New York Times, Monday, October 17, 1994

Author: Jonathan Schmatzbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Jonathan Schmalzbach
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1994, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Iraq's second-largest city : BASRA
6. Drain problem : CLOG
10. Actress Garr : TERI
14. Dominant : ONTOP
15. Hockey's Gordie : HOWE
16. Flair : ELAN
17. Poker loser's retort : DOUBLEORNOTHING
20. Hindquarters : END
21. Western Indian : OTOE
22. French fighter jet : MIRAGE
23. Amo, _____, amat : AMAS
24. Transfusion liquids : SERA
25. Ambiguity : DOUBLEENTENTE
30. Kind of loser : BORN
31. Publicizes : AIRS
32. "How dry _____" : IAM
34. Plenty : ALOT
35. Plaintiff or defendant : PARTY
37. Cruel one : OGRE
38. Midmorning : TEN
39. Slug : BELT
40. Twisted : BENT
41. Some baseball games : DOUBLEHEADERS
46. Bargain hunter's delight : SALE
47. Dental photo : XRAY
48. Mummify : EMBALM
51. "King _____" : KONG
52. Apply with a light touch : DAB
55. Insurance provision : DOUBLEINDEMNITY
58. "_____ just take a minute" : ITLL
59. In _____ of : LIEU
60. Golfer with an army : ARNIE
61. Prefix with gram or graph : TELE
62. Prevaricates : LIES
63. Gift ideas for prisoners? : RASPS
1. Foretoken : BODE
2. Ever and _____ : ANON
3. Collar fastener : STUD
4. Morrow of "Quiz Show" : ROB
5. Savoir-faire : APLOMB
6. Pick : CHOOSE
7. Knowledge : LORE
8. Have : OWN
9. "There is no royal road to _____": Euclid : GEOMETRY
10. Ayatollah's capital : TEHRAN
11. "On the Waterfront" director Kazan : ELIA
12. Summoned, as a servant : RANG
13. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
18. Kin of etc. : ETAL
19. Radials, e.g. : TIRES
23. Fritzi Ritz, to Nancy : AUNT
24. Show of anger : SNIT
25. Distributed charity : DOLED
26. Home of Maine's Black Bears : ORONO
27. _____ Day (April 22) : EARTH
28. Tony of cereal fame : TIGER
29. Works hard for : EARNS
30. Horror-film prop : BAT
33. Happened upon : MET
35. Headlong : PELLMELL
36. Toward shelter : ALEE
37. Old-fashioned wedding word : OBEY
39. "Hoops" : BBALL
42. Of service : USABLE
43. Uris bestseller : EXODUS
44. English composer Thomas : ARNE
45. "Broadway Open House" regular, in 50's TV : DAGMAR
48. Fix text : EDIT
49. Speck of dust : MOTE
50. Positive Wall Street figure : BULL
51. Banjo site, in song : KNEE
52. Rackets : DINS
53. Eagerly expecting : ATIP
54. Ciao, adios, etc. : BYES
56. Three, on a sundial : III
57. F.D.R.'s Blue Eagle grp. : NRA

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