New York Times, Wednesday, April 2, 1997

Author: Mark Elliot Skolsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Elliot Skolsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Skolsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Abnormal vesicle : CYST
5. Longtime Boston Symphony conductor : OZAWA
10. D.E.A. officer : NARC
14. Miles per hour, e.g. : RATE
15. Suburban San Francisco county : MARIN
16. Like an octopus's defense : INKY
17. Inter ___ : ALIA
18. Parenthetical comment : ASIDE
19. Saintly : GOOD
20. The Flintstones' favorite track star? : WILMARUDOLPH
23. "___ pray" : LETUS
24. NASA launch concern : WEATHER
28. Carl Reiner's "Where's ___?" : POPPA
32. Daunt : SCARE
33. Drink from a dish : LAP
36. The Flintstones' favorite dancer? : FREDASTAIRE
39. Greek concert sites : ODEA
41. Steal away : ELOPE
42. Cattle encourager : PROD
43. The Flintstones' favorite Congressman? : BARNEYFRANK
46. Calendar spans: Abbr. : YRS
47. Drain : EMPTY
48. Popular Deco lithographs : ERTES
50. Covets : DESIRES
53. Organize, as an exhibit : MOUNT
57. The Flintstones' favorite baker? : BETTYCROCKER
61. Skater Starbuck : JOJO
64. Bunk : HOOEY
65. Word in many Gardner titles : CASE
66. "The Art of Love" poet : OVID
67. Fish : ANGLE
68. "Como ___ usted?" : ESTA
69. Pebbles, e.g., on "The Flintstones" : BABY
70. Actress Patricia et al. : NEALS
71. Day of ___ : REST
1. Swimming stroke : CRAWL
2. Bulldog : YALIE
3. Circus prop : STILT
4. Join forces (with) : TEAMUP
5. Bradley or Sharif : OMAR
6. Pitts of "Life With Father" : ZASU
7. Droughtlike : ARID
8. Golf ___ : WIDOW
9. Give extreme unction to, old-style : ANELE
10. Brandy, perhaps : NIGHTCAP
11. Year in Spain : ANO
12. "Citizen Kane" studio : RKO
13. Dancer Charisse : CYD
21. Beginning : ASOF
22. History : PAST
25. Dangerous, colloquially : HAIRY
26. Trial's partner : ERROR
27. Oboes, e.g. : REEDS
29. Quarry : PREY
30. Ill-gotten gains : PELF
31. Put on a pedestal : ADORE
33. Like oak leaves : LOBED
34. "There Is Nothin' Like ___" : ADAME
35. Police blotter types : PERPS
37. Be on ___ with (equal) : APAR
38. Posted : SENT
40. Immunity unit : ANTIBODY
44. Australia's largest lake : EYRE
45. ___ Sabe : KEMO
49. Football : SOCCER
51. Wharton's "___ Frome" : ETHAN
52. Best Director of 1986 and 1989 : STONE
54. Imperial decree : UKASE
55. Settles in : NESTS
56. Doctor : TREAT
58. Hatha-___ : YOGA
59. Word with T or dry : CELL
60. Whiskies : RYES
61. Psalms preceder : JOB
62. Fertility clinic needs : OVA
63. Foresail : JIB

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