New York Times, Thursday, December 17, 1998

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "___ first you..." : IFAT
5. Sgt. of 50's TV : JOEFRI
11. Cousin of "Phooey!" : BAH
14. Emergency CB channel : NINE
15. Some former dictators, e.g. : EXILES
16. Skating champion Midori : ITO
17. Some Broadway performances : SATMATINEES
19. Hoedown participant : GAL
20. Braided : ENLACED
21. With indifference : ALOOFLY
23. Crackerjack : ACE
24. Chi paper, with "The" : TRIB
26. Jeer : HOOT
27. Actress Oberon : MERLE
29. Chunk or clunk : CLOD
32. Slam-dance, 90's-style : MOSH
33. Put together, in a way : ADD
35. ___-Altaic languages : URAL
37. Nashville inst. : TSU
38. Winter feature with a hint to today's puzzle theme : SHORTERDAYS
41. Bird of legend : ROC
43. Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
44. Cockney's abode : OME
45. Word on a coin : UNUM
47. Fac. member : PROF
49. Kitchen gizmo : PARER
53. When repeated, a vitamin B deficiency : BERI
54. Alliance since 1949 : NATO
56. Compass dir. : ENE
57. Football stat : YARDAGE
61. Betrayed : CROSSED
63. Prefix with angular : TRI
64. Dilettantes, maybe : SUNPAINTERS
66. Adaptable truck, for short : UTE
67. Encroach on : INVADE
68. Superiority : EDGE
69. Surprised comments : EHS
70. 1966 Fonda-Robards movie : ANYWED
71. Guatemala natives : MAYA
1. Fashion line : INSEAM
2. Ring bearer? : FIANCE
3. Horn : ANTLER
4. Puccini melody, e.g. : TEMA
5. 1996 A.L. Rookie of the Year : JETER
6. Like rust : OXIDIC
7. German article : EIN
8. Kind of bag : FLEA
9. It might wind up on a boat : REEL
10. "That ___ you!" : ISSO
11. Yeti-like creatures : BIGFOOTS
12. Puzzled : ATALOSS
13. Pre-Easter time : HOLYTHU
18. Followed, as an impulse : ACTEDON
22. Man with a law : OHM
25. Post-weekend letdown : BLUEMON
28. ___-di-dah : LAH
30. Onetime Esposito teammate : ORR
31. Pedestal part : DADO
34. Word with anchor or dead : DROP
36. Harvard tradition : LAMPOON
38. Hightails it : SCURRIES
39. Bluejacket : TAR
40. Voice vote : YEA
41. 1967 Rolling Stones hit : RUBYTUE
42. Here, not in heaven : ONEARTH
46. Term start? : MID
48. Pretense : FACADE
50. California locale whose name is an anagram of 52-Down : RESEDA
51. Oomph : ENERGY
52. Biblical locale : REDSEA
55. Heard in court : TRIED
58. Where Myanmar is : ASIA
59. "Treasure Island" character : GUNN
60. It's a sin : ENVY
62. Main part of a word : STEM
65. Hand, slangily : PAW

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