New York Times, Wednesday, January 14, 1998

Author: William Bernhardt
Editor: Will Shortz
William Bernhardt
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Bernhardt. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lose freshness, as lettuce : WILT
5. Scenery chewers : HAMS
9. Necklace securer : CLASP
14. Confess : AVOW
15. "Napoleon" director Gance : ABEL
16. Dutch government seat, with "The" : HAGUE
17. Amos or Spelling : TORI
18. Instrument shaped like a 69-Across : LUTE
19. Undisguised : OVERT
20. Cereal secrets? : TRIXOFTHETRADE
23. It may be beaten or bucked : SYSTEM
24. Billy was one : KID
25. Santa ___ : ROSA
28. Beach robe : CAFTAN
33. Tylenol target : ACHE
37. Yours and mine : OURS
39. Razz : TEASE
40. Cereal principle of government? : CHEXANDBALANCES
43. Doughnut-shaped : TORIC
44. Helpless? : SOLO
45. Three-handed card game : SKAT
46. Bit of fabric : SWATCH
48. Kind of admiral : REAR
50. Legendary sleeper : RIP
52. Be a dilettante : DABBLE
57. Celebrates with cereal? : KIXUPONESHEELS
62. Novelist Lagerlöf : SELMA
63. 24-year-old British P.M. : PITT
64. Wistful word : ALAS
65. The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
66. Forearm bone : ULNA
67. Cost of a minute call, maybe : DIME
68. Part of T.W.A. : TRANS
69. Anjou or Seckel : PEAR
70. "Up" side : YEAS
1. Light bulb units : WATTS
2. Creamy white : IVORY
3. Slow-moving lemur : LORIS
4. Between, to bards : TWIXT
5. Henry Hudson's ship : HALFMOON
6. Bump up against : ABUT
7. John Wesley's denom. : METH
8. Streamlined : SLEEK
9. Phylum humans belong to : CHORDATA
10. Volcanologist's concern : LAVA
11. Like fine wine : AGED
12. "Yeah, right" : SURE
13. Stroke : PET
21. Not 'neath : OER
22. Twitch : TIC
26. Beer, slangily : SUDS
27. Place for vines : ARBOR
29. Swampy spots : FENS
30. Equestrian gear : TACK
31. Off land : ASEA
32. Nutcracker suite : NEST
33. New Testament book : ACTS
34. Eats : CHOW
35. Greek queen of heaven : HERA
36. Sartre's "No ___" : EXIT
38. Shopper's delight : SALE
41. Savings account gains : ACCRUALS
42. Guiding light: Var. : LOADSTAR
47. With it : HIP
49. Halftime holler : RAH
51. High ball : POPUP
53. Like some eyes : BEADY
54. Contradict : BELIE
55. Andean grazer : LLAMA
56. Twisting turns : ESSES
57. "The King and I" co-star : KERR
58. Pelvic bones : ILIA
59. Marvel superheroes : XMEN
60. World's longest river : NILE
61. Sicilian smoker : ETNA
62. Emulated Jack Horner : SAT

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