New York Times, Monday, December 5, 1994

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Will Shortz
Sidney L. Robbins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 169 for Mr. Robbins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Winter precipitation : SLEET
6. Pay, with "up" : ANTE
10. Ivan the Terrible, e.g. : TSAR
14. Proportion : RATIO
15. "_____ Smile" (1976 Hall & Oates hit) : SARA
16. Regulation : RULE
17. Bad loser's reaction : SOURGRAPES
19. More than eager : AGOG
20. Prolonged attack : SIEGE
21. Pacific Rim locale : ASIA
23. "Eureka!" : AHA
24. _____ Vegas : LAS
26. A few : SEVERAL
28. Scrutinizes : INSPECTS
33. Watermelon's coat : RIND
34. "Tamerlane" playwright Nicholas : ROWE
35. Frequent reduction targets : HIPS
37. Delay : STALL
40. Outlawed explosion : ATEST
42. Kind of service : LIP
43. Do-_____ (all-out) : ORDIE
44. Take care of : SEETO
45. Golf pegs : TEES
47. Author Ferber : EDNA
48. Guided excursion : TOUR
50. Innocent : DEWYEYED
52. Guy with a racket : MOBSTER
55. Unknown John : DOE
56. Pleasant tune : AIR
57. Litigates : SUES
59. Train tracks : RAILS
63. Ballet movement : PLIE
65. Montana's state flower : BITTERROOT
68. Having little fat : LEAN
69. Genesis son : ENOS
70. _____ Rae (Sally Field role) : NORMA
71. Flubs : ERRS
72. Kind of tide : NEAP
73. High-hat's look : SNEER
1. 12th graders: Abbr. : SRS
2. Vientiane's land : LAOS
3. Sewing case : ETUI
4. It's west of England : EIRE
5. Transverse pin : TOGGLE
6. "_____ matter of fact..." : ASA
7. California valley : NAPA
8. Lock : TRESS
9. Less difficult : EASIER
10. _____-la-la : TRA
11. Gold digger's "mine" : SUGARDADDY
12. Shalom in Hawaii : ALOHA
13. Like royalty : REGAL
18. It's within grasp : REACH
22. Dispatch boat : AVISO
25. Long-legged bird : STILT
27. Main dish : ENTREE
28. Nest eggs: Abbr. : IRAS
29. Memo : NOTE
30. Virginia women's college : SWEETBRIAR
31. Spaghetti sauces : PESTOS
32. Snooped : SPIED
36. Race : SPEED
38. Queue : LINE
39. Starring role : LEAD
41. Race track tipsters : TOUTS
46. Gave an oath : SWORE
49. Corned beef sandwich : REUBEN
51. Pines : YEARNS
52. Joplin's "_____ Leaf Rag" : MAPLE
53. Ship from Kuwait : OILER
54. Marie Antionette, e.g. : REINE
58. Greek portico : STOA
60. Remove the wrinkles from : IRON
61. Tradition : LORE
62. Not too many : SOME
64. Printers' measures : ENS
66. Recipe amt. : TSP
67. Old salt : TAR

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