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New York Times, Wednesday, February 26, 1997

Author:
Glenn E. Sykes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Glenn E. Sykes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Sykes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York TimesNo. 0226 ( 17,277 )
Across
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Two out of two : BOTH
5
Holy war : JIHAD
10
Take illegally : SKIM
14
Ambience : AURA
15
Writer St. Johns : ADELA
16
Part of A.D. : ANNO
17
Anne Morrow Lindbergh book : BRINGMEAUNICORN
20
How two hearts may beat : ASONE
21
Gluck and Mahler : ALMAS
22
Corp. honcho : CEO
23
Hill dweller : ANT
25
Furtive fellow : SNEAK
27
Superior : HIGHERUP
32
Actor Depardieu : GERARD
35
Netanyahu's land: Abbr. : ISR
36
Cap feature : VISOR
38
Double-reed instrument : OBOE
39
Michael Landon portrayal : TEENAGEWEREWOLF
43
"Dies ___" : IRAE
44
Tijuana title : SENOR
45
Sky sight : UFO
46
Tie up : TETHER
49
Banter : REPARTEE
51
Rigs : FIXES
53
Compass point : ESE
54
Actress Thurman : UMA
56
Chou of China : ENLAI
59
Fill with joy : ELATE
63
1941 Disney film, with "The" : RELUCTANTDRAGON
66
Women, condescendingly : GALS
67
To have, in Le Havre : AVOIR
68
Twine : CORD
69
"Born Free" lioness : ELSA
70
Comic Bruce : LENNY
71
Clashing forces? : EGOS
Down
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Rum-soaked cake : BABA
2
Sharers' word : OURS
3
Jazz combo, often : TRIO
4
Political theorist Arendt : HANNAH
5
Preserves : JAM
6
Bright thought : IDEA
7
Get better : HEAL
8
Grads : ALUMS
9
Vietnamese seaport : DANANG
10
Anatomical pouch : SAC
11
Loaf : KNOCKABOUT
12
Concerning : INRE
13
Not stereo : MONO
18
John Calvin's city : GENEVA
19
Words of understanding : ISEE
24
H.S. math : TRIG
26
Lined up : AROW
27
Command to the band : HITIT
28
Rhone tributary : ISERE
29
Montana's second-largest city : GREATFALLS
30
Takes advantage of : USES
31
Megalomaniac's desire : POWER
33
John who married Pocahontas : ROLFE
34
Moll Flanders's creator : DEFOE
37
Russo of "Tin Cup" : RENE
40
Radar's soft drink : NEHI
41
Lariat : ROPE
42
Desk item : ERASER
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Board member : EXEC
48
Video store transaction : RENTAL
50
Tie up again : RELACE
52
Drudge : SLAVE
54
Push : URGE
55
Ground grain : MEAL
57
Auth. unknown : ANON
58
Pack ___ (give up) : ITIN
60
Popeyed : AGOG
61
Mower maker : TORO
62
Aims : ENDS
64
"Born in the ___" : USA
65
Not sweet : DRY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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