New York Times, Monday, May 26, 1997

Author: Eileen Lexau
Editor: Will Shortz
Eileen Lexau
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 23 for Ms. Lexau. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
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1. Prop up : BRACE
6. Goddess pictured in Egyptian tombs : ISIS
10. Fraud : SCAM
14. Old autos : AEROS
15. Short letter : NOTE
16. Patriot Nathan : HALE
17. Feeling really good : ONTOPOFTHEWORLD
20. Get-out-of-jail money : BAIL
21. Hors d'oeuvre spread : PATE
22. Song for Aida : ARIA
23. Chomped down : ATE
24. "___ cost to you!" : ATNO
25. Novelist Waugh : EVELYN
27. Batter's goal : BASEHIT
29. Frigid : ICY
30. "Turandot" slave girl : LIU
31. Moon-landing vehicle : LEM
32. ___ de Triomphe : ARC
33. "I ___ Grow Up" ("Peter Pan" song) : WONT
34. Heads of state get-together : SUMMITMEETING
38. "It can't be!" : OHNO
39. Be in session : SIT
40. Nothing : NIL
41. Peas' holder : POD
42. Pennies: Abbr. : CTS
43. Creeks : STREAMS
47. Storm warnings at sea : SWELLS
49. Clinton's #2 : GORE
50. Wrestler's place : MAT
51. Site for a swing : TREE
52. Rikki-tikki-___ (Kipling mongoose) : TAVI
53. Capable of : UPTO
54. Little that's visible : TIPOFTHEICEBERG
57. Poker call : IMIN
58. Mending site : HOLE
59. Louis XIV, 1643-1715 : LEROI
60. Hawaii's state bird : NENE
61. Remove from office : OUST
62. Dunne of "I Remember Mama" : IRENE
1. Thick-trunked tropical tree : BAOBAB
2. Italian soprano Scotto : RENATA
3. Clarinetist Shaw and others : ARTIES
4. Refrigerate : COOL
5. One of Kreskin's claims : ESP
6. Wee one : INFANT
7. ___ voce (almost in a whisper) : SOTTO
8. Spillane's "___ Jury" : ITHE
9. Visualize : SEE
10. Beach : SHORE
11. Set of bells : CARILLON
12. Relieving : ALLAYING
13. Club ___ : MED
18. They expect the best : OPTIMISTS
19. Undulating : WAVY
24. "Um, excuse me" : AHEM
25. Like a three-dollar bill : ECCENTRIC
26. Cashew, e.g. : NUT
28. "Tickle me" doll : ELMO
29. Anger : IRE
32. Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
33. Sly trick : WILE
34. Cable channel : SHOWTIME
35. Support : UNDERPIN
36. "___ the season..." : TIS
37. Radial, e.g. : TIRE
38. Photo ___ (media events) : OPS
42. Musical sign : CLEF
43. Bygone Russian group : SOVIET
44. Electrical unit : AMPERE
45. Female attendant : MATRON
46. Cheap cigar : STOGIE
48. Sierra ___ : LEONE
49. Scottish Celts : GAELS
52. 10 C-notes : THOU
53. Opposite of unter, in German : UBER
54. Can's composition : TIN
55. Notwithstanding that, briefly : THO
56. Biblical priest : ELI

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