New York Times, Saturday, November 29, 1997

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Locale for binoculars : OPERAHOUSE
11. Holly : ILEX
15. Carrie Fisher's "Postcards From the Edge," e.g. : ROMANACLEF
16. Congregational area : NAVE
17. 1975 #1 hit for the Doobie Brothers : BLACKWATER
18. Ness and others : TMEN
19. "That's what ___!" : ILIKE
20. Dry : SERE
21. Daughter of Cronus : HERA
22. Chess's Mikhail : TAL
23. "___ Alibi," 1989 film : HER
24. Abbr. on a French letter : MME
26. Words before "on the line" : LAYIT
28. "Up!" : AWAKE
32. Yucatán export : SISAL
35. Sketched : OUTLINED
37. Undervalued : TAKENFORGRANTED
39. Panic-averting admonition : KEEPCALM
40. Contribute to the mix : ADDIN
41. Actor Davis : OSSIE
42. In golf, ahead by as many holes as are left to be played : DORMY
44. "Fables in Slang" author : ADE
46. Beat : TOP
47. A.E.C. successor : NRC
50. Riot : HOWL
53. Radar screen : GRID
55. Writer Marsh : NGAIO
57. Ovid's "others" : ALII
58. Takes : GIVESARIDE
60. Button on the ice : DICK
61. Tied : EVENSTEVEN
62. Crack : JOKE
63. Armada division : DESTROYERS
1. Circle : ORBIT
2. Young hen, to Enrique : POLLA
3. Letters, of a sort : EMAIL
4. Pool device : RACK
5. Huber of women's tennis : ANKE
6. Hesitate : HAW
7. "Mirror in My House" autobiographer : OCASEY
8. Unseen influences : ULTERIORMOTIVES
9. Palmist, e.g. : SEER
10. First name in violinists : EFREM
11. Imminent : INTHEWIND
12. Sorry : LAME
13. By any chance : EVER
14. Lucy Lawless TV role : XENA
23. ___ loaf : HALFA
25. Complaint : MALADY
26. Ran through : LANCED
27. Pull : TUG
29. Opponent : ANTI
30. Honed : KEEN
31. Actor Byrnes : EDD
32. Writer's supply: Abbr. : SAES
33. Turner and others : IKES
34. Having gray-brown tones : SEPIALIKE
36. Lady's lover : TRAMP
37. Ref's decision : TKO
38. Dated : OLD
43. Bandicoot, e.g. : RODENT
45. Stirred up, with "on" : EGGED
47. Unaffected : NAIVE
48. Agreement adjustment : RIDER
49. "Fargo" creators Ethan and Joel : COENS
50. One of the Pillars of Islam : HADJ
51. This and that : OLIO
52. Wax insert, perhaps : WICK
54. Tear : RIVE
55. Eisenhower held a 1950 post in it : NATO
56. Earl ___ : GREY
59. One of 15, formerly: Abbr. : SSR

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