New York Times, Saturday, December 6, 1997

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of sch. : ELEM
5. Word with card or flood : FLASH
10. Presidential nickname : ABE
13. Wheel hub : NAVE
14. Told : SAIDTO
15. Something to chew : CUD
16. DAILY NEWSPAPER FEATURES : CROSPUZZLES
18. Dernier ___ : CRI
19. Lubrication spot : OILHOLE
20. Planning time : EVE
21. Some bracelets : IDS
22. FRONTIERSMAN WHO DIED AT THE ALAMO : DAVYCT
23. Like the 1880's, e.g. : PRERADIO
25. Season of l'année : ETE
26. Place for a lecture : HALL
28. It might be a reflection on you : SHEEN
29. Parodied : SENTUP
31. Pulls : INS
32. Today's theme, which will help answer the six capitalized clues : DISARMAMENT
35. Directional suffix : ERN
36. Sage : SAVANT
37. Tobacco pipe : BRIAR
39. Neuter : GELD
40. Suffix in political studies : ISM
43. Atmosphere : AMBIENCE
46. CONSPICUOUSNESS : PRONCE
48. Retriever, for short : LAB
49. Soft sound : COO
50. Some U.F.O.'s : SAUCERS
51. ___ el Amarna, Egypt : TEL
52. POLICE MESSAGE : ALLPOINTSIN
54. Clinch : ICE
55. Seats without backs : STOOLS
56. Salinger dedicatee : ESME
57. Bank statement listings: Abbr. : CKS
58. Approaching the hour : TENTO
59. 1994 Shirley MacLaine title role : TESS
1. Make secret : ENCODE
2. It goes around around a roundup : LARIAT
3. Develop : EVOLVE
4. Netted : MESHY
5. Disorient : FAZE
6. First name in fashion : LIZ
7. Freud contemporary : ADLER
8. Daryl's "Roxanne" co-star : STEVE
9. Firefighters, at times : HOSERS
10. Fluke : ACCIDENT
11. FRENCH WINES : BURDIES
12. Eponymic New Jersey city : EDISON
14. Small raisin : SULTANA
17. French pockets : POCHES
23. Peacock's pride : PLUMAGE
24. "I can take ___!" : AHINT
27. P.O. items : LTRS
29. 1956 invasion site : SINAI
30. Surface : PAVE
32. Bounces : DRIBBLES
33. Area of barren lava flows, in the Southwest : MALPAIS
34. Football play : ENDRUN
35. LATE AUTHOR-HUMORIST : ERMAECK
37. Easy Monopoly purchase : BALTIC
38. Modify : RECAST
40. Actually existing : INESSE
41. Upholstery fabrics : SCRIMS
42. Feudal lords : MESNES
44. "Cape Fear" actor : NOLTE
45. List preceder : COLON
47. Serenaders, possibly : OCTET
50. Single-handed : SOLO
53. Kitty : POT

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