New York Times, Thursday, September 25, 1997

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Diehl
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Checked for prints : DUSTED
7. "What fools these mortals be" writer : SENECA
13. Under close scrutiny : ONTRIAL
15. Apple variety : WINESAP
16. Hopper : GRAINRECEPTACLE
18. Wee : LIL
19. Lesley of "60 Minutes" : STAHL
20. Fire ___ : OPAL
21. Sweeping : EPIC
23. Put the pedal to the metal : SPED
24. Release forcibly : SPEW
26. Birthplace of Columbus : GENOA
28. Quarterback play : SNEAK
31. Sidewalk stand offering : ADE
32. Cold war grp.? : AMA
34. 1963 Shirley MacLaine role : IRMA
35. Russian river in a Sholokhov title : DON
36. Skipper : GILLIGANSFRIEND
41. Bother : ADO
42. Duds : GARB
43. Scratch the surface : MAR
44. Member of 32-Across : DOC
45. Master's degree requirement : ORALS
47. Plows : TILLS
51. Snaillike : SLOW
53. Pastoral sounds : BAAS
55. What chimney sweeps sweep : SOOT
56. No-show : AWOL
58. Kipling story setting : INDIA
60. "___ Vadis?" : QUO
61. Jumper : ITEMINACARTRUNK
64. "Driving Miss Daisy" co-star : FREEMAN
65. Like TV's Ninja Turtles : TEENAGE
66. So-called "Gateway to Australia" : SYDNEY
67. Like Felix vis-à-vis Oscar : NEATER
1. Golf course feature : DOGLEG
2. Green : UNRIPE
3. Leader born in Georgia : STALIN
4. Lead-in with angle : TRI
5. One overseas : EINS
6. Pub diversion : DARTS
7. Taste : SIP
8. Within: Prefix : ENTO
9. Tidal points : NEAPS
10. Lark : ESCAPADE
11. Came to visit : CALLEDON
12. King Kong, e.g. : APE
14. Track and field attempts : LEAPS
15. Skyscraper workers : WELDERS
17. The house white, perhaps : CHENINBLANC
22. Kind of tar : COAL
25. Proceed : WEND
27. Southwest friend : AMIGO
29. ___ radio : AMFM
30. Measure of purity : KARAT
33. Gelatin substitute : AGAR
36. Roams : GADS
37. Blind devotion : IDOLATRY
38. Cattle drive hazard : LOCOWEED
39. Like Scheherazade : ARABIAN
40. Tennessee's state flower : IRIS
46. 1978 co-Nobelist : SADAT
48. Plumlike fruit : LOQUAT
49. Airport V.I.P. section : LOUNGE
50. He brought Dracula to life : STOKER
52. Common door sign : WOMEN
54. Police car device : SIREN
57. Citrus fruit : LIME
59. To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
61. Qualifiers : IFS
62. Thumbs down : NAY
63. Genetic stuff : RNA

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