New York Times, Tuesday, January 20, 1998

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QWZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Literary lioness : ELSA
5. Open a crack : AJAR
9. Seeing red : RILED
14. Painter of limp watches : DALI
15. Rational : SANE
16. Elicit : EVOKE
17. Road, for Romulus : ITER
18. Signs : INKS
19. "Drove my Chevy to the ___..." (1972 lyric) : LEVEE
20. 1991 feminist movie : THELMA&LOUISE
23. Old photo : SEPIA
24. Skin layer : DERMA
25. Radical 60's org. : SDS
28. For the taking : FREE
30. Give a licking : TAN
31. 4:00, in Kent : TEA
32. 300-pound President : TAFT
35. Dog's drink, or resting spot : LAP
37. Bikini alternative : THONG
39. Cousin of the English horn : OBOE
40. Work, as dough : KNEAD
43. Approximately : ORSO
44. Valerie Harper series : RHODA
46. "Much ___ About Nothing" : ADO
47. Certain grains : RYES
48. It thickens the plot : SOD
49. Snowball in "Animal Farm" : PIG
52. Rounds, say : AMMO
54. Mythical monster : ORC
55. Eye opener : ALARM
57. Balance sheet plus : ASSET
61. Cartoon magpies : HECKLE&JECKLE
64. Reluctant : LOATH
66. Zeno's home : ELEA
67. Takes care of the squeaky wheel : OILS
68. Come together : UNITE
69. Armed Forces option : NAVY
70. Sunburn woe : PEEL
71. It's all in the family : GENUS
72. Fires : AXES
73. Ferber of "Show Boat" : EDNA
1. Blue-pencils : EDITS
2. Shop tool : LATHE
3. Result of counting sheep : SLEEP
4. Delivered by a Huey Cobra : AIRLIFTED
5. Home of 3.5 billion : ASIA
6. "Surf City" singers, 1963 : JAN&DEAN
7. It's just over a foot : ANKLE
8. Martha's Vineyard, in the summer : RESORT
9. Trustful : RELIANT
10. Singer Burl : IVES
11. 41-week best seller, 1970-71 : LOVESTORY
12. Barely manage, with "out" : EKE
13. Gidget portrayer Sandra : DEE
21. Deface : MAR
22. Actress Thurman : UMA
26. Thickheaded : DENSE
27. Powdered starches : SAGOS
29. Lodge member : ELK
32. Common sculpture : TORSO
33. Hate : ABHOR
34. Ecological succession : FOODCHAIN
36. Princess tormentor : PEA
38. Some check it daily : HOROSCOPE
41. Early outcasts : ADAM&EVE
42. Suffix with star or tsar : DOM
45. Side in many a western : APACHES
50. Type : ILK
51. Lead ore : GALENA
53. Screen siren West : MAE
56. "Chill!" : RELAX
58. Went down a slope : SKIED
59. "Sea of Love" star Barkin : ELLEN
60. Physicist Nikola : TESLA
62. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
63. Noisy birds : JAYS
64. Blockhead : LUG
65. Early afternoon : ONE

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