New York Times, Tuesday, February 10, 1998

Author: John Greenman
Editor: Will Shortz
John Greenman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Greenman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
5. Weather vane turner : WIND
9. It may have its own registry : BREED
14. Lamb's pen name : ELIA
15. Champagne bucket : ICER
16. Pep ___ : RALLY
17. Catalogue abbr. : MISC
18. Twins player in "Big Business" : LILYTOMLIN
20. Gathered, as berries : PICKED
22. Spinks of the ring : LEON
23. Suffix with Japan or journal : ESE
24. French father : PERE
26. Bronx cheer : RAZZ
28. Models of excellence : PARAGONS
32. "The Crimes of Love" author Marquis ___ : DESADE
36. List-shortening abbr. : ETAL
37. Recital piece : SOLO
39. Betray, in a way : RATON
40. Terhune's "___ Dog" : LADA
41. Upright : ERECT
43. Region : ZONE
44. Lively Highland dance : FLING
46. Parcel (out) : METE
47. Aspersion : SLUR
48. Pizza portions : SLICES
50. City on San Francisco Bay : PALOALTO
52. Coup d'___ : ETAT
54. Late Chinese leader : DENG
55. Attorneys' org. : ABA
58. Soprano's song, maybe : ARIA
60. Get ready : GEARUP
64. Twins player in "Start the Revolution Without Me" : GENEWILDER
67. Skeleton part : BONE
68. Part of UHF : ULTRA
69. Pound of poetry : EZRA
70. Skip over : OMIT
71. Shelley's "Adonais," e.g. : ELEGY
72. Tailor's meeting place : SEAM
73. Assign an "R," say : RATE
1. Rope fiber : HEMP
2. Et ___ (and others) : ALII
3. Kind of jockey : DISC
4. Twins player in "House of Numbers" : JACKPALANCE
5. Sweetbrier : WILDROSE
6. Here, to Héloïse : ICI
7. "The Old Curiosity Shop" girl : NELL
8. Clothesline alternative : DRYER
9. Get-tan-quick application : BRONZER
10. Zodiac animal : RAM
11. Supermodel Macpherson : ELLE
12. Ivy League team : ELIS
13. Bit of force : DYNE
19. Warty hopper : TOAD
21. Brain-wave test, briefly : EEG
25. Vast, in the past : ENORM
27. Twins player in "The Girl in the Kremlin" : ZSAZSAGABOR
28. Ill-gotten gains : PELFS
29. To any extent : ATALL
30. Wheel spokes, e.g. : RADII
31. Catch some Z's : SLEEP
33. Ring around a lagoon : ATOLL
34. Cruller's cousin : DONUT
35. January, in Jalisco : ENERO
38. Group of eight : OCTAD
42. Pre-fax communiqué : TELEGRAM
45. Vacation spot : GETAWAY
49. Rani's wrap : SARI
51. A wee hour : ONE
53. Scrabble pieces : TILES
55. Chills and fever : AGUE
56. Dinger : BELL
57. Chip in chips : ANTE
59. Axlike tool : ADZE
61. "Arrivederci ___" : ROMA
62. Condo division : UNIT
63. Tennis's Sampras : PETE
65. Bit of work : ERG
66. Time to remember : ERA

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