New York Times, Wednesday, July 16, 1997

Author: Jonathan Schmalzbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Jonathan Schmalzbach
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {GJV} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Solipsist's preoccupation : SELF
5. Harsh Athenian lawgiver : DRACO
10. Employ a Singer : SEW
13. Anjou, e.g. : PEAR
14. Casaba, e.g. : MELON
15. ___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
16. Heroine of Tennessee Williams's "Summer and Smoke" : ALMA
17. "___ Help Myself" (Four Tops hit) : ICANT
18. Phoenician port : TYRE
19. "Shut up!" : BUTTONYOURLIP
22. ___ broche (cooked on a spit) : ALA
24. Coach Parseghian : ARA
25. Iranian money : RIALS
26. Lullaby start : HUSHLITTLEBABY
31. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
32. They're in galley banks : OARS
33. Sow : SEED
34. "Flow gently, sweet ___": Burns : AFTON
36. Yemen's capital : SANA
40. Game plan : IDEA
41. Fancy watch : ROLEX
42. "Pipe down, Pierre!" : FERMEZLABOUCHE
47. Hurler Reynolds of the 40's-50's Yankees : ALLIE
48. Go (for) : TRY
49. Assist : AID
50. Director's directive : QUIETONTHESET
55. Amenhotep IV's god : ATON
56. Words repeated at the start of the "Sailor's Song" : TOSEA
57. Like ___ in a trap : ARAT
60. Bookie's bookings : BETS
61. ___ around (near) : INAND
62. Rani's attire : SARI
63. Come-ons : ADS
64. Mystery writer Paretsky and others : SARAS
65. Book after II Chronicles : EZRA
1. Health center : SPA
2. Electric ___ : EEL
3. Berate : LAMBASTE
4. German wife : FRAU
5. Composer Shostakovich : DMITRI
6. Supply with more varnish : RECOAT
7. Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
8. Rabbit : CONY
9. Aware of : ONTO
10. First U.S. space station : SKYLAB
11. In a spooky way : EERILY
12. Boohoos : WEEPS
15. Narrow furrow : STRIA
20. Myth : TALE
21. City areas, informally : URBS
22. Triumphant cries : AHAS
23. Tackle box item : LURE
27. Secreted : HID
28. Smash to smithereens : TOTAL
29. Indochinese language : LAO
30. Directional suffix : ERN
34. Summer refresher : ADE
35. Shriner hat : FEZ
36. Not worth a ___ : SOU
37. Much-filmed prison : ALCATRAZ
38. Radar's favorite drink on "M*A*S*H" : NEHI
39. Fired : AXED
40. "___ a man..." : IMET
41. Popular fast-food chain, informally : ROYS
42. Crimped, as a piecrust : FLUTED
43. T. S. and George : ELIOTS
44. Trifles: Fr. : RIENS
45. Goddess of wisdom : ATHENA
46. Covers with crumbs : BREADS
47. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : AQABA
51. Revolutionary orator James : OTIS
52. Soul singer Hendryx : NONA
53. Pre-Soviet royalty : TSAR
54. Let up : EASE
58. Timetable abbr. : ARR
59. Aunt, in Madrid : TIA

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