New York Times, Monday, February 10, 1997

Author: S. Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Shannon Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Not fiction : FACT
5. Prefix with legal or chute : PARA
9. Fire starter : SPARK
14. Hand lotion ingredient : ALOE
15. At any time : EVER
16. Macho dude : HEMAN
17. Author Fleming and others : IANS
18. Extinct bird not known for its intelligence : DODO
19. Sky-blue : AZURE
20. Louisa May Alcott classic : LITTLEWOMEN
23. Envision : SEE
24. Deli loaves : RYES
25. Participants in a debate : ARGUERS
27. World's fastest sport, with 2-Down : JAI
29. Footfall : STEP
32. Sounds of satisfaction : AHS
33. Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
35. "Woe is me!" : ALAS
37. Walkway : AISLE
41. Nightgown wearer of children's rhyme : WEEWILLIEWINKIE
44. Four-door : SEDAN
45. It has a keystone : ARCH
46. Lass : GIRL
47. "Now ___ seen everything!" : IVE
49. Store, as a ship's cargo : STOW
51. Aye's opposite : NAY
52. Woven cloth or fabric : TEXTILE
56. Not able to hear : DEAF
58. "___ Believer" (Monkees hit) : IMA
59. Don Ho standard : TINYBUBBLES
64. Sprite : PIXIE
66. Destroy : RUIN
67. ___ one's time : BIDE
68. It's a piece of cake : SLICE
69. Atlanta arena, with "the" : OMNI
70. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
71. Affirmatives : YESES
72. Endure : LAST
73. Kett of the comics : ETTA
1. Flunk : FAIL
2. See 27-Across : ALAI
3. Artificial : CONTRIVED
4. Irritable and impatient : TESTY
5. Place for a statue or a hero : PEDESTAL
6. Affirm : AVOW
7. Give a makeover : REDO
8. Fragrance : AROMA
9. Major Chinese seaport : SHANGHAI
10. Candy that comes in a dispenser : PEZ
11. Tickle the funny bone : AMUSE
12. Harder to find : RARER
13. Strike zone's lower boundary : KNEES
21. "___ Miserables" : LES
22. Memorable time : ERA
26. Taking advantage of : USING
27. Shark tale : JAWS
28. Sheltered from the wind : ALEE
30. First name in scat : ELLA
31. Couples : PAIRS
34. Watch for : AWAIT
36. Religious splinter group : SECT
38. Miser : SKINFLINT
39. Trevi Fountain coin : LIRA
40. Slippery : EELY
42. People asked to parties : INVITEES
43. Murder mystery : WHODUNIT
48. Yale grad : ELI
50. World Wide ___ : WEB
52. A bit blotto : TIPSY
53. Writer Zola : EMILE
54. The line y = 0, in math : XAXIS
55. Register, as a student : ENROL
57. 60's protest leader Hoffman : ABBIE
60. City in Arizona : YUMA
61. Storage containers : BINS
62. Do magazine work : EDIT
63. ___ high standard : SETA
65. Skating surface : ICE

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