New York Times, Thursday, July 10, 1997

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVWYZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Items often passed : TESTS
6. 41st in a series : BUSH
10. Release : EMIT
14. Ruin a bow : UNTIE
15. Conductor Klemperer : OTTO
16. Dessert ___ : MENU
17. Big name in zoos : BRONX
18. M.V.P. of Super Bowls I and II : BARTSTARR
20. Controversial baseball owner : MARGESCHOTT
22. Place to unwind : TUB
23. Time of one's life : AGE
24. Possessive Latin pronoun : SUA
25. The buck stops here : DOE
26. Singer Zadora : PIA
27. Swallow flat : NEST
29. "Am ___ only one...?" : ITHE
31. Many an Olympic skiing gold medalist : FINN
32. Photo ___ : OPS
34. Beats : OUTDOES
37. Theme of this puzzle : THESIMPSONS
39. Erstwhile warship : TRIREME
40. Part to grab hold of : END
41. Senator's claim : SEAT
42. ___-a-porter (ready-to-wear) : PRET
44. 1972 U.S. Open finalist : ASHE
48. Football Hall-of-Famer Hendricks : TED
49. Australian runner : EMU
51. The Fighting Tigers, for short : LSU
53. Life : PEP
54. Broke bread : ATE
55. Best Actress of 1969 : MAGGIESMITH
58. Malcolm-Jamal Warner co-star : LISABONET
60. ___ Banks, N.C. : OUTER
61. Afghan leader before the Soviet invasion : AMIN
62. Russo of "Outbreak" : RENE
63. Sporty Pontiac : FIERO
64. Chap : GENT
65. July 15, e.g. : IDES
66. Bad lighting? : ARSON
1. Underground Railroad leader : TUBMAN
2. Tick off : ENRAGE
3. Reserves : STORES
4. Bell sound : TING
5. Sides in a classic battle : SEXES
6. Rancher's threat : BOBCAT
7. Canyonlands locale : UTAH
8. Approached boldly, with "to" : STRODEUP
9. Too ___ handle : HOTTO
10. Ambulance asst. : EMT
11. Empanadas : MEATPIES
12. Devastated : INRUINS
13. Muslim wear : TURBAN
19. Part of many town names in Quebec : STE
21. Geneve's country : SUISSE
28. In French it's frapper : TOHIT
30. Semilegendary Greek poet : HOMER
31. Big name in workouts : FONDA
33. A shot : PER
35. Word from Tswana : TSETSE
36. Head of a syndicate : DON
37. Gets rid of, as an old car : TRADESIN
38. Questioned : IMPUGNED
39. When you can start to drive : TEETIME
41. Hogan's domain : STALAG
43. Aristocracies : ELITES
45. Treats maliciously : SPITES
46. Straight : HETERO
47. "Sleepless in Seattle" writer-director : EPHRON
49. Massachusetts Ave. bldg., in D.C. : EMB
50. Language of New Zealand : MAORI
52. The States : USOFA
56. Subject of passing concern? : GENE
57. Pioneering conservationist : MUIR
59. Colony member : ANT

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