New York Times, Monday, October 20, 1997

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Frosts, as a cake : ICES
5. Give off an odor : SMELL
10. "Iliad" or "Aeneid," e.g. : EPIC
14. Trig ratio : SINE
15. No-no : TABOO
16. Warrior princess of TV : XENA
17. Declare with confidence : AVER
18. TV-top antenna : RABBITEARS
20. 1996 Michael Crichton novel : AIRFRAME
22. Confidential matter : SECRET
23. Skeleton's place? : CLOSET
24. Broad valleys : DALES
26. "So there!" : HAH
28. Sprinted : RAN
29. Dripping : WET
32. Town square : PLAZA
36. Genesis garden : EDEN
38. Jazzy talk : JIVE
39. Nutty thought : HAREBRAINEDIDEA
42. Tennis great Lendl : IVAN
43. Humor columnist Bombeck : ERMA
44. Harbingers : OMENS
45. Physicist's workplace : LAB
46. Mensa members have high ones : IQS
47. ___-fi (book genre) : SCI
49. Rockne of Notre Dame : KNUTE
51. Once a year : ANNUAL
56. Set of advantages : UPSIDE
59. Generosity : LARGESSE
61. Beginners' skiing area : BUNNYSLOPE
63. Price : RATE
64. Actor Estrada : ERIK
65. Uses a Smith-Corona : TYPES
66. Competed : VIED
67. There are 435 in Cong. : REPS
68. Sesames, e.g. : SEEDS
69. Makes mistakes : ERRS
1. Stern that works with a bow : ISAAC
2. Kind of engineer or service : CIVIL
3. Month after diciembre : ENERO
4. Feudal workers : SERFS
5. Layers : STRATA
6. Sir's counterpart : MAAM
7. Receded : EBBED
8. Arcing shot : LOB
9. Perry White was her boss : LOISLANE
10. Company V.I.P.'s : EXECS
11. Prickly ___ : PEAR
12. Legal memo starter : INRE
13. It's made of plaster of paris : CAST
19. Selective Service registrant, agewise : TEEN
21. Post-op period : REHAB
25. Sports venues : ARENAS
27. Cosmopolitan publisher : HEARST
29. Broad : WIDE
30. Like left-hand page numbers : EVEN
31. Lipton products : TEAS
32. Comedian Hartman : PHIL
33. Volcano output : LAVA
34. United ___ Emirates : ARAB
35. Kind of Buddhist : ZEN
37. Not too intelligent : DIM
38. "Huckleberry Finn" character : JIM
40. Bands take them : REQUESTS
41. Performing : DOING
46. Annual Memorial Day event : INDY
48. Gentle stroke : CARESS
49. Difficulties to be worked out : KINKS
50. Run off to the chapel : ELOPE
52. Chutzpah : NERVE
53. Pan Am rival, formerly : USAIR
54. Daisylike bloom : ASTER
55. Yorkshire city : LEEDS
56. "Deutschland ___ Alles" : UBER
57. Undiluted : PURE
58. Scissors cut : SNIP
60. Mimicked : APED
62. Soapmaker's solution : LYE

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