New York Times, Wednesday, February 18, 1998

Author: Thomas W. Schier
Editor: Will Shortz
Thomas W. Schier
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Commercial creator : ADMAN
6. Bor-r-ring : BLAH
10. Coal carrier : TRAM
14. Uninviting to a vegan : MEATY
15. Composer Schifrin : LALO
16. Kind of mechanic : AUTO
17. Saying of Benjamin Franklin, part 1 : IFYOUWANTTOKNOW
20. Red, to a motorist : STOP
21. Big ___ house : ASA
22. Oktoberfest mementos : STEINS
23. Bunyan's tool : AXE
24. Fuel gas : ETHANE
25. Like some pay rates : HOURLY
29. Chimney channel : FLUE
30. Indian state : ASSAM
31. One who does the lord's work : SERF
32. Tag info : SIZE
36. Saying, part 2 : THEVALUEOFMONEY
39. One-named Nigerian singer : SADE
40. Smooth-talking : OILY
41. Homologous : ALIKE
42. Heirs, often : SONS
43. They feature Franklin : CNOTES
44. Quoting the raven? : CAWING
47. Calendar square : DAY
48. In a breezy way : AIRILY
49. Polish off : EAT
50. Novelist Haley : ALEX
54. End of the saying : TRYTOBORROWSOME
57. More than one way to skin ___ : ACAT
58. "Well, ___ that special!" : ISNT
59. Encircle : HEMIN
60. Just say no : DENY
61. "One-L lama" poet : NASH
62. Florida citrus center : OCALA
1. "Lucky Jim" author : AMIS
2. Nimble : DEFT
3. It may be held in delis : MAYO
4. Resting on : ATOP
5. Big Apple sch. : NYU
6. World-weary : BLASE
7. Superboy's girlfriend : LANA
8. Cover girl Carol : ALT
9. Sexy one, in slang : HOTSTUFF
10. "___ hike!" : TAKEA
11. Quarrel : RUNIN
12. Observe Yom Kippur : ATONE
13. Cuts (down) : MOWS
18. Like candles : WAXY
19. Will-wisp connection : OTHE
23. Soprano Gluck : ALMA
24. N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Hirsch : ELROY
25. Boater and sailor : HATS
26. Org. concerned with working conditions : OSHA
27. Preowned : USED
28. Pan's opposite : RAVE
29. Has a hunch : FEELS
31. Plaintiff's action : SUING
32. Recital performance : SOLO
33. Monogram part: Abbr. : INIT
34. Quarterback Bratkowski : ZEKE
35. Spuds' buds : EYES
37. Bughouse : LOONYBIN
38. More than a few : MANY
42. Rural sight : SILO
43. Either of two Roman statesmen : CATO
44. "Odyssey" enchantress : CIRCE
45. Indo-European : ARYAN
46. Like Oscar Wilde : WITTY
47. Vader of "Star Wars" : DARTH
48. Slightly : ATAD
49. Fish-eating birds : ERNS
50. "Hold on ___!" : ASEC
51. ___ Linda, Calif. : LOMA
52. Biographer Ludwig : EMIL
53. "Warrior Princess" of TV : XENA
55. Spanish she-bear : OSA
56. Reporter's question : WHO

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