New York Times, Monday, August 4, 1997

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Neanderthal's weapon : CLUB
5. Basketballer : CAGER
10. Tramp : HOBO
14. Sharpen, as a razor : HONE
15. Dateless : ALONE
16. Finished : OVER
17. Touch up, as text : EDIT
18. Repeated Chris O'Donnell movie role : ROBIN
19. Org. expanding into Eastern Europe : NATO
20. Healthy : FITASAFIDDLE
23. Toward the stern : AFT
24. September bloom : ASTER
28. Mother that can't be fooled : NATURE
32. Much of kindergarten : PLAYTIME
35. Sports venue : ARENA
36. Woeful word : ALAS
37. The first X of X-X-X : TIC
38. Spotless : CLEANASAWHISTLE
42. No longer working: Abbr. : RET
43. Parts of bytes : BITS
44. "Frasier" character : NILES
45. Weaken : ENERVATE
48. Ulcer cause, in popular belief : STRESS
49. Emergency room supply : SERUM
50. Cosmonauts' space station : MIR
51. Taut : TIGHTASADRUM
59. Certain boxing blow : LEFT
62. Send, as payment : REMIT
63. Seldom seen : RARE
64. Mitch Miller's instrument : OBOE
65. "Goodnight" girl of song : IRENE
66. The dark side : EVIL
67. Still sleeping : ABED
68. Copier powder : TONER
69. A.F.C. division : WEST
1. Worker with an apron : CHEF
2. New Jersey city south of Paramus : LODI
3. Army outfit : UNIT
4. VHS alternative : BETA
5. Chianti container : CARAFE
6. Skyward : ALOFT
7. Mongolian desert : GOBI
8. Camelot lady : ENID
9. Split : REND
10. "I'm telling you the truth!" : HONEST
11. Lab eggs : OVA
12. Craps action : BET
13. Treasure of the Sierra Madre : ORO
21. See-through wrap : SARAN
22. Minstrel's song : LAY
25. Y. A. of the Giants : TITTLE
26. Novelist Zola and others : EMILES
27. Alcove : RECESS
28. Mother-of-pearls : NACRES
29. Longtime "What's My Line" panelist : ARLENE
30. Wobble : TEETER
31. Spanish article : UNA
32. Batter's position : PLATE
33. Statutes : LAWS
34. Baseball bat wood : ASH
36. "___ was in the beginning..." : ASIT
39. Lawyers' org. : ABA
40. Prefix with venous : INTRA
41. Madam's mate : SIR
46. Like a wagon trail : RUTTED
47. George Marshall's alma mater, briefly : VMI
48. Nun : SISTER
50. Down East : MAINE
52. Stick-to-itiveness : GRIT
53. Submarine sandwich : HERO
54. Feds : TMEN
55. Attracted : DREW
56. Strong thumbs-up review : RAVE
57. "Mila 18" novelist : URIS
58. Liquefy, as ice cream : MELT
59. Mauna ___ : LOA
60. Decline : EBB
61. Antagonist : FOE

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