New York Times, Wednesday, December 10, 1997

Author: Jonathan Schmalzbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Jonathan Schmalzbach
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Mowing the lawn, e.g. : CHORE
6. Actor James : CAAN
10. Work hard : MOIL
14. Hammerin' Hank : AARON
15. Capital near the 60th parallel : OSLO
16. Part of the arm : ULNA
17. 1988 film about an optimistic broker? : BULLDURHAM
19. Visored cap : KEPI
20. Not just a barber : STYLIST
21. Compromise one's talents : SELLOUT
23. Some sweater necks : VEES
25. Banishes : OUSTS
26. 1976 film about a Hunt brothers' venture? : SILVERSTREAK
32. Harvard, Yale, Brown, etc. : IVIES
33. South African currency : RAND
34. ___ tree : UPA
37. Bryan defeater, 1908 : TAFT
38. Downpours : RAINS
40. "Don't dawdle!" : ASAP
41. Mariner's dir. : ENE
42. Aquarium : TANK
43. Any song your parents like : OLDIE
44. 1976 film about Wall Street pessimists, with "The"? : BADNEWSBEARS
47. White elephant events : SALES
50. Charlotte and others : RAES
51. Gimcrack : TRINKET
54. Causing fear and trembling : DREADED
59. "Diary of ___ Housewife" : AMAD
60. 1931 film about a stockbroker's telephone? : TRADERHORN
62. Zero : NONE
63. Ring : TOLL
64. Assistant who handles letters : VANNA
65. Alum : GRAD
66. Blue chip, maybe : ANTE
67. Tricky curves : ESSES
1. Members of a yellow fleet : CABS
2. ___ monde (high society) : HAUT
3. Paris airport : ORLY
4. Members' list : ROLL
5. Curly-edged salad ingredients : ENDIVES
6. Conqueror of Mexico : CORTES
7. It's a waste : ASH
8. Cry for what might have been : ALAS
9. Iditarod destination : NOME
10. Eskimo boot : MUKLUK
11. Bread spreads : OLEOS
12. Type, as computer data : INPUT
13. Milks: Fr. : LAITS
18. One needing rehab : USER
22. Truckful : LOAD
24. Shutdown participant : STRIKER
26. Spot : SITE
27. Wall Street's Boesky : IVAN
28. It's often toasted : LIFE
29. Nov. honoree : VET
30. Headed : RAN
31. Half-inch stripe wearer: Abbr. : ENS
34. Crop overseer, for short : USDA
35. Brace : PAIR
36. Jungle creatures : APES
38. "Far out" : RAD
39. ___ Arbor : ANN
40. Bass, e.g. : ALE
42. A real piece of work : TASK
43. Witness : OBSERVE
44. Like some knees : BENDED
45. Penguin's walk : WADDLE
46. Bone-dry : SERE
47. Actor Arnold : STANG
48. Slings and arrows repeller : ARMOR
49. Climbing vine : LIANA
52. Kett of the comics : ETTA
53. High-tech suffix : TRON
55. Lab shouts : AHAS
56. British school officials : DONS
57. Bald eagle's cousin : ERNE
58. Geneticist's studies : DNAS
61. Cockpit abbr. : ALT

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