New York Times, Thursday, June 26, 1997

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QU} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Historic introduction? : PRE
4. Clamorous : AROAR
9. Gothic architectural feature : GABLE
14. Grp. overseeing early reactors : AEC
15. Slowly : LARGO
16. Auriculate : EARED
17. Start of an Erma Bombeck quip : ICOMEFROM
19. "___ Honey Are You?" (Fats Waller hit) : WHOSE
20. Dey TV series : LALAW
21. Kind of wheels : MAG
23. He's a real doll : KEN
24. Rapper? : SPIRIT
26. Terrorize : MENACE
28. Quip, part 2 : AFAMILYWHERE
32. Dieter's no-no : FATTENER
35. ___ operas (Gilbert and Sullivan works) : SAVOY
36. ___ Jima : IWO
37. Quip, part 3 : GRAVY
40. First mate? : EVE
41. Rib-ticklers : JESTS
44. Set straight : NEATENED
47. Quip, part 4 : ISCONSIDERED
50. Actress Donohoe : AMANDA
51. Sticking point? : DAGGER
55. Ax : CAN
57. Crack or jack follower : POT
58. Twilled fabric : SERGE
59. Stomach ___ : ACIDS
61. End of the quip : ABEVERAGE
65. The merry widow in "The Merry Widow" : SONIA
66. "Aha!" : GOTIT
67. London Zoo feature? : ZED
68. 'Mid : TWIXT
69. Trades : SWAPS
70. GQ staff, e.g. : EDS
1. Barn items : PAILS
2. Summation : RECAP
3. Dangerous bacteria : ECOLI
4. Female member of the bar? : ALEWIFE
5. Churchill's "so few": Abbr. : RAF
6. Famous Bruin : ORR
7. Gone by : AGO
8. The Desert Fox : ROMMEL
9. Baubles : GEWGAWS
10. Word to a doctor : AAH
11. Covered costs : BROKEEVEN
12. ___-majesté : LESE
13. Paradise lost : EDEN
18. Corday's victim, 1793 : MARAT
22. "___ luck?" : ANY
25. Astronauts' ade : TANG
26. Arrestee's rights, familiarly : MIRANDA
27. Half a dance : CHA
29. Debussy subject : MER
30. Gad about : ROVE
31. Got a load of : EYED
32. Suva is its capital : FIJI
33. Takes one's breath away : AWES
34. Longtime NBC Symphony conductor : TOSCANINI
38. Flight formation : VEE
39. Long spar : YARD
42. The piper's son : TOM
43. Rebukes sharply : SNAPSAT
45. Four o'clock services : TEASETS
46. Lawn tool : EDGER
48. ___-Cat : SNO
49. Luggage necessities : IDTAGS
52. Nibble : GRAZE
53. Encouraged, with "on" : EGGED
54. Saxophonist's supply : REEDS
55. Ones going through a stage? : CAST
56. Have ___ (flip out) : ACOW
60. Fort ___, N.J. : DIX
62. Fiddle stick : BOW
63. LAX info : ETA
64. Kind of treatment : VIP

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