New York Times, Monday, March 3, 1997

Author: Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Poet Sandburg : CARL
5. Sand bar : SHOAL
10. Jemima, e.g. : AUNT
14. Guy with an Irish Rose : ABIE
15. "College Bowl" host Robert : EARLE
16. Chew (on) : GNAW
17. Off-color : SUGGESTIVE
19. New York theater award : OBIE
20. Escalator alternative : STAIRS
21. Boat propellers : OARS
23. "___ Maria" : AVE
24. Tear-jerker in the kitchen : ONION
26. "Bald" baby bird : EAGLET
28. Big toe woe : BUNION
30. Patsy's pal on TV's "Absolutely Fabulous" : EDINA
31. Dapper fellow : DAN
32. Foe : ENEMY
34. Numbskull : DUNCE
37. Catch sight of : ESPY
39. Saccharine : SWEET
41. Garbage boat : SCOW
42. Chartres chapeau : BERET
44. "Deutschland uber ___" : ALLES
46. High season, on the Riviera : ETE
47. Before the due date : EARLY
49. African antelopes : ELANDS
51. Actress Loren : SOPHIA
53. Four-time Gold Glove winner Garvey : STEVE
54. Chicken ___ king : ALA
55. ___ platter (Polynesian menu choice) : PUPU
57. Bug's antenna : FEELER
61. What not to yell in a crowded theater : FIRE
63. Off-key : DISCORDANT
65. Tied, as a score : EVEN
66. Revolutionary patriot Allen : ETHAN
67. Lo-cal : LITE
68. Funnyman Foxx : REDD
69. Horned zoo beast : RHINO
70. Son of Seth : ENOS
1. Elliot of the Mamas and the Papas : CASS
2. Be next to : ABUT
3. Latvia's capital : RIGA
4. French Foreign ___ : LEGION
5. Rap or jam periods : SESSIONS
6. Stetson, e.g. : HAT
7. Betelgeuse's constellation : ORION
8. Thomas Edison's middle name : ALVA
9. Looked lecherously : LEERED
10. In the past : AGO
11. Off-center : UNBALANCED
12. Innocent : NAIVE
13. Sound from an aviary : TWEET
18. Sgt. Bilko : ERNIE
22. Stated : SAID
25. Street sign with an arrow : ONEWAY
27. Wildebeests : GNUS
28. Pedestal : BASE
29. Off-guard : UNPREPARED
30. Embroidered hole : EYELET
31. Cotillion V.I.P. : DEB
33. Director Brooks : MEL
35. Bunkhouse beds : COTS
36. Female sheep : EWE
38. "You bet!" : YEAH
40. It's used for a call in Madrid : TELEFONO
43. Excursion : TRIP
45. Lifeguard, sometimes : SAVER
48. Giver of compliments : LAUDER
50. Thread's partner : NEEDLE
51. Morley of "60 Minutes" : SAFER
52. Martini garnish : OLIVE
53. Japanese dish : SUSHI
56. ___ helmet (safari wear) : PITH
58. Reclined : LAIN
59. Inner: Prefix : ENTO
60. 1 and 66, e.g.: Abbr. : RTES
62. Finis : END
64. Campbell's container : CAN

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