New York Times, Tuesday, March 25, 1997

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It's hailed by city dwellers : TAXI
5. "The final frontier" : SPACE
10. Philosopher David : HUME
14. Plow pullers : OXEN
15. Director Welles : ORSON
16. Ukraine's Sea of ___ : AZOV
17. One socially challenged : NERD
18. Scottish estate owner : LAIRD
19. "Oh, my!" : YIPE
20. Bad news : GLOOMANDDOOM
23. Philosopher John : LOCKE
24. It comes from the heart : AORTA
28. Tampa neighbor, informally : STPETE
31. Maladroit : AWKWARD
33. "Common Sense" pamphleteer : PAINE
34. Equestrian's handful : MANE
36. Smidgen : TAD
37. Lots of activity : HUSTLEANDBUSTLE
41. Baseball stat : ERA
42. Like Superman's vision : XRAY
43. Less tanned : PALER
44. Kickoff response : RUNBACK
47. TV journalist Poussaint et al. : RENEES
48. Highway curves : ESSES
49. Window cover : BLIND
51. Like some chicken : SHAKEANDBAKE
57. Talk : CHAT
60. Alternatives to suspenders : BELTS
61. Keen : AVID
62. One for the road : AUTO
63. $100 bill : CNOTE
64. Reply to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
65. "That was a close one!" : PHEW
66. Planted : SOWED
67. Word with high or hole : KNEE
1. Chinese dynasty : TONG
2. Skater's move : AXEL
3. Dry: Prefix : XERO
4. Slothful : INDOLENT
5. Comfort giver : SOLACE
6. Short-sheeting a bed, e.g. : PRANK
7. Stage remark : ASIDE
8. Part of a parachute : CORD
9. Prefix with -morph : ENDO
10. Upper part of a barn : HAYMOW
11. Terrorist's weapon : UZI
12. Swab : MOP
13. "The Three Faces of ___" : EVE
21. "Psycho" setting : MOTEL
22. Sturdy furniture material : OAK
25. Tot's noisemaker : RATTLE
26. Rose's home, in song : TRALEE
27. Common vipers : ADDERS
28. Globe : SPHERE
29. Ford model : TAURUS
30. Galileo's kinsmen : PISANS
31. Amos's partner : ANDY
32. Part of "www" : WEB
34. Luke preceder : MARK
35. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
38. First-rate: Abbr. : EXC
39. Flip over : UPEND
40. Shoal : SANDBANK
45. Confer (upon) : BESTOW
46. Volcano detritus : ASH
47. Got the suds out : RINSED
49. "Look out ___!" : BELOW
50. Starbucks serving : LATTE
52. Kindergarten instruction : ABCS
53. Gambling game : KENO
54. The Bard's river : AVON
55. Toy with a tail : KITE
56. Singer Brickell : EDIE
57. Beret : CAP
58. "Come again?" : HUH
59. Noshed : ATE

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