New York Times, Monday, December 15, 1997

Author: Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 33 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. "___ the Horrible" : HAGAR
6. Challenge to a gunslinger : DRAW
10. Out-of-focus picture : BLUR
14. Wonderland girl : ALICE
15. Relaxation : EASE
16. Country road : LANE
17. Evasive answer #1 : ILLTHINKABOUTIT
20. Have a feeling : SENSE
21. Prefix with linear : RECTI
22. Swiss peak : ALP
25. Twain's "The Gilded ___" : AGE
26. Wailing woman, in folklore : BANSHEE
28. Tell : RELATE
30. Insertion symbol : CARET
31. Race track shape : OVAL
32. Haying machine : BALER
33. Droop : SAG
36. Evasive answer #2 : MAYBEYESMAYBENO
40. ___ gratia artis : ARS
41. Nonsecular types : LAITY
42. Jason's ship : ARGO
43. Members of a chess line : PAWNS
44. Rough, as terrain : RUGGED
46. "Thank you for ___..." : SHARING
49. Author Rand : AYN
50. Golfer Ernie : ELS
51. Founder of the Soviet Union : LENIN
52. Plot of land : TRACT
54. Evasive answer #3 : ASKMEAGAINLATER
60. Capri, e.g. : ISLE
61. Detroit products : CARS
62. Florida city : OCALA
63. ___-do-well : NEER
64. Overpublicize : HYPE
65. "I understand!" : GOTIT
1. "Bali ___" : HAI
2. Entirely : ALL
3. TV actor Gerard : GIL
4. Does film work : ACTS
5. Warm up, as food : REHEAT
6. Thick : DENSE
7. Garden tool : RAKE
8. White ___ ghost : ASA
9. Internet : WEB
10. Deepest azure : BLUEST
11. Gate holder : LATCH
12. Knot : UNITE
13. Knot again : RETIE
18. "Picnic" planner : INGE
19. Obstinate : ORNERY
22. Scent : AROMA
23. TV actor Burton : LEVAR
24. "Hamlet" and "Macbeth" : PLAYS
26. Mild, as weather : BALMY
27. Neighborhood : AREA
29. Priestly garb : ALB
30. Playbill listings : CASTS
32. Existence : BEING
33. Suit material : SERGE
34. Broadway backer : ANGEL
35. Merchandise : GOODS
37. "Seinfeld" lady : ELAINE
38. Open wide : YAWN
39. Base in baseball : BAG
43. First-grade book : PRIMER
44. Pitcher Nolan : RYAN
45. Clear, as a drain : UNCLOG
46. Killed : SLAIN
47. German Hermann : HESSE
48. Leg joint : ANKLE
49. Get up : ARISE
52. Canvas cover : TARP
53. Mexican sandwich : TACO
55. Oh, in Heidelberg : ACH
56. ___ Men's Health Crisis : GAY
57. Tit for ___ : TAT
58. Yalie : ELI
59. Stinker : RAT

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