New York Times, Saturday, December 20, 1997

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Surfing aid? : WEBBROWSER
11. "What'll ___?" (bartender's question) : ITBE
15. Superimpose : OVERSTRIKE
16. Trounce : MAUL
17. Muster Day enrollees : MILITIAMEN
18. Went down : SLID
19. Set down : ALIT
20. Taste : SIP
21. Esther of "Good Times" : ROLLE
22. Madre's little one : NENE
23. Prefix with -pod : TETRA
26. Passing stats: Abbr. : YDS
27. Barrett of Pink Floyd : SYD
28. Manama is its capital : BAHRAIN
30. Primitive abode : HUT
31. Made smooth : EASED
33. Quaint dance : SOCKHOP
35. Slight edge : HAIR
37. 1994 Emmy-winner Ward : SELA
38. From that cause : THEREOF
41. Go over old ground? : REMAP
44. Small deer : ROE
45. Grand Am competitor : CUTLASS
47. Directed : LED
49. Sewing ___ : AWL
50. Terrified, perhaps : ASHEN
51. Guernsey, for one : ISLE
52. Ill-gotten gains : GRIFT
54. "Die Meistersinger" soprano : EVA
56. Exclusive : SOLE
57. Crackers : LOCO
58. Figured out, in a way : DECIPHERED
61. Parrot : APER
62. Better : AMELIORATE
63. It may be out on a limb : NEST
64. Good judgment : HORSESENSE
1. "A ___ Face" (Joan Crawford film) : WOMANS
2. Curse : EVILEYE
3. Actress Montgomery : BELINDA
4. Commercial name part meaning "shiny" : BRITE
5. Alphabet sequence : RST
6. Publisher Chandler : OTIS
7. Apparition : WRAITH
8. Grins self-consciously : SIMPERS
9. Squeeze (out) : EKE
10. One of a cartoon duo : REN
11. "___ Excited" (1984 hit) : IMSO
12. Hunting cry : TALLYHO
13. Deposit : BUILDUP
14. Tribal leaders, maybe : ELDEST
21. Gets to : RANKLES
24. D. H. Lawrence ranch site : TAOS
25. Kitchen gadgets : RICERS
28. Fierce fighter : BEARCAT
29. Parting words : ADIEUS
32. Who blows thar : SHE
34. Part of the leg : HAM
36. "Call It Sleep" novelist : ROTH
38. Dinghy attachment, often : TOWROPE
39. Spirals : HELICES
40. Con man : FLEECER
42. Loser : ALSORAN
43. Some ammunition : PELLETS
44. Topcoat : RAGLAN
46. Shoemaking sites : ANVILS
48. One of rock's Ramones : DEEDEE
51. Grenoble's department : ISERE
53. Means of defense : FORT
55. "...baked in ___" : APIE
58. Long keystroke : DAH
59. First name in comedy : EMO
60. Laugh sounds : HOS

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