New York Times, Tuesday, July 14, 1998

Author: Raymond Hamel
Editor: Will Shortz
Raymond Hamel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Legally impedes : ESTOPS
7. May school event, often : PROM
11. Like 1, 3 or 7 : ODD
14. Filled with the old school spirit : RAHRAH
15. The last Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
16. By way of : VIA
17. ST : SHORTENEDSTREET
20. Spreading tree : ELM
21. Legal offense : CRIME
22. Main bloodline : AORTA
23. Hair division : PART
24. Pharmaceutical-approving org. : FDA
25. TU : PARISIANPRONOUN
33. Cut dramatically : SLASH
34. Not quite closed : AJAR
35. Life force, in Eastern philosophy : CHI
36. Luke's mentor, in "Star Wars" : YODA
37. Bombastic : GASSY
39. Bunny's tail : SCUT
40. When repeated, a dance : CHA
41. Bulging earthenware vessel : OLLA
42. Legal setting : COURT
43. UV : HARMFULLIGHTRAY
47. Toward the tiller : AFT
48. Meadow murmurs : BAAS
49. Jellied dish : ASPIC
52. Young seal : WHELP
54. Sign of success : SRO
57. VW : GERMANAUTOMAKER
60. Little ___, 60's singer : EVA
61. Disney's "___ of the South" : SONG
62. Runoff point : RAVINE
63. Actress Susan : DEY
64. Tarzan's home : TREE
65. Canine covering : ENAMEL
1. Highlands tongue : ERSE
2. Political comic Mort : SAHL
3. Relative of Geo. and Robt. : THOM
4. Hart Trophy winner, 1970-72 : ORR
5. 1987 Wimbledon winner : PATCASH
6. Steinhauer of the L.P.G.A. : SHERRI
7. Sonnet, e.g. : POEM
8. Teased mercilessly : RODE
9. Switch settings : ONS
10. El toro's opponent : MATADOR
11. Completed : OVER
12. Weight loss plan : DIET
13. Spreadsheet numbers : DATA
18. Silents star Naldi : NITA
19. Speckled horse : ROAN
23. Leaning Tower's city : PISA
24. Come apart at the seams : FRAY
25. Course in which to study Freud : PSYCH
26. Wahine's welcome : ALOHA
27. Kind of beacon : RADAR
28. Like Fran Drescher's voice : NASAL
29. What to wear when one goes beddy-bye : PJS
30. Come to pass : OCCUR
31. "Star Trek" lieutenant : UHURA
32. ___-gritty : NITTY
37. Overabundance : GLUT
38. The whole enchilada : ALL
39. Drunkards : SOTS
41. Thrown away : OFFCAST
42. Johnny Appleseed's real surname : CHAPMAN
44. Seriously wound : MAIM
45. "Yeah, sure!" : IBET
46. Aplenty : GALORE
49. Like some cheddar cheese : AGED
50. P.G.A. Masters champion Ballesteros : SEVE
51. Talk in church : PRAY
52. Go downhill : WANE
53. Bigger than the both of us : HUGE
54. Fat-free, as milk : SKIM
55. Russo of "In the Line of Fire" : RENE
56. Hurler Hershiser : OREL
58. Neither's partner : NOR
59. Gardner of "The Barefoot Contessa" : AVA

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