New York Times, Friday, October 17, 1997

Author: Alan Jay Weiss
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Jay Weiss
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {VZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Weiss. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lacking significance : JEJUNE
7. Deep Blue specialty : CHESS
12. Laments loudly : ULULATES
15. Successor of Nikita : ALEXEI
16. Ice cream flavor : MINTCHIP
17. It may have a berth to Perth : QANTAS
18. Pump : ASK
19. Brighten : LIGHTUP
21. Returns letters : IRS
22. Cutlet? : NICK
24. Danielle's darling : CHERI
25. ___ B'rith : BNAI
26. The Fair Maid of Kent and namesakes : JOANS
28. Robert Morse tour de force : TRU
29. Dirt-court game : BOCCE
30. Raid : INROAD
32. Art lovers : ESTHETES
34. Garbed : CLAD
36. Increase dramatically : SOAR
37. Wolverines' rivals : BUCKEYES
41. Ahead : ONWARD
45. ___-midi : APRES
46. A.M.A. members : GPS
48. Burt Reynolds film : GATOR
49. Somewhat : ATAD
50. Coventry coolers : GAOLS
52. Losers at Vicksburg : REBS
53. Prog. Cons. opponent, in Canada : LIB
54. Turn bad : GOSOUTH
56. Diminutive suffix : CLE
57. Exclamation of exhaustion : IMBEAT
59. Fussy dress : FROUFROU
61. Handles : SEESTO
62. U.S. air-to-air missiles : SPARROWS
63. User interface : MSDOS
64. Actress Madeleine et al. : STOWES
1. Robin Williams film : JUMANJI
2. A going-over : ELISION
3. Jalopy : JUNKCAR
4. Final: Abbr. : ULT
5. Chemist's condiment : NACL
6. Body of values : ETHIC
7. Thank the singer : CLAP
8. Party member? : HEN
9. Gone : EXTINCT
10. Yachting event : SEARACE
11. Mama's boys : SISSIES
13. Good Olympics score : EIGHT
14. Field : SPHERE
15. Here, in Honduras : AQUI
20. Builder's framework : TRUSS
23. Found fault with : KNOCKED
25. 1899-1902 event : BOERWAR
27. Company division : SALES
29. Hemp : BHANG
31. It breaks in the morning : DAY
33. Unduly : TOO
35. "Women Ironing" artist : DEGAS
37. Belief in false gods : BAALISM
38. Operating periods : UPTIMES
39. Found fault with : CRABBED
40. Lampoons : SPOOFS
42. Was humiliated : ATECROW
43. "Class" star : ROBLOWE
44. Lorax creator : DRSEUSS
47. Impolite sound : SLURP
50. Sunday-meeting link : GOTO
51. Classical walks : STOAS
54. Saturday night specials : GATS
55. Offended : HURT
58. "___ Beso" (Paul Anka song) : ESO
60. Back : FRO

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