New York Times, Tuesday, March 11, 1997

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKX} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Certain drapes : SWAGS
6. Atlantic food fish : SCUP
10. Gator's kin : CROC
14. Cop ___ (confess for a lighter sentence) : APLEA
15. White-tailed flier : ERNE
16. Deli offering : HERO
17. Colt 45, e.g. : MALTLIQUOR
19. List member : ITEM
20. "That's a lie!" : UNTRUE
21. Household : MENAGE
23. 70's-80's robotic rock group : DEVO
25. The United States, metaphorically : MELTINGPOT
27. Uris hero : ARI
28. Dance, in Dijon : BAL
29. Member of the 500 HR club : OTT
30. Rock impresario Brian : ENO
31. Surgical fabric : GAUZE
33. Ant, in dialect : EMMET
35. "Texaco Star Theater" host : MILTONBERLE
39. Cut down : PARED
40. Brilliance : ECLAT
43. High dudgeon : IRE
46. Mai ___ : TAI
47. Go on to say : ADD
49. "Bravo!" : OLE
50. It once settled near Pompeii : MOLTENLAVA
53. Part of a whole : UNIT
54. Kangaroo movements : BOUNDS
55. Hayfield activity : BALING
57. Prefix with China : INDO
58. Kind of cereal : MULTIGRAIN
62. Shade of red : BEET
63. Conception : IDEA
64. Bizarre : OUTRE
65. Bronte heroine : EYRE
66. Pre-1821 Missouri, e.g.: Abbr. : TERR
67. He had Scarlett fever : RHETT
1. Uncle of note : SAM
2. New Deal prog. : WPA
3. Stream deposit : ALLUVIUM
4. "I can't ___" (Stones refrain) : GETNO
5. Morton product : SALT
6. "Rocky II," e.g. : SEQUEL
7. Diabolical : CRUEL
8. Due halved : UNO
9. Words of assistance : PERMITME
10. "I ___" (ancient Chinese text) : CHING
11. Record again : RETAPE
12. Where to find Eugene : OREGON
13. Awaken : COMETO
18. Early Shirley role : IRMA
22. Signed up for : ENTERED
23. U.N.'s Hammarskjold : DAG
24. Former polit. cause : ERA
26. ___ of the Unknowns : TOMB
28. Like some greeting cards : BELATED
32. Nine-digit number, maybe : ZIP
33. Ultimate point : END
34. R.N.'s offering : TLC
36. Send : TRANSMIT
37. Trompe l'___ : OEIL
38. Stretch : ELONGATE
41. He KO'd Quarry, 10/26/70 : ALI
42. Asian holiday : TET
43. Tipple : IMBIBE
44. "Didja ever wonder...?" humorist : ROONEY
45. Successful escapee : ELUDER
47. Incarnation : AVATAR
48. Spanish Surrealist : DALI
51. Certain investment, informally : TNOTE
52. More competent : ABLER
53. Jesse who lost to Ronald Reagan in 1970 : UNRUH
56. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
59. Ending with quiet : UDE
60. N.Y.C. subway : IRT
61. Modern information source, with "the" : NET

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