New York Times, Friday, August 15, 1997

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram Scrabble average: 1.90 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Comes to pass : HAPS
5. Sugar or starch, in slang : CARB
9. Present time : XMAS
13. Tracy Marrow, familiarly : ICET
14. Apartment next to the super's, maybe : ONEB
15. Sponge : MOOCH
16. Bumble Bee, e.g. : TUNA
17. Whence the phrase "to give the devil his due" : DONQUIXOTE
19. Not moving : STAGNANT
21. Sawer of logs : SNORER
22. Author with a book subtitled "The Saga of an American Family" : HALEY
23. Dinner wear : TUXEDO
24. Imposes without invitation : OBTRUDES
28. ___ Z (everything) : ATO
29. "You can't mean me!?" : MOI
30. Word of the Prophet : KORAN
32. Retreat : EXIT
35. Preceding periods : EVES
37. W.W. II enlistee : GIJOE
39. Refrigerator bar? : OLEO
41. Many A.B.A. members : ESQS
43. His last work was "Pocketful of Miracles," 1961 : CAPRA
45. Get up and it's gone : LAP
46. Kind of delivery : UPS
48. Token : KEEPSAKE
50. Succeeded : MADEIT
53. Like Cheerios : OATEN
54. "Yoo-hoo!" : UPHERE
55. Maternity surprise : TRIPLETS
58. Birds Eye offering : FROZENFOOD
60. Plaster base : LATH
61. Stores : FILES
62. A person might earn one for a score : EMMY
63. Christiania, today : OSLO
64. Kind of dog : SLED
65. Fire : ZEAL
66. Break down : WEEP
1. Has real relevance : HITSHOME
2. Slightly better than : ACUTABOVE
3. Football coach's nightmare : PENALTIES
4. Play maker : STAGER
5. End piece : CODA
6. Betimes, updated : ANON
7. Torn : RENT
8. July 4th event, briefly : BBQ
9. Letter signoff : XOXOXOXO
10. Sculptor Henry : MOORE
11. Didn't wait : ACTED
12. Former N.H.L. coach Fred : SHERO
15. Advertising unit : MINUTE
18. Singles' grp.? : USTA
20. Curly cue? : NYUK
25. Utter failure, in slang : DOG
26. Davis of baseball : ERIC
27. Exerciser of spin control? : SAJAK
31. "Don't think so" : NOPE
33. Uncomfortable : ILLATEASE
34. Whistler : TEAKETTLE
36. Tight : SQUEEZED
38. Middle of a famous palindrome : ERE
40. Nonunion workplace : OPENSHOP
42. Churchill Downs features : SPIRES
44. Per : APOP
47. Submachine gun : STEN
49. Jaundiced : SALLOW
50. Winter wear : MUFFS
51. Four before a slash : APRIL
52. Wild Asian dog : DHOLE
55. Bibliophile's purchase : TOME
56. Tevere's city : ROMA
57. Romantic interlude : IDYL
59. Cousin of a tarboosh : FEZ

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