New York Times, Wednesday, April 29, 1998

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Will Shortz
Gayle Dean
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 31 for Ms. Dean. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Civilian clothes : MUFTI
6. Any Alp : PEAK
10. ___ vu : DEJA
14. Smiling : AGRIN
15. Mountain of Greek legend : OSSA
16. Just-prior periods : EVES
17. E. Annie Proulx novel : THESHIPPINGNEWS
20. Taoism founder Lao-___ : TSE
21. Nile reptile : ASP
22. Part of MADD : AGAINST
23. Molded : FORMED
26. Tarzan's foster mother : APE
27. ___-Kettering Institute : SLOAN
29. Honeybunch : DEAR
31. Kind of citizen : DUAL
35. Price fixers : CARTEL
37. Gift label word : FROM
39. Paris-to-Amsterdam dir. : NNE
40. E. M. Forster novel : APASSAGETOINDIA
43. Kinsman: Abbr. : REL
44. Ollie's sidekick : STAN
45. Makes things slippery : SLEETS
46. Former Gov. Grasso : ELLA
48. Choice word : ELSE
50. Gold measure : KARAT
51. P.I. : TEC
53. Is here : EXISTS
55. Cowboy topper : STETSON
59. Cry of disbelief : PAH
60. Cable's "SuperStation" : TBS
63. Jerome K. Jerome novel : THREEMENINABOAT
66. Where to find anvils : EARS
67. Perpetually : EVER
68. Eccentric : KOOKY
69. Use an atomizer : MIST
70. Give stars to, perhaps : RATE
71. Provide (with) : ENDUE
1. LeBlanc of "Friends" : MATT
2. Verbal pans : UGHS
3. Melee : FREEFORALL
4. Woody Herman's "___ Autumn" : TIS
5. Like working plowhorses : INHARNESS
6. Like cooked corn : POPPED
7. Debatable power, for short : ESP
8. The East : ASIA
9. Herbivorous hoppers : KANGAROOS
10. Turned down : DENIED
11. So much as : EVEN
12. Feast of Lights observers : JEWS
13. Little helper? : ASST
18. Suffix with sex : ISM
19. Benetton rival : GAP
24. They may be wild : OATS
25. Arena chant : DEFENSE
27. False alarm : SCARE
28. Flap in the fashion industry : LAPEL
30. Dexterity : ART
32. "I get it" : UNDERSTOOD
33. "Fraud" novelist Brookner : ANITA
34. Minimal : LEAST
36. Fashionable one? : LATECOMER
38. Jerk's creation? : MILKSHAKE
41. "For Me and My ___" : GAL
42. Spiffy : NEAT
47. Bear witness : ATTEST
49. Run out : EXPIRE
52. Nationality suffix : ESE
54. Actor McShane : IAN
55. Ship's front : STEM
56. Neighbor of a Laotian : THAI
57. Commits a faux pas : ERRS
58. Winter Palace river : NEVA
61. Capital on the Caspian : BAKU
62. Ophthalmological case : STYE
64. Surfing site : NET
65. Rock's ___ Jovi : BON

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