New York Times, Tuesday, May 6, 1997

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QWXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Procter & Gamble bar : CAMAY
6. Native Alaskan : ALEUT
11. Spoil : MAR
14. Midwest airport hub : OHARE
15. Sergeant at TV's Fort Baxter : BILKO
16. Diamonds : ICE
17. Place to place a wallet or handkerchief : PANTSPOCKET
19. ___ Na Na : SHA
20. Thanksgiving meat request : DARK
21. "Entry of Christ Into Brussels" painter James : ENSOR
23. Scott Adams's put-upon comics hero : DILBERT
27. Nautical spar : JIBBOOM
29. Body parts shaped like punching bags : UVULAS
30. W.W. II Philippine battle site : BATAAN
31. Horse in a harness race : PACER
32. 1924 Ferber novel : SOBIG
33. Little newt : EFT
36. It's NNW of Oklahoma City : ENID
37. Rounded lumps : GLOBS
38. Nicholas I or II, e.g. : TSAR
39. Mule of song : SAL
40. Nash's two-l beast : LLAMA
41. Hardly elegant : TACKY
42. Easy two-pointers : LAYUPS
44. Concert halls : VENUES
45. Starts of tourneys : PRELIMS
47. Last course : DESSERT
48. Peres's predecessor : RABIN
49. "___ That a Shame" : AINT
50. Eggs : OVA
51. "Come on!" : GIMMEABREAK
58. ___ canto (singing style) : BEL
59. Characteristic : TRAIT
60. Confuse : ADDLE
61. Right-angle joint : ELL
62. Steinbeck migrants : OKIES
63. Dapper : NATTY
1. ___ a plea : COP
2. "Now I see!" : AHA
3. Beatnik's exclamation : MAN
4. Skill : ART
5. Sweetheart's assent : YESDEAR
6. Cancel, as a launch : ABORT
7. Drub : LICK
8. Lodge member : ELK
9. Luau instrument : UKE
10. Alternative to a purse : TOTEBAG
11. Err on stage : MISSONESCUE
12. Cause for blessing? : ACHOO
13. Get ready for battle again : REARM
18. Average figures : PARS
22. Org. for Bulls and Bullets : NBA
23. Fools : DUPES
24. Ex-Mrs. Trump : IVANA
25. Four-time Emmy-winning comedienne : LUCILLEBALL
26. Ran, as colors : BLED
27. ___ the Hutt, of "Star Wars" : JABBA
28. Medical suffix : ITIS
30. Certain mikes : BOOMS
32. Knee hits : SLAPS
34. Mountebank : FAKER
35. Lovers' engagement : TRYST
37. Rather morose : GLUM
38. Suns : TANS
40. Deceiving : LYINGTO
41. Nuclear treaty subject : TESTBAN
43. "The Greatest" : ALI
44. ___ cava (path to the heart) : VENA
45. Explore : PROBE
46. "Bolero" composer : RAVEL
47. They're losing propositions : DIETS
49. French friend : AMIE
52. Bother : IRK
53. ___ tai (drink) : MAI
54. Nutritional abbr. : RDA
55. N.Y.C. summer clock setting : EDT
56. Model Carol : ALT
57. Lock opener : KEY

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