New York Times, Wednesday, October 22, 1997

Author: John D. Leavy
Editor: Will Shortz
John D. Leavy
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Leavy. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. On the double : FAST
5. Peace Nobelist of 1984 : TUTU
9. Classic drinks : COKES
14. Jazz home : UTAH
15. Letters of urgency : ASAP
16. Impossible to miss : OVERT
17. Tick off : RILE
18. Columbus : ___ :: ... : SANTAMARIA
20. Brunch staple : OMELET
22. Much of Mongolia : GOBI
23. Bird's bill : NEB
24. Distant : REMOVED
26. St. Louis attraction : ARCH
28. Like the flu : VIRAL
30. "Hey Girl" singer, 1971 : OSMOND
34. Bygone Ford : EDSEL
37. 1970's Tony Musante series : TOMA
39. Command to Rover : STAY
40. Sourpuss : CRAB
41. Halfhearted : TEPID
42. Kind of bread : PITA
43. Prop at a Christmas musical : HALO
44. Serpent's home : EDEN
45. Plains roamers : BISON
46. Chrétien's capital : OTTAWA
48. Essayist Sontag : SUSAN
50. Tex-Mex snack : TACO
52. Got (by) : SCRAPED
56. Kramden vehicle : BUS
59. Winningest N.C.A.A. basketball coach : RUPP
61. Amend one's return : REFILE
62. Kirk : ___ :: ... : ENTERPRISE
65. "Havana" actress : OLIN
66. Astaire had it : STYLE
67. The East : ASIA
68. Outback critters : ROOS
69. Antidote target : TOXIN
70. Injury : HARM
71. Feminine suffix : ETTE
1. Hue and cry : FUROR
2. "___ to Kill" (Grisham novel) : ATIME
3. City on the Willamette : SALEM
4. Stubing : ___ :: ... : THELOVEBOAT
5. One who sips : TASTER
6. "Home of the brave" : USA
7. Flavor to remember : TANG
8. ___ point (only so far) : UPTOA
9. Daily page : COMICS
10. Reproductive cells : OVA
11. "Show Boat" composer : KERN
12. Native New Yorker : ERIE
13. Wild guess : STAB
19. Overseas : ABROAD
21. What lurks in the hearts of men : EVIL
25. Went with : DATED
27. Corcoran : ___ : HMSPINAFORE
29. Runs : LOPES
31. "Miss ___ Regrets" : OTIS
32. Warsaw Pact counterforce : NATO
33. Cannon in Hollywood : DYAN
34. Audio problem : ECHO
35. Fieldsian expletive : DRAT
36. Popeye, e.g. : SALT
38. Drawback : MINUS
41. Service component : TEACUP
45. In the buff : BARE
47. Briar patch, maybe : WARREN
49. Riot : SCREAM
51. Geraldo competitor : OPRAH
53. Series sample : PILOT
54. "Cats" lyricist : ELIOT
55. None too bright : DENSE
56. A+ : BEST
57. "Do ___ others..." : UNTO
58. Charon's crossing : STYX
60. Tower site : PISA
63. George Bush was one : ELI
64. Sidney Poitier title role : SIR

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