New York Times, Thursday, September 4, 1997

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQW} This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sitar music : RAGA
5. Gyro bread : PITA
9. Weight of a stone : CARAT
14. NATO member: Abbr. : ICEL
15. Dark horse : ROAN
16. Duck : EVADE
17. Buy everyone beers? : GETAROUND
19. Paint ingredient : LATEX
20. "Go Tell It on the Mountain" family name : GRIMES
21. Japanese seaport : KOBE
23. "Enough!" : STOPIT
25. Works on pumps, maybe : RESOLES
30. Historical trivia : DATES
32. Didn't shuffle : STRODE
33. Like most houses : EAVED
36. Change the fight card? : MOVEABOUT
38. "___ takers?" : ANY
39. Cheerleader's act : SPLIT
40. Fi leader : SCI
41. Omit the lettuce? : SKIPAHEAD
44. Dutch genre painter : STEEN
46. December ocean phenomenon : ELNINO
47. Colorado Governor Roy : ROMER
49. Beneficiary : LEGATEE
51. Meal : REPAST
54. Off. helper : ASST
56. Walk quietly : TIPTOE
58. "Sweeney Todd" prop : RAZOR
62. Join the cast? : TAKEAPART
64. Napoleon's punishment : EXILE
65. Hydrox alternative : OREO
66. Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
67. Things to worry over : BEADS
68. Henry VIII's VIth : PARR
69. It holds the line : REEL
1. Actress Diana : RIGG
2. Sampras and others : ACERS
3. "Savvy?" : GETIT
4. Apple-pie order : ALAMODE
5. Oktoberfest toast : PROSIT
6. Letters of credit : IOU
7. Kind of top : TANK
8. Legalese conjunction : ANDOR
9. Keyboard instrument : CELESTA
10. Prize televised on MTV : AVA
11. Cagney epithet : RAT
12. Suffix with some fruit names : ADE
13. Cowboy's moniker : TEX
18. Fix, as a sofa : REPAD
22. Assail : BESET
24. Fiesta Bowl site : TEMPE
26. Symbol of sovereignty : ORB
27. Relaxed : LOOSE
28. Draw out : EDUCE
29. Take hold : SETIN
31. Energy choice : SOLAR
33. Display stand : EASEL
34. Spat spot : ANKLE
35. In competition : VYING
37. King of old movies : VIDOR
39. Al Bundy sells them : SHOES
42. Daughter of Ingrid : PIA
43. Star in Scorpio : ANTARES
44. Photo tint : SEPIA
45. Hide seeker : TRAPPER
48. Temporary skylight? : METEOR
50. Bar, by law : ESTOP
52. Look and look and look : STARE
53. "Bewitched" singer, 1950 : TORME
55. Mitchell mansion : TARA
57. And others, in brief : ETAL
58. Yank's foe : REB
59. Dismiss : AXE
60. 70's-80's Pakistani president : ZIA
61. Part of O.T. : OLD
63. Plop preceder : KER

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