New York Times, Saturday, November 1, 1997

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {KQW} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Silence of the Lambs" role : FBIAGENT
9. Prettifies : PREENS
15. Traveler's need, perhaps : RENTACAR
16. Dance : FORMAL
17. Rural science : AGRONOMY
18. Land design? : CAMERA
19. Hardly a site of decorum : ZOO
20. 1986-87 Emmy winner for drama : GLESS
22. 1944 N.L. M.V.P. ___ Marion : MARTY
23. Actress Claire et al. : INAS
25. 60's western co-star : EDAMES
27. One side in a battle of the sexes : SHE
28. Certain down : EIDER
30. Mooring sites : RIAS
31. Great Trek participant : BOER
32. Haile Selassie follower, for short : RASTA
33. Paella cooker : OLLA
34. "Need You Tonight" rock group : INXS
35. Breeze : SNAP
37. Craving : LUST
39. Rock's Bon ___ : JOVI
42. Taxpayer reps, at times : CPAS
44. Hinder : EMBAR
48. Dutch ___ : OVEN
49. Certain exchange, for short, with "the" : MERC
50. Casco Bay locale : MAINE
51. Boxer's title: Abbr. : SEN
52. Lieutenant in "The Fugitive" : GERARD
54. Site for an alligator bonnet : POND
55. Instant : TRICE
57. Wintry forecast : SLEET
59. Society column word : NEE
60. Sailor's punishment : LASHES
62. Aging problem : SENILITY
64. Altruist's opposite : EGOIST
65. Theater space? : ENTRACTE
66. Harder to follow, as prose : DENSER
67. Weighed : ASSESSED
1. 1964 Olympic boxing gold medalist : FRAZIER
2. Garden perennial : BEGONIA
3. Forays : INROADS
4. ___ Z : ATO
5. The Jets, for one : GANG
6. Brussels's Royal Militaire, e.g. : ECOLE
7. Some status seekers : NAMEDROPPERS
8. Aid for upwind maneuvers : TRYSAIL
9. Mil. classification : PFC
10. Acts restless : ROAMS
11. First name in humor : ERMA
12. "Society and Solitude" author : EMERSON
13. Enclosed passage in a church : NARTHEX
14. David and others : SLAYERS
21. Televisions : SMALLSCREENS
24. Arrives : SETSIN
26. Son of Rebekah : ESAU
29. Competed, in a way : RAN
31. PC image type : BITMAP
36. Cap : ACME
38. D.D.'s inst. : SEM
39. Pushed : JOSTLED
40. Ineligible, in a way : OVERAGE
41. Dish for Robin Hood : VENISON
43. About 25,000 square miles of Asia : ARALSEA
45. Cyborg science : BIONICS
46. One of the original Mouseketeers : ANNETTE
47. Visibly grieving : REDEYED
52. Ninnies : GEESE
53. Makes an impression : DENTS
56. X's : CHIS
58. Kind of iron or chain : TIRE
61. Orch. section : STR
63. Some mindless singing : LAS

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