New York Times, Tuesday, May 27, 1997

Author: Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. 27, to 3 : CUBE
5. Virgule : SLASH
10. St. Nick accessory : PIPE
14. The top : APEX
15. "Remember the ___!" : MAINE
16. "Ars Amatoria" poet : OVID
17. Surgical site in the Beaver State? : PORTLANDOR
19. Kid's phrase of request : CANI
20. Chang's Siamese twin : ENG
21. Itch : URGE
22. Full moon color : ORANGE
24. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
25. Rapper who co-starred in "New Jack City" : ICET
26. Le Carre character George : SMILEY
29. Methodology : PROCESS
32. Estate papers : WILLS
33. Gunk : GOOP
34. Champagne Tony of golf : LEMA
36. ___ vera : ALOE
37. Middays : NOONS
38. Money to tide one over : LOAN
39. It's west of N.C. : TENN
40. Just : ONLY
41. "What ___ I do?" : COULD
42. Nielsen stats : RATINGS
44. Comic Charles Nelson ___ : REILLY
45. Unpleasant task : ONUS
46. Hospital unit : WARD
47. Declarer : AVOWER
50. Swiss river : AARE
51. "___ is me!" : WOE
54. Glitzy sign : NEON
55. Doc from the Old Line State? : BETHESDAMD
58. Cartoonist Al : CAPP
59. Chorus girls? : ALTOS
60. The first: Abbr. : ORIG
61. Fashion's Klensch : ELSA
62. 1956 Four Lads hit "___ Much!" : NONOT
63. It's just for openers : ANTE
1. Supergarb : CAPE
2. "___ the housetop..." (Christmas lyric) : UPON
3. Arctic Ocean sighting : BERG
4. Phone line abbr. : EXT
5. ___-pants (wise guy) : SMARTY
6. Jessica of "Frances" : LANGE
7. Right-hand person : AIDE
8. ___-cone : SNO
9. Decorated officers : HEROCOPS
10. Driver's license in the Gem State? : POCATELLOID
11. Russian "John" : IVAN
12. Engine knock : PING
13. Actress McClurg : EDIE
18. Fishing gear : LURES
23. ___ room : REC
24. Sound system in the Keystone State? : ALLENTOWNPA
25. Humor not for dummies : IRONY
26. Quite a hit : SWAT
27. Distance runner : MILER
28. Actress Massey : ILONA
29. Chlorinated waters : POOLS
30. 1988 Olympics site : SEOUL
31. Inconsequential : SMALL
33. Pagoda sounds : GONGS
35. "Handy" man : ANDY
37. Rural : NONURBAN
41. Goddess of agriculture : CERES
43. Suffix with elephant : INE
44. Least cooked : RAREST
46. "Yippee!" : WAHOO
47. Suffix with utter : ANCE
48. ___ piccata : VEAL
49. Kin of "Uh-oh!" : OOPS
50. Envelope abbr. : ATTN
51. Alert : WARN
52. Leave off : OMIT
53. Periphery : EDGE
56. "Strange Magic" rock band : ELO
57. 1988 Dennis Quaid remake : DOA

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