New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 1997

Author: Raymond Hamel
Editor: Will Shortz
Raymond Hamel
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Hamel. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ boy : MAMAS
6. Early writer on algebra : OMAR
10. Gait : STEP
14. "Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon" author : AMADO
15. Kind of beach : NUDE
16. Tennis star Mandlikova : HANA
17. Sports : HASON
18. George Sand's "___ et lui" : ELLE
19. Maui strummers : UKES
20. Curiosity : INQUISITIVENESS
23. Kind of treat : DUTCH
24. Mountain dweller : IBEX
25. Prefix with -cide : ECO
26. Low shoe with a lace : TIE
27. Halloween prankster's supply : SOAP
29. Corporate giant based in Irving, Tex. : EXXON
31. Regarding : INRE
33. Akershus Castle site : OSLO
35. VCR button : REC
36. Does a legal no-no : LEADSTHEWITNESS
41. Justice Dept. grp. : DEA
42. Big cheese : EXEC
43. Symphony, e.g. : OPUS
44. Lit, so to speak : BEERY
46. Jam : CRAM
48. It can move mountains : TNT
49. Roadie's responsibility : AMP
50. Overture follower : ACTI
53. Ora pro ___ : NOBIS
55. Words before "though some have called thee / Mighty and dreadful" : DEATHBENOTPROUD
59. Mentor : GURU
60. Bandleader Fields : SHEP
61. Site of ancient Smyrna : IONIA
62. Suffix with lay : ETTE
63. Subject, in Spain : TEMA
64. "The Untouchables" villain : NITTI
65. Actors Alejandro and Fernando : REYS
66. Some cutlet cuts : VEAL
67. Misleading interpretation : GLOSS
1. When repeated, a Hawaiian fish : MAHI
2. Trout ___ : AMANDINE
3. Mystery meet? : MASQUERADEPARTY
4. Break point : ADOUT
5. Seattle squad, for short : SONICS
6. "You're the ___ Care For" (1930 song) : ONEI
7. Weekend hot spot : MULTIPLEXCINEMA
8. Robin Williams comment, maybe : ADLIB
9. One of the Canterbury pilgrims : REEVE
10. Forgo : SHUN
11. Find fault with : TAKEEXCEPTIONTO
12. Composer Georges : ENESCO
13. Relay : PASSON
21. "Fiddlesticks!" : SHOOT
22. Put forth : EXERT
26. Up to, informally : TIL
28. Tennis champ who played for U.C.L.A. : ASHE
30. Prefix with phobia : XENO
32. Fulda feeder : EDER
34. One making markers : OWER
37. "Open up!" : SAYAH
38. It is countered with "You must!" : ICANT
39. Warm weather gear : SUNSUITS
40. A fast one : SST
44. University of Wisconsin athlete : BADGER
45. Popular uprising : EMEUTE
47. Depressed : MOPING
51. "I Love Lucy" venue : CBSTV
52. Tickle response : TEHEE
54. Tumult : BROIL
56. Calendar abbr. : TUES
57. Shade of blue : OPAL
58. Performance site : DAIS

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