New York Times, Friday, January 24, 1997

Author: D. J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GJQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. "Cowabunga!" or "23 skiddoo" : CATCHWORD
10. Formulated : DRAWN
15. Home of the Hittites : ASIAMINOR
16. Like H. P. Lovecraft stories : EERIE
17. Onetime Sting operation? : THEPOLICE
18. Go after : CHASE
19. Farm areas : STIES
20. Accepted : OKD
21. Mirrored : APED
22. Ode subject : URN
23. At all : ANY
24. Adulterate : DEBASE
26. Tao, literally : PATH
28. Letter box deposits : USMAIL
30. 1963 Martin Ritt film : HUD
31. Complimentary close : YOURS
33. Kind of farming : ONECROP
35. "Who knows not where a wasp does wear his sting?" speaker : PETRUCHIO
37. Tryout : TESTRUN
39. Jewish months : ADARS
42. Census entry : SEX
43. "Skin Deep" star : RITTER
45. "Bonne ___!" : NUIT
47. Yellow fruit : PAPAYA
49. Common joiner : AND
50. Aberdeen negative : NAE
51. Satirist Idle : ERIC
52. Depression : PIT
53. Terra ___ : FIRMA
55. Disinclined : LOATH
57. Medical dissections : ANATOMIES
59. "___ luck!" : LOTSA
60. Garden bloomer : CHINAROSE
61. Campaign tactic : SMEAR
62. Volcanologist's instrument : TILTMETER
1. McDonald's freebie : CATSUP
2. Where butts are parked : ASHTRAY
3. Establish a link with : TIEINTO
4. Fear is one : CAPE
5. Med. care providers : HMOS
6. Humorist Shriner : WIL
7. Salad garnish : ONIONS
8. Greetings from John Denver? : ROCKYMOUNTAINHI
9. 1856 Stowe novel : DRED
10. Holiday mo. : DEC
11. Detox place : REHAB
12. Plains native : ARAPAHO
13. Finally understands, with "to" : WISESUP
14. Something nice to feel : NEEDED
23. 1976 Winter Olympics host : AUSTRIA
24. Action movie series : DIEHARD
25. 1961 Charlton Heston portrayal : ELCID
27. Cadence sounds : HUPS
29. Mandela's polit. party : ANC
32. Hear again : RETRY
34. Reddish-brown : ROAN
36. Groove : RUT
37. Small eatery : TEAROOM
38. Make amends for : EXPIATE
40. Grow abundantly : RUNRIOT
41. Standpipe with two openings : SIAMESE
42. Some witchcraft : SPELLS
44. Involve : ENTAIL
46. Come-on : TEASER
48. ___ part (role-plays) : ACTSA
52. Alliance basis : PACT
53. Froth : FOAM
54. Hungarian patriot Nagy : IMRE
56. Kramden laugh : HAR
58. Cable letters : TNT

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