New York Times, Monday, September 29, 1997

Author: Randy Sowell
Editor: Will Shortz
Randy Sowell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQVWX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Response to an insult : SLAP
5. Tibetan monk : LAMA
9. Snack chip : NACHO
14. Prefix with dynamic : AERO
15. Pastoral poem : IDYL
16. "Not you ___!" : AGAIN
17. Expressway access : RAMP
18. Big bag : SACK
19. Saltine brand : ZESTA
20. Attractions near the Nile : GREATPYRAMIDS
23. Doorway : ENTRY
24. Elderly : OLD
25. Orthodontist's org. : ADA
28. Sights around road repairs : TRAFFICCONES
33. "Quiet!" : SHH
36. Fishing equipment : NET
37. ___ Ababa : ADDIS
38. Rural outing : HAYRIDE
41. Fine gold and enamelware : FABERGE
43. Viper : ADDER
44. Swiss peak : ALP
45. Question's opposite: Abbr. : ANS
46. 1, 8, 27, 64, etc. : PERFECTCUBES
51. That: Sp. : ESO
52. It's 21% oxygen : AIR
53. Stallone title role : RAMBO
57. Components of some auto engines : FOURCYLINDERS
62. Screen symbols : ICONS
64. Grand Dragon's group : KLAN
65. Barely passing grades : DEES
66. "___ and Punishment" : CRIME
67. Table of contents, e.g. : LIST
68. ___ spumante (wine) : ASTI
69. 18 on a golf course : HOLES
70. Canyon effect : ECHO
71. Distribute, with "out" : METE
1. "Beetle Bailey" character : SARGE
2. Gain knowledge : LEARN
3. Medieval helmet : ARMET
4. Warhol's genre : POPART
5. Have trouble with esses : LISP
6. "An apple ___..." : ADAY
7. Sherlock Holmes's brother : MYCROFT
8. Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
9. "Schindler's List" villain : NAZI
10. Elderly : AGED
11. Prophetess of Greek myth : CASSANDRA
12. Strike : HIT
13. "Put ___ Happy Face" : ONA
21. Scandinavian war god : TYR
22. 1600, to Cato : MDC
26. Condescend : DEIGN
27. Biblical beasts of burden : ASSES
29. Common conjunction : AND
30. Finder's ___ : FEE
31. Taxi : CAB
32. "___ to the West Wind" : ODE
33. Mold : SHAPE
34. Devil's domain : HADES
35. Swift watercraft : HYDROFOIL
39. Third man in the ring : REF
40. Anger : IRE
41. Winter bug : FLU
42. Police alert, for short : APB
44. Kind of paint : ACRYLIC
47. Convertible or coupe, e.g. : CAR
48. Amuse : TICKLE
49. White-tailed eagle : ERN
50. Iraq's Hussein : SADDAM
54. Reagan Attorney General Edwin : MEESE
55. Royals great George : BRETT
56. Actor Davis : OSSIE
58. "This one's ___" : ONME
59. Applies : USES
60. Whip : LASH
61. "What's gotten ___ you?" : INTO
62. German "I" : ICH
63. ___-Magnon : CRO

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