New York Times, Tuesday, August 12, 1997

Author: Janet R. Bender
Editor: Will Shortz
Janet R. Bender
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Poker holding : PAIR
5. Study for finals : CRAM
9. Shaping machine : LATHE
14. "Crimes & Misdemeanors" actor : ALDA
15. Wife of Zeus : HERA
16. Flynn of "Captain Blood" : ERROL
17. Fast : RELIGIOUSRITUAL
20. Land, as a big one : REELIN
21. Late Chairman : MAO
22. Blood supplies : SERA
23. Long, long time : AGES
25. Hall-of-Famer Drysdale : DON
27. Swift : BRITISHSATIRIST
35. Didn't face the enemy : RAN
36. Chow down : EAT
37. Like a Jaguar or Miata : SPORTY
38. Was in a play : ACTED
41. Ms. alternative : MRS
43. ___ raving mad : STARK
44. Deutsch, here : GERMAN
46. Swiss peak : ALP
48. Society page word : NEE
49. Fleet : GROUPOFWARSHIPS
53. Fat farm : SPA
54. Pouting face : MOUE
55. "Dance On Little Girl" singer : ANKA
59. Piercing tool : AWL
61. Opera house cries : BRAVOS
65. Quick : FINGERNAILFLESH
68. Non-earthling : ALIEN
69. Otherwise : ELSE
70. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
71. Old-fashioned : RETRO
72. Fate : DOOM
73. Aussie hoppers : ROOS
1. Henry VIII's sixth : PARR
2. Not into the wind : ALEE
3. Not in use : IDLE
4. Criticize harshly : RAILAT
5. Hong Kong residents, now : CHINESE
6. ___ Speedwagon : REO
7. Calla lily family : ARUM
8. Symbol of Jewish resistance : MASADA
9. Hawaiian garland : LEI
10. Fine or liberal follower : ARTS
11. "How ___!" : TRUE
12. Frost : HOAR
13. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
18. Best Picture of 1958 : GIGI
19. They may need coloring at a salon : ROOTS
24. Deception : SHAM
26. Small bites : NIPS
27. Fort ___, N.C. : BRAGG
28. Indy entrant : RACER
29. Prelim : INTRO
30. Horse stall covering : STRAW
31. Go bad : ROT
32. Neighbor of an Afghani : IRANI
33. Sore throat cause, briefly : STREP
34. Little squirts, so to speak : TYKES
39. Big bird : EMU
40. Drops bait : DAPS
42. Brickbat : SLAM
45. Like some stocks : NOPAR
47. Bit of math homework : PROBLEM
50. Acted servilely : FAWNED
51. Hang ten or shoot the curl : SURF
52. Medicine man : HEALER
55. In the distance : AFAR
56. Aswan's river : NILE
57. Make an afghan : KNIT
58. "Hard Hearted Hannah" composer : AGER
60. Composer Schifrin : LALO
62. ___ Beach, Fla. : VERO
63. Norse capital : OSLO
64. Tom Jones's "___ a Lady" : SHES
66. Brian of rock music : ENO
67. Prefix with metric : ISO

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