New York Times, Saturday, December 13, 1997

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shook up : STARTLED
9. Line of cliffs : SCARP
14. Stand : TOLERATE
15. Puts in the mail? : ARMORS
17. Toonsmith? : ANIMATOR
18. Brown shade : RUSSET
19. Settle : DECIDE
20. Agitated : INASTATE
22. Commonplace : TRITE
23. Fashion designer Picone : EVAN
24. "...___ saw Elba" : EREI
25. Went unused : SAT
26. Pedal pushers : FEET
27. Chuck : FLING
28. Baddie : EVILDOER
31. Wall Street org. : ASE
32. Early name of Nova Scotia : ACADIA
35. 1913 Chemistry Nobelist : WERNER
37. Sound of impact : BAM
38. Western festival : STAMPEDE
42. Something from the oven : AROMA
44. Comely : FAIR
45. Start of an exchange : TIT
48. Superman's mother : LARA
49. Candle holder : CAKE
50. Municipal dept. : SANIT
52. "Psst!" : OVERHERE
54. Deli need : SLICER
55. Go on : NATTER
56. Formal retraction : PALINODE
58. Play the siren : ENTICE
59. College life : ACADEMIA
60. Settles : SINKS
61. Jesse Jackson, for one : REVEREND
1. German town : STADT
2. Dye regulators : TONERS
3. Actress Witt of "Cybill" : ALICIA
4. Eased up : REMITTED
5. Kind of paper or route : TRADE
6. After the bell : LATE
7. 1944 initials : ETO
8. Traced from a source : DERIVED
9. It's a wrap : SARAN
10. Part of the leg above the ankle : CRUS
11. Miller Lite alternative : AMSTEL
12. Floral specialist : ROSARIAN
13. Mask : PRETENSE
16. Best Actor of 1967 : STEIGER
21. Partnership for Peace grp. : NATO
23. It can be shocking : EEL
26. Dictate : FIAT
27. Basset of the comics : FRED
29. Traveler's O.K. : VISA
30. Pitcher : EWER
32. Ornamental shell : ABALONE
33. Desert groups : CARAVANS
34. Cherubs : AMORETTI
36. Servant : RETAINER
39. ___ cry : AFAR
40. Blow a birdie : MAKEPAR
41. Sales pitch? : PIE
43. Former Fox sitcom : MARTIN
46. 1040 entry : INCOME
47. Connected : TIEDIN
49. Demeter's counterpart : CERES
50. Get home safely? : SLIDE
51. Riser's partner : TREAD
53. "Shoot!" : HECK
54. Pole, e.g. : SLAV
57. Suit topper : ACE

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