New York Times, Friday, August 29, 1997

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Diehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pursuing : AFTER
6. Part of a Mideast name : IBN
9. Bibliophile's suffix : ANA
12. Truman biographer ___ Miller : MERLE
13. Atomic bits : NEUTRONS
16. Start of a quip : ADAMDIDNTHAVETO
19. Blackmore heroine : DOONE
20. Sticking spot? : RIB
21. Egoiste's concern : MOI
22. Event where one stands for a spell : BEE
24. Actress Dickinson : ANGIE
26. Suffix with scan : SION
27. Quip, part 2 : LISTENTOEVETALK
31. MASH procedure : TRIAGE
32. Lend ___ (pay attention) : ANEAR
33. Liza's mentor, to Liza : ENRY
34. Telecommunications letters : ATT
35. Obie-winning dramatist David : RABE
38. 1982 Michener epic : SPACE
40. Out of focus : BLURRY
42. Quip, part 3 : ABOUTTHEHUSBAND
46. Gives the heave-ho : CANS
47. Quilt stuffing : EIDER
48. "Help!" : SOS
49. They make contact in "Contact" : ETS
50. Professional runner? : POL
51. Foreign heads of state : EMIRS
54. End of the quip : SHECOULDHAVEHAD
59. Latin extension : ETCETERA
60. Belittle : ABASE
61. Brood : SIT
62. London-to-Lisbon dir. : SSW
63. Kind of star : NATAL
1. Grp. with a caduceus : AMA
2. Eliot Ness, e.g. : FED
3. Swaps at a car lot : TRADESIN
4. One who's tickled : ELMO
5. Start again from scratch : REDO
6. Move over a bit : INDENT
7. Big ___ : BEN
8. Fuel for the body : NUTRIENT
9. Desert mount : ARAB
10. Veterans Day mo. : NOV
11. Tiredness : ANEMIA
14. Cop : THIEVE
15. Bird decoy : STOOL
17. Without substance : INANE
18. It comes from a pen : OINK
22. Deli order : BLT
23. Where hurling originated : EIRE
25. Like Mitch Miller, e.g. : GOATEED
26. Horror novelist Peter : STRAUB
28. St. Paul's birthplace : TARSUS
29. Memphis setting : EGYPT
30. British peers : EARLS
34. Not so well-heeled person? : ACHILLES
36. Pentagon big : BRASSHAT
37. Cubist Rubik : ERNO
39. Patronized an inn : ATEOUT
40. Part of W.W. II's Pacific theater : BURMA
41. Broncos run for them: Abbr. : YDS
42. Super-duper : ACES
43. Clean up : BATHE
44. Initiations : ONSETS
45. Bray : HEEHAW
50. "Painter of the soul": D'Israeli : POET
52. Nobelist Pavlov : IVAN
53. Singer McEntire : REBA
55. Third-century date : CCI
56. 1-Down members : DRS
57. ___ rule : ASA
58. State on the Atl. : DEL

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