New York Times, Tuesday, May 20, 1997

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Utters : SAYS
5. Military plane acronym : AWACS
10. Desertlike : ARID
14. Wyoming neighbor : UTAH
15. Striped critter : ZEBRA
16. Hurting : SORE
17. State of financial independence : EASYSTREET
19. CAT ___ : SCAN
20. Singer Lopez : TRINI
21. Kett of old comics : ETTA
22. Little guitars : UKES
23. Singer Cara : IRENE
25. Guard : SENTRY
27. It's a stitch! : SEAM
29. Mint and sage : HERBS
32. Stadium sounds : RAHS
35. Basketball hoop site, often : GARAGE
39. Acorn, in 2020? : OAK
40. "Surfin' ___" (Beach Boys hit) : USA
41. Gandhi's title : MAHATMA
42. Ryan's "Love Story" co-star : ALI
43. Russian space station : MIR
44. Puzzle : ENIGMA
45. 4:1, e.g. : ODDS
46. Mubarak's predecessor : SADAT
48. Recipe direction : STIR
50. Some Broadway shows : DRAMAS
54. Overhead shot : SMASH
57. Last name in spydom : HARI
59. "There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
61. Suggest itself (to) : OCCUR
63. Thrift shop stipulation : ASIS
64. "The Birdcage" co-star : NATHANLANE
66. Possess : HAVE
67. Whitney Houston's "All the Man That ___" : INEED
68. Verve : ELAN
69. Parrots : APES
70. Chooses actors : CASTS
71. E-mail command : SEND
1. Winter bird food : SUET
2. Video arcade name : ATARI
3. Arafat of the P.L.O. : YASIR
4. Wallflower's characteristic : SHYNESS
5. Much-publicized drug : AZT
6. Existed : WERE
7. Helps in dirty deeds : ABETS
8. El Greco's birthplace : CRETE
9. Underworld figure : SATAN
10. Guarantee : ASSURE
11. Ice cream parlor order : ROCKYROAD
12. "Dies ___" : IRAE
13. TV rooms : DENS
18. ___ qua non : SINE
24. 1991 Tony winner Daisy : EAGAN
26. "Take ___ Train" : THEA
28. When repeated, a fish : MAHI
30. Like a worn tire : BALD
31. T-bar sights : SKIS
32. Jamaican exports : RUMS
33. Pacific Rim region : ASIA
34. Computer part : HARDDRIVE
36. Joplin piece : RAG
37. 24-hr. conveniences : ATMS
38. Certain exams, for short : GMATS
41. Prefix with physical : META
45. The Scriptures : ORACLES
47. Gets up : ARISES
49. "___ Fire" (Springsteen hit) : IMON
51. Wired, so to speak : MANIC
52. "The George & ___ Show" (former talk show) : ALANA
53. Fills up : SATES
55. Union rate : SCALE
56. Chinese province : HUNAN
57. Joker's gibe : HAHA
58. Rush job notation : ASAP
60. Stimulate : WHET
62. Rip apart : REND
65. Want ___ : ADS

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