New York Times, Thursday, April 3, 1997

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BJQYZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Tries to take (out) : ASKS
5. Mischievous : ELFIN
10. Novelist Mario Vargas Llosa's home : PERU
14. Carnival tune : LILT
15. Actor Greene : LORNE
16. 40's foe : AXIS
17. Think of it! : IDEA
18. Swiftly : APACE
19. Nicaragua's second-largest city : LEON
20. Start of a quote from Emily Dickinson : ALITTLEMADNESS
23. Direction in music : SEGUE
24. Picks up readings on : SENSES
25. Poet's preposition : ERE
27. Indoor-outdoor rooms : ATRIA
31. Common street name : ELM
34. Part 2 of the quote : INTHESPRING
39. Feeding time sound : MEOW
41. Set of beliefs : CREDO
42. Initial offering? : ANTE
43. Part 3 of the quote : ISWHOLESOME
46. John ___ Passos : DOS
47. Time for a coffee break, maybe : TENAM
48. Lunch on : EAT
50. Rags : TEASES
55. Esteem : VALUE
59. End of the quote : EVENFORTHEKING
62. Tel ___ : AVIV
63. Run with one's mouth open? : AEIOU
64. Arab chieftain : EMIR
65. Strike out : DELE
66. Not wait one's turn : CUTIN
67. Communion, e.g. : RITE
68. It's unique : ONER
69. Transport : TRUCK
70. Opposite of 65-Across : STET
1. You may assume it : ALIAS
2. Move somewhat furtively : SIDLE
3. Certain movie light: Var. : KLEIG
4. Michelangelo's "Pieta," e.g. : STATUE
5. Overseas carrier : ELAL
6. Runs : LOPES
7. Formulate : FRAME
8. Like some ancient ruins : INCAN
9. Exigencies : NEEDS
10. Athletic training site, in Greek antiquity : PALESTRA
11. Divorcees : EXES
12. Portuguese rivers : RIOS
13. American mil. wing : USN
21. Actress Garr : TERI
22. Certain tide : NEAP
26. Postal letters? : ENCL
28. Peel : RIND
29. Division word : INTO
30. Seeming eternity : AGES
31. Spew : EMIT
32. ___-majeste : LESE
33. Cut : MOWN
35. Italian number : TRE
36. Stag goers : HES
37. Old Tokyo : EDO
38. A little : SOME
40. "Anything you say" : WHATEVER
44. Eclipse, maybe : OMEN
45. Overhang : EAVE
49. Selfish ones : TAKERS
51. "Is that ___?!" : AFACT
52. Frere's sister : SOEUR
53. Verdi aria : ERITU
54. Zeno follower : STOIC
56. Restrict : LIMIT
57. Join : UNITE
58. Plume's source : EGRET
59. Flat : EVEN
60. Revolting : VILE
61. "Baywatch" type : HUNK
62. Foofaraw : ADO

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