New York Times, Thursday, December 18, 1997

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 38 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Painter Bonheur : ROSA
5. Big name in comedy : LENO
9. Experience : HAVE
13. Jack-in-the-pulpit, e.g. : ARUM
14. Neatnik's opposite : SLOB
15. "Unforgettable" singers : COLES
16. Smart trick? : WISEGUISE
18. Modules : UNITS
19. 20's-30's actress Hyams : LEILA
20. Caffè order : ESPRESSO
22. Lateness in performing a trick? : SLEIGHTDELAY
25. Using clippers? : ASEA
26. Make off with : ABDUCT
30. One of the states seen from Lookout Mtn. : ALA
33. They're unreturnable : ACES
36. "Vive ___!" : LEROI
37. Minor trick? : JUSTALITTLEWILE
41. Scrub at NASA : ABORT
42. Cambodian's neighbor : THAI
43. Long-faced : SAD
44. Does new tailoring : REFITS
46. Mlle., in Mallorca : SRTA
49. Like some tricksters? : FEINTHEARTED
55. Fake : IMPOSTOR
58. Break down, in a way : PARSE
59. Slam on the brakes, e.g. : REACT
60. Rate for cheap tricks? : BUCKARUSE
63. Earth bound? : ATLAS
64. Son of Jacob and Leah : LEVI
65. Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
66. Carter of "Gimme a Break" : NELL
67. Serve Time? : EDIT
68. Some are tops : TOYS
1. Singer Lou : RAWLS
2. Projecting window : ORIEL
3. "Calvin and Hobbes" girl : SUSIE
4. Eponymous Bloomer : AMELIA
5. Fighting Tigers' sch. : LSU
6. Letter "Y" wearer : ELI
7. Pried : NOSED
8. Wide-bodied : OBESE
9. Cantaloupe alternative : HONEYDEW
10. First word of Oregon's motto : ALIS
11. Annual paraders : VETS
12. Old Shell rival : ESSO
15. Having a good prognosis : CURABLE
17. Comic's material : GAGS
21. Mao's group: Abbr. : PLA
23. Knit, e.g. : HEAL
24. Unspoken : TACIT
27. "Trinity" author : URIS
28. Caffeine source : COLA
29. Pulled some strings : TIED
30. Like some doors : AJAR
31. Oil, in mechanic-speak : LUBE
32. Up to, temporally : ASOF
34. Ordinal suffix : ETH
35. Secret supply : STASH
38. Lens type : TRIFOCAL
39. Bears witness : ATTESTS
40. Sicilian dough : LIRE
45. Lab order? : SIT
47. Pre-paella bite : TAPA
48. Genesis high point : ARARAT
50. Titled : NOBLE
51. Aligned : TRUED
52. Town near Cape Cod's tip : TRURO
53. Lamb product : ESSAY
54. Judges : DEEMS
55. Imperial Guard's home : IRAN
56. Ration (out) : METE
57. Gloomy atmosphere : PALL
61. Year Trajan conquered Dacia : CVI
62. Hobby shop buy : KIT

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