New York Times, Monday, April 20, 1998

Author: John D. Leavy
Editor: Will Shortz
John D. Leavy
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Leavy. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bird in a cornfield : CROW
5. Critters in litters : PUPS
9. High-born : NOBLE
14. "Star Wars" princess : LEIA
15. Leave out : OMIT
16. N.B.A.'s Shaquille : ONEAL
17. Wriggling : EELY
18. Utility in Monopoly : WATERWORKS
20. Get even for : AVENGE
22. Tiger Beat reader : TEEN
23. Tetley product : TEA
24. Gave new hands : REDEALT
26. A tractor pulls it : PLOW
28. Tennis's Monica : SELES
30. Rise and shine : AWAKEN
34. Grouch's look : SCOWL
37. Goal attempt : SHOT
39. Italian bread : LIRA
40. "Yipes!" : OHNO
41. Pilot's command : PLANE
42. Nincompoop : TWIT
43. "...and ___ the twain shall meet" : NEER
44. Diatribe : RANT
45. Cast pearls before ___ : SWINE
46. BBQer's need : GRILLE
48. Home planet : EARTH
50. Broad valley : DALE
52. Big-billed bird : PELICAN
56. Reverse of NNW : SSE
59. TV's Letterman : DAVE
61. Vichyssoise ingredient : POTATO
62. Fictional candy maker : WILLYWONKA
65. Flour factory : MILL
66. Michael Jackson boast, in a 1987 hit : IMBAD
67. Ukraine's capital : KIEV
68. Smell ___ (be wary) : ARAT
69. Dolphins' home : MIAMI
70. Barely beat, with "out" : EDGE
71. Barely beat, with "out" : NOSE
1. Exonerate : CLEAR
2. Christopher of "Superman" : REEVE
3. Like smooth-running machines : OILED
4. 1992 movie flop (Not!) : WAYNESWORLD
5. Joint Chiefs chairman during Desert Storm : POWELL
6. Actress Thurman : UMA
7. Big East team : PITT
8. Exorbitant : STEEP
9. "Calm down!" : NOWNOW
10. Lennon's widow : ONO
11. Former Miss America host Parks : BERT
12. Place for a cabin : LAKE
13. "Born Free" lioness : ELSA
19. Do tell : RELATE
21. Scotsman : GAEL
25. Electrical unit named for an inventor : TESLA
27. "Leaves of Grass" poet : WALTWHITMAN
29. 1953 western : SHANE
31. New Zealand bird : KIWI
32. Ireland : ERIN
33. "Tiny" Archibald : NATE
34. Ballad : SONG
35. One-named singer/actress : CHER
36. "You're the ___ Care For" (1930 hit) : ONEI
38. Ready to draw : ONTAP
41. Like some undergrad studies : PRELAW
45. Normandy battle site : STLO
47. Celebrated bride of 1981 : LADYDI
49. Lay down fresh tar : REPAVE
51. Bring to mind : EVOKE
53. Capital near Alexandria : CAIRO
54. Rand McNally book : ATLAS
55. Nick of "North Dallas Forty" : NOLTE
56. Sidestroke, e.g. : SWIM
57. California's ___ Valley : SIMI
58. Napoleon's home, briefly : ELBA
60. Oklahoma city : ENID
63. On the ___ (fleeing) : LAM
64. Beer party staple : KEG

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