New York Times, Friday, February 6, 1998

Author: Wayne Robert Williams
Editor: Will Shortz
Wayne Robert Williams
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of wheel : MAG
4. Bucky Beaver's brand, in old ads : IPANA
9. Toot : SPREE
14. Bring into play : USE
15. Film director Gilbert ___ : CATES
16. Apostles' adoption : CREED
17. With 29-Across, a tongue twister, in brief : SHESELLSCSHELLS
20. Eve Arden's real first name : EUNICE
21. "Heartbreak House" writer : SHAW
22. Pain-in-the-neck producer : DRACULA
24. Some kind of a nut : CASHEW
29. See 17-Across : BYTHECSHORE
32. Practice piece : ETUDE
36. Wine: Prefix : OENO
37. Duty : ONUS
38. "From Here to Eternity" novelist : JONES
39. Wacko : MAD
40. Lacking the knack : INEPT
41. One of the Waltons : ERIN
42. Emulate 22-Across : BITE
43. Termitaria : NESTS
44. A.F.C. player, in brief : CATTLECHAWK
47. Idea to pursue : THESIS
48. Tennis highlights : RALLIES
53. Senate attire : TOGA
56. Sort of sausage : VIENNA
57. Words after "brotherhood," in brief : FROMCTOSHININGC
62. Familiar aspiration : AITCH
63. Overcharged : STUNG
64. Comic scream : EEK
65. Biblical woman from Bethlehem : NAOMI
66. Suspends : HANGS
67. Literary inits. : RLS
1. Thought : MUSED
2. Sargon II's god : ASHUR
3. Davis of "Thelma & Louise" : GEENA
4. Contents of some buckets : ICECUBES
5. Without much color : PALELY
6. Part of NATO: Abbr. : ATL
7. Nitti's nemesis : NESS
8. Writer Sholem : ASCH
9. Low-stress types : SCHWAS
10. Historic starter : PRE
11. Fam. member : REL
12. Aquatic shocker : EEL
13. Playboy types, for short : EDS
18. Error indicator : SIC
19. Anarchist Nicola : SACCO
23. Kind of number : ATOMIC
25. Excelled : SHONE
26. Fine-tunes : HONES
27. Break out : ERUPT
28. Novelist Nathanael and family : WESTS
30. Scrubland : HEATH
31. Win over : ENDEAR
32. Bounce : EJECT
33. Genesis to Deuteronomy : TORAH
34. Labor leader's cry : UNITE
35. Bad impressions? : DENTS
40. Vague notions : INKLINGS
42. Inebriate : BESOT
45. Brittle-shelled Chinese fruit : LITCHI
46. Trying to get attention : WAVING
49. Floral ring : LEI
50. Spiritual : INNER
51. Actress Georgia : ENGEL
52. Potatoes' places : SACKS
54. More than "hmmm!" : GOSH
55. Celluloid terrier : ASTA
57. Summer cooler : FAN
58. Inlet : RIA
59. Western native : OTO
60. Turn-of-the-century year : MCM
61. Fifth-century warrior : HUN

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