New York Times, Monday, April 28, 1997

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QVXYZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Comedian Mort : SAHL
5. Small dent on a fender : DING
9. Picket line crossers : SCABS
14. Margarine : OLEO
15. Cookie with a creme center : OREO
16. Diamond weight : CARAT
17. Vegas card game : BLACKJACK
19. Dress style : ALINE
20. Bullfight bull : TORO
21. Marx who wrote "Das Kapital" : KARL
23. Sault ___ Marie : STE
24. Flue residue : ASH
26. Suffix meaning "approximately" : ISH
28. Lucille Ball, e.g. : REDHEAD
30. Where the Eiffel Tower is : PARIS
32. Feed bag contents : OATS
34. Distinctive doctrines : ISMS
35. Fast-growing community : BOOMTOWN
37. Housebroken animal : PET
39. Savior : WHITEKNIGHT
42. Till bill : ONE
43. Yearned (for) : HUNGERED
46. Weapon in a silo, for short : ICBM
49. Found's partner : LOST
51. Muse of love poetry : ERATO
52. Organized absenteeism of police officers : BLUEFLU
54. Turf : SOD
56. "The ___ in the Hat" (rhyming Seuss book) : CAT
57. Writer Fleming : IAN
58. Greek letter : IOTA
60. Ark builder : NOAH
62. Greek letter : SIGMA
64. Stew vegetable : GREENBEAN
68. Build : ERECT
69. Forearm bone : ULNA
70. Indonesian island : BALI
71. Appears : SEEMS
72. Christmas carol : NOEL
73. Settled, as on a perch : ALIT
1. Cry loudly : SOB
2. Start (and end) of the Three Musketeers' motto : ALL
3. London airport : HEATHROW
4. Kooky : LOCO
5. Martial arts schools : DOJOS
6. Rhymester Gershwin : IRA
7. Giraffe's prominent feature : NECK
8. Racing vehicle : GOKART
9. Burn with hot water : SCALD
10. Baseball's Ripken : CAL
11. Gets up : ARISES
12. Small chicken : BANTAM
13. Spirited horses : STEEDS
18. Actress ___ Scott Thomas : KRISTIN
22. Set a top in motion again : RESPIN
24. Police radio alert, briefly : APB
25. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
27. Inventor Elias : HOWE
29. ___ and yon (in many places) : HITHER
31. "Hi, honey!" follower : IMHOME
33. Egyptian symbols of life : ANKHS
36. Verdi opera based on a Shakespeare play : OTELLO
38. Incited : EGGEDON
40. Kooky : NUTS
41. Of the windpipe : TRACHEAL
44. Greek letter : ETA
45. "i" piece : DOT
46. Long-billed wading birds : IBISES
47. Actress Bloom : CLAIRE
48. Jumper's cord : BUNGEE
50. Exceed in firepower : OUTGUN
53. Decrees : FIATS
55. Basketball's Shaquille : ONEAL
59. Woody Guthrie's son : ARLO
61. Rhyme scheme for Mr. Eban? : ABBA
63. 1900, on a cornerstone : MCM
65. Opposite WSW : ENE
66. Rhyming boxing champ : ALI
67. Annual basketball event: Abbr. : NIT

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