New York Times, Wednesday, March 5, 1997

Author: Michael S. Maurer
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael S. Maurer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Maurer. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Stat!" : ASAP
5. Grow dim : FADE
9. Stop ___ : ANDGO
14. "___ Barry Turns 40" (1990 best seller) : DAVE
15. Oak variety : ILEX
16. Begot : SIRED
17. Mark left by Zorro? : SCAR
18. Ring site : LOBE
19. 1954 Oscar-winning composer : STYNE
20. "Anatomy of a Murder": Defense : JAMESSTEWART
23. Singer with the 1991 #1 hit "Rush, Rush" : ABDUL
26. Pupils' spots : IRISES
27. "Anatomy of a Murder": Prosecution : GEORGECSCOTT
32. Affectedly creative : ARTY
33. Stadium since 1964 : SHEA
34. ___ Club (retail chain) : SAMS
38. ___ du Diable : ILE
39. Because : SINCE
41. Chance : HAP
42. Rebuilder of Rome : NERO
44. Plenty : LOTS
45. Zhivago's love : LARA
46. "Inherit the Wind": Prosecution : FREDRICMARCH
50. Classic work by Montaigne : ESSAIS
53. Extra : ADDON
54. "Inherit the Wind": Defense : SPENCERTRACY
59. The Law of Moses : TORAH
60. Ages : AEON
61. Unhinged : BATS
65. Missouri river : OSAGE
66. Players : CAST
67. "Whoops!" : UHOH
68. Not as bright : PALER
69. MOMA artist : KLEE
70. Risque : GAMY
1. Pitches : ADS
2. Animal pouch : SAC
3. A Gardner : AVA
4. Swearing falsely : PERJURY
5. Medium of this puzzle's theme : FILM
6. ___ vera : ALOE
7. Presidential candidate who campaigned from prison : DEBS
8. They've split : EXES
9. Maintain : ASSERT
10. Dolts : NITWITS
11. ___ dust : DRYAS
12. Category : GENRE
13. "Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
21. High school subj. : ALG
22. Uncle Jose : TIO
23. Once more : AGAIN
24. Tuesday night fixture on early NBC : BERLE
25. Adoring one : DOTER
28. Double curve : ESS
29. Tot : CHILD
30. Gent from Argentina : SENOR
31. Chollas : CACTI
35. "___ Day's Night" : AHARD
36. ___ Island, Fla. : MARCO
37. Hall-of-Fame pitcher Warren : SPAHN
40. Computer key : ESC
43. At the point in one's life : OFANAGE
45. Word repeated in a children's rhyme : LADYBUG
47. Higher in fuel-to-air ratio : RICHER
48. Vane dir. : ESE
49. Big ___ : MAC
50. Prevent legally : ESTOP
51. Bride, in Brescia : SPOSA
52. Pertaining to ecological stages : SERAL
55. Torture device : RACK
56. Small duck : TEAL
57. A Kennedy : ROSE
58. Pot starter : ANTE
62. "I see!" : AHA
63. Big gobbler : TOM
64. Short : SHY

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