New York Times, Friday, February 21, 1997

Author: C. E. Gersch
Editor: Will Shortz
Charles E. Gersch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQUVX} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Gersch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Certain pitch : HARDSELL
9. Bills : CASH
13. White House lectern adornment : GREATSEAL
15. Are expecting : AWAIT
17. Desert : WASTELAND
18. Capital of Western Australia : PERTH
19. Host : EMCEE
20. Emphatic denial : NOSIR
22. Public order : ALE
23. It's spoken in Vientiane : LAO
24. One of the leagues: Abbr. : NATL
26. Bus stations? : TABLES
28. 100 kurus : LIRA
30. Racket : NOISE
32. Sammy Davis's "___ Can" : YESI
33. Picturesque : SCENIC
35. How some shall remain : NAMELESS
37. Waxed : GREW
39. Polynesian pendant : TIKI
40. "Little Claus and Big Claus" writer : ANDERSEN
44. Babbitt's home town : ZENITH
48. Rod's companion : REEL
49. Loin steak : TBONE
51. Welland Canal outlet : ERIE
52. Sun Bowl site : ELPASO
54. Carnival attraction : RIDE
56. Pac.'s counterpart : ATL
57. Barcelona bear : OSO
58. Best rate : PRIME
60. Hardly scintillating : BANAL
62. Schlemiel : LOSER
64. 1942 Jimmy Dorsey hit : TANGERINE
66. "West Side Story" role : ANITA
67. Harbor, as thoughts : ENTERTAIN
68. Command to Spot : STAY
69. It could be several years : SENTENCE
1. "The Food of the Gods" novelist : HGWELLS
2. Language spoken by Jesus : ARAMAIC
3. Do the tally again : RESCORE
4. Prom partner : DATE
5. One of the Dutch Masters : STEEN
6. Immigrant's course: Abbr. : ESL
7. Shed : LEANTO
8. Ointment ingredient : LANOLIN
9. Three-time Oscar-winning director : CAPRA
10. Thunderstruck reaction : AWE
11. Nobody doesn't like her : SARALEE
12. Like some wonders : HITLESS
14. The Mormons, initially : LDS
16. Master's requirement, usually : THESIS
21. Used Schedule A : ITEMIZED
25. Forebear : ANCESTOR
27. Cub reporter's dream : BYLINE
29. Jessica's longtime portrayer : ANGELA
31. Served on a jury : SAT
34. Clothing tag abbr. : IRR
36. ___ out a living : EKE
38. The Internet, familiarly : WEB
40. Anatomical ring : AREOLA
41. 1950's TV family : NELSONS
42. Plant : DEPOSIT
43. 1066 battlers : NORMANS
45. Farsi speaker : IRANIAN
46. Capt. E. J. Smith's command, with "the" : TITANIC
47. Greek : HELLENE
50. This means nothing in Napoli : NIENTE
53. Floral arrangement : SPRAY
55. Man who's all thumbs? : EBERT
59. Mineral suffix : ITE
61. "Vissi d'___" : ARTE
63. J.F.K. info : ETA
65. Col.'s superior : GEN

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