New York Times, Wednesday, September 3, 1997

Author: Hugh Davis
Editor: Will Shortz
Hugh Davis
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {WYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Davis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. They sweep at the regatta : OARS
5. Malay for "man" : ORANG
10. Come to a ___ : HEAD
14. Unbending : IRON
15. Rhythmic pattern in poetry : METER
16. Spindle : AXLE
17. Leaf projection : LOBE
18. City near Boys Town : OMAHA
19. Strike : DELE
20. Oscar winner for "Jerry Maguire" : CUBAGOODINGJR
23. Words to no one in particular : ASIDE
24. Star Wars program: Abbr. : SDI
25. Bluesman ___ Mahal : TAJ
28. Born abroad : NEE
29. Certain tennis stroke : CHOP
33. L.A. suburb near Sherman Oaks : ENCINO
35. Giraffe-like ruminants : OKAPIS
37. Whet : HONE
38. Noted Italian religious philosopher : STTHOMASAQUINAS
43. Advance : LOAN
44. ___ Beach, Calif. : LAGUNA
45. Former Big Apple mayor : EDKOCH
48. Certain tide : NEAP
49. Author LeShan : EDA
52. John ___ : DOE
53. Help-wanted abbr. : EOE
55. Exclusive, as circles : INNER
57. Longtime welterweight boxing champ : FELIXTRINIDAD
62. Crossword maker's canvas : GRID
64. Honored the flag : STOOD
65. France's 1947 Literature Nobelist : GIDE
66. Church section : NAVE
67. The Velvet Fog : TORME
68. Neck and neck : EVEN
69. Hammer's end : PEEN
70. Alaska's North ___ : SLOPE
71. Let : RENT
1. Garage squirter : OILCAN
2. Stir : AROUSE
3. Pop singer Dupree : ROBBIE
4. Three-time Masters champ : SNEAD
5. Sequel to "Typee" : OMOO
6. San ___, Italy : REMO
7. Not much : ATAD
8. Certain grape sodas : NEHIS
9. Like some dames : GRANDE
10. Requirement of Islam : HADJ
11. Sweat : EXERTION
12. Everyone : ALL
13. Scenic Scottish river : DEE
21. Small lizard : GECKO
22. Ingredient in a boomerang : GIN
26. O'Neill's "___ Christie" : ANNA
27. Smokey ___ (Broadway hit locale) : JOES
30. Showoff : HAM
31. Translucent gem : OPAL
32. Galileo, e.g. : PISAN
34. ___ Pet (novelty item) : CHIA
35. "Horrors!" : OHNO
36. Wise guy : SAGE
38. Musher's need : SLED
39. Kind of list : TODO
40. Relax : TAKEFIVE
41. Sine ___ non : QUA
42. Free, as clothing : UNPIN
46. Disney frame : CEL
47. Boosts : HOISTS
49. Salad ingredient : ENDIVE
50. Muffle : DEADEN
51. Burning with desire : ARDENT
54. Laud : EXTOL
56. African river : NIGER
58. Perfect place : EDEN
59. Fighting bull : TORO
60. Gambol : ROMP
61. Nice notion : IDEE
62. Econ. statistic : GNP
63. TV actress Charlotte : RAE

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