New York Times, Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Author: Bette Sue Cohen
Editor: Will Shortz
Bette Sue Cohen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. King Tut's favorite card game? : FARO
5. Bilko and York: Abbr. : SGTS
9. Moola : BREAD
14. Visa rival : AMEX
15. Cow's flyswatter : TAIL
16. Split, old-style : REAVE
17. Gimlet garnish : LIME
18. As to : INRE
19. ___-ski : APRES
20. "St. John the Baptist" painter : LEONARDODAVINCI
23. "Come again?" : HUH
24. Outlaw : BAN
25. "Six Characters in Search of an Author" dramatist : LUIGIPIRANDELLO
34. Dole out : ALLOT
35. Toast topper : OLEO
36. River islet : AIT
37. Pac 10 team : UCLA
38. Rising star : COMER
40. Stimulate : WHET
41. "The Crying Game" star : REA
42. Collagist's need : GLUE
43. "Ditto" : METOO
44. NBC Symphony conductor, 1937-54 : ARTUROTOSCANINI
48. Basilica bench : PEW
49. Winner of 10/30/74 : ALI
50. "Norma" composer : VINCENZOBELLINI
59. "What ___!" : ADEAL
60. Director Kazan : ELIA
61. Bumped off : ICED
62. Thornburgh's predecessor as Attorney General : MEESE
63. Sound off : RANT
64. Long skirt : MAXI
65. Where to find favors : PARTY
66. People : ONES
67. Not fooled by : ONTO
1. Take a spill : FALL
2. Friend of François : AMIE
3. San ___, Italy : REMO
4. The yoke's on them : OXEN
5. Rouse : STIRUP
6. Best Picture of 1982 : GANDHI
7. Novice: Var. : TIRO
8. Take to the hills? : SLED
9. Swagger : BRAVADO
10. Complain : REPINE
11. Be a breadwinner : EARN
12. Tours with? : AVEC
13. Lucie's dad : DESI
21. Make ___ with (please) : AHIT
22. Daisy Mae's mate : ABNER
25. Gene Tierney title role : LAURA
26. Tummy trouble : ULCER
27. ___ ease : ILLAT
28. ___ few rounds : GOA
29. Shakespearean eloper : ROMEO
30. Stout relative : ALE
31. "Funny About Love" star Christine : LAHTI
32. Use, as a cot : LIEON
33. 10th-century Holy Roman emperor : OTTOI
38. Make faces, say : CLOWN
39. Like Ellen, now : OUT
40. Cyst : WEN
42. New York Tribune founder : GREELEY
43. Camelot coat : MAIL
45. Tossed skyward : UPCAST
46. Texas-Louisiana border river : SABINE
47. Traction enhancers : CLEATS
50. Theda Bara, e.g. : VAMP
51. Think tank product : IDEA
52. ___-do-well : NEER
53. Round number : ZERO
54. "The Good Earth" heroine : OLAN
55. Car with a bar : LIMO
56. Self-confident words : ICAN
57. Cry to the queue : NEXT
58. Peculiar: Prefix : IDIO

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