New York Times, Tuesday, April 21, 1998

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Top Tatar : KHAN
5. N.Y.C. gallery : MOMA
9. Bygone A.M.C. car : PACER
14. Junction : NODE
15. Pop music's Clapton or Carmen : ERIC
16. Allan-___ : ADALE
17. Hoary : OLDASMETHUSELAH
20. Obliterates : XES
21. "Hurry up!" : COMEON
22. Scruff : NAPE
23. Happy hour day, usually: Abbr. : FRI
24. "Piano," literally : SOFT
26. Any doctrine : ISM
27. Eyepieces, in jargon : OCULARS
31. Opposite of pencil in : ERASE
33. Settlement of 1624 : NEWAMSTERDAM
36. Swarm : TEEM
37. Give it ___ (attempt to do) : AGO
38. Wine connoisseur's concern : YEAR
42. Extra life : BORROWEDTIME
47. Garbo, who vanted to be let alone : GRETA
49. Beat the admission fee : SNEAKIN
50. Rage : IRE
51. Where Tulsa is: Abbr. : OKLA
54. MSNBC competitor : CNN
55. Beats by a nose : NIPS
57. Mama Cass of the Mamas and the Papas : ELLIOT
59. Erratic move : ZIG
62. Thoroughbred-breeding country : BLUEGRASSREGION
65. Sacrifice site : ALTAR
66. Yard pest : MOLE
67. Diva Moffo : ANNA
68. Steel plow maker : DEERE
69. Copies : APES
70. "Shoo!" : SCAT
1. The "K" of James K. Polk : KNOX
2. 19th ___ (golf clubhouse) : HOLE
3. Throws in : ADDS
4. Teachers' org. : NEA
5. Autobiographies : MEMOIRS
6. City near Provo : OREM
7. Pesky arachnids : MITES
8. Cause for a blessing : ACHOO
9. Audio systems, for short : PAS
10. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
11. Channel port : CALAIS
12. Pass, as time : ELAPSE
13. Shorten again, as a skirt : REHEM
18. "Get outta here!" : SCRAM
19. Famine-stricken : UNFED
23. Burn a steak on purpose? : FLAMBE
25. ___-la-la : TRA
27. Neighbor of Que. : ONT
28. Middle grade : CEE
29. Hockey's Krupp : UWE
30. Astronomer's sighting : STAR
32. "The Joy Luck Club" writer : AMYTAN
34. Big head : EGO
35. Propels a dinghy : ROWS
39. Apt. feature, in the classifieds : EIK
40. "What ___, chopped liver?" : AMI
41. Stimpy's TV partner : REN
43. Ear: Prefix : OTO
44. Autumn toiler : RAKER
45. Concert extenders : ENCORES
46. Al ___ (not too soft) : DENTE
47. Car's front : GRILLE
48. Good name : REPUTE
50. ___ company (running with troublemakers) : INBAD
52. Andean animal : LLAMA
53. Journalist Stewart : ALSOP
56. Burn the surface of : SEAR
58. Vacation spot, perhaps : ISLE
59. Brass component : ZINC
60. New Rochelle college : IONA
61. Pesky flier : GNAT
63. Coll. senior's test : GRE
64. Kind of station : GAS

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