New York Times, Tuesday, February 4, 1997

Author: G. R. Ferguson
Editor: Will Shortz
Gerald R. Ferguson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Pickle container : JAR
4. Motionless : INERT
9. Fashion : VOGUE
14. Matriarch of all matriarchs : EVE
15. Actor Romero : CESAR
16. Boiling : IRATE
17. Weighed in : TIPPEDTHESCALES
20. Light lunches : SALADS
21. To any extent : ATALL
22. List-ending abbr. : ETAL
23. Moo juice container : UDDER
25. Grp. overseeing toxic cleanups : EPA
28. Perfect rating : TEN
29. Most prudent : WISEST
31. Become raveled : FRAY
32. Painful spots : SORES
33. Carroll adventuress : ALICE
34. Caused disharmony : ROCKEDTHEBOAT
38. Napping spots : SOFAS
39. Magazine exhortation : RENEW
40. Break in relations : RIFT
41. Out of business : CLOSED
43. Compaq products : PCS
46. ___ Miss : OLE
47. Engulfs in amusement : SLAYS
48. Cream ingredient : ALOE
49. Tear to shreds : RIPUP
51. Part of MOMA : MODERN
53. Blabbed : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
57. ___ pedis (athlete's foot) : TINEA
58. Take to the stump : ORATE
59. Certain shirt : TEE
60. Anxiety : ANGST
61. Wanderer : GYPSY
62. Japanese honorific : SAN
1. High-fliers : JETSET
2. Fly : AVIATE
3. Change tactics : REPLAN
4. Like an eclair : ICED
5. Composer Rorem and others : NEDS
6. Superlative ending : EST
7. Short cheer : RAH
8. Firestone features : TREADS
9. Clergyman : VICAR
10. Kind of surgery : ORAL
11. Indoor court : GALLERIA
12. Indian with a bear dance : UTE
13. Some M.I.T. grads : EES
18. Chum : PAL
19. Leave be : STET
23. Wielded : USED
24. Partner of search : DESTROY
26. Warsaw ___ : PACT
27. Word of assent : AYE
29. Canton cookware : WOKS
30. Land west of Eng. : IRE
31. Current : FLOW
32. Sing "shooby-doo" : SCAT
33. Out for the night : ABED
34. Aggravate : ROIL
35. Part of a church service : OFFERING
36. Piano-playing Dame : HESS
37. Ariz.-to-Kan. dir. : ENE
38. Sign of stage success : SRO
41. Professor Plum's game : CLUE
42. Pomeranian, for one : LAPDOG
43. Stitched folds : PLEATS
44. Window of an eye : CORNEA
45. Breath mint brand : SENSEN
47. Sloppy-landing sound : SPLAT
48. Suffix with stock : ADE
50. France's ___ de Glenans : ILES
51. Queens team : METS
52. Follow the code : OBEY
53. ___ Puf fabric softener : STA
54. Wrestler's goal : PIN
55. Have a go at : TRY
56. Gen. Arnold of W.W. II fame : HAP

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