New York Times, Friday, November 21, 1997

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Israel, to some : HOMELAND
9. Closet odorizer : SACHET
15. Source of cubes : ICEMAKER
16. Individually : APIECE
17. Jazzy rhythm technique : STOPTIME
18. Four-wheeler : GOCART
19. Promulgate : SOW
20. Hybrid : CROSS
22. Ziegfeld offering : REVUE
23. ___ Na Na : SHA
24. Like sex symbols : SULTRY
26. Hit bottom? : SPANK
29. Italian monk : FRA
30. Gulf war ally : OMAN
33. "L.A. Law" lawyer : ARNIE
34. Average guys : JOES
35. Plane capt.'s announcement : ETA
36. "Just simmer down!" : KEEPYOURSHIRTON
40. Kind of beetle : ELM
41. Aerosol : MIST
42. African antelope : NYALA
43. A four-star meal it's not : SLOP
45. Med. center ward : ICU
46. Leaks : TELLS
47. Indian of southern Mexico : MIXTEC
49. Prefix with handle : MIS
50. Tuscany town : SIENA
52. Blow the joint : SCRAM
54. Frat letter : CHI
57. Bait : ENTICE
59. Symptoms of otitis : EARACHES
61. Operatives : AGENTS
62. Battle of Britain fighter : SPITFIRE
63. Dumas's "La Reine ___" : MARGOT
64. Work boot feature : STEELTOE
1. Heckle, in a way : HISS
2. VIII : OCTO
3. Plaintive cry : MEOW
4. Akihito, e.g.: Abbr. : EMP
5. Kind of kid : LATCHKEY
6. Director Kurosawa : AKIRA
7. Early comics name : NEMO
8. Executive's fashion credo : DRESSFORSUCCESS
9. Wilt : SAG
10. To the left : APORT
11. "O tempora, O mores!" speaker : CICERO
12. It's just a racket to some : HEAVYMETAL
13. Decorator's shade : ECRU
14. Where les yeux are : TETE
21. Optimal, as a bet : SUREST
23. Salon sound : SNIP
25. Truss : LASH
26. "Land ___!" : SAKES
27. Alberto VO5 rival : PRELL
28. Wind instrument : ANEMOMETER
31. A-test site, perhaps : ATOLL
32. Some baby holders : NANAS
34. Saliva : JUICES
37. Drop : OMIT
38. Soul mate : INTIMATE
39. Bar selections : RYES
44. Heartsick (for) : PINING
48. Kind of knife : XACTO
49. English novelist Corelli : MARIE
50. Vein : SEAM
51. Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
53. Absorbed : RAPT
54. Voucher : CHIT
55. Parade honoree : HERO
56. "Uh-huh" : ISEE
58. Inflationary suffix : EST
60. Toronto Argonauts' org. : CFL

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