New York Times, Monday, April 14, 1997

Author: Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Enter : GOIN
5. Throaty utterance : RASP
9. Up, as the ante : RAISE
14. Ancient alphabetic character : RUNE
15. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
16. Get straight A's, e.g. : EXCEL
17. Lot of land : ACRE
18. "Greetings ___..." (postcard opening) : FROM
19. Opinions : VIEWS
20. Lose some weight : SHEDAFEWPOUNDS
23. Looks perfect on : FITS
24. Not pos. : NEG
25. Flier Earhart : AMELIA
29. Part of T.G.I.F. : ITS
30. Place to crash : PAD
33. Recluse : LONER
34. 60's hairdo : AFRO
36. ___ fide : BONA
37. Criticize formally : LODGEACOMPLAINT
40. God of war : ARES
41. Where the Mets meet : SHEA
42. Pulitzer winner Pyle : ERNIE
43. Actor Beatty : NED
44. Senor Guevara : CHE
45. Certain marbles : AGATES
46. "We ___ the Champions" (Queen tune) : ARE
47. He loved Lucy : DESI
49. Nears, as a target : HOMESRIGHTINON
56. Hardly the brainy type : BIMBO
57. "Othello" villain : IAGO
58. Golfer's cry : FORE
59. The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
60. Quite a rarity : ONER
61. Writer Lebowitz : FRAN
62. Raison ___ : DETRE
63. Marquis de ___ : SADE
64. Jodie Foster's alma mater : YALE
1. Pate de foie ___ : GRAS
2. "That hurt!" : OUCH
3. Concerning : INRE
4. Exigency : NEED
5. Basket material : RAFFIA
6. Stop, in France : ARRET
7. Puts on the brakes : SLOWS
8. Splendor : POMP
9. Variety shows : REVUES
10. Getting rid of : AXING
11. Decorated, as a cake : ICED
12. Uses needle and thread : SEWS
13. Overhead trains, for short : ELS
21. Blazing : AFIRE
22. "___ of Old Smoky" : ONTOP
25. Nebbishy comic Sherman : ALLAN
26. Sculptor Henry : MOORE
27. Signed off : ENDED
28. Diamond, of gangsterdom : LEGS
29. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
30. Gist : POINT
31. Vanity Fair photographer Leibovitz : ANNIE
32. Palm tree fruits : DATES
34. Word with head or heart : ACHE
35. Enemy : FOE
36. Silent film star Theda : BARA
38. Hearth residue : ASHES
39. On the up and up : LEGIT
44. New Orleans cuisine : CREOLE
45. On dry land : ASHORE
46. Yellowish-brown : AMBER
47. Rigg or Ross : DIANA
48. Pushed, with "on" : EGGED
49. Take on, as an employee : HIRE
50. Leave out : OMIT
51. Grande and Bravo : RIOS
52. Questionable : IFFY
53. "A Doll's House" heroine : NORA
54. Like much testimony : ORAL
55. Hawaii's state bird : NENE
56. Good, in street talk : BAD

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