New York Times, Saturday, March 8, 1997

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {GJQUWZ} This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
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1. Represents : SPEAKSFOR
10. Pop singer McLachlan : SARAH
15. Rough stuff : HORSEPLAY
16. Poplar variety : ABELE
17. Zap : IRRADIATE
18. Papers, etc. : MEDIA
19. Its slogan was once "We'll open your eyes" : RCA
20. Take from the top : SKIM
21. Dispatcher : SENDER
22. Neck problem : KINK
24. Take, as a course : ELECT
26. Salon service : TINT
27. Over : ENDED
29. Greek ___ : SALAD
31. Call : SEE
32. Longing : DESIRE
34. Gave generously : LAVISHED
36. Biological classifications : TAXA
38. Zoroastrian spirit : DEVA
39. Jumble : MISHMASH
43. Twinkled, as rays of light : DANCED
47. Business abbr. : INC
48. Assume the role of : ACTAS
50. Cahn collaborator : STYNE
51. First-rate : NEAT
53. It holds the sun and the moon : TAROT
55. Long : ACHE
56. Lot employees : EXTRAS
58. Kind of appeal : SNOB
60. Word with top or dog : LAP
61. Frosty : RIMED
62. Some supervisors : CHAPERONS
64. "___ flowing with milk and honey": Exodus : ALAND
65. Reserve : RETICENCE
66. Advances : LENDS
67. Interscholastic competition : TRACKMEET
1. Dodged : SHIRKED
2. Chubby : PORCINE
3. Saturday jobs, typically : ERRANDS
4. Simile phrase : ASA
5. Reebok alternative : KEDS
6. Net feat : SPIKE
7. Waves wildly : FLAILS
8. Fiber source : OATMEAL
9. Deli offering : RYE
10. Bar order, with "the" : SAME
11. Has ___ for (is skilled at) : ABENT
12. Flushed : REDDISH
13. Title recipient : ALIENEE
14. Word with tender or chicken : HEARTED
21. Held (off) : STAVED
23. Jarrett of jazz : KEITH
25. Decked : CLAD
28. Tension : DRAMA
30. Sutherland et al. : DIVAS
33. Squeezes (from) : EXACTS
35. Worker always seen in a suit : SANTA
37. Hammett hound : ASTA
39. Old quiz show category : MINERAL
40. Banished : INEXILE
41. Nickname for actor/singer Benjamin Crothers : SCATMAN
42. More bitter : HARSHER
44. Amusement park attraction : CYCLONE
45. Intensify : ENHANCE
46. Like some eyes : DEEPSET
49. Liszt's ___ in B minor : SONATA
52. Current : TREND
54. Seminar focus : TOPIC
57. Puts together : ADDS
59. Chip of the P.G.A. : BECK
62. PC part : CRT
63. Rock group with whom Dan Rather once jammed : REM

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