New York Times, Thursday, May 15, 1997

Author: Mark Elliot Skolsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Elliot Skolsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Skolsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Delete, in a way : ZAP
4. Low blow? : TUBA
8. Glacial ridge : ESKER
13. Run of the ranch? : LOPE
14. Riyadh resident : ARAB
15. "___ crying over spilt milk" : NOUSE
16. Alpine aster : EDELWEISS
18. Pound : THROB
19. Kind of show : GIRLY
20. Radical : SQUAREROOT
21. Fluid container : SAC
22. Baryshnikov's former co. : ABT
25. ___-Magnon : CRO
26. Attach, as a patch : SEW
28. Antwerp artisan : DIAMONDCUTTER
30. Saw in the direction of the grain : RIP
31. Jackie's second : ARI
32. Game plan : STRATEGY
34. Pitching credit : WIN
35. Saki story : ESME
38. ___ Thai (official name of Thailand) : MUANG
39. Unskilled writer : HACK
40. 67-Across employee : CPA
41. Stupidity : DUMBNESS
43. Went underground : HID
44. Rhoda's mom : IDA
45. Eskimo's environs : ARCTICCIRCLE
49. Corrida cheer : OLE
50. ___ deferens : VAS
51. Pilot's heading : SSE
52. God whose symbol was two horses' heads : SOL
53. Three on a match? : LOVETRIANGLE
55. Model Campbell : NAOMI
57. Rod with a racquet : LAVER
58. Distinguished politicians : STATESMEN
62. Concerning : ANENT
63. A head of Time : LUCE
64. A head of France : TETE
65. They make a mint : CERTS
66. Epitome of 41-Across : OXEN
67. Tax agcy. : IRS
1. Group of signs : ZODIAC
2. Instant impression : APERCU
3. Former Rhode Island Senator : PELL
4. ___ kwon do : TAE
5. One of the Four Forest Cantons : URI
6. ___-relief : BAS
7. Bodybuilder's pride : ABS
8. Degree of randomness, in science : ENTROPY
9. It's near Piccadilly : SOHO
10. "Seven Samurai" director : KUROSAWA
11. Arcane : ESOTERIC
12. Yankee's foe : REB
13. 1988 Peter Allen musical : LEGSDIAMOND
17. Doc's best friend : WYATT
20. Brigs, e.g. : SQUARERIGGERS
23. Where the U.S.S. Cyclops disappeared : BERMUDATRIANGLE
24. Shocks : TRAUMAS
25. "Rambo" actor Richard and kin : CRENNAS
27. Flirtatious signal : WINK
29. Prufrock creator's inits. : TSE
33. Bill : TAB
35. Canyon feature : ECHO
36. Mike Hammer's creator : SPILLANE
37. Restyled : MADEOVER
39. 33d Pres. : HST
41. Distracts : DIVERTS
42. Public to-do : SCENE
46. Fraternal twin, in chemistry : ISOMER
47. Bill Haley's backup : COMETS
48. Round-Manhattan cruise company : CIRCLELINE
54. Outlet : VENT
56. Wine region : ASTI
57. Varnish ingredient : LAC
58. ___-pitch softball : SLO
59. Formal wear, informally : TUX
60. Crackerjack : ACE
61. Part of a royal flush : TEN

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