New York Times, Wednesday, April 23, 1997

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Jim at the bar : BEAM
5. Long Island town : ISLIP
10. "Want to hear a secret?" : PSST
14. It's tender in Turin : LIRA
15. Actress Gia : SCALA
16. Bar assoc. member : ATTY
17. Like a gemologist's drinks? : ONTHEROCKS
19. Kisser : TRAP
20. Migrants' advocate Chavez : CESAR
21. Sans mixers : NEAT
22. Latest thing : RAGE
23. Carafe quantity : LITER
25. Fictional hotel hellion : ELOISE
27. First-rate : CHOICE
30. Static ___ : CLING
31. Film director Wertmuller : LINA
32. Adventure hero ___ Williams : REMO
35. Grateful? : ASHES
38. Tailward, on jets : AFT
39. Sangria container : PITCHER
41. Gentle handling, initially : TLC
42. ___ dicit (legal refusal) : NIHIL
44. Ike's onetime singing partner : TINA
45. Luau entertainment : HULA
46. Skip over : ELIDE
48. Worker with a scythe : REAPER
50. "The Song of the Earth" composer : MAHLER
52. Highly hackneyed : BANAL
54. Baseball's Jesus : ALOU
55. Actor Guinness : ALEC
57. Gin flavorers : SLOES
61. Asset : PLUS
62. Like a platform diver's drinks? : WITHATWIST
64. Mislay : LOSE
65. Fur source : OTTER
66. Sparkling wine spot : ASTI
67. Baa-maids? : EWES
68. In the poorhouse : NEEDY
69. Two semesters : YEAR
1. Voting group : BLOC
2. Deutsche article : EINE
3. Song and dance, e.g. : ARTS
4. Gospel's Jackson : MAHALIA
5. Mt. Carmel site: Abbr. : ISR
6. Treat with tea : SCONE
7. One who spikes the punch : LACER
8. Chase of "Now, Voyager" : ILKA
9. Drawing that's easy on the eyes : PASTEL
10. Bar regulars, e.g. : PATRONS
11. Like an astronaut's drinks? : STRAIGHTUP
12. Deer sirs : STAGS
13. Melville adventure : TYPEE
18. Lexicographer Partridge : ERIC
24. TV's Hatcher : TERI
26. Detector target : LIAR
27. Scotch family : CLAN
28. LP player : HIFI
29. Like a roofer's drinks? : ONTHEHOUSE
30. Lawyer Roy : COHN
33. Diminutive suffix : ETTE
34. Sprint rival : MCI
36. Word for a madame : ELLE
37. Lasting impression : SCAR
39. Barre room bend : PLIE
40. Bring home : EARN
43. Mistreats : ILLUSES
45. Vestibule : HALLWAY
47. Tap : DRAWON
49. Part of SEATO : EAST
50. Fudge flavor : MAPLE
51. Let have : ALLOW
52. Davis of "Now, Voyager" : BETTE
53. Hurt : ACHED
56. Miller beer option : LITE
58. Seine feeder : OISE
59. "Como ___ usted?" : ESTA
60. Do a bartending job : STIR
63. It may finish second : ARY

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