New York Times, Monday, May 12, 1997

Author: Hugh Davis
Editor: Will Shortz
Hugh Davis
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JWXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Davis. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Mad dog worry : BITE
5. Spy ___ Hari : MATA
9. Aware, with "in" : CLUED
14. Water color : AQUA
15. Valentine's Day matchmaker : AMOR
16. Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
17. "Brilliant idea!" : ASTROKEOFGENIUS
20. Ice Follies venue : RINK
21. Maid's cloth : RAG
22. Veteran : OLDHAND
26. Pennilessness : POVERTY
30. ___ Strait (Russia-Alaska separator) : BERING
31. Confront : FACE
32. Wide shoe specification : EEE
33. Police operation : STING
34. Knob : NODE
35. Nos. on a road map : RTES
36. Classic Bill Clinton phrase : IFEELYOURPAIN
39. Giant Mel et al. : OTTS
40. Jazzy Fitzgerald : ELLA
41. Remove, as a knot : UNTIE
43. Award for a knight: Abbr. : OBE
44. Neighbor of Vietnam : LAOS
45. Like some kisses and bases : STOLEN
46. Novelist Hesse : HERMANN
48. Sentimentalists, maybe : MOONERS
49. Superlative ending : EST
50. Subject of psychoanalysis : SELF
51. 1962 Cary Grant/Doris Day movie : THATTOUCHOFMINK
59. Actor Bruce of radio's "Sherlock Holmes" : NIGEL
60. Chess finale : MATE
61. "God's Little ___" : ACRE
62. Lachrymose : TEARY
63. Hardly any : ATAD
64. Rural carriage : SHAY
1. Sheep's sound : BAA
2. Stats for eggheads : IQS
3. Egyptian boy king : TUT
4. Barber's obstruction : EAR
5. Cooking up : MAKING
6. Change, as a motion : AMEND
7. Swiped : TOOK
8. Comic dog's bark : ARF
9. Split asunder : CLEAVE
10. Jessica of 1976's "King Kong" : LANGE
11. Prefix with cycle : UNI
12. ___ de vie : EAU
13. Insult, in slang : DIS
18. Pumpkin-colored : ORANGE
19. Food seller : GROCER
22. Out-of-date: Abbr. : OBS
23. Last Beatles album : LETITBE
24. Gadabout : DRIFTER
25. Jazzman "Fatha" : HINES
26. "The Taming of the Shrew" locale : PADUA
27. Change names : RETITLE
28. Even smaller : TEENIER
29. "You bet!" : YES
31. April ___ Day : FOOLS
34. Parachute material : NYLON
35. Babbled : RANON
37. Shanty : LEANTO
38. Delay : PUTOFF
39. Aah's partner : OOH
42. U.S.N. officer : ENS
44. Summing-up word : LASTLY
45. Flew alone : SOLOED
47. Olympic race unit : METER
48. Conductor Zubin : MEHTA
50. "Get outta here!" : SCAT
51. Explosive inits. : TNT
52. Hasten : HIE
53. ___ Khan : AGA
54. Thurman of "Pulp Fiction" : UMA
55. Mothers : MAS
56. "___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
57. Gun enthusiast's grp. : NRA
58. Codebreaker's discovery : KEY

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