New York Times, Wednesday, January 22, 1997

Author: J. Schmalzbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Jonathan Schmalzbach
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQWZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
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1. Theme of this puzzle : CAFE
5. Odorless gas : ETHANE
11. Finger-paint : DAB
14. Body of troops : UNIT
15. The general Pelopidas, for one : THEBAN
16. Toothpullers' grp. : ADA
17. Coffee-loving "Star Wars" character? : JAVATHEHUTT
19. Singing syllables : LAS
20. Unlock, in poetry : OPE
21. First ___ : AID
22. Muslim leaders : IMAMS
24. Actor who demands frothy coffee on the set? : ALCAPPUCCINO
28. Granny Smiths : APPLES
31. 1953 A.L. M.V.P. Al : ROSEN
32. Boors : LOUTS
33. Like "Aida" : OPERATIC
37. Aldrich Ames, for one : MOLE
38. Subsided : EBBED
40. Japanese soup : MISO
41. Endorsement : APPROVAL
43. More rational : SANER
44. Parry : EVADE
45. Football ploy : SCREEN
46. 50's comedienne with a taste for flavored coffee? : IMOGENEMOCHA
50. Imposing residence : MANOR
51. Small dog, for short : POM
52. Veteran : PRO
55. Graffiti, to some : ART
56. Vaudevillian fond of coffee with milk? : AULAITOLSEN
61. Actress Scala : GIA
62. Patron : CLIENT
63. Lacey on "Cagney & Lacey" : DALY
64. Telesthesia : ESP
65. Factors in conjugation : TENSES
66. Underworld river : STYX
1. Stephen King thriller : CUJO
2. Take ___ (rest) : ANAP
3. Take ___ (rest) : FIVE
4. Schedule abbr. : ETA
5. Moral principles : ETHICS
6. 1971 courtroom drama : THEDA
7. Chuckle sound : HEH
8. ___ Dhabi (Mideast capital) : ABU
9. Slave Turner : NAT
10. Lorelei : ENTICER
11. ___ Lama : DALAI
12. Rhett's last words : ADAMN
13. One who sings the part of Mefistofele : BASSO
18. Yarns : TALES
23. 60's Defense Secretary : MCNAMARA
24. Sidekick : ALTEREGO
25. Stumper : PROBLEM
26. Vicar of Christ : POPE
27. Worn : USED
28. ___ mater : ALMA
29. Gossip : POOP
30. Juicer refuse : PULP
34. Antler point : TINE
35. "Amazing Grace" ending : ISEE
36. Moonshine ingredient : CORN
38. "The Blackboard Jungle" author Hunter : EVAN
39. Invited : BADE
42. Ham it up : OVERACT
43. Jerk : SCHMO
45. ___ Bluff National Monument : SCOTTS
46. Mind's-eye view : IMAGE
47. One of the Yankees' M&M sluggers : MARIS
48. Coming up : ONTAP
49. Suppose : OPINE
52. H.S. exam : PSAT
53. Depend (on) : RELY
54. Kind of marble : ONYX
57. Small: Suffix : ULE
58. Chinese author ___ Yutang : LIN
59. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
60. Mormons: Abbr. : LDS

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