New York Times, Thursday, April 9, 1998

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Will Shortz
Betty Jorgensen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 77 for Ms. Jorgensen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Reiner of TV : CARL
5. Coin collector? : SOFA
9. Subject for an insurance company : LOSS
13. "A Death in the Family" author : AGEE
14. One of the Donald's exes : MARLA
16. Bell ringer : AVON
17. Mine car : TRAM
18. Make ___ of (embarrass) : AFOOL
19. Permission to go : VISA
20. Start of a quip by 52-Down : ADOORSWHATADOG
23. ___ King Cole : NAT
24. Powerful person : NABOB
25. Stalemate : IMPASSE
29. Relating to a battery terminal : ANODAL
33. Helpful information : LEAD
34. Beginning with frost or press : PERMA
37. Neighbor of Ida. : ORE
38. Middle of the quip : ISPERPETUALLYON
42. Actress Hagen : UTA
43. Spheres : AREAS
44. Blithe spirit : ELAN
45. Sick, to Simone : MALADE
47. Maine town with a navy yard : KITTERY
50. Catch by the neck : LASSO
53. Party label : DEM
54. End of the quip : THEWRONGSIDEOF
60. Dance for a luau : HULA
61. Copland ballet : RODEO
62. Sanction : OKAY
64. Gateway to Paris : ORLY
65. Staffordshire river : TRENT
66. "Mitla Pass" author : URIS
67. A.A.A. suggestions : RTES
68. Goals : ENDS
69. Exaggerated, as a story : TALL
1. Jazzman : CAT
2. Indian tourist site : AGRA
3. Deciphered : READ
4. Kind of stand : LEMONADE
5. Common sense : SMARTS
6. Churls : OAFS
7. Upside-down smile : FROWN
8. Honolulu's ___ Tower : ALOHA
9. Decorative water bowl : LAVABO
10. "Ars amatoria" poet : OVID
11. Fair : SOSO
12. Catch : SNAG
15. The Crimson Tide : ALABAMA
21. Western Hemisphere assoc. : OAS
22. Having melodic harmony : TONAL
25. Ancient Troy : ILIUM
26. Hostess Perle : MESTA
27. Word with bull or cross : PAPAL
28. Olympics equipment : EPEE
30. Holmes's creator : DOYLE
31. Like a stadium after a homer : AROAR
32. The kid in "The Heartbreak Kid" : LENNY
35. Fraternity letter : ETA
36. Twice-baked bread : RUSK
39. Speeder's downfall : RADAR
40. Job for the mailroom : PRESORT
41. Cry accompanying frantic pounding : LETMEOUT
46. Irving Berlin classic : ALWAYS
48. ___ delight (solitaire game) : IDIOTS
49. Koppel of "Nightline" : TED
51. Zzzz : SNORE
52. Humorist Nash : OGDEN
54. Red-bearded god : THOR
55. Offended : HURT
56. Female in France : ELLE
57. Excite : SEND
58. Soup pods : OKRA
59. Go kaput : FAIL
63. Initials in fashion : YSL

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