New York Times, Tuesday, January 13, 1998

Author: Stanley B. Whitten
Editor: Will Shortz
Stanley B. Whitten
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Whitten. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
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1. Setting for the lingo in today's theme : CRAPS
6. Brick material : CLAY
10. Cutting remark : BARB
14. Titlark : PIPIT
15. Bonheur or Parks : ROSA
16. Birthplace of seven Presidents : OHIO
17. NASA satellite launcher : AGENA
18. Thomas Moore's land : ERIN
19. Indicates assent : NODS
20. Begin's peace partner : SADAT
21. [.] [.] : SNAKEEYES
23. Oral Roberts University site : TULSA
25. Tarzan portrayer : ELY
26. Request sweetener : PLEASE
29. Entertained : REGALED
33. Physics unit : RAD
34. Elephant Boy of 30's film : SABU
37. Hippodrome : ARENA
38. [::] [::] : EIGHTTHEHARDWAY
42. Contemptuous look : SNEER
43. Certain Ford, for short : MERC
44. Call ___ day : ITA
45. Saw-toothed : SERRATE
47. Reduce : LESSEN
50. Midafternoon on a sundial : III
51. Luxurious : PLUSH
53. [.] [.:] : LITTLEJOE
57. Cassettes : TAPES
61. Concert halls : ODEA
62. Trick : RUSE
63. R-rated or higher : ADULT
64. Large bell sound : BONG
65. Writer Bagnold : ENID
66. T, in physics : TESLA
67. Otherwise : ELSE
68. Pixels : DOTS
69. Calvin Trillin piece : ESSAY
1. Auditors : CPAS
2. Baltic port : RIGA
3. Copied : APED
4. It may be beaten at a party : PINATA
5. Prestige : STATUS
6. Salad greenery : CRESS
7. "___ Doone" : LORNA
8. Where the Gobi is : ASIA
9. New Englander : YANKEE
10. Cemetery, informally : BONEYARD
11. Hail, on the briny : AHOY
12. Carnival attraction : RIDE
13. Supervisor : BOSS
22. "Pomp and Circumstance" composer : ELGAR
24. "___ we forget..." : LEST
26. Iron : PRESS
27. Frankie who sang "Moonlight Gambler" : LAINE
28. Gardening tool : EDGER
29. German industrial region : RUHR
30. Union leader John L. ___ : LEWIS
31. Growing outward : ENATE
32. Six-Day War leader : DAYAN
35. "Sigh!" : AHME
36. Spell-off : BEE
39. Birthright : HERITAGE
40. Hiker's spot : TRAIL
41. Org. that defends the Bill of Rights : ACLU
46. Layered : TIERED
48. Manor : ESTATE
49. Sunglasses : SHADES
51. Propose : POSIT
52. City on the Aire : LEEDS
53. Ear part : LOBE
54. Person with fans : IDOL
55. Counting method : TENS
56. Jupiter's wife : JUNO
58. Cat : PUSS
59. Scat lady : ELLA
60. "Don't move!" : STAY

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