New York Times, Thursday, March 13, 1997

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FKQZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 1979 exile : SHAH
5. Double or triple, possibly : SWAT
9. "Cantar de Rodrigo" hero : ELCID
14. Actress Hatcher : TERI
15. Plod (through) : WADE
16. Nero's instrument : PIANO
17. Neighbor of Albion : ERIN
18. Kazakh-Uzbek sea : ARAL
19. "Ghosts" writer : IBSEN
20. 1983 Eddie Murphy movie : TRADINGPLACES
23. Like some letters : UNDATED
24. Opposite of idles : REVS
27. Run into : RAM
30. Kitchen needs : TIMERS
31. "Would ___?" (sleazeball's question) : ILIE
32. Procter & Gamble brand : ERA
33. Penultimate fairy-tale word : EVER
34. Where 61-Across was "drawn" : YALTA
35. Clock settings : AMS
36. Thing, in law : RES
37. F.D.R. program : WPA
39. "How dry ___" : IAM
40. "Ah, But Your Land is Beautiful" novelist : PATON
42. Wax : GROW
43. Flamenco cheer : OLE
44. Foreign Secretary under Churchill : EDEN
45. Transport to Sugar Hill : ATRAIN
47. Mary's "Ink" co-star : TED
48. Brave : DARE
49. Funnyman David : BRENNER
51. Stock market activity : PLACINGTRADES
56. "Chill" : RELAX
58. Not very bright : PALE
59. Hirt hit : JAVA
60. Sultan Qabus bin Said, e.g. : OMANI
61. The ___-Neisse Line : ODER
62. Holly genus : ILEX
63. Vegas casino, with "The" : DUNES
64. June honorees : DADS
65. Kudzu, for one : VINE
1. Let it stand : STET
2. Title for Mozart : HERR
3. Horne solo : ARIA
4. Caste member : HINDU
5. Graceful descent : SWANDIVE
6. Chess and Risk : WARGAMES
7. Electrical device : ADAPTER
8. Manhattan Project physicist : TELLER
9. "Beowulf," for one : EPIC
10. Oldest republic in Africa : LIBERIA
11. Big Mama : CASSELLIOT
12. Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 ___ : INE
13. Mafia boss : DON
21. Detain during wartime : INTERN
22. Clio winners : ADS
25. Sports commentator Dick : VITALE
26. Like old nylons : SEAMED
27. Cut the mustard? : REAPED
28. Loser of 1588 : ARMADA
29. Overall guide : MASTERPLAN
34. What a bore! : YAWNER
37. Had a dispute : WRANGLED
38. Expert advice : POINTERS
41. Kind of road : ONELANE
42. Island discovered by Columbus : GRENADA
45. Disney acquisition of 1995 : ABC
46. This will help you shoot straight : TRIPOD
50. Indira's son : RAJIV
52. W.W. II side : AXIS
53. Bunuel collaborator : DALI
54. Neck and neck : EVEN
55. Old German duchy name : SAXE
56. Bacillus shape : ROD
57. Big bird : EMU

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