New York Times, Tuesday, October 13, 1998

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Disney's deer : BAMBI
6. With 16-Across, a famed diarist : ANAIS
11. "Am ___ believe...?" : ITO
14. 'Hoods : AREAS
15. Get a new tenant for : RELET
16. See 6-Across : NIN
17. Mighty Cardinal : MARKMCGWIRE
19. ___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
20. "...sting like ___" : ABEE
21. "Oh wow!" : OOH
22. Broken-down motorist's signal : FLARE
24. Nickname of 17-Across hero Babe Ruth : SULTANOFSWAT
28. On the train : ABOARD
31. Unbending : RIGID
32. Gets really steamed : BOILS
33. Suffix with gang : STER
34. Massachusetts' Cape ___ : COD
37. Turn loose : UNLEASH
39. Official reproach : CENSURE
42. N.F.L. scores : TDS
43. Cooperate with a shooter : POSE
45. Playful animal : OTTER
46. Lamb Chop's mentor : SHARI
48. Had relevance to : BOREON
49. Call after a hit by 17-Across : ITSOUTTAHERE
53. Minxes : VAMPS
54. "Cara ___" (1965 hit) : MIA
55. Diva's big moment : ARIA
59. State next to Miss. : ALA
60. Title for 17-Across : HOMERUNKING
64. "...___ a lender be" : NOR
65. Clear the board : ERASE
66. Contradict : BELIE
67. Little scurrier : ANT
68. Sees socially : DATES
69. Where Minos ruled : CRETE
1. Crimson Tide, briefly : BAMA
2. Show horse : ARAB
3. Nothing more than : MERE
4. Popular fund-raiser : BAKESALE
5. Credo : ISM
6. Vernacular : ARGOT
7. 1980's sitcom with two Darryls : NEWHART
8. The Greatest : ALI
9. Suffix with cash : IER
10. Opponent for Martina or Monica : STEFFI
11. Nonblood relative : INLAW
12. Princess topper : TIARA
13. Beginning : ONSET
18. Common ailment : COLD
23. Hallucination cause : LSD
25. Constellation bear : URSA
26. One in the family : NIECE
27. Very nasty sort : OGRE
28. Border on : ABUT
29. 007 : BOND
30. Squelches a squeak : OILS
33. Pint-sized : SHORT
34. Like a button : CUTE
35. After-lunch sandwich : OREO
36. Actor Bruce : DERN
38. Bit of a tiff : SPAT
40. American-born Queen of Jordan : NOOR
41. Runner in the raw : STREAKER
44. Kind of cat : SIAMESE
46. Pacifier : SOP
47. Quite quiet : HUSHED
48. Bridges of Hollywood : BEAU
49. The Donald's first ex : IVANA
50. Eagle's gripper : TALON
51. Bright : SMART
52. Takes on : HIRES
56. Get to, so to speak : RILE
57. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
58. Onetime Time film critic James : AGEE
61. Man-mouse link : ORA
62. Welcome ___ : MAT
63. "ER" network : NBC

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