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New York Times, Wednesday, June 11, 1997

Author:
Rich Norris
Editor:
Will Shortz
"___ Done Him Wrong" (1933 film)
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Rich Norris

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQVX} This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Norris. Wednesday freshness: 34%
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© 1997, The New York Times6/11/97 ( No. 17,382 )
Across
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They're not to be believed : SHAMS
6
Malice : SPITE
11
Foot with a claw : PAW
14
Good-looker : CUTIE
15
Kind of roll : HONOR
16
Stat for Yastrzemski : RBI
17
"This is ___ two can play!" : AGAME
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"Blue Eyes" singer, 1982 : ELTONJOHN
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Deserves : MERITS
22
Comics cry : EEK
23
Balm ingredient : ALOE
24
"Blue Moon" composer : RICHARDRODGERS
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Janet of the Justice Department : RENO
28
Be a pain : NAG
29
Madcap : ZANY
32
Scarlett's home : TARA
35
Biblical gift : MYRRH
39
Leave slack-jawed : AWE
40
Story of Jesus : PARABLE
42
Kernel carrier : EAR
43
Set down : PLACE
45
Queens stadium : SHEA
46
The good guys, in a chase film : COPS
47
VCR button : REC
49
Shooter filler : AMMO
51
"The Blue Knight" author : JOSEPHWAMBAUGH
58
60's TV boy : OPIE
59
Operated : RAN
60
Push beyond limits : STRAIN
62
"Blue Chips" actor : NICKNOLTE
65
Bull: Prefix : TAURO
66
"Wheel of Fortune" request : ANE
67
Shoreline irregularity : INLET
68
Encouraged, with "on" : EGGED
69
Trap, with "in" : HEM
70
Oater chasers : POSSE
71
Scouts' work : DEEDS
Down
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Swindle : SCAM
2
Even bigger : HUGER
3
Pong maker : ATARI
4
Imitation : MIMICRY
5
Stew : SEETHE
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"___ Done Him Wrong" (1933 film) : SHE
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Propelled, as a raft : POLED
8
Bury : INTER
9
Assumed : TOOKON
10
Directional suffix : ERN
11
Manual laborer : PROLE
12
Hate : ABHOR
13
Pouilly-Fuisse and others : WINES
19
Notched : JAGGY
21
Seasonal visitor : SANTA
25
Bellows : ROARS
26
Edith Evans, for one : DAME
29
Erase, as a PC file : ZAP
30
Leatherworker's tool : AWL
31
King Features competitor : NEA
33
Stadium sound : RAH
34
Crosswind direction, at sea : ABEAM
36
Classic car : REO
37
Salt-N-Pepa's music : RAP
38
Divs. of days : HRS
40
Tiniest complaint : PEEP
41
Gentle ones : LAMBS
44
Alabama native : CREEK
46
Pluck : COURAGE
48
Prefix with logical : CHRONO
50
Thickly entangled, as hair : MATTED
51
Old Testament book : JONAH
52
Imagine : OPINE
53
Attack dog command : SICEM
54
Maze parts : WALLS
55
Pot amounts : ANTES
56
Meter reader's reading : GAUGE
57
Took on : HIRED
61
Appears to agree : NODS
63
Bite : NIP
64
Sorbonne summer : ETE

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