New York Times, Friday, September 26, 1997

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Andean shrub : COCA
5. ___ Sanctorum : ACTA
9. Crayola color : UMBER
14. Caspian Sea feeder : URAL
15. 1966 Lennon-McCartney tune : GIRL
16. "Hold your tongue!" : PEACE
17. Refugee's request : POLITICALASYLUM
20. "Murder, ___" (1960 film) : INC
21. Author Robert ___ Butler : OLEN
22. Jazz trumpeter Baker : CHET
23. Skeptics : DOUBTERS
25. City on the Po : TORINO
28. Fate : LOT
29. National Gallery ___ : OFART
31. Slicker : MAC
32. Like fraudulent accidents : STAGED
35. Milk source : EWE
36. Cartoonist Walker : MORT
37. Timber or water, for instance : NATURALRESOURCE
40. Some train cargoes : ORES
41. "Undoubtedly" : YES
42. Like the risk to bet on, maybe : SUREST
43. "What a ___!" (beach comment) : BOD
44. Reno game : SLOTS
46. "Chuang Tzu" principle : TAO
47. Prefix with sphere : STRATO
49. Infamous pen : ALCATRAZ
53. Side in a 1980's war : IRAN
54. Go bad : TURN
55. Chemical suffix : IDE
56. Modern air munition : LASERGUIDEDBOMB
60. Movie scorer Straus : OSKAR
61. Beclouds, with "up" : FOGS
62. Controversial ripener : ALAR
63. Verbose : GASSY
64. Change machine fill : ONES
65. Rowlands of "Light of Day" : GENA
1. One usually seen taking a bow : CUPID
2. Town near Bangor : ORONO
3. They're deemed worth taking : CALCULATEDRISKS
4. The People's Champ : ALI
5. Quick : AGILE
6. Chicago suburb : CICERO
7. Commuter hub : TRANSFERSTATION
8. Completely : ALL
9. Gist : UPSHOT
10. Industrialist Guggenheim : MEYER
11. Babe Ruth, in 1914 : BALTIMOREORIOLE
12. French crown : ECU
13. "The One I Love" group : REM
18. Barely walk : TOTTER
19. Taylor or Hayes, e.g. : ACTRESS
24. Counterfeit : BOGUS
26. Busters : NARCS
27. Chamber group, perhaps : OCTET
30. Knock out, so to speak : AWE
32. Brahmins : SNOBS
33. Place to see a hanged man, e.g. : TAROT
34. Dawn-till-dusk : DAYLONG
36. Marshal under Napoleon : MURAT
38. Roarer : LEO
39. ___ about (publicly visible) : OUTAND
44. Without a cover at night : STARRY
45. Gunk : SLUDGE
48. Expanses : AREAS
50. Garnish leaf : CRESS
51. Pitcher, of a sort : ADMAN
52. Kind of crossing : ZEBRA
56. Part of a trunk : LOG
57. ___ precaution : ASA
58. Subject of a grainy picture? : UFO
59. Nab : BAG

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