New York Times, Monday, April 21, 1997

Author: Patrick Jordan
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Jordan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Greta who never actually said "I vant to be alone" : GARBO
6. Howled like a hound : BAYED
11. This instant : NOW
14. Extraterrestrial : ALIEN
15. Popeye's sweetie : OLIVE
16. Gardner of Tinseltown : AVA
17. Restaurant gadabout : TABLEHOPPER
19. Blend : MIX
20. Pesky insects : GNATS
21. Christians' ___ Creed : NICENE
23. Surfeit : SATIETY
26. Made fractions : DIVIDED
27. Fold, as paper : CREASE
28. One-dimensional : LINEAR
29. Forebodings : OMENS
30. Zippy flavors : TANGS
31. Uneaten morsel : ORT
34. Chaney Jr. and Sr. : LONS
35. Hats' stats : SIZES
36. Fencing blade : EPEE
37. Dehydrated : DRY
38. Star-to-be : COMER
39. Montreal baseballers : EXPOS
40. Held responsible (for) : BLAMED
42. "Accept the situation!" : FACEIT
43. Bing Crosby or Rudy Vallee, e.g. : CROONER
45. Penny-pinching : MISERLY
46. Coarse-toothed tool : RIPSAW
47. Stun gun : TASER
48. Egyptian snake : ASP
49. Dazzling performer : SHOWSTOPPER
54. Victory sign : VEE
55. Cassettes : TAPES
56. Speak : UTTER
57. Be mistaken : ERR
58. Bewildered : ATSEA
59. Former Russian sovereigns : TSARS
1. Gangster's gun : GAT
2. Chicken ___ king : ALA
3. Barbecued treat : RIB
4. Antwerp residents : BELGIANS
5. Unity : ONENESS
6. Pirates' plunder : BOOTY
7. Zurich's peaks : ALPS
8. Sharp bark : YIP
9. Periods just past sunset : EVENINGS
10. Infers : DERIVES
11. Egotistical conversationalist : NAMEDROPPER
12. Sheeplike : OVINE
13. Like shiny floors : WAXED
18. Despise : HATE
22. Spy org. : CIA
23. Chide, as a child : SCOLD
24. Knight's protection : ARMOR
25. Adolescent rock fan : TEENYBOPPER
26. Mel's on "Alice," for one : DINER
28. Lolled : LAZED
30. Track official : TIMER
32. Try to stop a squeak again : REOIL
33. Snappish : TESTY
35. To an extent : SOMEWHAT
36. Quotes in book reviews : EXCERPTS
38. Rummy variation : CANASTA
39. Depose gradually and politely : EASEOUT
41. ___ Angeles : LOS
42. Pugilist's weapon : FIST
43. Desire deeply : CRAVE
44. Part of a stairway : RISER
45. Term of address in "Roots" : MASSA
47. Overly precious, to a Briton : TWEE
50. Photo ___ (pol's news events) : OPS
51. Local educ. support group : PTA
52. Always, in verse : EER
53. Southern Pacific and others: Abbr. : RRS

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