New York Times, Wednesday, February 12, 1997

Author: M. E. Skolsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Elliot Skolsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Skolsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Wingding : BASH
5. Commoner : PLEB
9. Rabbit : LAPIN
14. "What have you been ___?" : UPTO
15. Hideout : LAIR
16. "Home ___" : ALONE
17. Rabbit's title : BRER
18. 1 for H, or 2 for He : ATNO
19. Poet who wrote "The Sonnets to Orpheus" : RILKE
20. Line from a Copland "Portrait" : BORNINKENTUCKY
23. Darrow of "King Kong" : ANN
24. Pilot's heading: Abbr. : NNE
25. Plains Indian : CREE
26. Political suffix : ITE
27. "Looky here!" : OHO
28. Hydroelectric project : DAM
31. Line from a Copland "Portrait" : RAISEDININDIANA
37. Versifier Nash : OGDEN
38. Teachers' grp. : NEA
39. McDowall of "Planet of the Apes" : RODDY
40. Line from a Copland "Portrait" : LIVEDINILLINOIS
43. Married : ONE
44. "My mama done ___ me" : TOL
45. Eggs : OVA
46. Year Justinian II regained the throne : DCCV
48. Clothing size: Abbr. : LGE
49. Certain brain size : PEA
52. Subject of Copland's "Portrait" : ABRAHAMLINCOLN
56. "Go ahead and ask" : SHOOT
57. Sound system brand : TEAC
58. Over : ANEW
59. Kind of boom : SONIC
60. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
61. Site of the fabled forges of the Cyclopes : ETNA
62. "Christina's World" painter : WYETH
63. Navy diver : SEAL
64. Close : NEAR
1. Good ole boy : BUBBA
2. It keeps a cook tied up : APRON
3. Rudder's locale : STERN
4. Telephone, slangily : HORN
5. Outlined : PLANNED
6. Potato pancake : LATKE
7. "___ kleine Nachtmusic" : EINE
8. Kind of tube : BRONCHIAL
9. Lash of old westerns : LARUE
10. "A Town Like ___" (Nevil Shute novel) : ALICE
11. 11th President : POLK
12. Like an octopus's defense : INKY
13. Bio word : NEE
21. Have in view : INTEND
22. 1982 cyberfilm : TRON
26. "Uh-huh" : ISEE
27. Newsman Roger : ONEIL
28. Carpenter's groove : DADO
29. Como's "___ Love You So" : ANDI
30. Baseball's "Say Hey Kid" : MAYS
31. Hershey candy : ROLO
32. Not fer : AGIN
33. "If I Knew You Were Comin' ___ Baked a Cake" : IDVE
34. Pioneers : INNOVATES
35. Motivated : DRIVEN
36. Suburban New York college : IONA
41. Hankering : ITCH
42. Like Mr. Spock's answers : LOGICAL
46. French right : DROIT
47. Fisherman's take-home : CATCH
48. Cousin of a camel : LLAMA
49. Florence's ___ Vecchio : PONTE
50. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
51. Egypt's Sadat : ANWAR
52. Tar hail : AHOY
53. Archeological find : BONE
54. A ___ bagatelle : MERE
55. Normandy city : CAEN
56. 24-Across's opposite : SSW

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