New York Times, Tuesday, November 11, 1997

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Y} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. ___ de Boulogne (Paris park) : BOIS
5. Constant complainer : CRAB
9. Excite, as interest : PIQUE
14. Ancient inscription : RUNE
15. Daughter of Cronus : HERA
16. Pluck : SPUNK
17. Start with boy or girl : ATTA
18. "The jig ___!" : ISUP
19. Much-played part of a 45 : ASIDE
20. Led Zeppelin hit, 1969 : WHOLELOTTALOVE
23. English ___ : LIT
24. Rocker Garcia, informally : JER
25. Big Blue : IBM
26. "___ Yes!" (old political placard) : ERA
28. Jewel : STONE
30. Classic clown : BOZO
32. It comes after Mardi : GRAS
33. Gagging cry : ACK
35. Actor Beatty : NED
36. Make out : NECK
37. Midgame broadcasts : HALFTIMEREPORTS
42. Inch, e.g. : UNIT
43. "Pish posh!" : TUT
44. Part of an academic yr. : SEM
45. Sicilian spouter : ETNA
46. McDonald's founder Ray : KROC
48. Dance version of a pop song, e.g. : REMIX
52. "Comprende?" : DIG
53. Clump : WAD
54. Make sense, with "up" : ADD
56. British verb ending : ISE
57. Alternative to a Whopper : QUARTERPOUNDER
61. Deceit : GUILE
62. Engagement gift : RING
63. Waters: Fr. : EAUX
64. Part of a furniture joint : TENON
65. Pins and needles holder : ETUI
66. Fair distance : MILE
67. Works with words : EDITS
68. Do carbon-testing on : DATE
69. Table scraps : ORTS
1. Barroom fights : BRAWLS
2. Do better than at bat : OUTHIT
3. Altogether : INTOTO
4. Whiskered circus animal : SEAL
5. Its capital is Santiago : CHILE
6. Soak up again : RESORB
7. In ___ (stuck) : ARUT
8. Saint John, for one : BAPTIZER
9. Sacred song : PSALM
10. ___ facto : IPSO
11. Shaker : QUIVERER
12. Just walk through a role, say : UNDERACT
13. Stretch, with "out" : EKE
21. Cassette deck button : EJECT
22. Homes : ABODES
27. Questions : ASKS
29. First-term Clinton victory : NAFTA
31. "...and ___ grow on" : ONETO
32. Treasure-hoarding dwarf : GNOME
34. Popular candy bar : KITKAT
37. Tinted : HUED
38. Artificially made to look old : ANTIQUED
39. Pasta favorite : LINGUINI
40. Trounced, in sports : MURDERED
41. Hidden : PERDU
47. Screw backer : CAPNUT
49. Any point in a trapeze artist's routine : MIDAIR
50. Tristram's love : ISEULT
51. Persian king who destroyed Athens : XERXES
53. Brown songbirds : WRENS
55. Cowboy's stray : DOGIE
58. Tons : ALOT
59. Meter maid of song : RITA
60. Verne captain : NEMO
61. AT&T competitor : GTE

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