New York Times, Friday, September 19, 1997

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQX} This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
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1. Gravely ill, once : AMORT
6. Big name in auto supplies : NAPA
10. Alphabet trio : RST
13. Damfool thing : BONER
14. Machetes : BOLOS
15. Appear indecisive : HAW
16. Comics hero since 1947 : STEVECANYON
18. Porter : ALE
19. Beers, maybe : CHASERS
20. Request of Rhonda, in a 1965 Beach Boys hit : HELPME
22. Heavenly route : ARC
23. Consider appropriate : DEIGN
26. Have another picture taken : RESIT
27. Helm of fiction : MATT
29. Stop using : SCRAP
31. Left : GONE
32. Invoice fig. : AMT
34. Unfair : ONESIDED
36. Beverly Sills contemporary : MARTINAARROYO
39. Tom or Daisy of "The Great Gatsby" : BUCHANAN
40. 1981 Tony winner McKellen : IAN
41. North Carolina county on the Blue Ridge Parkway : ASHE
42. ___-Roman : GRECO
44. Trudge : SLOG
48. More remote : ICIER
50. Tanker's cargo : CRUDE
52. Provoke : IRE
53. Old nursery song word : LULLAY
55. V.I.P. : KINGPIN
57. Wing : ELL
58. Subject of a 1930's mystery : JUDGECRATER
61. "Norma ___" : RAE
62. Anonym : ALIAS
63. Thunderstorm product : OZONE
64. A.A.R.P. members : SRS
65. Cord fiber : HEMP
66. Fast times : LENTS
1. F.B.I. sting of the late 70's : ABSCAM
2. 1962 monster film : MOTHRA
3. Like "The Zoo Story," e.g. : ONEACT
4. Guns : REVS
5. Stuck : TREED
6. Prefix with dairy : NON
7. One of the Khans : ALY
8. "Fiddlesticks!" : POOH
9. Seven-time Emmy winner : ASNER
10. Liszt piece : RHAPSODY
11. Gene Krupa portrayer, 1959 : SALMINEO
12. Chirped : TWEETED
14. Computer language : BASIC
17. Ready to break, as a wave : CRESTING
21. Multitudes : LEGIONS
24. Certain witticism : GROANER
25. 1880 literary heroine : NANA
28. Wolfpack opponent : TARHEEL
30. Kind of table : PERIODIC
33. Hit song of 1959 : MTA
35. Overseas Mrs. : SRA
36. Powerful : MUSCULAR
37. Victim of Paris : ACHILLES
38. One whose work's a bust : NARC
39. Emergency boat workers : BAILERS
43. Salad ingredients, briefly : CUKES
45. Maker of Wish-Bone salad dressing : LIPTON
46. Break in, so to speak : ORIENT
47. Categories : GENRES
49. Indian chief : RAJAH
51. Register : ENROL
54. Winter time : YULE
56. Goggle : GAZE
59. Lower, in a way : DIM
60. Break : GAP

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