New York Times, Tuesday, September 16, 1997

Author: Christopher Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Christopher Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Holy mackerel!" : EGAD
5. Shady lady : BAWD
9. Landscaper's tool : EDGER
14. California wine valley : NAPA
15. 1847 South Seas adventure : OMOO
16. Running bowline, e.g. : NOOSE
17. Desert mount : DROMEDARY
19. 7-11 game : CRAPS
20. Full up : SATED
21. Aria, usually : SOLO
23. "j" topper : DOT
24. "Yuck!" : UGH
25. Place for marbles : STATUARY
29. Baby blues : PEEPERS
31. Hillbilly TV fare : HEEHAW
35. Strait of Dover port : CALAIS
37. Got some shuteye : SLEPT
38. Hightail it : TEAR
40. New Zealand native : MAORI
43. Executive: Abbr. : PRES
44. Bit of parsley : SPRIG
46. "You've got my support" : IAGREE
48. Settles bills : PAYSUP
50. How many bouquets are made : TOORDER
53. Desperation football pass : HAILMARY
56. Native: Suffix : ITE
57. Bad Ems, e.g. : SPA
60. School sports org. : NCAA
61. Gave a ticket : CITED
63. Caterpillar, for one : LARVA
65. Irish locale of song : TIPPERARY
68. Caper : ANTIC
69. Go ___ detail : INTO
70. "The Masque of Alfred" composer : ARNE
71. Kind of answer : YESNO
72. Kind of tide : NEAP
73. Humorist Bill and others : NYES
1. Finishes : ENDSUP
2. Home annex : GARAGE
3. Rx purveyor : APOTHECARY
4. Woman of distinction : DAME
5. Physique, slangily : BOD
6. Physicians' grp. : AMA
7. "What's the ___ that could happen?" : WORST
8. "___ mind?" : DOYOU
9. They follow standing ovations : ENCORES
10. Golden, in France : DOR
11. Spur : GOAD
12. Hockey great Phil, familiarly : ESPO
13. Take five : REST
18. 1957 Ford debut : EDSEL
22. ___-di-dah : LAH
26. Bygone London transport : TRAM
27. Part of SEATO : ASIA
28. Barker : YELPER
30. Reverend's responsibility : PARISH
32. Like many titles : HEREDITARY
33. "Tarzan" extra : APE
34. Lb. and kg. : WTS
36. ___-disant (self-styled): Fr. : SOI
38. Recipe amt. : TSP
39. Emissions tester: Abbr. : EPA
41. Pro ___ : RATA
42. Operatic prince : IGOR
45. Camel's cousin : GUANACO
47. Rolls's partner : ROYCE
49. Paparazzo's prize : PIC
51. Ev'rlasting : ETERNE
52. Goes brunette this time : REDYES
54. "E pluribus unum," e.g. : LATIN
55. Bath's state : MAINE
57. Leave laughing : SLAY
58. Glazier's unit : PANE
59. Theater, opera, etc. : ARTS
62. Tabriz's land : IRAN
64. Bordeaux, e.g. : VIN
66. Educ. group : PTA
67. Top 40 music : POP

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