICK
19. Components of elevens : ONES
20. Aristocratic types : SILKSTOCKINGS
23. Berlioz's "Les nuits d'___" : ETE
24. Contained, with "up" : PENT
25. Packs down : TAMPS
28. Isn't feeling good : AILS
29. Dolt : SCHNOOK
31. Brink : EDGE
33. Conquistador's haul : ORO
34. E or G, e.g. : KEY
35. Self-righteously virtuous types : GOODYTWOSHOES
40. Work unit : ERG
41. Start of many naval vessel names : USS
42. Subject to breezes : AIRY
43. Phrase in a new way, as a question : REFRAME
46. Throw hard : HURL
48. Farm mudholes : STIES
49. Salespeople, informally : REPS
50. Sheepish reply : BAA
53. Pompous types : STUFFEDSHIRTS
57. Deep laugh : HOHO
59. Vassal : LIEGE
60. Mata ___ : HARI
61. Nondairy topping : OLEO
62. Get-go : ONSET
63. Former sneaker brand : AVIA
64. Something to do : TASK
65. Uproots? : WEEDS
66. Campus figure : DEAN
1. Stood : AROSE
2. "I understand!" : GOTIT
3. Classic Rousseau novel : EMILE
4. Clobber : DECK
5. Popular brew from Holland : AMSTEL
6. Cantaloupes : MELONS
7. Proclamation : EDICT
8. Shaving cut : NICK
9. Noted short-story writer : SAKI
10. "Just say no," for instance : SLOGAN
11. Favorable life insurance category : NONSMOKER
12. Miff : IRE
13. Detectives, for short : PIS
21. Used binoculars, maybe : SPIED
22. To the ___ degree : NTH
26. Where "e'en" is seen : POESY
27. Heaven : SKY
28. Long ___ : AGO
29. Full house sign : SRO
30. Beloved comic's nickname : COS
31. White heron : EGRET
32. Small sharks : DOGFISHES
33. Cries of pain : OWS
36. "Tasty!" : YUM
37. Mao ___-tung : TSE
38. Draconian : HARSH
39. Van Gogh's "Irises," e.g. : OIL
40. Hesitant sounds : ERS
44. Shot again, as a photo : RETOOK
45. Tempe sch. : ASU
46. Didn't give a definite answer : HEDGED
47. Unexpected wins : UPSETS
49. Singer Della : REESE
50. Intrepid : BRAVE
51. Courtyards : ATRIA
52. Kind of flu : ASIAN
54. Move like lava : FLOW
55. Better than good : FINE
56. "___ the Craziest Dream" (1942 song) : IHAD
57. Steamy : HOT
58. Ending with schnozz : OLA

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