New York Times, Monday, September 1, 1997

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GHJQXZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Destine to disaster : DOOM
5. Pepper's partner : SALT
9. Fix (in) : EMBED
14. ___ Major : URSA
15. Pop singer Brickell : EDIE
16. TV's "Kate & ___" : ALLIE
17. Word with land or critical : MASS
18. Score before 15 : LOVE
19. One who raises a stink? : SKUNK
20. Famous Wall Street panic : BLACKFRIDAY
23. Reverse of WNW : ESE
24. De-squeaked : OILED
25. Travel far and wide : ROAM
27. Make war : BATTLE
30. Modern refrigerators do it automatically : DEFROST
33. Prefix with cycle : UNI
34. Actor Davis : OSSIE
37. Field enclosure : FENCE
38. Marksman of Swiss legend : TELL
40. Exodus mountain : SINAI
42. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
43. Spud : TATER
45. Skin: Suffix : DERMA
47. Yucatan year : ANO
48. Well-read : ERUDITE
50. Kind of piano : PLAYER
52. Deftness : EASE
53. Faint, as through ecstasy : SWOON
55. Sit-ups firm these : ABS
57. 1971 Steve McQueen film : ONANYSUNDAY
62. Officer-to-be : CADET
64. Fountain drink : MALT
65. Overhang : EAVE
66. Mannerism : TRAIT
67. Lackawanna's partner in railroading : ERIE
68. Pavarotti piece : ARIA
69. Final approval : SAYSO
70. Poetic contraction : NEER
71. Old Fords : LTDS
1. Slow-witted : DUMB
2. Like some vaccines : ORAL
3. Bones : OSSA
4. Army's mule, e.g. : MASCOT
5. Concerned only with others : SELFLESS
6. Idolize : ADORE
7. Enraged : LIVID
8. Ready to be hit, as a golf ball : TEED
9. Popular oven cleaner : EASYOFF
10. Jan. 15 initials : MLK
11. 1957 Fats Domino hit : BLUEMONDAY
12. One, to Hans : EINS
13. Astronaut Slayton : DEKE
21. Narc's unit : KILO
22. "All the Things You ___" : ARE
26. Side squared, for a square : AREA
27. Montana city : BUTTE
28. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
29. "Voices Carry" pop group : TILTUESDAY
30. Honeybunch : DEAR
31. Happening place : SCENE
32. Voice above baritone : TENOR
35. Team : SIDE
36. Suffix with elephant : INE
39. Helen's mother, in Greek myth : LEDA
41. Charlatan : IMPOSTER
44. Italian rice dish : RISOTTO
46. Major League brothers' name : ALOU
49. Half a score : TEN
51. Temper, as metal : ANNEAL
53. Trap : SNARE
54. Poet Elinor : WYLIE
55. ___ of the Apostles : ACTS
56. Theda of Hollywood : BARA
58. "You said it, brother!" : AMEN
59. Bull's-eye hitter : DART
60. Ardent : AVID
61. Yes votes : YEAS
63. Frozen Wasser : EIS

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