New York Times, Monday, February 9, 1998

Author: Robert Dillman
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Dillman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {CHQ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Dillman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Labyrinth : MAZE
5. Murders, mob-style : OFFS
9. Numbers on baseball cards : STATS
14. ___ Brothers of 40's-50's music : AMES
15. Pink, as a steak : RARE
16. Sign in an apartment window : TOLET
17. Head honcho : MISTERBIG
19. Think out loud : OPINE
20. Michaelmas daisy : ASTER
21. Prefix with metric : ISO
22. Like most sumo wrestlers : OBESE
23. Kind of preview : SNEAK
25. Carpenter's machine : PLANER
26. Droop : SAG
29. Roadhouse : INN
30. Nuisance : PAIN
31. More smooth : EVENER
33. Medieval weapons : POLEAXES
37. Lima's land : PERU
38. Relatives of the English horn : OBOES
40. Pharaohs' river : NILE
41. Shivered : TREMBLED
43. Persians, today : IRANIS
45. Slippery : EELY
46. "___ Mir Bist Du Schoen" (1938 hit) : BEI
47. Bombast : GAS
48. Gets the 7-10 split : SPARES
51. Sheriff's symbol : BADGE
53. Gypsy's deck : TAROT
54. Have title to : OWN
55. Beginning : ONSET
59. "Don't tell ___!" : ASOUL
60. Head honcho : MAJORDOMO
62. "What ___ to do?" : ISONE
63. Presently : ANON
64. Tickle-me doll : ELMO
65. Tapes sent to recording companies : DEMOS
66. Classic political cartoonist : NAST
67. Card game start : DEAL
1. Doll's cry : MAMA
2. Writer Kingsley : AMIS
3. Piquancy : ZEST
4. Adlai's 1956 running mate : ESTES
5. Bobby of the Bruins : ORR
6. One-named 50's-60's teen idol : FABIAN
7. Search, as for weapons : FRISK
8. Kind of lily : SEGO
9. Informer : STOOLIE
10. Head honcho : TOPBANANA
11. Nonnational : ALIEN
12. Uptight : TENSE
13. One of the cattle in a cattle drive : STEER
18. Actor Kovacs : ERNIE
24. Signs up : ENROLLS
25. Shaky : PALSIED
26. Mo. when Libra starts : SEPT
27. Swear : AVER
28. Richard of "Primal Fear" : GERE
30. "Rue Morgue" writer : POE
32. Head honcho : NUMEROUNO
33. Pea container : POD
34. Ped ___ (traffic caution) : XING
35. Director Kazan : ELIA
36. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
39. Old Turkish pooh-bah : BEY
42. June bugs, e.g. : BEETLES
44. Severity : RIGOR
46. Folk music instruments : BANJOS
48. Conservative : STAID
49. Out of style : PASSE
50. "___ With a View" : AROOM
51. Master, in Swahili : BWANA
52. Closed : ENDED
54. Neighbor of Yemen : OMAN
56. Shoe bottom : SOLE
57. Jane Austen novel : EMMA
58. Hammer or sickle : TOOL
61. Toronto's prov. : ONT

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