New York Times, Wednesday, February 5, 1997

Author: J. Schmalzbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Jonathan Schmalzbach
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Response to a pass? : SLAP
5. Green-skinned pear : ANJOU
10. Plug of tobacco : CHAW
14. Glazier's sheet : PANE
15. Master : LEARN
16. ___ avis : RARA
17. Italian wine region : ASTI
18. Alberta national park : BANFF
19. Fair : EVEN
20. "Skeletons From the Closet" group : THEGRATEFULDEAD
23. Prefix with second : NANO
24. Antique car : REO
25. Get into trouble, in a way : RATON
28. Scant : MERE
30. Watch pocket : FOB
33. Food for a ladybug : APHID
34. Japanese plane of W.W. II : ZERO
35. Don Juan : ROUE
36. Lehar work, with "The" : MERRYWIDOWWALTZ
39. Crackerjacks : PROS
40. Grays : AGES
41. Words to an audience : ASIDE
42. Philly-to-Norfolk dir. : SSW
43. ___ Minor : URSA
44. Happy hour perch : STOOL
45. ___ Lanka : SRI
46. "That is so funny" : HAHA
48. #1 song of 1973 and 1996 : KILLINGMESOFTLY
56. I-79 terminus : ERIE
57. When to celebrate el ano nuevo : ENERO
58. ___ Minor : ASIA
59. Genuine Risk, for one : MARE
60. Squelched : SATON
61. Echelon : RANK
62. Prep exam, for short : PSAT
63. Comic Arnold : STANG
64. Gets on the nerves of : IRKS
1. Flap : SPAT
2. Pirate's punishment : LASH
3. Upfront money : ANTE
4. Apres-bain gowns : PEIGNOIRS
5. Composer Berg : ALBAN
6. Nifty, in the 50's : NEATO
7. Primer girl : JANE
8. German composer Carl : ORFF
9. Straighten, as a brow : UNFURROW
10. Belief : CREDO
11. Be afflicted with : HAVE
12. Environs : AREA
13. Prop for Doug Henning : WAND
21. Lustful : RANDY
22. Wilderness Campaign general : LEE
25. Parking garage features : RAMPS
26. Copycats : APERS
27. Kind of pillow : THROW
28. Euripedes tragedy : MEDEA
29. Valentine's Day visitor : EROS
30. Page number : FOLIO
31. Surpass : OUTDO
32. Rim that holds a gem : BEZEL
34. Sharp turns : ZIGS
35. Early name of Haile Selassie : RASTAFARI
37. Suspicious quality : WARINESS
38. California Indian : WASHO
43. Geller with paranormal powers : URI
45. February forecast : SLEET
46. Shore bird : HERON
47. "With ___ in My Heart" : ASONG
48. Shawn of the Sonics : KEMP
49. They may be rolled over : IRAS
50. Italy's capital : LIRA
51. Small annoyance : GNAT
52. "I ___ man who wasn't there" : META
53. Figure in a Rimsky-Korsakov opera : TSAR
54. Join : LINK
55. Shaggy oxen : YAKS

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