New York Times, Thursday, December 4, 1997

Author: Eileen Lexau
Editor: Will Shortz
Eileen Lexau
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Ms. Lexau. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flattery : SOFTSOAP
9. Cottonwood trees : ALAMOS
15. Song thrush : THROSTLE
16. Teatro alla Scala site : MILANO
17. Liz Taylor movie "___ County" : RAINTREE
18. Kid-helping org. : UNICEF
19. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
20. Combat : OPPOSE
22. On a roll : HOT
23. Tongues do it : WAG
24. Take on : HIRE
25. Current administration : INS
26. Future viewers : SEERS
30. Zip : NADA
32. Kabuki kin : NOH
33. Plan : DESIGN
35. Pool party? : STENO
37. Made an effort : STRIVEN
40. River to Lake Ontario : GENESEE
42. Declaim : ORATE
43. 100 agorot : SHEKEL
45. Worthless amount : FIG
46. Make a video : TAPE
48. "Wall Street" theme : GREED
51. Credit-tracking co. : TRW
52. Ramble : ROAM
54. Collarless shirt : TEE
56. Very early : WEE
57. British bishops' headdresses : MITRES
59. Checked item : COAT
60. One-cellers : AMEBAS
62. Rather high : STEEPISH
64. Fixed over : REDONE
65. Spread disinformation : TOLDALIE
66. Lamb output : ESSAYS
67. Low-pressure pitch : SOFTSELL
1. Backbreaker? : STRAW
2. The Wilkeses' neighbors : OHARAS
3. Periphery : FRINGE
4. Up ___ good : TONO
5. J.F.K. lander : SST
6. Other, to Pedro : OTRO
7. Hebrew starter : ALEPH
8. Taking a glimpse : PEEPING
9. Smiling, evidently : AMUSED
10. Betting odds : LINE
11. "When We Were Kings" subject : ALI
12. Luddites' targets : MACHINES
13. Mano a mano : ONEONONE
14. Some dancing : SOFTSHOE
21. Poet's least favorite fruit : ORANGE
27. Go over proofs : EDIT
28. Build an embankment : REVET
29. Compass pt. : SSE
31. "The Bronx Zoo" star : ASNER
34. Popular place : INSPOT
36. TV part : TELE
37. Programming : SOFTWARE
38. Galleys of yore : TRIREMES
39. Troublesome plants : RAGWEEDS
41. Hosp. test : EKG
44. Father and son publishers : HEARSTS
47. Rebels : ARISES
49. Prima ballerina : ETOILE
50. Clockwise : DEASIL
53. "Ditto" : METOO
55. One of the Kennedys : ETHEL
57. Umpteen : MANY
58. Women's magazine : SELF
59. I.R.S. employees : CPAS
61. Long squeezer : BOA
63. D.C. summer setting : EDT

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