New York Times, Thursday, February 13, 1997

Author: F. Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Raises : ERECTS
7. Coal-mining waste : SLAG
11. Interruption : GAP
14. Cores : NUCLEI
15. Grand Prix, for instance : AUTORACE
17. One of the lanthanides : CERIUM
18. Accumulates : STORESUP
19. What's NEW? : UPTOTHEMINUTE
21. Hugs, symbolically : OOO
22. Spanish dramatist ___ de Vega : LOPE
23. What's KNEW? : HADINMEMORY
30. Fragrant resin : ELEMI
31. Member of the flock : EWE
32. Spill the beans : BLAB
36. What's GNU? : AFRICANANTELOPE
40. Opposite of bless : DAMN
41. River to the Mississippi : RED
42. Provincial pronoun : YOUSE
43. What's NU? : GREEKLETTER
46. Athens's home : OHIO
49. Suffix with libel : OUS
50. What's NOUS? : FRENCHPRONOUN
56. "A Raisin in the Sun" writer Hansberry : LORRAINE
57. Quiver contents : ARROWS
60. Support : UNDERLIE
61. Where to get fast service? : TENNIS
62. Derek and Diddley : BOS
63. Honky-___ : TONK
64. Ancient Qumran inhabitant : ESSENE
1. Abbr. at the bottom of a letter : ENC
2. Curse the day : RUE
3. Brown shade : ECRU
4. Illegal block : CLIP
5. German : TEUTONIC
6. Violent Saharan wind : SIMOOM
7. Pane's place : SASH
8. Pear-shaped instrument : LUTE
9. Fermi's fascination : ATOM
10. How horror scenes are often depicted : GORILY
11. Refuel : GASUP
12. Intense : ACUTE
13. "___ Le Moko" (1937 Duvivier drama) : PEPE
16. Slots site : RENO
20. Water tester : TOE
23. Intellect : HEAD
24. ___ Romeo : ALFA
25. Skin: Suffix : DERM
26. "___ love!" : IMIN
27. Gettysburg victor : MEADE
28. Have the rights to : OWN
29. No longer active: Abbr. : RET
32. Stain : BLOT
33. Ill-mannered one : LOUT
34. Basilica section : APSE
35. Cold one : BEER
37. Opposite of dep. : ARR
38. Obit word : NEE
39. Trash bins, graffiti, etc. : EYESORES
43. Track speedster : GOCART
44. Chinese diplomat Wellington ___ : KOO
45. Crescent-shaped : LUNATE
46. Down East college town : ORONO
47. Zebra groups : HERDS
48. Pertaining to : INRE
50. Bungle : FLUB
51. Seat of Hawaii County : HILO
52. Nabokov novel : PNIN
53. Stench : REEK
54. Tomb items : URNS
55. Not a lick : NONE
58. Carry the day : WIN
59. Wind dir. : SSE

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