New York Times, Wednesday, September 24, 1997

Author: Wayne Robert Williams
Editor: Will Shortz
Wayne Robert Williams
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Williams. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flaccid : LIMP
5. Writer Ferber : EDNA
9. Port of Iraq : BASRA
14. Neighborhood : AREA
15. Picture of a physician : XRAY
16. Old-time strongman : ATLAS
17. Alternative to a tuning fork : PITCHPIPE
19. New York city or its college : UTICA
20. Mil. entertainers : USO
21. "Sorry 'bout that!" : OOPS
22. Some binary compounds : OXIDES
23. Apollo as god of the sun : PHOEBUS
25. Preserved for later : ONICE
26. Wasn't fast...or was fast? : RAN
27. Joke's target : BUTT
28. Darling of baseball : RON
31. Car crime : HITANDRUN
35. Practice piece : ETUDE
37. Folk singer Phil : OCHS
38. "___ I Don't Have You" (1959 hit) : SINCE
40. Holm oak : ILEX
41. Makes holes : BORES
43. Practical experiment : FIELDTEST
45. Lennon's widow : ONO
46. Potter's need : KILN
48. Guy's date : GAL
49. "Missing You" singer John : WAITE
51. Stanches : ARRESTS
55. Some T-shirts : SMALLS
57. Piano-violin piece : DUET
58. Stage signal : CUE
59. Masseur's offering : TOWEL
60. Get sick in the winter : CATCHCOLD
62. Lacking sense : INANE
63. Melville novel : OMOO
64. Church area : APSE
65. Shot out beams : RAYED
66. Actress Armstrong : BESS
67. Symbol on California's flag : BEAR
1. Drink like a cat : LAPUP
2. ___ Sweeps Derby : IRISH
3. "I want to, as well" : METOO
4. It washes Wash. : PAC
5. Explains in detail : EXPOUNDS
6. Nerds : DRIPS
7. Siestas : NAPS
8. Nautical assent : AYE
9. Principal ore of aluminum : BAUXITE
10. Room at the top : ATTIC
11. Obsolete math aid : SLIDERULE
12. Family of man : RACE
13. Gray and others : ASAS
18. White House architect James : HOBAN
22. Neighbor of Man. : ONT
24. Expunge : ERASE
25. Light weight : OUNCE
27. Russian novelist Ivan : BUNIN
29. Some old poetry : ODES
30. Waiting room call : NEXT
31. Wandering soul : HOBO
32. Computer image : ICON
33. Dispose of : THROWAWAY
34. Search messily : RIFLE
36. Library catalogue heading : TITLE
39. "View of Toledo" and "Adoration" : ELGRECOS
42. Adept : SKILLED
44. Vader of "Star Wars" : DARTH
47. "___ a Living" : ITS
50. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
51. Cars : AUTOS
52. Purview : SCOPE
53. Oklahoma city : TULSA
54. Passover meal : SEDER
55. Be up and about : STIR
56. Actress Washbourne : MONA
57. Lady's title : DAME
60. Male swan : COB
61. Semi part : CAB

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