New York Times, Tuesday, February 3, 1998

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Irene of "Fame" : CARA
5. B.A. and B.S., e.g. : DEGS
9. Try to avoid a tag : SLIDE
14. Throat clearer : AHEM
15. Eye amorously : OGLE
16. Kitchen counter? : TIMER
17. 1996 Clinton challenger : DOLE
18. Stand in line : WAIT
19. More slippery : ICIER
20. How to succeed as a stripper? : GRINANDBAREIT
23. Opposite WNW : ESE
24. Letterman's network : CBS
25. Heir's concern : ESTATE
28. Vandalize : DEFACE
30. Start with down and out : RUB
32. Fourposter, e.g. : BED
33. Stops : CEASES
35. Areas between hills : VALES
37. How to succeed as a retailer? : HOISTTHESALES
40. Voting districts : WARDS
41. Go light (on) : EASEUP
42. Getting on in years : OLD
43. Govt. book balancers : OMB
44. Lucky plant : CLOVER
48. Puts in office : ELECTS
51. "Tsk!" : TUT
52. First lady : EVE
53. How to succeed as a demolition crew? : RAZEYOURSITES
57. Fine dinnerware : CHINA
59. Ready and willing's partner : ABLE
60. Finito : DONE
61. "Prizzi's ___" : HONOR
62. Hit alternative : MISS
63. Just in case : LEST
64. They're cutting, sometimes : EDGES
65. Sports figure? : STAT
66. Greek god of love : EROS
1. Bummed : CADGED
2. What Richard III offered "my kingdom" for : AHORSE
3. Load off the mind : RELIEF
4. "You can say that again!" : AMEN
5. Somewhat pessimistic : DOWNBEAT
6. "Yikes!" : EGADS
7. Smooth-talking : GLIB
8. ___ good example : SETA
9. Mudholes : STIES
10. On the up and up : LICIT
11. Worthy of copying : IMITABLE
12. "Look at Me, I'm Sandra ___" : DEE
13. Miscalculate : ERR
21. Means of approach : ACCESS
22. One of Lee's men : REB
26. Ball props : TEES
27. Asner and Begley : EDS
29. Kind of test or rain : ACID
30. Addict's program : REHAB
31. Takes advantage of : USES
34. Flower supporter : STEM
35. Jumps with a pole : VAULTS
36. Brand for Bowser : ALPO
37. Room connector : HALL
38. Bossing : ORDERING
39. Most safe : SECUREST
40. Grief : WOE
43. Sugar suffix : OSE
45. Presidential nixer : VETOER
46. Nonetheless : EVENSO
47. Racks the pins again : RESETS
49. Trapper transport : CANOE
50. Russian autocrats: Var. : TZARS
51. Oklahoma city : TULSA
54. Thanksgiving potatoes : YAMS
55. Passing notice : OBIT
56. In neutral : IDLE
57. ___ Guevara : CHE
58. Coal carrier : HOD

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