New York Times, Monday, August 11, 1997

Author: Daniel Halfen
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel Halfen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQV} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Halfen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Webster's, e.g.: Abbr. : DICT
5. Ones easily fooled : SAPS
9. Afflictions : BANES
14. Jacob's twin : ESAU
15. "Not guilty," e.g. : PLEA
16. Dwelling place : ABODE
17. Green shot : PUTT
18. Bibliography, basically : LIST
19. Cheek cosmetic : ROUGE
20. Parts of lbs. : OZS
21. Diagonally : KITTYCORNER
23. Put safely to bed, as a child : TUCKIN
25. Peewee : RUNT
26. Steal cattle : RUSTLE
29. Actor Nielsen of "Airplane!" : LESLIE
33. Practices in the ring : SPARS
35. Be jubilant : EXULT
37. Octopus's defense : INK
38. Cheryl of "Charlie's Angels" : LADD
39. Louvers : SLATS
40. Lavish affection (on) : DOTE
41. Lubricate : OIL
42. Taxonomic divisions : PHYLA
43. Clerics' confab : SYNOD
44. 2 or 3, maybe, on the Richter scale : TREMOR
46. Macbeth and others : THANES
48. ___ Normandes (Channel Islands) : ILES
50. Tidbit : MORSEL
53. Dry bouquet item : PUSSYWILLOW
58. ___ and cry : HUE
59. Poppy product : OPIUM
60. Stead : LIEU
61. 1995 porcine Oscar nominee : BABE
62. Not so good : WORSE
63. Muscat's land : OMAN
64. Rainless : ARID
65. Lip-curling smile : SNEER
66. Telegraphed : SENT
67. Caddie supplies : TEES
1. Train stop : DEPOT
2. Trooper on the highway : ISUZU
3. Children's string game : CATSCRADLE
4. Syllable of reproach : TUT
5. Aid for a fracture : SPLINT
6. Dismounted : ALIT
7. Buzzy one : PEST
8. Mythical goat/man : SATYR
9. British sir : BARONET
10. Cuts short, as a space flight : ABORTS
11. Verb accompanier : NOUN
12. Advantage : EDGE
13. Prophet : SEER
21. Smooch : KISS
22. Picks out : CULLS
24. Northern Iraqi : KURD
27. "The Windsor Beauties" painter : LELY
28. Praise : EXALT
30. Biggest portion : LIONSSHARE
31. Absorbed by : INTO
32. Scraped (out) : EKED
33. Coin hole : SLOT
34. Twosome : PAIR
36. Great Salt Lake site : UTAH
39. Nagger : SHREW
40. One turning color? : DYER
42. Nylon, for one : POLYMER
43. Skiers' wish : SNOW
45. Treat badly : MISUSE
47. Quantity : AMOUNT
49. Missile pits : SILOS
51. Jazz pianist Blake : EUBIE
52. City north of Sheffield : LEEDS
53. Some camp denizens, for short : POWS
54. "Once ___ a time..." : UPON
55. Beget : SIRE
56. Margarita fruit : LIME
57. Like Jack Sprat's diet : LEAN
61. Dracula, at times : BAT

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