New York Times, Friday, March 24, 1995

Author: Christopher Hurt
Editor: Will Shortz
Christopher Hurt
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Hurt. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. BBC competitor : ITV
4. Spoils : SWAG
8. Furry swimmers : OTTERS
14. Curtain : SHOWTIME
16. Business group : CARTEL
17. Depressions : MALAISES
18. Emergency processing : TRIAGE
19. Antiperspirant's target : WETNESS
20. Best of all possible worlds : UTOPIA
21. This may have come first : EGG
22. K.G.B. predecessor : OGPU
24. L.I. clock setting : EST
25. Like some juices : CITROUS
29. _____, Bravo, Charlie,... : ALFA
31. Like a bump on _____ : ALOG
32. Boss's last words : YOUREFIRED
37. Gull-like birds : SKUAS
39. Italian artist _____ Bartolommeo : FRA
40. Notched : EROSE
41. Humankind : EARTHLINGS
44. Frame part : JAMB
45. Brian Boru's land : ERIN
46. Makes hard to read : ENCODES
48. Noun after a verb: Abbr. : OBJ
51. Without a clue : ASEA
53. Factory second: Abbr. : IRR
54. Crotchety folk : GRUMPS
56. Took up residence : MOVEDIN
60. Mardi Gras mask : DOMINO
61. Hunter : PREDATOR
63. Badge : EMBLEM
64. Religious title : HOLINESS
65. Improvise, in music : NOODLE
66. Educational org. : INST
67. Ran into : MET
1. You can believe it : ISM
2. Warm up : THAW
3. Field mouse : VOLE
4. "Sophie's Choice" role : STINGO
5. Flippant fellow : WISEGUY
6. Iowa State's home : AMES
7. Surface for painting : GESSO
8. Eightfold : OCTUPLE
9. Molière hypocrite : TARTUFFE
10. Fates, e.g. : TRIO
11. Troop encampment : ETAPE
12. First name in TV talk : REGIS
13. Sound between Skye and Scotland : SLEAT
15. 1973 news topic : WATERGATE
23. Breezeway terminus : GARAGE
25. File object : CASE
26. She was Sylvia in Broadway's "The Women" : ILKA
27. The rounds : TOUR
28. 1959 Fiestas hit : SOFINE
30. Popular sneaker : AIRJORDAN
33. Coffee container : URN
34. It may have broad shoulders : ROAD
35. Salinger girl : ESME
36. Five-time Presidential candidate : DEBS
38. Dangerous debris : SHRAPNEL
42. Supple : LISSOME
43. Mewls : SNIVELS
47. Acknowledge : CREDIT
48. Chicago's first mayor William : OGDEN
49. Fizzy remedy : BROMO
50. Family-size : JUMBO
52. On both sides: Prefix : AMPHI
55. Easy to take : MILD
57. "Straight _____ the rocks?" : ORON
58. Detail : ITEM
59. Airplane part : NOSE
62. Alphabet snippet : RST

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