New York Times, Monday, March 23, 1998

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stormed : RAGED
6. Narc bust : RAID
10. Lab container : VIAL
14. A bouquet has one : AROMA
15. Fairy tale beginning : ONCE
16. As regards : INRE
17. Intransigent senator's tactic : FILIBUSTER
19. "Miss ___ Regrets" (1934 hit) : OTIS
20. Ivan or Nicholas : TSAR
21. "The Catcher in the ___" : RYE
22. Johnnie Cochran entreaties : PLEAS
23. Taste and touch : SENSES
25. 1996 award for "The English Patient" : OSCAR
27. Dull : LACKLUSTER
31. Farm units : ACRES
35. Adjutant : AIDE
36. Egyptian fertility goddess : ISIS
38. Show muscle? : FLEX
39. Had a role to play : ACTED
40. "Laura" director Preminger : OTTO
41. Tennille of the Captain and Tennille : TONI
42. Mail delivery paths: Abbr. : RTES
43. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
44. Survive inspection : PASSMUSTER
47. Death row reprieves : STAYS
48. Gives way : YIELDS
53. Two-___ (deceitful) : FACED
55. "The Gold Bug" writer : POE
57. Undecorated : BARE
58. "You said it, brother!" : AMEN
59. Rural flier : CROPDUSTER
62. Healthful mineral : ZINC
63. "Take this!" : HERE
64. Building modification : REHAB
65. Villa d'___ : ESTE
66. Land west of Nod : EDEN
67. Calendario opener : ENERO
1. Whitewater transports : RAFTS
2. Get out of bed : ARISE
3. ___ Heights (disputed Mideast area) : GOLAN
4. Kuwaiti rulers : EMIRS
5. Bit of ointment : DAB
6. Optimistic : ROSY
7. Opening wager : ANTE
8. Diamonds, in criminal slang : ICE
9. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
10. Reason for a ticket : VIOLATION
11. Hobbies : INTERESTS
12. Pavarotti solo : ARIA
13. Minus : LESS
18. Constellation bear : URSA
22. Compaqs, e.g. : PCS
24. Chicago trains : ELS
25. "The ___ trick in the book!" : OLDEST
26. Engaged in litigation : SUED
28. Saguaro : CACTUS
29. Toys with tails : KITES
30. Baptism, for one : RITE
31. Not fore : AFT
32. Hoof sound : CLOP
33. Making a comeback : RENASCENT
34. Being : EXISTENCE
37. The sun : SOL
39. Team from West Point : ARMY
43. "Exodus" hero : ARI
45. In low spirits : SAD
46. Examined : EYED
49. Buddy of 60's-70's TV : EBSEN
50. Motorized shop tool : LATHE
51. Bleak, in verse : DREAR
52. ___-Croatian : SERBO
53. Disconcert : FAZE
54. "Lucky Jim" author : AMIS
55. Read (over) : PORE
56. Many a tournament : OPEN
59. Cuban hero Guevara : CHE
60. Like sunsets : RED
61. Yorkshire river : URE

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