New York Times, Thursday, May 8, 1997

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Construction lifts : HOISTS
7. "If ___ a nickel..." : IHAD
11. Pointed criticism : JAB
14. You can say that again! : MANTRA
15. Section flanked by aisles : NAVE
16. Hubbub : ADO
17. Appoint : ORDAIN
18. Spring zoo attraction : TIGERCUB
20. Tick off : IRK
21. Dearie : PET
22. Ambles (along) : POKES
23. Magellan, e.g. : BRAVEMARINER
27. Crescent-shaped figure : LUNE
28. Olive ___ : OYL
29. Beach time in Buenos Aires : ENERO
32. Retired : ABED
33. Struggle : VIE
34. O'Brien of "The Barefoot Contessa" : EDMOND
36. TV news time : SIX
37. Namesakes of a literary fox : RENARDS
39. Suffix with saw : YER
40. Plain homes : TEPEES
42. Eight pts. : GAL
43. Not occurring naturally : MADE
44. ___ voce : SOTTO
45. Adaptable truck, for short : UTE
46. Stonewort, e.g. : ALGA
47. Confederate soldier, at times? : YANKEEDODGER
50. Pundit : SWAMI
53. Where to hear "All Things Considered" : NPR
54. Number of articles in the Constitution : VII
55. New York City opera benefactor? : METANGEL
57. Melon originally from Turkey : CASABA
60. Tide rival : ERA
61. Noted first name in jazz : ELLA
62. Like Alban Berg's music : ATONAL
63. Get spliced : WED
64. ___-poly : ROLY
65. Metric units : TENTHS
1. Med. care provider : HMO
2. Sweep : OAR
3. World's fair pavilion : INDIANEXPO
4. Famished : STARVED
5. Tot's transport : TRIKE
6. Start of many Western place names : SAN
7. Theme of this puzzle : INTERLEAGUEPLAY
8. 1492 Columbus discovery : HAITI
9. Dow Jones fig. : AVG
10. Pool areas : DEEPENDS
11. Item in a trunk : JACK
12. Together, musically : ADUE
13. Feints in boxing : BOBS
19. "Air Music" composer : ROREM
21. Contribute, as to an account : PAYIN
23. Criticize in no uncertain terms : BLAST
24. Red corundums : RUBIES
25. Continues : MOVESON
26. Razzed : NEEDLED
30. Louis XIV, to himself? : ROYALGIANT
31. Wound up : ONEDGE
35. Cheerless : DREAR
37. Attorney's request : RETAINER
38. Critic : RATER
41. Old words from which modern words are derived : ETYMA
43. Half of the Odd Couple : MADISON
48. Sound of passage : KNELL
49. Not perfectly round : OVATE
50. Fish-eating duck : SMEW
51. Ginger Rogers tune "___ in the Money" : WERE
52. Not much : ATAD
56. Day-___ : GLO
57. Be-bopper : CAT
58. "Phooey!" : BAH
59. Capp and Capone : ALS

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