New York Times, Tuesday, March 10, 1998

Author: Patrick Jordan
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Jordan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BFJ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Remote control button : MUTE
5. Secure a ship : MOOR
9. Hunter's trail : SPOOR
14. Pinnacle : APEX
15. Poet Pound : EZRA
16. Mare : foal :: cow : ___ : CALVE
17. Sicilian spouter : ETNA
18. Arabian Sea adjoiner : OMAN
19. Hit the + key : ADDED
20. Mrs. Morgenstern player on "Rhoda" : NANCYWALKER
23. Watchdog's warning : GRR
24. Japanese dog : AKITA
25. Explorer who named Louisiana : LASALLE
27. ___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
28. Barnes & Noble habitué : READER
32. Hi's helpmate, in the comics : LOIS
33. Witchy woman : CRONE
34. Buenos ___ : AIRES
35. Marxist exiled by Stalin : LEONTROTSKY
38. ___ Valley, Calif. : SQUAW
40. Out of dreamland : AWAKE
41. Saws : CUTS
42. Cafe or cabaret : EATERY
44. Pompous sort : ASS
47. Listened to again, as legal arguments : REHEARD
49. 16 drams : OUNCE
51. Unusual shoe width : EEE
52. "Guys and Dolls" writer : DAMONRUNYON
56. Visit the registrar : ENROL
58. Concept : IDEA
59. Dairy airs? : MOOS
60. Screen star Keaton : DIANE
61. Wander : ROAM
62. Poker pot starter : ANTE
63. Man of La Mancha : SENOR
64. Pulls a boner : ERRS
65. "Untouchable" Eliot : NESS
1. Attendant on Dionysus : MAENAD
2. Slow on the ___ (thickheaded) : UPTAKE
3. With 44-Down, court query : TENNIS
4. Obtain by demand : EXACT
5. Siamese sound : MEOW
6. Baum princess : OZMA
7. Kind of exam or history : ORAL
8. Irritate : RANKLE
9. Surgical souvenirs : SCARS
10. Hippie's hangout : PAD
11. The Stars and Stripes : OLDGLORY
12. Be situated atop : OVERLIE
13. Set right : REDRESS
21. Peter of Peter, Paul & Mary : YARROW
22. Pitcher part : EAR
26. Comparable : ALIKE
29. Long, long time : EON
30. Cupboard crawler : ANT
31. Rid of vermin : DERAT
33. Put an end to : CEASE
34. "Now I ___!" : ASKYOU
35. Like most Danish churchgoers : LUTHERAN
36. Have bills : OWE
37. Old salt : TAR
38. Lengthy discourses : SCREEDS
39. Hattie McDaniel's "Show Boat" role : QUEENIE
42. The Roaring Twenties, e.g. : ERA
43. Look up to : ADMIRE
44. See 3-Down : ANYONE
45. Moves along quickly : SCOOTS
46. Taste and touch, for two : SENSES
48. Freud contemporary : ADLER
50. Deprive of one's nerve : UNMAN
53. Scent : ODOR
54. Approach : NEAR
55. Namath's last team : RAMS
57. Lennon's widow : ONO

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