New York Times, Thursday, January 29, 1998

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Will Shortz
Frances Hansen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 97 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Platters : DISCS
6. Waveless : CALM
10. Bidder's option : PASS
14. "Racy" neckwear : ASCOT
15. Rink jump : AXEL
16. District : AREA
17. President who married in office : GROVERCLEVELAND
20. Kind of control : REMOTE
21. Military acronym : NORAD
22. What you stand to lose? : LAP
24. Erwin of 50's TV : STU
25. Group of whales : POD
27. Dug into : ATE
28. Beckett award : OBIE
30. "The African Queen" writer : CSFORESTER
33. Swift boats : PROAS
35. Tin Pan Alley org. : ASCAP
36. 1962 Robert Frost collection : INTHECLEARING
41. Fungus, in Falmouth : MOULD
42. Hearty entree : STEAK
44. 1997 Masters winner : TIGERWOODS
49. Mistress in a Thomas Mann novel : ZAZA
50. Photographer's abbr. : ENL
51. "Brat Farrar" mystery writer : TEY
52. "Rocks" : ICE
54. Be worthwhile : PAY
55. In agreement : ATONE
57. Relative of 14-Across : CRAVAT
59. C.I.A. undertaking : COVERTOPERATION
64. Salt Lake City players : UTES
65. Word said with a tear : ALAS
66. Canio's wife in "Pagliacci" : NEDDA
67. Larboard : PORT
68. Vanquish : BEST
69. Down at the heels : SEEDY
1. First name at the U.N., 1953-61 : DAG
2. Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
3. Stinger : SCORPION
4. Sheltered nook : COVE
5. Dams up : STEMS
6. Prickly pear, e.g. : CACTUS
7. Car bar : AXLE
8. Nautical side : LEE
9. XI years before the Battle of Hastings : MLV
10. ___ Alto : PALO
11. Mountain whose name means "holy ground" : ARARAT
12. Ratifying body : SENATE
13. Not so sunny : SADDER
18. College org. : ROTC
19. Makes beloved : ENDEARS
22. Chop off : LOP
23. Archeological shelter : ABRI
25. Assert : POSE
26. Bo Derek's whale of a film : ORCA
29. Words on a Wonderland cake : EATME
31. 1996 Masters winner : FALDO
32. Thick-coated dog : SPITZ
34. More succinct : SHORTER
37. World chess champ, 1935-37 : EUWE
38. Pall : CLOY
39. Sea current : NEAPTIDE
40. Where Samson ground meal : GAZA
43. King Arthur's foster brother : KAY
44. China piece : TEACUP
45. Entirely : INTOTO
46. Mandela portrayer in a 1987 film : GLOVER
47. Most dreadful : DIREST
48. Dueling memento, maybe : SCAR
53. Editor Harold : EVANS
56. "___-ce pas?" : NEST
57. Their days are numbered : CPAS
58. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
60. Bar bill : TAB
61. Cheer for Escamillo : OLE
62. Outlandish : ODD
63. Dissenting vote : NAY

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