New York Times, Friday, July 18, 1997

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQWZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hot stuff : TAMALES
8. U.S.N.A. rank : CPO
11. Ice, so to speak : OFF
14. Spark : ANIMATE
15. Magazine : ARSENAL
17. Visible : INSIGHT
18. On the nasty side : NOTNICE
19. Big brute : LUG
20. Soak : SOT
21. Discharged : EGESTED
22. Hogwash : SLOP
24. Help wanted advertisement? : SOS
26. Fabled "Arabian Nights" creature : ROC
27. Rocket scientist Wernher ___ Braun : VON
29. School tie? : PTA
31. Where the Storting meets : OSLO
35. Descriptive words of honor : THELATELAMENTED
40. It can take your breath away : AEROBICEXERCISE
41. Screamers : BANNERHEADLINES
42. "___-daisy!" : UPSA
43. One billion years, in geology : EON
44. H.S. class : ENG
45. "___ were you..." : IFI
47. Gained a lap : SAT
50. Taunt : GIBE
53. Sty : EYESORE
57. Kind of part : BIT
59. Some fraternity men : NUS
60. Christmas crackler : YULELOG
61. Cliffside dwellers : EAGLETS
63. Poker ploy : RAISING
64. Italy's Gulf of ___ : TRIESTE
65. Hydrocarbon suffix : ENE
66. Grp. in old spy novels : OSS
67. 90's catch phrase : SAFESEX
1. Flip side? : TAILS
2. Cancel : ANNUL
3. Has trouble running : MISGOVERNS
4. Brest friend : AMI
5. Brings up the rear : LAGS
6. Moral element in literature : ETHOS
7. Words : SETTO
8. Beat severely : CANE
9. Robotic: Var. : PROGRAMED
10. Medical prefix : OSTEO
11. "Get ___!" : ONIT
12. Physiognomy : FACE
13. Skedaddled : FLED
16. Secreting securely : ENSCONCING
23. Chopin pieces : POLONAISES
25. Ill humors : SPLEENS
28. Local theater, slangily : NABE
30. Biological classes : TAXA
32. Scrooge's attribute : STINGINESS
33. ___-majeste : LESE
34. "___ of Solomon" : ODES
35. Popular cologne : TABU
36. Lot : HEAP
37. Trunk items : TIREIRONS
38. Kind of chamber : ECHO
39. Agatha contemporary : ERLE
46. Big book : FOLIO
48. Looks out for, maybe : ABETS
49. Part of the crown jewels : TIARA
51. Isolated hill : BUTTE
52. Elizabeth's love : ESSEX
53. Bronte heroine : EYRE
54. Beijing coin : YUAN
55. Old news commentator ___ Abel : ELIE
56. Things to sit on : EGGS
58. Appropriate cry for Crusoe? : TGIF
62. "School Daze" director : LEE

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