New York Times, Thursday, November 20, 1997

Author: Raymond Hamel
Editor: Will Shortz
Raymond Hamel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Construct : MAKE
5. Meadow sounds : BAAS
9. Barbra's "A Star Is Born" co-star : KRIS
13. "The Good Earth" heroine : OLAN
14. Runs while sitting : IDLES
16. Cassio's rival : IAGO
17. Benchmark : NORM
18. Hotel employee : VALET
19. False locks : WIGS
20. Cheesy TV comedy? : THEEDAMSFAMILY
23. Witch's potential meal : HANSEL
24. A mean Amin : IDI
25. Cheesy TV cop show? : HAVARTIFIVEO
32. Doo-wop syllable : DUM
35. Floor model : DEMO
36. Change : AFFECT
37. Chirac's state : ETAT
39. Country singer Tillis : PAM
41. Sunni, e.g. : SECT
42. 1970 Tony winner for "Applause" : BACALL
45. Harsh words : RASP
48. Locomobile contemporary : REO
49. Cheesy TV comedy? : THEMUENSTERS
52. Back, in a way : AGO
53. Muss up : TOUSLE
57. Cheesy TV detective show, with "The"? : ROQUEFORTFILES
62. Clue : HINT
63. South African province : NATAL
64. TV knob : TINT
65. Toiletries case : ETUI
66. One of the Titans : DIONE
67. Jim Davis canine : ODIE
68. Member of a traditional establishment : WASP
69. First name in TV comedy : REDD
70. Russo of "Outbreak" : RENE
1. Calendar page : MONTH
2. Sandwich Islands greeting : ALOHA
3. Silkwood of "Silkwood" : KAREN
4. Tangle up : ENMESH
5. Oyster, e.g. : BIVALVE
6. Classic Rodin sculpture : ADAM
7. Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
8. Deem appropriate : SEEFIT
9. Bird whose males incubate the eggs : KIWI
10. Epitome of thinness : RAIL
11. Rock singer ___ Pop : IGGY
12. Urgent call : SOS
15. Sports facilities : STADIA
21. Pooped : DEAD
22. Peeve : MIFF
26. Signal booster : AMP
27. Circus noises : ROARS
28. Speculations : IFS
29. Tack, in a way : VEER
30. "___ homo" : ECCE
31. "How to Make an American Quilt" author Whitney ___ : OTTO
32. Corporate concern : DEBT
33. Bryce Canyon locale : UTAH
34. Defensive spray : MACE
38. Flat hat : TAM
40. Welcome site : MAT
43. Outdoor party : LUAU
44. Scale holder : LEGEND
46. Alit : SETTLED
47. One who leads class struggle? : PROF
50. "Foul!" : NOFAIR
51. Swain : SUITOR
54. Water park sight : SLIDE
55. Order of ___ (bygone award) : LENIN
56. Lauder of cosmetics : ESTEE
57. Romance writer's award : RITA
58. Load to bear : ONUS
59. Bathroom cabinet item : QTIP
60. Oklahoma native : OTOE
61. Big name in mapmaking : RAND
62. Cabinet acronym, once : HEW

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