New York Times, Wednesday, May 6, 1998

Author: Richard Hughes
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Hughes
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Hughes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Skiing mecca : ALPS
5. Lawn eyesore : WEED
9. Donnybrook : MELEE
14. Not on the rocks : NEAT
15. Red Muppet : ELMO
16. Chan portrayer : OLAND
17. "Tell ___ the Marines!" : ITTO
18. Donnybrook : RIOT
19. Seeing stars : DAZED
20. Start of a George Orwell quote : THEGREATENEMY
23. Condor condo : AERIE
24. Carrier to Tel Aviv : ELAL
25. Sunscreen abbr. : SPF
28. Crammer's concern : EXAM
31. Time to burn : LEISURE
33. "___ Boot" : DAS
36. Kind of boot : HIP
38. Word with sharp or shovel : NOSED
39. More of the quote : OFCLEARLANGUAGE
44. Gardener's pride : BLOOM
45. Second person : YOU
46. Night, to Nero : NOX
47. North African region : BARBARY
50. Wood panel feature : KNOT
53. "The Racer's Edge" : STP
54. Like most colleges : COED
56. Cardiff citizens : WELSH
60. End of the quote : ISINSINCERITY
64. Waikiki welcome : ALOHA
66. Daily delivery : MAIL
67. Thunderpeal : CLAP
68. Belief : TENET
69. The "I" of "The King and I" : ANNA
70. Lui's partner : ELLE
71. Snooker shot : MASSE
72. Exigency : NEED
73. Look lasciviously : LEER
1. Santa ___ race track : ANITA
2. River in Hades : LETHE
3. Devonshire dad : PATER
4. Humidor cheapie : STOGIE
5. "___ No Angels" (Bogart film) : WERE
6. Lamb's pseudonym : ELIA
7. Chew the scenery : EMOTE
8. "You don't say!" : DOTELL
9. Fabio's forte : MODELING
10. Jack of "Big Bad John" : ELAM
11. Food-filled revolver : LAZYSUSAN
12. Hydrocarbon suffix : ENE
13. Actor Byrnes, of 50's-60's TV : EDD
21. T. follower : REX
22. Highland refusal : NAE
26. Ragú rival : PREGO
27. U.P.S. rival : FEDEX
29. "So that's it!" : AHA
30. Russian orbiter : MIR
32. Not worth a ___ : SOU
33. ___ Ferry, N.Y. : DOBBS
34. G sharp's equivalent : AFLAT
35. Saharan stingers : SCORPIONS
37. Carry on : PLY
40. Slow throw : LOB
41. Starve : EMACIATE
42. Hunky-dory : AOK
43. Mother, maybe : NUN
48. Former White House nickname : RON
49. Sycophant : YESMAN
51. See red? : OWE
52. Toyota model : TERCEL
55. Designer von Fürstenberg : DIANE
57. Charles de Gaulle's birthplace : LILLE
58. Like an old joke : STALE
59. Keyed up : HYPER
61. "___ Gotta Have It" (Spike Lee film) : SHES
62. Supreme Court count : NINE
63. Unlike Godiva : CLAD
64. 24-hr. convenience : ATM
65. Grazing grounds : LEA

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