New York Times, Saturday, November 22, 1997

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 Scrabble average: 1.85 This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Farmer's field: Abbr. : AGR
4. 90's singer Mary ___ Carpenter : CHAPIN
10. Caesar and others : SIDS
14. Actress Joanne : DRU
15. Conference USA powerhouse : TULANE
16. Turn ___ profit : ANET
17. Best-selling author of 1978 : JAMESFFIXX
19. Explorer Cabeza de ___ : VACA
20. ___ reflection : UPON
21. One for the history books : FIRST
22. Rather : ABIT
23. Sleep : SHUTEYE
25. Focal point : NODE
26. Innsbruck is its capital : TYROL
27. Photo ___ : OPS
30. Winter holiday : NOEL
31. Site of a 1967 civil war : BIAFRA
34. Boy lead-in : ATTA
35. Short-lived 1986 TV sitcom : THEREDDFOXXSHOW
40. Common theater name : ROXY
41. Art songs : LIEDER
42. Penny, sometimes : ANTE
43. Quietus : END
44. TV cartoon dog : ASTRO
49. Top dogs : CEOS
50. Cuts, in a way : SCYTHES
52. MacLachlan of "Twin Peaks" : KYLE
53. Author Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
56. Scope : AREA
57. Suffix with flex : IBLE
58. It went down when the Valdez crashed : EXXONSTOCK
60. Grant basis : NEED
61. Miss the deadline : BELATE
62. Word teachers like to hear : AHA
63. H.S. dropouts' redemptions : GEDS
64. Worth a look : SCENIC
65. Ocean : TON
1. Fiddle with : ADJUST
2. Suffix in many class names : GRAPHY
3. London Sun tidbit : RUMOUR
4. Price abbr. : CTS
5. Offended : HUFFY
6. 1966 Michael Caine film : ALFIE
7. Au ___ : PAIR
8. "Suicide Blonde" rock group : INXS
9. Following : NEXT
10. Much of Cuba : SAVANNAS
11. Not at the counter : INABOOTH
12. Say one will : DECIDETO
13. Requirement to wear seat belts, e.g. : STATELAW
18. Not exo- : ENTO
24. Hamburg's river : ELBE
27. Rubbed out : OFFED
28. Give a pointer to? : PROD
29. Old duchy in royal family names : SAXE
32. Not going anywhere : IDLE
33. It's not the breaking point : ADIN
35. Spy satellite activity : TRACKING
36. One with a comb : HONEYBEE
37. Glorified : EXTOLLED
38. Some crop starts : RYESEEDS
39. Inside look : XRAY
45. Piece of info : STAT
46. Frog's place : THROAT
47. Deep canyon feature : REECHO
48. Certain Japanese : OSAKAN
50. New York's ___-Kettering hospital : SLOAN
51. Metric prefix : CENTI
53. Bills : NEBS
54. Company hotshot : EXEC
55. Car bar : AXLE
59. Instant : SEC

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