New York Times, Wednesday, July 9, 1997

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Monarch until 1979 : SHAH
5. Market amount : COST
9. Texas A & M student : AGGIE
14. Attraction : LURE
15. "Button it!" : SHHH
16. Hush money : BRIBE
17. Omnia vincit ___ : AMOR
18. 1992 Edward James Olmos film : AMERICANME
20. Travelers' needs : VISAS
22. Not like a milquetoast : BOSSY
23. #1 hit for Helen Reddy : DELTADAWN
26. Actor Holbrook and others : HALS
30. Red-helmeted rock group : DEVO
31. Precisely : TOATEE
33. Spheroid : ORB
36. Residents of Castel Gandolfo : POPES
39. Accommodate : FITIN
40. Namibia, formerly : SOUTHWESTAFRICA
43. Paris plaza : CARRE
44. Does go with them : STAGS
45. Hipster : CAT
46. Making inquiries : ASKING
48. Tony-winning actress Beryl : REID
50. Parts of itineraries: Abbr. : RTES
51. Popular charity : UNITEDWAY
56. Precept : TENET
58. ___ spout (water runoff site) : EAVES
60. Quadrennial athletic event : PANAMGAMES
65. Brooklet : RILL
66. Stradivari's teacher : AMATI
67. Hardly racy : TAME
68. White House Scottie : FALA
69. Whence the Brahmaputra flows : TIBET
70. Overpromotion : HYPE
71. All-too-frequent Buffalo forecast : SNOW
1. Bulgar, e.g. : SLAV
2. Like greenhouse air : HUMID
3. Cropped up : AROSE
4. Miami daily : HERALD
5. 1860's initials : CSA
6. Its symbol is an omega : OHM
7. Queen's land, once : SHEBA
8. Quarter's worth at a carnival, maybe : THROW
9. Fundamentals : ABCS
10. Grecian Formula target : GRAYHAIR
11. Mixologist's staple : GIN
12. PC maker : IBM
13. Specification at Thom McAn : EEE
19. George Harrison's "___ It a Pity" : ISNT
21. "Portrait of the Artist" youth : STEPHEN
24. Acknowledge : AVOW
25. Numbskulls : DOPES
27. Creepy household area : ATTIC
28. Nikon rival : LEICA
29. French legislature : SENAT
32. Ref's call : OFFSIDE
33. Grouchy Muppet : OSCAR
34. Hearty meal : ROAST
35. Cleveland's ___ Lakefront Airport : BURKE
37. Pa. hours : EST
38. Sudden fright : START
41. Around a geographical meeting point : TRISTATE
42. "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" writer : AGEE
47. Ho lead-in : GUNG
49. Towers over : DWARFS
52. Below, in poesy : NEATH
53. "Be that as ___..." : ITMAY
54. Birdy : AVIAN
55. Mello ___ (Coca-Cola brand) : YELLO
57. Discharge : EMIT
59. It usually comes on the side : SLAW
60. To the point : PAT
61. "___ Blue?" : AMI
62. Pick up : NAB
63. Nero, e.g.: Abbr. : EMP
64. "Didn't I tell you?" : SEE

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