New York Times, Wednesday, July 23, 1997

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 3 Scrabble average: 1.93 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Battling Bella" : ABZUG
6. Booth in the theater : EDWIN
11. Part of what a biathlete does : SKI
14. "Crazy" singer Patsy : CLINE
15. At any rate : LEASTWAYS
17. 1927 Virginia Woolf novel : TOTHELIGHTHOUSE
19. Chem. or biol. : SCI
20. Where the wild things are : ZOOS
21. Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
22. Relish : ZEST
23. Fall flat : MISFIRE
26. "Java" man : ALHIRT
29. Things to strive for : GOALS
30. Very bright, as colors : NEON
31. Bouquet : AROMA
32. Corp. money man or woman : CFO
35. Overly intelligent : TOOCLEVERBYHALF
39. Baseball's Fernandez : SID
40. Kind of daisy : OXEYE
41. Patron saint of Norway : OLAF
42. Truckers, perhaps : CBERS
43. Trounces : WHOMPS
45. Tell tale activity : ARCHERY
48. Eccentric : KOOK
49. 1970 Kinks hit : LOLA
50. Wrapped (up) : SEWN
51. '45 battle site, for short : IWO
54. 1962 Mitchum/MacLaine film : TWOFORTHESEESAW
59. Kind of clause : ADVERBIAL
60. Vampire hunter's weapon : STAKE
61. Catcher locale? : RYE
62. Team for which Gretzky left the Oilers : KINGS
63. Spoken for : TAKEN
1. Groups on the program : ACTS
2. Coalition : BLOC
3. Penne alternative : ZITI
4. Durham sch. : UNH
5. Coot : GEEZER
6. "Middlemarch" author : ELIOT
7. What grads earn: Abbr. : DEGS
8. Crying sound : WAH
9. Partisan suffix : IST
10. Utmost : NTH
11. Fahd or Faisal : SAUDI
12. Bandleader Kay : KYSER
13. Rhone tributary : ISERE
16. Marmaduke's comments : WOOFS
18. Confused : LOST
22. Element #30 : ZINC
23. One of the Bonds : MOORE
24. Prosodic foot : IAMB
25. Do in : SLAY
26. Carpenters, e.g. : ANTS
27. Pope who persuaded Attila not to attack Rome : LEOI
28. Where the boyz are : HOOD
29. Lady Jane and Zane : GREYS
31. Cartoonist Tex : AVERY
32. Storm preceder : CALM
33. Envelope part : FLAP
34. Switch settings : OFFS
36. Ear part : LOBE
37. Phys. activity : EXER
38. Catchy part of a song : HOOK
42. Rub the wrong way? : CHAFE
43. Really impresses : WOWS
44. "I swear!" : HONEST
45. Raised platform : ALTAR
46. Obstreperous : ROWDY
47. Part of a bulb : CLOVE
48. Ships' spines : KEELS
50. Long nap? : SHAG
51. Dinesen who wrote "Out of Africa" : ISAK
52. Ship's trail : WAKE
53. John Irving's "A Prayer for ___ Meany" : OWEN
55. Fictional planet : ORK
56. Slugger's stat : RBI
57. Solder material : TIN
58. J.F.K. listing : ETA

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