New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 1997

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
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1. Sports Illustrated's 1974 Sportsman of the Year : ALI
4. Steep : CLIFF
9. English poet laureate Nahum ___ : TATE
13. TV host who does "Headlines" : LENO
15. Vietnam's capital : HANOI
16. Roman Eros : AMOR
17. Like an inveterate procrastinator : LATE
18. Put together : INALL
19. Negri of the silent screen : POLA
20. Start of a Jonathan Swift quote : EVERYMANDESIRES
23. Col.'s boss : GEN
24. Sheriff Taylor's son, in 60's TV : OPIE
25. Tit for tat? : TRADE
26. "The Kiss" sculptor : RODIN
28. Half of CXII : LVI
30. ___ Angeles : LOS
31. Political losers : OUTS
32. Select : APPOINT
36. Part 2 of the quote : TOLIVELONGBUT
40. Mother-of-pearl source : ABALONE
41. In a bit : ANON
43. Mrs. Nixon : PAT
46. J.F.K. regular : SST
47. Played out : TRITE
48. Lyric poem : EPODE
50. Largest of seven : ASIA
53. Bird call : CAW
54. End of the quote : NOMANWOULDBEOLD
58. Surveyor's map : PLAT
59. Do-___ : ORDIE
60. ___-dieu : PRIE
61. Konrad Adenauer, Der ___ : ALTE
62. Orchestra section : REEDS
63. Architectural pier : ANTA
64. "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" author : LOOS
65. "Haystacks" painter : MONET
66. Word part: Abbr. : SYL
1. Lively bit of music : ALLEGRO
2. Omit : LEAVEOUT
3. Plan on it : INTENDTO
4. Early rocket traveler : CHIMP
5. Veranda : LANAI
6. Mindless : INANE
7. Drop out, in poker : FOLD
8. Put away, in a way : FILE
9. Tropical animal : TAPIR
10. Without scruples : AMORAL
11. Mid-American Conference team : TOLEDO
12. Rubs out : ERASES
14. Poet's contraction : OER
21. Partner for hither : YON
22. Iodine reaction : STING
27. Mallorca, e.g. : ISLA
28. Symbol of craziness : LOON
29. Hollywood cross street : VINE
32. Rock video prizes : AVAS
33. Hide : PELT
34. Arafat's org. : PLO
35. Skier's aid : TBAR
37. "Little Eyolf" playwright : IBSEN
38. Beasts on the royal arms of Scotland : UNICORNS
39. Wholeness : TOTALITY
42. F.D.R. accomplishment : NEWDEAL
43. One involved in foreign exchange? : PENPAL
44. Lover of Daphne : APOLLO
45. Campbell's choice : TOMATO
47. Bill : TAB
49. Times to remember? : DATES
50. "The Age of Anxiety" poet : AUDEN
51. Playground fixture : SLIDE
52. Phrase of explanation : IDEST
55. Contemptible person : WORM
56. Chocolate snack : OREO
57. Govt. watchdog group : EPA

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