New York Times, Monday, April 7, 1997

Author: Teresa M. Hackett
Editor: Will Shortz
Teresa M. Hackett
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JPQWZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Hackett. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Hairdo : COIF
5. Inquired : ASKED
10. Surrender : CEDE
14. Stratagem : RUSE
15. "Mars Attacks!" genre : SCIFI
16. They can take a yoke : OXEN
17. Cake finisher : ICER
18. Guardian of Crete, in classical myth : TALOS
19. Actor Arnaz : DESI
20. Agatha Christie title : THEMIRRORCRACKD
23. "All ___ day's work" : INA
24. Legal thing : RES
25. Keats's work on melancholy : ODE
28. Biased : SLANTED
32. Grp. that oversees I.C.B.M.'s : SAC
35. Ironworker's workplace : FORGE
37. Decree : FIAT
38. Kent's state : OHIO
39. Investigative tool : FINETOOTHEDCOMB
42. "EZ Streets" actor Ken : OLIN
43. Mars: Prefix : AREO
44. Playful aquatic animal : OTTER
45. Old TV comedian Louis : NYE
46. Hi-fis : STEREOS
48. Aegean, e.g. : SEA
49. Worker with a stethoscope : DOC
50. Ex-G.I. : VET
52. Dismiss lightly : GIVETHEBRUSHOFF
61. Work over Time : EDIT
62. Profit : AVAIL
63. 687 days on Mars : YEAR
64. Bridge site : NOSE
65. Jeune ___ (girl, in France) : FILLE
66. Word repeated in "It's ___! All ___!" : MINE
67. Russian autocrat : TSAR
68. Skedaddles : FLEES
69. Word ending a threat : ELSE
1. Lit ___ (college course, informally) : CRIT
2. "That hurts!" : OUCH
3. Words of enlightenment : ISEE
4. Physicist Enrico : FERMI
5. Stellar : ASTRAL
6. Old wound mark : SCAR
7. Drug shipment, maybe : KILO
8. ___ effort : EFOR
9. Separate : DISCRETE
10. Musical finales : CODAS
11. Prez : EXEC
12. Where a student sits : DESK
13. Geraint's lady : ENID
21. Miniature map : INSET
22. Scarlet : RED
25. Go ___ a tangent : OFFON
26. Frilly place mat : DOILY
27. Bert's "Sesame Street" buddy : ERNIE
29. Ere : AFORE
30. Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
31. California-Nevada resort lake : TAHOE
32. Some immunizations : SHOTS
33. Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
34. Army attack helicopter : COBRA
36. Powell or Westmoreland, e.g.: Abbr. : GEN
38. Halloween mo. : OCT
40. Grain byproduct : OATCHAFF
41. Units of medicine : DOSES
46. Drunkard : SOT
47. Seeds-to-be : OVULES
49. Restrain through intimidation : DETER
51. Mint family member : THYME
52. Lady's escort : GENT
53. Altar vows : IDOS
54. MasterCard alternative : VISA
55. Wicked : EVIL
56. Cotton quantity : BALE
57. Make angry : RILE
58. Trompe l'___ : OEIL
59. Pre-air conditioning coolers : FANS
60. Gratis : FREE

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