New York Times, Tuesday, April 22, 1997

Author: Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor: Will Shortz
Gerald R. Ferguson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Quark's place : ATOM
5. Some are filled out : FORMS
10. Org. for 7-Down : NASA
14. Command on a submarine : DIVE
15. Beethoven dedicatee : ELISE
16. Get ___ the ground floor : INON
17. "Stop" sign : DRAWBRIDGEAHEAD
20. Costa del ___ : SOL
21. Cleanse : LAVE
22. One of the Brothers Karamazov : DMITRI
23. "Unforgettable" singer : COLE
24. Gas or elec., e.g. : UTIL
25. To pieces : APART
28. Lustrous fabric : SATIN
30. Sailor : GOB
33. Assail : SETAT
34. Ted's role on "Cheers" : SAM
35. "Dies ___" : IRAE
36. "Stop" sign : KEEPOFFTHEGRASS
40. Connecticut Ivy Leaguers : ELIS
41. ___ de la Cite : ILE
42. Marconi's invention : RADIO
43. Cub's home : DEN
44. To whom Tinker threw : EVERS
46. Alamogordo event : ATEST
47. Bouillabaisse, e.g. : STEW
48. Table d'___ : HOTE
50. Chairs on poles : SEDANS
53. Angler's luck : BITE
54. Guy's date : GAL
57. "Stop" sign : PRIVATEENTRANCE
60. German article : EINE
61. Colorful rock : AGATE
62. "Pistol Packin' ___" : MAMA
63. Cherished : DEAR
64. Wankel engine part : ROTOR
65. Procedure part : STEP
1. Tacks on : ADDS
2. Novice: Var. : TIRO
3. Track shape : OVAL
4. Kitten's cry : MEW
5. Untamed : FERAL
6. Mount of ___ (site near Jerusalem) : OLIVES
7. Astronaut Sally : RIDE
8. N.Y.C. sports venue : MSG
9. When to sow : SEEDTIME
10. This meant nothing to Nero : NIHIL
11. Operating without ___ (taking risks) : ANET
12. Skyrocket : SOAR
13. "The King ___" : ANDI
18. Three sheets to the wind : BLOTTO
19. Ugandan dictator : AMIN
23. Game featuring shooters : CRAPS
24. Where Provo is : UTAH
25. Invited : ASKED
26. English dramatist George : PEELE
27. Supped at home : ATEIN
29. Starwort : ASTER
30. School division : GRADE
31. Watering hole : OASIS
32. Infatuate : BESOT
35. Furious : IRATE
37. Exceptional, as a restaurant or hotel : FIVESTAR
38. Went by plane : FLEW
39. Gadget for cheese : GRATER
44. Sicilian volcano : ETNA
45. Religion of Japan : SHINTO
47. Not a spendthrift : SAVER
49. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
50. Scurried : SPED
51. Buffalo's lake : ERIE
52. Actress Merrill : DINA
53. Tuckered out : BEAT
54. Midge : GNAT
55. Crowning point : ACME
56. "Able to ___ tall buildings..." : LEAP
58. Freudian factor : EGO
59. Early hrs. : AMS

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