New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 1997

Author: Dean Niles
Editor: Will Shortz
Dean Niles
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQVZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Niles. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. How the boss wants things done, briefly : ASAP
5. Ditto : SAME
9. Devil dolls, e.g. : MOJOS
14. Kind of chop : JUDO
15. "Family Ties" kid : ALEX
16. Dander : IRISH
17. "Oh, woe!" : ALAS
18. Chimney covering : SOOT
19. Nick name? : SANTA
20. "Don't tell!" : MUMSTHEWORD
23. "Losing My Religion" rock group : REM
24. Scene of the William Tell legend : URI
25. Norma Webster's middle name : RAE
26. Cash substitute : IOU
27. Certain corporate career path : THEMOMMYTRACK
33. Beam : RAY
34. Carthage founder : DIDO
35. Julia, on "Seinfeld" : ELAINE
38. "___ Three Lives" : ILED
40. Reggae relative : SKA
42. Brit. decorations : DSOS
43. New York county : OSWEGO
46. Reaching as far as : UPTO
49. Easter parade attraction : HAT
50. 1948 Irene Dunne film : IREMEMBERMAMA
53. Foldaway, e.g. : COT
55. Polit. designation : IND
56. Maiden name preceder : NEE
57. ___ Arbor : ANN
58. Western mountain range : SIERRAMADRE
64. Shade tree : BEECH
66. Equine shade : ROAN
67. "Let's Make a Deal" choice : DOOR
68. "Victory ___" (1954 film) : ATSEA
69. Secular : LAIC
70. Designer Cassini : OLEG
71. Forfeits : LOSES
72. Swirl : EDDY
73. "And away ___!" : WEGO
1. In ___ (having trouble) : AJAM
2. George Takei TV/film role : SULU
3. Sixth-day creation : ADAM
4. "Playing" critter : POSSUM
5. Japanese fish dish : SASHIMI
6. Facial tissues additive : ALOE
7. Doorsill cry : MEOW
8. Obtain by force : EXTORT
9. Poker boo-boo : MISDEAL
10. Mouths, anatomically : ORA
11. Eastern taxi: Var. : JINRIKISHA
12. Prefix with arthritis : OSTEO
13. Sea World attraction : SHAMU
21. Walked (on) : TROD
22. Scarce : RARE
27. Chamber group, maybe : TRIO
28. Dutch painter : HALS
29. See firsthand : EYEWITNESS
30. Clinic workers, for short : MDS
31. Mammy ___ : YOKUM
32. Lowlife : CAD
36. Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
37. "Como ___ usted?" : ESTA
39. German article : DER
41. Police radio msg. : APB
44. Japanese entertainers : GEISHAS
45. Old Dodge : OMNI
47. Period of a renter's agreement : TENANCY
48. Provo neighbor : OREM
51. Channel swimmer Gertrude : EDERLE
52. Grazing area : MEADOW
53. Plot : CABAL
54. "You're ___ talk!" : ONETO
59. Way to go : ROAD
60. Bust, so to speak : RAID
61. Handout : DOLE
62. Film director Nicolas : ROEG
63. "Cogito ___ sum" : ERGO
65. Middling mark : CEE

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