New York Times, Thursday, September 18, 1997

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 34 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Breeze : SNAP
5. Appetizer for Juan : TAPA
9. Cornrows alternative : AFRO
13. Summer cabin site : LAKE
14. Curaçao neighbor : ARUBA
16. Cherokee, for one : JEEP
17. Suffix with sinus : ITIS
18. Two of a 60's quartet : PAPAS
19. Loads : ALOT
20. Hacked it, as a farmer? : CUTTHEMUSTARD
23. Script scraper : ERASER
24. Cling to : HUG
25. Bill Nye's subj. on TV : SCI
28. Forum matter : RES
29. Médoc, merlot, etc. : REDS
32. Surpassed : TOPPED
34. Hacked it, as a highway engineer? : MADETHEGRADE
36. 1986 World Series stadium : SHEA
39. Long March leader : MAO
40. Smeltery input : ORES
41. Hacked it, as a candlemaker? : WASUPTOSNUFF
46. Informal hatrack : ANTLER
47. Medal recipient : HERO
48. Prefix with pressure : ACU
51. Literary inits. : TSE
52. Dawn deity : EOS
54. Lily-livered : CRAVEN
56. Hacked it, as a pelican? : FILLEDTHEBILL
60. Salalah's land : OMAN
62. "Vive ___!" : LEROI
63. Restrain : BATE
64. [Get the joke?] : WINK
65. Microscopy supply : STAIN
66. Inventor Elisha : OTIS
67. "Don't be startled" : EASY
68. Some are horned : OWLS
69. Lt. Columbo et al. : TECS
1. Deli need : SLICER
2. John Muir's interest : NATURE
3. Muscular dogs : AKITAS
4. Rats, gnats, etc. : PESTS
5. Like some jeans legs : TAPERED
6. 80's-90's writer Saroyan : ARAM
7. Kind of platter : PUPU
8. Discompose : ABASH
9. Open, but just : AJAR
10. Crystalline mineral : FELDSPAR
11. Monogrammatic car of old : REO
12. Choose : OPT
15. Perspicacious : ASTUTE
21. Sister of Zeus : HERA
22. Eagerly excited : AGOG
26. Grant : CEDE
27. Middle of a mensis : IDES
30. Sample : DEMO
31. Secret supply : STASH
33. Academic handle : PROF
34. Handle without care : MAUL
35. Sharpen : HONE
36. Try for a fly : SWAT
37. Geiger of Geiger counter fame : HANS
38. Pop music's Gloria and Emilio : ESTEFANS
42. Flake (off) : PEEL
43. Longhaired fad dolls : TROLLS
44. Scamps : URCHINS
45. "Watch out!" : FORE
48. Do the Wright thing : AVIATE
49. Larry Bird was one : CELTIC
50. But : UNLESS
53. Handle : SEETO
55. Prior's superior : ABBOT
57. Black and wet : INKY
58. Tie : DRAW
59. Labor : TOIL
60. Have a tab : OWE
61. Veterans' concern, briefly : MIA

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