New York Times, Wednesday, February 19, 1997

Author: D. J. DeChristopher
Editor: Will Shortz
D. J. DeChristopher
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. DeChristopher. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Promise : WORD
5. Lowers, as the lights : DIMS
9. Biblical queen's home : SHEBA
14. Peculiar: Prefix : IDIO
15. Olympics event since 1900 : EPEE
16. Ached (for) : PINED
17. Emulated the sirens : SANG
18. "Alas!" : AHME
19. End of a Pindar poem : EPODE
20. Mythological sculptor who really loved his work : PYGMALION
22. Church niches : APSES
23. "Shake ___!" : ALEG
24. Round, full do : AFRO
26. Court matter : RES
29. Scott of antebellum legal fame : DRED
31. Crooked : ASLANT
35. Gladiator's place : ARENA
37. Require : NEED
39. Vintage designation : YEAR
40. "Nana" author : ZOLA
41. Nasal passage : SINUS
42. 38-Down, for example : TRIO
43. German river : ODER
44. Disable : MAIM
45. With glee : GAILY
46. Deliver, in a way : RESCUE
48. Middle: Prefix : MESO
50. Slalom curve : ESS
51. Mineral suffixes : ITES
53. Emulates Xanthippe : NAGS
55. Defeat : WORST
58. Athenian princess who was turned into a nightingale : PHILOMELA
63. Ouzo flavoring : ANISE
64. Mother of Helen of Troy : LEDA
65. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
66. Arboreal animal : LEMUR
67. Ticked off : IRED
68. Fork prong : TINE
69. Snake, to Medusa? : TRESS
70. Prepare 49-Down : TOSS
71. Generations : ERAS
1. Thin strand : WISP
2. Singer Anita : ODAY
3. Cabal : RING
4. Inflexible teaching : DOGMA
5. Narc's collar : DEALER
6. Daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra : IPHIGENIA
7. Office note : MEMO
8. "...like you've ___ ghost!" : SEENA
9. Weapons for the Myrmidons : SPEARS
10. Queen of the Amazons : HIPPOLYTA
11. Son of Seth : ENOS
12. Eliot hero : BEDE
13. Lime coolers : ADES
21. "Everyone Says I Love You" actor : ALDA
25. Hula hoops and such : FADS
26. Chin smoother : RAZOR
27. Wear away : ERODE
28. Graf rival : SELES
30. Casual cotton : DENIM
32. Eagle's home : AERIE
33. Things to be filed : NAILS
34. Classical-sounding cities in New York and Michigan : TROYS
36. Youth who fell in love with his reflection : NARCISSUS
38. Another name for the Furies : EUMENIDES
41. Bob Hoskins's role in "Hook" : SMEE
45. Kind of dancer : GOGO
47. Pronounces : UTTERS
49. Some lunches : SALADS
52. Divvy up : SPLIT
54. Slew : SMOTE
55. Creator of Mickey and Goofy : WALT
56. Lollapalooza : ONER
57. Frost : RIME
59. Leander's lover : HERO
60. Nabob of the Near East : EMIR
61. One of Artie's exes : LANA
62. Greek war god : ARES

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