New York Times, Tuesday, March 18, 1997

Author: John R. Conrad
Editor: Will Shortz
John R. Conrad
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Conrad. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Smart : CHIC
5. Diminished by : MINUS
10. E, in Morse code : DOT
13. Nimbus : HALO
14. Makes amends (for) : ATONES
16. Morn's opposite : EVE
17. Part of B.P.O.E. : ELKS
18. Like some regions : NETHER
19. Levy : TAX
20. No middle ground, successwise : FEASTORFAMINE
23. Corn serving : EAR
24. Mornings, for short : AMS
25. Like some history : ORAL
28. "Beau ___" : GESTE
31. Not guzzle : SIP
32. ___ firma : TERRA
33. Sounds from the stands : RAHS
34. Approximately : MOREORLESS
36. Trial judge Lance : ITO
37. Dad's mate : MOM
38. Bit of hope : RAY
39. Turndowns : NOS
40. Words before taking the plunge : NOWORNEVER
43. Certain breakout : ACNE
44. Channels : DUCTS
45. Married : WED
46. Newspapers : PRESS
47. At bats, e.g. : STAT
48. Eternal queen, of book and film : SHE
49. Former Mideast merger: Abbr. : UAR
50. Eventually : SOONERORLATER
56. Hawaiian necklace : LEI
58. ___ to go (eager) : RARING
59. The Clintons' alma mater : YALE
60. Possess : OWN
61. Pindar's country : GREECE
62. Class with a Paul Samuelson text : ECON
63. Entreat : BEG
64. Pothook shapes : ESSES
65. 1958 Presley #1 hit : DONT
1. One whose work causes a stir? : CHEF
2. Robust : HALE
3. Actress Chase : ILKA
4. Pampers : COSSETS
5. Estate home : MANOR
6. Anatomical passage : ITER
7. Foul : NOTFAIR
8. Free : UNHAMPERED
9. Appears : SEEMS
10. Hoped-for effect of having a big military : DETERRENCE
11. Eggs : OVA
12. Cowhand's nickname : TEX
15. ___ Lanka : SRI
21. ___ kwon do : TAE
22. Christmas carol : NOEL
26. Cases for insurance detectives : ARSONS
27. Maidens : LASSES
28. Operates, as a hand organ : GRINDS
29. Patronize restaurants : EATOUT
30. Highlighting : SHOWCASING
31. In an undetermined place, in dialect : SOMEWHERES
32. Attempt : TRY
34. Back-to-work time: Abbr. : MON
35. Paddle : OAR
37. ___ Olson (ad character) : MRS
41. Director Preminger : OTTO
42. Eastern thrushes : VEERIES
43. In formation : ARRAYED
46. Buddy : PAL
48. Trap : SNARE
49. Prods : URGES
51. Assoc. : ORG
52. A long time ago : ONCE
53. Sandwich with fixin's : TACO
54. Carolina college : ELON
55. 1996 Tony musical : RENT
56. High return : LOB
57. Farm mother : EWE

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