New York Times, Thursday, April 17, 1997

Author: Susan Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Susan Harrington Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Convince with smooth talk : SNOW
5. Wallop but good : DRUB
9. Like some pans : NONSTICK
13. ___ lot (few) : NOTA
14. Architect Saarinen : EERO
15. Is beholden to : OWES
16. Show authority, in a saying : CARRYABIGSTICK
19. Native of Novi Sad : SERB
20. Classic party activity : CHARADES
21. Rumpus : SHINDY
23. Sacred image: Var. : IKON
24. Fare-well link : THEE
25. Stay for a while : STICKAROUND
28. Reflects : MIRRORS
32. Six-time U.S. Open tennis champ : EVERT
33. Bistro : CAFE
34. Divinity school subj. : REL
35. Unaccounted-for combatants: Abbr. : MIAS
36. Main impact of an attack : BRUNT
38. The Destroyer, in Hinduism : SIVA
39. Danube city : ULM
40. Tom-tom : DRUM
41. Traffic jam : TIEUP
42. Word with fruit or play : PASSION
44. Famous park name, once : CANDLES
46. Baby sounds : COOS
47. Salve ingredient : ALOE
48. Charm : DISARM
51. Caverns : GROTTOES
55. 1948 film "The Fallen ___" : IDOL
56. Be substantial, as a meal : STICKTOTHERIBS
58. Combustible heap : PYRE
59. Two-dimensional extent : AREA
60. "The wolf ___ the door" : ISAT
61. Slave to detail : STICKLER
62. Where oysters hang out : BEDS
63. Parker and Waterman : PENS
1. 60's civil rights grp. : SNCC
2. Beery of 20's-40's films : NOAH
3. ___ vez (again): Sp. : OTRA
4. Soldiers : WARRIORS
5. Precise : DEADON
6. Fix, as a paper clip : REBEND
7. "Trinity" novelist : URIS
8. Slough : BOG
9. More intrusive : NOSIER
10. John Irving's "A Prayer for ___ Meany" : OWEN
11. Square, updated : NERD
12. Is loyal to : STICKSBY
17. People of eastern Siberia : YAKUT
18. It's not automatic : STICKSHIFT
22. "Present" : HERE
24. Govt. agent : TMAN
25. Heist words : STICKEMUP
26. St. Teresa of ___ : AVILA
27. Paper measures : REAMS
29. Bay window : ORIEL
30. Variety show : REVUE
31. Comedy type : SLAPS
33. Diploma word : CUM
36. Halloween transport : BROOMSTICK
37. Box score column : RUNS
38. Itinerary diversion : SIDETRIP
40. New Look designer : DIOR
41. Certain investment, for short : TNOTE
43. Fishmonger's tool : SCALER
44. Hauled : CARTED
45. Island greetings : ALOHAS
48. Crankcase item : DIPSTICK
49. Romantic interlude : IDYL
50. Hurting : SORE
51. Skirt panel : GORE
52. French river : OISE
53. Israeli diplomat : EBAN
54. Atl. speedsters : SSTS
57. Check : TAB

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