New York Times, Saturday, April 19, 1997

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQXY} This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Happy hour patter, perhaps : SHOPTALK
9. Check : ARREST
15. Telephone option : CALLERID
16. Bank, often : LIENOR
17. Not facing one's problems : INDENIAL
18. Curb : STIFLE
19. Sanctioned : OKED
20. I-XII locale : DIAL
22. Novelist Bagnold et al. : ENIDS
23. Former Serbian capital : NIS
24. Piques : SNITS
26. Troop carrier: Abbr. : LST
27. Fixes : SETS
29. Tenets : DOGMA
30. Clinch : NAIL
31. Kind of bed : TWIN
33. Cut : ABRIDGE
35. Teach : SCHOOL
38. "The Three ___" (old ballad) : RAVENS
39. Ascribe (to) : CHALKUP
41. Stopping point? : DIME
42. Fair attraction : RIDE
43. Uris novel : TOPAZ
45. Toy ball material : NERF
49. Tide alternative : ALL
50. Malaga mister : SENOR
51. Wreath : LEI
52. Weaken : BLUNT
54. Prettily decorated : GILT
56. Gardener's purchase : LIME
57. More gaunt : BONIER
59. Like some resorts : SEASONAL
61. Was charmed, with "out" : LUCKED
62. Official : ONRECORD
63. Some liquid solvents : ETHERS
64. Associations : NETWORKS
1. Progeny : SCIONS
2. Monogram bearer : HANKIE
3. From furthest back : OLDEST
4. Responded in court : PLED
5. King beater, in pinochle : TEN
6. Dry : ARID
7. Contact : LIAISON
8. "Constant Craving" singer : KDLANG
9. The Unsers of racing : ALS
10. Baptism and others : RITES
11. Check : REIN
12. Facing mirrors, in architecture : ENFILADE
13. Real estate posting : SOLDSIGN
14. Some bridges : TRESTLES
21. City north of Dayton : LIMA
25. Valued Persian carpet : TABRIZ
28. Tiptoed : STOLE
29. Cut, in a way : DILUTE
30. Best Actor of 1958 : NIVEN
32. Specialized kitchenware item : WOK
34. Stuff : RAM
35. Claw (at) : SCRABBLE
36. Cool it : CHILLOUT
37. Met with someone, in a way : HADLUNCH
40. Pioneer video game : PONG
41. Singer Love of 60's pop : DARLENE
44. Corrupt : POISON
46. Donahue of "Father Knows Best" : ELINOR
47. Mention : REMARK
48. Answers skillfully : FIELDS
50. Direct : STEER
53. Greek goddess of victory : NIKE
55. Snippy : TART
56. Over the edge, so to speak : LOCO
58. Map abbreviations : RDS
60. Finalize, with "up" : SEW

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