New York Times, Saturday, March 22, 1997

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One egoistically self-absorbed : SOLIPSIST
10. Bundle : SHEAF
15. Flood : AVALANCHE
16. "No problem" : CANDO
17. Be affected : PUTONAIRS
18. Court call : ORDER
19. James Whitcomb Riley's "___ Bull" : OLE
20. Separates : SPLITSUP
22. Letter before shin : RESH
24. Contemporaneous : SYNCHRONAL
28. Whack : STAB
30. Mother's directive : EAT
31. Pop music's Plastic ___ Band : ONO
32. Auto with an acronymic name : SAAB
35. Suckers in the auto world? : SIPHONS
38. One of the Waltons : GRANDPA
41. Leave in the shade : ECLIPSE
42. They carry on : RANTERS
43. Game with matadors and schneiders : SKAT
44. "Z" preceder? : ATO
45. Often-cited ref. : OED
47. Baseball's "Walking Man" Eddie : YOST
50. Burlesque entertainers : FANDANCERS
55. Tpks. : RTES
57. Discarded : OBSOLETE
59. Like some profs: Abbr. : RET
60. Vijay of the P.G.A. : SINGH
63. #1 song of 1957-58 : APRILLOVE
65. Budget alternative : ALAMO
66. Black-capped bird : CHICKADEE
67. Fair : CLEAR
68. Kind of chase : HIGHSPEED
1. Flavor : SAPOR
2. Plant compartments : OVULES
3. Rage : LATEST
4. Agcy. of the U.N. : ILO
5. Criticizes : PANS
6. Loses it : SNAPS
7. With aloofness : ICILY
8. Reliquary, perhaps : SHRINE
9. Roe v. Wade et al. : TESTCASES
10. Thoroughly comb : SCOUR
11. His real name was Arthur : HARPO
12. Stop : END
13. Sidewalk stand product : ADE
14. Benefitting : FOR
21. Gimmick, in slang : SHTICK
23. Lacks, briefly : HASNT
25. Informal denial : NOOP
26. Sheridan and others : ANNS
27. Suffer deprivation : LOSE
29. Adjured : BADE
33. Green perimeters : APRONS
34. First or third person : BASECOACH
36. Flexibility : PLAY
37. ___-miss : HITOR
38. 1991 Wimbledon champ : GRAF
39. Pro ___ : RATA
40. Not known: Abbr. : ANON
46. Ancient town near Mt. Parnassus : DELPHI
48. Went purposefully : STRODE
49. Goggle-box : TEEVEE
51. Some religious teachings : DOGMA
52. Detest : ABHOR
53. Make ready to sail again : RERIG
54. 1991 Wimbledon champ : STICH
56. Mount : STEED
58. Some fraternal members : ELKS
60. Bunt, perhaps, on a scorecard : SAC
61. Unfavorably : ILL
62. Reply from Rob Roy : NAE
64. One round : LAP

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