New York Times, Thursday, November 5, 1998

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 17 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sentimental : SOFTBOILED
11. "Diary of ___ Housewife" : AMAD
15. With 37- and 67-Across, a question : IFYOUCHOKE
16. Hootenanny sight : BALE
17. Swords, after conversion : PLOWSHARES
18. Prime the pot : ANTE
19. Bruise preventers : PADS
20. Big night : EVE
21. Couric of "Today" : KATIE
23. Pacific's counterpart in W.W. II: Abbr. : ETO
24. Detroit's Joe Louis Sports ___ : ARENA
26. Brings up : REARS
28. Tried to keep one's seat : RERAN
30. Unsatisfying outcome : TIE
32. Bee chaser? : CEE
33. Noise of the lambs : BAA
35. Peak seen from the Ionian Sea : ETNA
36. Well-kept secret, for some : AGE
37. See 15-Across : ASMURFWHATCOLOR
42. Sorority letter : RHO
43. Low islands : CAYS
44. Common girl's middle name : LOU
45. See 57-Across : FOR
46. Otto I's realm: Abbr. : HRE
47. Not robust-looking : DRAWN
51. Wise guy : SWAMI
53. Graph measure : SLOPE
57. With 45-Across, try to get : VIE
58. Voting groups : BLOCS
60. Defunct sports org. since 1976 : ABA
61. Amorous skunk Le Pew : PEPE
62. It's a wrap : FOIL
63. Sabotaged, in a way : UNDERMINED
66. While away the time : LAZE
67. See 15-Across : DOESITTURN
68. Western tribe : UTES
69. Pilots must pass it : STRESSTEST
1. Not a guzzler : SIPPER
2. Recently : OFLATE
3. Author Dostoyevsky : FYODOR
4. Pulls : TOWS
5. Child carrier : BUS
6. Shade of yellow : OCHER
7. "___ a dream": King : IHAVE
8. "Two Women" co-star, 1961 : LOREN
9. Scrape (out) : EKE
10. PC place : DESK
11. Let up : ABATE
12. More than crazy : MANIACAL
13. Bruce Wayne, to Batman : ALTEREGO
14. Singer Joey with the 60's Starliters : DEE
22. Three before seven : AREACODE
24. Lawless : ANARCHIC
25. "___ way!" ("You go, girl!") : ATTA
27. Student of palms : SEER
29. Aladdin's monkey : ABU
31. Like the U.N. : INTL
34. Way off : AFAR
35. Signals to speak up : EHS
37. Pound sounds : ARFS
38. Hot-dog : SHOWBOAT
39. Give a sermon : MORALIZE
40. Some electrical junctions : WYES
41. Old comic "Out ___ Way" : OUR
48. Means : AVENUE
49. Driver's switch : WIPERS
50. "You ___ bother!" : NEEDNT
52. Double agents : MOLES
54. Dockworker : LADER
55. Having a lot to lose : OBESE
56. Seine city : PARIS
59. Brewski : SUDS
61. British P.M., 1783-1801 : PITT
62. Asian ___ : FLU
64. Excluding : NOT
65. High points: Abbr. : MTS

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