New York Times, Tuesday, October 31, 1995

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Small amount : IOTA
5. Campus military grp. : ROTC
9. More unusual : ODDER
14. Tel ____ : AVIV
15. Lamb pen name : ELIA
16. 54 Down's creator : VERNE
17. Trick : MAGICIANSDECEIT
20. Causes tearing : BLEARS
21. Muscle-building drugs : STEROIDS
22. Throw gently : TOSS
24. Tell (on) : RAT
25. Treat : TAKEOUTTODINNER
33. Pipe joiont : ELL
34. ____-do-well (good for nothing) : NEER
35. Of the best quality : PRIMO
36. Domestic : MAID
38. Primitive fishing tool : SPEAR
41. A long time : AGES
42. Maine trees : PINES
44. Pub pints : ALES
46. Opposite of WSW : ENE
47. Trick : ONEROUNDOFCARDS
51. One for Juan : UNO
52. Knitter's stitch : PURL
53. Cherish as sacred : ENSHRINE
58. More than annoyed : GALLED
62. Treat : DELECTABLEGOODY
64. Love, Italian-style : AMORE
65. Last word in chess : MATE
66. Counsel positively : URGE
67. Specks : MOTES
68. Means justifier : ENDS
69. Started a hole, with "up" : TEED
1. Poetic foot : IAMB
2. Track shape : OVAL
3. Andrews of TV's "Mod Squad" : TIGE
4. Fly : AVIATE
5. Puts out again : REISSUES
6. Pay or Cray ending : OLA
7. Small containers : TINS
8. Batista's successor : CASTRO
9. Leave 25%, perhaps : OVERTIP
10. Art ____ : DECO
11. Zwei follower : DREI
12. City west of Tulsa : ENID
13. Soaks flax : RETS
18. Sing like Bing : CROON
19. Exhausted : DEAD
23. Word with dance or stair : STEP
25. Pace : TEMPO
26. Actor Delon : ALAIN
27. Actor Kevin : KLINE
28. Tire feature : TREAD
29. Powerful D.C. lobby : NRA
30. Neighbor of Chad : NIGER
31. Fix, as text : EMEND
32. Romantic gift : ROSES
37. "____ Rosenkavalier" : DER
39. Cockeyed : ALOP
40. Some immigrants : REFUGEES
43. They're sometimes confidential : SOURCES
45. Scrawny one : SCRAG
48. The "U" in B.T.U. : UNIT
49. Obscure : NONAME
50. Unrestrained : ALLOUT
53. Mild cheese : EDAM
54. "20,000 Leagues" captain : NEMO
55. Schedule opening : SLOT
56. Roll call answer : HERE
57. Former Israeli statesman : EBAN
59. Knowledge : LORE
60. Rim : EDGE
61. Unnaturally blonde, e.g. : DYED
63. India "Inc." : LTD

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