New York Times, Tuesday, September 9, 1997

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fruit of the Loom rival : HANES
6. Where boys will be boys : FRAT
10. Frost : RIME
14. Word with time or rights : EQUAL
15. Indian music : RAGA
16. Some mutual fund accts. : IRAS
17. Ingratiate oneself, e.g. : CURRYFAVOR
19. Dust busters, for short : VACS
20. Film critic Pauline : KAEL
21. Cuckoo bird : ANI
22. Style : GENRE
23. Original state : MINTCONDITION
27. "Virginia Woolf" dramatist : ALBEE
29. 1955 children's heroine : ELOISE
30. Ogle : LEERAT
32. Charged particle : ION
33. Mail carriers have them: Abbr. : RTES
37. With 6-Down, operator of a 63-Down : AIR
38. Auction offering : LOT
40. Butterfly catcher : NET
42. Pitcherful, maybe : ALE
43. Droops : SAGS
45. Post-W.W. II grp. : WAF
47. "Shucks!" : DARNIT
49. La Scala productions : OPERAS
52. Shark watchers' protectors : CAGES
53. Sherlock Holmes player : BASILRATHBONE
57. Way in : ENTRY
58. Sale item marking: Abbr. : IRR
59. Big exam : ORAL
62. Pulitzer writer James : AGEE
63. Words of wisdom : SAGEADVICE
66. "Twittering Machine" artist : KLEE
67. Gulf war missile : SCUD
68. Al ___ (firm) : DENTE
69. Does lawn work : SODS
70. Summer shirts : TEES
71. Lock of hair : TRESS
1. "Shucks!" : HECK
2. Water color : AQUA
3. Famed trial venue : NUREMBERG
4. Before now : EARLIER
5. Like Wile E. Coyote : SLY
6. See 37-Across : FRANCE
7. Italian cheese or meat dish : RAVIOLI
8. Give it ___ (try) : AGO
9. Roof top : TAR
10. Rosie the ___ : RIVETER
11. Khomeini, for one : IRANI
12. Computer shortcut : MACRO
13. German Pittsburgh : ESSEN
18. The 2% of 2% : FAT
22. Dogfaces, today : GIS
24. Patricia of "Hud" : NEAL
25. Twelve ___ : NOON
26. Ate fancily : DINED
27. Word of resignation : ALAS
28. "Star Wars" princess : LEIA
31. Radio station need : TOWER
34. Cousin of an orange : TANGERINE
35. Peace Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
36. Places for props : SETS
39. "Gone With the Wind" setting : TARA
41. Guacamole's place : TACO
44. Evening get-togethers : SOIREES
46. Rundown feeling : FATIGUE
48. Hurried next door, e.g. : RANOVER
50. Thickness : PLY
51. Tears up : SHREDS
53. Prominent toucan features : BEAKS
54. The "A" of WASP : ANGLO
55. Riding horse : STEED
56. Stagewear for Madonna : BRA
60. Plays the part : ACTS
61. Some popular jeans : LEES
63. See 37-Across : SST
64. Serve like Sampras, e.g. : ACE
65. Banned pesticide : DDT

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