New York Times, Monday, March 10, 1997

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
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1. "Too bad!" : ALAS
5. Sen. Lott : TRENT
10. Hardly colorful : DRAB
14. Parks who wouldn't take discrimination sitting down : ROSA
15. 12-inch stick : RULER
16. Superb : AONE
17. Water conduit : MAIN
18. China's Zhou ___ : ENLAI
19. Do, re or mi, e.g. : NOTE
20. "Little Orphan Annie" character : DADDYWARBUCKS
23. "There ___ young..." (common limerick start) : WASA
24. WNW's reverse : ESE
25. Plant dripping : RESIN
28. ___ Kippur : YOM
31. Newsman Pyle : ERNIE
35. Puts up : ERECTS
37. Spigot : TAP
39. Switch positions : ONS
40. Santa Claus : FATHERCHRISTMAS
44. Noted business conglomerate : ITT
45. Great Lakes cargo : ORE
46. C2H6 : ETHANE
47. Sweetie : TOOTS
50. 1040 grp. : IRS
52. Last name in cosmetics : ARDEN
53. Photo ___ (media events) : OPS
55. Supreme Court Justice Black : HUGO
57. Nobel author, informally : PAPAHEMINGWAY
63. Pack (down) : TAMP
64. To no ___ (worthless) : AVAIL
65. Snake eyes : ONES
67. Lemon go-with : LIME
68. Menu at Chez Jacques : CARTE
69. One of the corners at Four Corners Monument : UTAH
70. Blockhead : CLOD
71. Gouged sneakily : KNEED
72. Akron product : TIRE
1. It may be slung in a sling : ARM
2. Dumptruckful : LOAD
3. Where China is : ASIA
4. B.L.T., e.g. : SANDWICH
5. Deuce toppers : TREYS
6. Takeoff site : RUNWAY
7. Actress Raines : ELLA
8. Not distant : NEAR
9. Cree or Crow : TRIBE
10. Martha Graham, e.g. : DANCER
11. Castle, in chess : ROOK
12. Orkin targets : ANTS
13. Quilting party : BEE
21. "The Divine Comedy" poet : DANTE
22. Take advantage of : USE
25. Install to new specifications : REFIT
26. Poet's Muse : ERATO
27. Brawl : SETTO
29. Partner for this and that, with "the" : OTHER
30. Spoil : MAR
32. Wanderer : NOMAD
33. Absurd : INANE
34. Ruhr Valley city : ESSEN
36. Box-office letters : SRO
38. Bit of Trivial Pursuit equipment : PIE
41. Dernier ___ : CRI
42. Coach Amos Alonzo ___ : STAGG
43. Discard : THROWOUT
48. Went one better than : TOPPED
49. Place for a little R and R : SPA
51. Devout Iranian : SHIITE
54. Rough cabin : SHACK
56. Proceeding independently : UNLED
57. Item for Jack and Jill : PAIL
58. Bullets and such : AMMO
59. Writer Hunter : EVAN
60. Stallion's mate : MARE
61. The "A" in ABM : ANTI
62. Vintage : YEAR
63. Special attention, for short : TLC
66. "___ Drives Me Crazy" (1989 #1 hit) : SHE

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