New York Times, Thursday, May 11, 1995

Author: Wayne Robert Williams
Editor: Will Shortz
Wayne Robert Williams
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {HJKWX} Scrabble average: 1.91 This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Revolutionaries : REDS
5. Improvises on the piano : VAMPS
10. Patrick White novel : VOSS
14. Lateral beginning : EQUI
15. Shakespearean sprite : ARIEL
16. Suffix with refer or prefer : ENCE
17. Former capital of the Philippines : QUEZONCITY
19. Panetta of the White House : LEON
20. News bit : ITEM
21. Split hairs differently : REPART
23. Black bird : ANI
24. Saddam Hussein, e.g. : IRAQI
28. Nitrogen : AZOTE
30. Apollo's Eagle, for one : LEM
31. Bean paste : TOFU
32. Elemental state : LIQUID
33. "Yes, that's clear" : ISEE
35. Inventor's initials : TAE
36. Responsibilities : ONUSES
37. Rock variety : QUARTZITE
40. Steeply inclined : ABRUPT
43. "_____ alors!" : ZUT
44. Runner Budd : ZOLA
48. "If you would..." : PLEASE
49. Pub potables : ALES
51. One in the middle of a fight : REF
52. Swiss city on the Rhine, in old spelling : BASLE
53. Drink impolitely : SLURP
54. Slug : BAT
55. Wayside shelter : SPITAL
57. "And the Lord set a mark upon _____" : CAIN
59. The gamut : ATOZ
60. Person with the answers : QUIZMASTER
65. Molecular biology topic : GENE
66. Fully anesthetized : UNDER
67. Poi base : TARO
68. Chances : ODDS
69. Greek contests : AGONS
70. Furthermore : ALSO
1. Necessary: Abbr. : REQ
2. Horses : EQUINES
3. Eventually, with "in" : DUETIME
4. Dimension : SIZE
5. Small-business vehicle : VAN
6. Semicircle : ARC
7. Pair of 501's : MII
8. Culture dish : PETRI
9. Leonard _____, alias Roy Rogers : SLYE
10. "Surrender of Breda" artist : VELAZQUEZ
11. Oppressive : ONEROUS
12. Terrier : SCOTTIE
13. One in a hundred: Abbr. : SEN
18. Delete : OMIT
22. Whitewash : PAINT
23. The Lion of God : ALI
25. Take turns : ROTATE
26. From a distance : AFAR
27. Bird of the Aztecs : QUETZAL
29. Mag. staffers : EDS
32. Hand around : LOITER
34. Squares up : EQUALIZES
38. Big sports news : UPSET
39. Bantu language : ZULU
40. Police call letters : APB
41. Wrote a scathing review of : BLASTED
42. Answer : RESPOND
45. Like satellites : ORBITAL
46. Horseshoe points : LEANERS
47. Sternward : AFT
50. Watchdog watchdog: Abbr. : SPCA
53. Suspended : SLUNG
56. Sea shade : AQUA
58. Cinema pooch : ASTA
59. In the past : AGO
61. Altar assent : IDO
62. Branch of Buddhism : ZEN
63. _____ Calabash : MRS
64. Milne's Baby _____ : ROO

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