New York Times, Friday, November 24, 1995

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXY} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Out-of-focus object : BLOB
5. Pencil chewing, e.g. : HABIT
10. Stopper opener? : SHOW
14. Margarita ingredient : LIME
15. Shelved for now : ONICE
16. Eggplant color : PUCE
17. Start of a quip : IVESEENTHELIGHT
20. Fivesome : PENTAD
21. Phoebe, Rhea or Tethys : TITANESS
22. "Old" country : SOD
24. Just in or just out : NEW
25. Part 2 of quip : NOVIEWISGREATER
34. Baseless? : ACID
35. Day break : NAP
36. Put on : STAGE
37. German equivalent of the Oscar : OTTO
38. Unsolicited manuscripts : SLUSH
41. In this race, the runners are always behind : LUGE
42. Deliberate : MEANT
44. Old New Yorker cartoonist Gardner : REA
45. Olympian hawk : ARES
46. Part 3 of quip : ITSTHEONEINSIDE
50. Fabled sleeper, informally : RIP
51. Cowboy or Indian : PRO
52. Emerald City locale : LANDOFOZ
57. Behind : LOSING
62. End of quip : THEREFRIGERATOR
64. Frank Herbert book series : DUNE
65. Cigar butts? : ETTES
66. Atlantic City attraction : KENO
67. Diving duck : SMEW
68. Pork purchases : LOINS
69. Air apparent? : SMOG
1. Radar dot : BLIP
2. Full of current : LIVE
3. Eclipse, maybe, to primitive peoples : OMEN
4. Tiptop : BEST
5. Country blowouts : HOEDOWNS
6. Fay, in "King Kong" : ANN
7. Mooring post : BITT
8. "Book of Changes" : ICHING
9. Wobble : TEETER
10. English : SPIN
11. Gargantuan : HUGE
12. Singer Phil : OCHS
13. Volstead Act opponents : WETS
18. Lighten : EASE
19. Noted criminologist with an apt-sounding name : LAWES
23. Ring up : DIAL
25. Supermodel Campbell : NAOMI
26. Mendelssohn's ____ in E flat major : OCTET
27. Bjorn competitor : VITAS
28. "____ Wanna Cry" (Mariah Carey #1 hit) : IDONT
29. Cold-shoulder : SPURN
30. Man of the world : ATLAS
31. Bull: Prefix : TAURI
32. Incited, with "on" : EGGED
33. "Don't You Know" songstress : REESE
39. Slip through the cracks : SEEP
40. Bald : HAIRLESS
43. Spasm : THROE
47. Tower designer Alexandre : EIFFEL
48. City north of Lisbon : OPORTO
49. Jordan's Queen ____ : NOOR
52. Former Ford models : LTDS
53. Buzzing : AHUM
54. Endangered state bird : NENE
55. Allured : DREW
56. Tubular pasta : ZITI
58. "Mame" director Gene : SAKS
59. Society note : ITEM
60. A don't : NONO
61. Tar's toddy : GROG
63. Ike, e.g.: Abbr. : GEN

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