New York Times, Thursday, August 7, 1997

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Diehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FKQWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Memorable lines : MOTS
5. ___ de mer : MAL
8. Whoop : SHOUT
13. Sports org. based in Boulder, Colo. : USOC
14. Rock singer Carmen : ERIC
16. City on the Swan river : PERTH
17. "Whoops!" : OHOH
18. Succotash ingredient : LIMA
19. Dentist's prefix : ORTHO
20. Org. with a secretary general : NATO
21. Jellystone Park denizen : BOOBOOBEAR
23. Lively dances : HORAS
25. Popular middle name : ANN
26. Econ. stat : GNP
27. Taps producer : BUGLE
29. Old-time actress ___ May Oliver : EDNA
31. Fill : SATE
32. Brief outline : APERCU
34. Nobleman : RAJAH
36. Quite limber : ASLOOSEASAGOOSE
41. Wee hour : ONEAM
42. Best-selling picture book of the 70's : GNOMES
43. "Excuse me" : AHEM
46. "Oh, bother!" : DRAT
48. Cone-shaped heaters : ETNAS
49. Computer acronym : ROM
50. Cardinal insignia : STL
51. Bar offering : SUSHI
53. Sign of affection : GOOGOOEYES
56. ___ Office : OVAL
59. Long Island town, site of the Brookhaven Laboratory : UPTON
60. Dickens's Mr. Pecksniff : SETH
61. Mrs. Charles Chaplin : OONA
62. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
63. Return mailer: Abbr. : SASE
64. Yorick's skull, for one : PROP
65. Prank starter : DARER
66. ___ Royal Majesty : HER
67. Thrill : SEND
1. Physics particle : MUON
2. Dept. of Labor division : OSHA
3. Aim, e.g. : TOOTHGEL
4. Test site : SCHOOLROOM
5. Toast at mealtime : MELBA
6. Melodic : ARIOSE
7. It can move a star : LIMO
8. It can create a stir : SPOON
9. Rosemary, for one : HERB
10. Loser to Chamorro in 1990 : ORTEGA
11. World leader, 1961-71 : UTHANT
12. Football Hall-of-Famer Jim : THORPE
15. Poolside sights : CABANAS
22. Painting the town red : ONAJAG
24. Scout's work : RECON
27. Pastoral sound : BAA
28. Periods of mania : UPS
30. Pulitzer category : DRAMA
31. Vie against Shaq : SHOOTHOOPS
33. Familiar with : USEDTO
35. Infamous 1972 hurricane : AGNES
37. Like some seals : EARLESS
38. Not a picky eater : OMNIVORE
39. ___ green : SEA
40. Twisted path : ESS
43. Contended : ARGUED
44. Big buildup : HOOPLA
45. Ham : EMOTER
47. Pesky fly : TSETSE
50. Item on a sub : SONAR
52. Program offerer : USHER
54. Last word before the gavel hits : GONE
55. "___, right" : YEAH
57. Shortly : ANON
58. Columbo's employer, for short : LAPD

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