New York Times, Thursday, March 20, 1997

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJQWX} This is puzzle # 221 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Santa ___ : CRUZ
5. School subj. : HIST
9. McEntire and others : REBAS
14. He follows the news : LENO
15. Perry creator : ERLE
16. La Scala cheer : BRAVA
17. Jewish month : ADAR
18. Kind of companion : BOON
19. Minipicture, maybe : INSET
20. Gawks : RUBBERNECKS
23. Six-foot Australian : EMU
24. Brilliance : ECLAT
25. Double curve : OGEE
26. Uphill conveyance : TBAR
27. Get it : SEE
28. Jumping-off place? : SPRINGBOARD
31. Squire : GENT
32. Sylvester's co-star in "Rocky" : TALIA
33. Per ___ : CAPITA
38. Expense : OUTLAY
39. About-face : UTURN
40. Luxurious : POSH
43. A long way to go? : STRETCHLIMO
46. "Give ___ break!" : USA
49. Manual offerings : TIPS
50. Hurler Hershiser : OREL
51. Clemson athlete : TIGER
53. Indian whose tribe's name means "lovers of sexual pleasure" : OTO
54. Fastening device : ELASTICBAND
56. Thoughtful sort : MUSER
58. Slammer : STIR
59. First word in Massachusetts' motto : ENSE
60. Utopias : EDENS
61. "...___ saw Elba" : EREI
62. Gulf capital : ADEN
63. Back to zero, perhaps : RESET
64. Reddish-brown gem : SARD
65. Whipping site at sea : MAST
1. Luce and others : CLARES
2. Truncate : REDUCE
3. Impotent : UNABLE
4. Anthony Quinn title role : ZORBA
5. Semitic lang. : HEBR
6. Magnetite, e.g. : IRONORE
7. Fruity liqueur : SLOEGIN
8. Like an old pay telephone call : TENCENT
9. Stat for which Cecil Fielder once led the A.L. : RBIS
10. West end? : ERN
11. Summer game : BASEBALL
12. Church recitation : AVEMARIA
13. Start of TV Guide listings : SATURDAY
21. Bug-eyed monsters : ETS
22. Stag party staple : KEG
26. In every respect : TOAT
29. Couples grp. : PGA
30. A.C. measure : BTU
33. Account, in a way : CUSTOMER
34. Disposition : ATTITUDE
35. They may be cross : PURPOSES
36. Angers : IRES
37. Demolitionist's supply : TNT
38. Its symbol is an omega : OHM
40. Expresses : PHRASES
41. Pseudo fat : OLESTRA
42. Less clear, as river water : SILTIER
44. Milit. rank : COL
45. Milit. school : OTC
46. Where Kampala is : UGANDA
47. Physiological pentad : SENSES
48. Eager : ARDENT
52. Skyscraper construction unit : IBEAM
54. Start for while : ERST
55. Crocus or freesia, e.g. : IRID
57. Wind dir. : ENE

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