New York Times, Saturday, July 26, 1997

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQWY} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. For fun : ONALARK
8. Stinker : SOANDSO
15. Time trials winner at Indy : POLECAR
16. Chinese, e.g. : TAKEOUT
17. Where Tony Bennett hails from : ASTORIA
18. Largest seaport on the Adriatic : TRIESTE
19. Literary ___ : LION
20. Soupcon : DASH
22. Drag one's feet : STALL
23. "...is sad and dreary ev'rywhere ___": Stephen Foster : IROAM
25. Parts of handwriting : LOOPS
27. Take shape : GEL
28. Indonesian money : SEN
29. Brag sheet : RESUME
31. Round number : ZERO
32. Moors : HEATHS
34. It's at the top of some columns : ACROSS
36. Handles for a client company : REPS
38. Scrape : SKIN
39. 1944 Sartre play : NOEXIT
41. Opposed : AVERSE
45. Stick : CANE
46. Thiss and thaat : ERRATA
49. ___-Locka, Fla. : OPA
50. Put away : ATE
51. Make ___ in (begin) : ADENT
52. Gets licked : LOSES
54. Suffuse : BATHE
56. Zsa Zsa's real first name : SARI
58. Hide : PELT
59. Smith and Jones, often : ALIASES
61. Authorize : ENTITLE
63. Porous iron ore : LIMNITE
64. Less plentiful : SCANTER
65. Steams : SEESRED
66. Duds : THREADS
1. Somewhat iridescent : OPALISH
2. "Far from it" : NOSIREE
3. City near the Horseshoe Curve : ALTOONA
4. Harry's wife : LEONA
5. Height: Prefix : ACR
6. All bets are off after this : RAID
7. South African villages : KRAALS
8. Caribbean getaway : STTHOMAS
9. Bowman's need : OAR
10. Words after "You must remember this" : AKISS
11. Brand of depilatory : NEET
12. Therapeutic index data : DOSAGES
13. Army provisioners of old : SUTLERS
14. Opera set in Cyprus : OTELLO
21. 5-centime piece : SOU
24. 1946 Bowery Boys movie : MRHEX
26. Eat like a bird : PECKAT
30. Spotted : ESPIED
31. Belt : ZONE
33. Corner : TREE
35. Competing : RIVAL
37. Played up : STRESSED
39. Merchant of music : NATALIE
40. Past : ONETIME
42. Famous town on the Nile : ROSETTA
43. Relieved : SPELLED
44. Some strong winds : EASTERS
45. Intrigues : CABALS
47. Retrovirus material : RNA
48. Still : ATREST
51. Norse pantheon : AESIR
53. Hazard a guess : OPINE
55. "The Captain and the Kids" kid : HANS
57. Narrow margin : INCH
60. Somme time : ETE
62. Pitch : TAR

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