New York Times, Thursday, August 21, 1997

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKMQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Road runners? : CARS
5. Make a move : ACT
8. Pastime : ESCAPE
14. Plaudits, of a sort : OLES
15. "___ any drop to drink": Coleridge : NOR
16. Went easy on : SPARED
17. Start of a quote : NOSTATUE
19. Snapper : TURTLE
20. Four, on the phone : GHI
21. Quote, part 2 : HASEVERBEEN
23. ___ al-Khaimah (one of the United Arab Emirates) : RAS
24. Area of coll. study : SCI
25. Doo-wop part : ALTO
26. Point on Magellan's compass : ESTE
28. Summed up : INALL
30. Badgers : NAGS
34. Not tacit : STATED
36. Toot : BEEP
38. Aerialist's insurance : NET
39. Money lender, for short : SANDL
40. Quote, part 3 : PUT
41. Terra ___ : COTTA
43. Familiar substitution : ETC
44. Holding steady : FLAT
46. St. Francis's home : ASSISI
47. Exude : SEEP
49. It may involve gas : ARSON
51. Have words (with) : SPAR
52. Russo of "Ransom" : RENE
54. Educ. group : PTA
56. Miltonian sea creature : ORC
57. End of the quote : UPTOACRITIC
61. Mauna ___ : LOA
62. Nickels and dimes : CHANGE
63. Source of the quote : SIBELIUS
65. Warehouse worker, at times : LIFTER
66. Hotel sign : ICE
67. Bad spots? : ACNE
68. Noted Titanic couple : ASTORS
69. Puncture sound : SSS
70. Strata : BEDS
1. Party places? : CONGRESSES
2. Hawaii : ALOHASTATE
3. Freedom fighters : RESISTANCE
4. Its business is booming : SST
5. Pepto-Bismol, e.g. : ANTACID
6. Term of familiarity : COUSIN
7. Leaves' home : TREE
8. English stage actress Winwood : ESTELLE
9. Jet : SPURT
10. Kind of copy : CARBON
11. Uffizi display : ARTE
12. Cosmos star : PELE
13. Carl Sagan's "The Dragons of ___" : EDEN
18. 4th of July cries : AHS
22. Person with the keys : VALET
27. Train sta. posting : ETD
29. Borders : ABUTS
31. Unable to stand the heat? : ANTIPOLICE
32. Circulates : GETSAROUND
33. Ways up : STAIRCASES
35. Little one : ELF
37. Mac rivals : PCS
40. Certain knife : PARER
42. C.I.A.'s forerunner : OSS
45. Bygone regiment : LANCERS
46. Seaport southwest of Nice : ANTIBES
48. On the double : PRONTO
50. Branch of physics : OPTICS
53. Athirst : EAGER
55. Valuable diamond? : ACE
57. Bruins' home : UCLA
58. Greek characters : PHIS
59. Hotel in "The Graduate" : TAFT
60. Goddess of fertility : ISIS
64. Test place : LAB

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