New York Times, Tuesday, July 22, 1997

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKX} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. N.B.A.'s O'Neal, familiarly : SHAQ
5. Nicklaus's org. : PGA
8. Orbital point : APSIS
13. Cape Canaveral grp. : NASA
14. E.T. vehicles : UFOS
15. The Beatles' "You Won't ___" : SEEME
16. Santa checks it twice : LIST
17. Popular adhesive : SCOTCHTAPE
19. Facility : EASE
21. Egg ___ yung : FOO
22. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
23. Canasta relative : GINRUMMY
26. Cash register key : NOSALE
28. ___ trick (three goals) : HAT
29. It kept a princess up : PEA
30. Dallas player, for short : MAV
31. Small island : CAY
32. "Oh, ___ kind of guy..." : IMTHE
34. Score in horseshoes : LEANER
37. New Orleans hot spot : BOURBONSTREET
41. Edits : EMENDS
42. Overindulgent parent, e.g. : DOTER
44. "Meet the Press" network : NBC
47. Actress Sue ___ Langdon : ANE
48. Feather source : EMU
50. ___-Magnon : CRO
51. Conditioning, as leather : OILING
53. Ham holder : RYEBREAD
55. Golfer's pocketful : TEES
56. Cool ___ cucumber : ASA
58. Future atty.'s exam : LSAT
59. 1777 battle site : BRANDYWINE
62. Worst possible score : ZERO
65. Role player : ACTOR
66. Athlete with a statue in Richmond, Va. : ASHE
67. Hydrox rival : OREO
68. Villa ___ (Italian site) : DESTE
69. Hair goo : GEL
70. Highway entrance : RAMP
1. Variety show since 1975, briefly : SNL
2. "Bali ___" : HAI
3. O.K. : ASSENTTO
4. Persian Gulf nation : QATAR
5. Army rank E-3 : PFC
6. Disney star : GOOFY
7. Regarding : ASTO
8. Campfire remnant : ASH
9. "For ___ sake!" : PETES
10. Washington State airport : SEATAC
11. Relative of a gazelle : IMPALA
12. Old vaudeville actress Blossom : SEELEY
14. 1972 Bill Withers hit : USEME
18. Longtime Harvard president James Bryant ___ : CONANT
20. Second-biggest movie hit of 1978 : SUPERMAN
23. Touch-tone 4 : GHI
24. Poetic foot : IAMB
25. "Cheers" bar owner Sam : MALONE
27. Recording studio add-ins : OVERDUBS
30. Raymond of "East of Eden" : MASSEY
33. Shade : HUE
35. Tackle's neighbor : END
36. Custom Royale of old autodom : REO
38. Popular pain relief cream : BENGAY
39. And so on : ETCETERA
40. Trillion: Prefix : TERA
43. Engine part : ROD
44. So-so : NOTBAD
45. Writer Ambrose : BIERCE
46. Footballer's footwear : CLEATS
49. Free-for-all : MELEE
52. "Once ___ Enough" : ISNOT
53. Pay boost : RAISE
54. Shadow eliminator? : RAZOR
57. Booty : SWAG
60. Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
61. Devils' org. : NHL
63. Dream period, for short : REM
64. Alley ___ : OOP

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