New York Times, Saturday, June 21, 1997

Author: Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor: Will Shortz
Gerald R. Ferguson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Gives everything away : BLABS
6. Without a clue : ATWITSEND
15. Charge : RUNAT
16. Petty crook : CHISELLER
17. Green card candidate, maybe : EXILE
18. Whoppers : TALLTALES
19. "Touch of Evil" director, 1958 : WELLES
21. Like some stock prices : NEARPAR
22. Fish relish : ALEC
24. Singer Sumac : YMA
25. Makes well-liked : ENDEARS
28. Medicinal plant : IPECAC
33. Herbal do-all : ALOE
34. Watkins Glen, e.g. : RACECOURSE
36. Portions : METES
38. P-Q, maybe: Abbr. : VOL
39. Roto-Rooter alternative : DRANO
40. Wildly exaggerated, as a performance : OVERTHETOP
43. Little bills : ONES
44. Biblical short cut : REDSEA
45. Road menace : SPEEDER
47. Time in the classifieds : EVE
49. One of the Muppets : ELMO
50. Basketball forwards, e.g. : LEAPERS
54. Give details : FILLIN
58. Bees do it: Var. : POLLENATE
60. Bit of a waltz : GLIDE
61. Path adornments? : PRIMROSES
62. Philippine president Fidel : RAMOS
63. Fiascos : DISASTERS
64. Celebrated Surrealist : ERNST
1. Ale or coffee : BREW
2. Sumptuousness : LUXE
3. Dye-producing shrub : ANIL
4. Crooners : BALLADEERS
5. Sociologist Shelby : STEELE
6. Pretense : ACT
7. Part of a comparison : THAN
8. Book publisher John : WILEY
9. Kind of calendar : ISLAMIC
10. Almost any mammal : TETRAPOD
11. Sharp rebuke : SLAP
12. Poet ___ Wheeler Wilcox : ELLA
13. Poet's contraction : NEER
14. Pepper and others : DRS
20. Brand : SEAR
23. Want : CRAVE
25. Foreign exchange student, maybe : ELEVE
26. Great : NOTED
27. Carlyle's kinfolk : SCOTS
29. International monetary unit : EURODOLLAR
30. Stretch : CRANE
31. Seven-time Emmy winner : ASNER
32. Bus. bigwigs : CEOS
33. Don Juan's emotion : AMOR
35. Abscond : ELOPE
37. Some dye workers : STEEPERS
41. Indigent : HAVENOT
42. Lucre : PELF
46. Einstein, e.g. : EMIGRE
48. Tape deck option : ERASE
50. Singer of the screen : LORI
51. "___ Coming" (1969 hit) : ELIS
52. Book of the Book of Mormon : ALMA
53. Slangy noun suffix : STER
55. Paint : LIMN
56. Important vows : IDOS
57. Love ___ : NEST
58. Mail-order abbr. : PPD
59. Hook shape : ESS

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