New York Times, Tuesday, April 29, 1997

Author: Jeff Herrington
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeff Herrington
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FHJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Herrington. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sluggers' stats : RBIS
5. Theme of this puzzle : COLON
10. Capital of Italia : ROMA
14. Burn soother : ALOE
15. Filibuster, in a way : ORATE
16. Hawaiian music makers : UKES
17. Editor's definition of this puzzle's theme : PUNCTUATIONMARK
20. Prevent legally : ESTOP
21. Popular beverage brand : SNAPPLE
22. Shea nine : METS
25. More crafty : SLIER
26. Allowable : LICIT
30. Beckon : INVITE
33. University of Maine site : ORONO
34. ___-do-well : NEER
35. Dickens protagonist : PIP
38. Mapmaker's definition of this puzzle's theme : PANAMACANALCITY
42. Compass heading : ENE
43. Pseudonymous short-story writer : SAKI
44. Backing for an exhibit : EASEL
45. Peaceful : IRENIC
47. Sentient : AWARE
48. Insurance giant : AETNA
51. Negative in Nuremberg : NEIN
53. Competed in the Hambletonian : TROTTED
56. Ribeye, e.g. : STEAK
60. Physician's definition of this puzzle's theme : INTESTINALORGAN
64. Bank claim : LIEN
65. Battery part : ANODE
66. Second in command : GORE
67. Driver's license prerequisite : TEST
68. The ___ Prayer : LORDS
69. Interested look : OGLE
1. Genre for Notorious B.I.G. : RAP
2. Depressed : BLUE
3. Charged particles : IONS
4. Split-off group : SECT
5. Stylish auto : COUPE
6. Man-mouse link : ORA
7. Back muscle, familiarly : LAT
8. Redding of 60's soul : OTIS
9. "Open 24 hours" sign, maybe : NEON
10. Muss up : RUMPLE
11. Animal with zebra-striped legs : OKAPI
12. Actress Oberon : MERLE
13. Questioner : ASKER
18. Indian drum : TOMTOM
19. Political cartoonist Thomas : NAST
23. Kid's make-believe telephone : TINCAN
24. Elude the doorman : SNEAKIN
26. Canter : LOPE
27. Ayatollah's land : IRAN
28. Dunce cap, essentially : CONE
29. ___ pinch : INA
31. Where St. Mark's Cathedral is : VENICE
32. Investment vehicle, for short : IRA
35. Famous tower locale : PISA
36. Roman road : ITER
37. See 49-Down : PYLE
39. Enzyme suffix : ASE
40. Shanty : LEANTO
41. Bird's cry : CAW
45. Purpose : INTENT
46. "Phooey!" : RATS
48. Not perfectly upright : ATILT
49. With 37-Down, famous W.W. II correspondent : ERNIE
50. Big handbags : TOTES
52. Wight and Man : ISLES
54. List shortener : ETAL
55. Singer Martin, to friends : DINO
57. Therefore : ERGO
58. In awe : AGOG
59. Basketball's Malone : KARL
61. Neither's companion : NOR
62. Do basic arithmetic : ADD
63. Society column word : NEE

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