New York Times, Monday, March 30, 1998

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Major no-no : TABOO
6. Fruity pastry : TART
10. Superdeluxe : POSH
14. Primitive weapon : SPEAR
15. Brainstorm : IDEA
16. Have the throne : RULE
17. Rural dance : POLKA
18. Like a seven-footer : TALL
19. They give people big heads : EGOS
20. Fast-paced card game : CRAZYEIGHTS
23. Having three unequal sides, as a triangle : SCALENE
26. Act like aloe : SOOTHE
27. SOS lights : FLARES
28. Use an ax : HEW
29. German auto : AUDI
30. Austen novel made into a 1996 movie : EMMA
33. Most-wanted group of attendees : ALIST
38. Wear one's best : DRESSTOTHENINES
41. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
42. Ewes' calls : BAAS
43. Chase Manhattan, e.g. : BANK
44. Proofs of age, for short : IDS
46. Dictation takers : STENOS
48. Esoteric : ARCANE
52. Kleptomaniac : STEALER
54. Gymnasts' quests : PERFECTTENS
56. Banned apple spray : ALAR
57. Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
58. Dueler's sword : SABER
63. Roman philosopher : CATO
64. "___ M for Murder" : DIAL
65. Like some piano keys : EBONY
66. Larry King has a few : EXES
67. Award for Oprah : EMMY
68. Renter's paper : LEASE
1. Sugar amt. : TSP
2. Part of a milit. address : APO
3. Actress Barbara ___ Geddes : BEL
4. Acorn, eventually : OAK
5. Seer : ORACLE
6. Mythical giant : TITAN
7. In ___ (befuddled) : ADAZE
8. Count (on) : RELY
9. "Thy Neighbor's Wife" author : TALESE
10. Ragú competitor : PREGO
11. Should, with "to" : OUGHT
12. Animal that sleeps upside-down : SLOTH
13. Literature Nobelist Hermann : HESSE
21. Bowler's button : RESET
22. Des Moines native : IOWAN
23. "Yellow-bellied coward" and others : SLURS
24. West Point drillee : CADET
25. Stand up : ARISE
27. Lose color : FADE
28. More than a tee-hee : HAHA
31. Sale scenes : MOBS
32. N.Y.C. subway manager : MTA
34. Newspaper no-no : LIBEL
35. Nonsensical : INANE
36. Man of La Mancha : SENOR
37. Head-shakers' syllables : TSKS
39. Paris bisector : SEINE
40. German industrial city : ESSEN
45. Read, as enemy messages : DECODE
47. Mortarboard part : TASSEL
48. With speed : APACE
49. "Take it easy" : RELAX
50. Egg protector : CRATE
51. 60's-70's coifs : AFROS
52. Fulton's power : STEAM
53. What to watch the BBC on : TELLY
55. Quick haircut : TRIM
59. Pres. Lincoln : ABE
60. Showy scarf : BOA
61. Ems followers : ENS
62. Seedy loaf : RYE

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