New York Times, Thursday, May 25, 1995

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Latin dance : CHACHA
7. Trees in "The Little Prince" : BAOBABS
14. Perform perfectly : DOTOAT
15. "Billy Budd" writer : MELVILLE
16. Spectators' seating : STANDS
17. Move, as with difficulty : GETABOUT
18. Runs roughshod over : STEAMROLLERS
20. "Act your _____!" : AGE
23. Rowers grip it : OAR
24. 157.5 degrees : SSE
25. Begin a fall : TRIP
27. Brother's title : FRA
30. East Asian prefix : SINO
34. Marking with ridges : WALING
37. Hand-me-down : USED
40. Head of the House, once : TIP
41. Dessert duo : ICECREAMANDCAKE
44. Stretch the truth or stretch out : LIE
45. A Guthrie : ARLO
46. Dictator from Gori : STALIN
47. Yakutsk river : LENA
49. Branch : ARM
51. Angler's luck : BITE
52. Untrustworthy sort : CAD
55. Grp. of swingers : PGA
58. Train part : CAR
59. Haunt : WATERINGHOLE
65. Choral piece : ORATORIO
66. Water temperature tester, maybe : BIGTOE
70. Division division : REGIMENT
71. Messengers from afar : ANGELS
72. This may get 40 lashes : MASCARA
73. Marquis _____ : DESADE
1. S&L offerings : CDS
2. Roasting : HOT
3. _____ glance : ATA
4. Takes for a ride : CONS
5. Couldn't get out of it : HADTO
6. On the ocean : ATSEA
7. Suds, so to speak : BEER
8. Low-voiced ladies : ALTOS
9. Round figures : OVALS
10. Confirmation class gifts : BIBLES
11. Skin smoother : ALOE
12. Fast runner on slow film : BLUR
13. Hardens : SETS
15. Theater threesome : MGM
19. Sandy's line : ARF
20. Freely : ATWILL
21. Allen of comedy : GRACIE
22. Doreen of "Private Benjamin" : EILEEN
26. Photo : PIC
28. Unconfirmed info : RUMOR
29. Nutty-fruitcake center : ASA
31. Slanted : ITALIC
32. Leonid predecessor : NIKITA
33. First game : OPENER
35. Depression fighter: Abbr. : NRA
36. Luther's lang. : GER
38. Nuts to editors : ENS
39. Mantis killer : DDT
42. Chef's phrase : ALA
43. Truck front : CAB
48. Vinegary : ACETIC
50. Pitched ball stat : MPH
53. Bouquet : AROMA
54. More critical : DIRER
56. Turn : GOBAD
57. With a flared bottom : ALINE
59. Tequila additive : WORM
60. Domain : AREA
61. Does like "it" : TAGS
62. Ship of 1492 : NINA
63. "I've _____ a Secret" : GOT
64. Spurs : EGGS
67. Indian export : TEA
68. Familiar : OLD
69. Jargon suffix : ESE

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