New York Times, Tuesday, June 10, 1997

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Indian title of respect : SAHIB
6. Love handles, essentially : FLAB
10. Gad about : ROAM
14. "Fur ___" (Beethoven dedication) : ELISE
15. Clarence Thomas's garb : ROBE
16. Second word of many limericks : ONCE
17. It's not as threatening as it looks : PAPERTIGER
19. Give up : CEDE
20. Current strength : AMPERAGE
21. Antiaircraft fire : ACKACK
23. London lavatory : LOO
24. "Rocky ___" : III
25. ___ A Sketch (drawing toy) : ETCH
26. Old age, in old times : ELD
27. Italian cheese : RICOTTA
31. ___ Major (southern constellation) : CANIS
35. Mat victory : PIN
36. River of Russia : URAL
37. Man ___ (famous race horse) : OWAR
38. Jive talkin' : SLANG
40. Running shoe name : NIKE
41. Marquand's Mr. ___ : MOTO
42. Rotter : CAD
43. Does some lawn work : EDGES
44. Disappear through camouflage : BLENDIN
46. Mineral springs : SPA
48. Tended to the weeds : HOED
49. "High ___" (Anderson play) : TOR
50. Photo ___ (camera sessions) : OPS
53. Repudiate : DISOWN
56. Horrid : DAMNABLE
58. It's put off at the bakery : ODOR
59. Shooter's target : CLAYPIGEON
61. Change for a C-note : TENS
62. Roof overhang : EAVE
63. Homes for hatchlings : NESTS
64. Philosopher : SAGE
65. Exceeded the limit : SPED
66. Gaggle members : GEESE
1. Flower part : SEPAL
2. Bowie's last stand : ALAMO
3. Swimmer in the Congo : HIPPO
4. "Now it's clear!" : ISEE
5. Additions to an ice cream sundae : BERRIES
6. North Pole-like : FRIGID
7. Theater section : LOGE
8. Burrows of the theater : ABE
9. Chewing out : BERATING
10. Geologist : ROCKHOUND
11. ___-Day (vitamin brand) : ONEA
12. Australian hard-rock band : ACDC
13. Like a milquetoast : MEEK
18. Party game pin-on : TAIL
22. New Deal prog. : CCC
25. "___ go bragh" : ERIN
28. Math subject : TRIG
29. Money brought in : TAKE
30. Pub quaffs : ALES
31. Toothed item : COMB
32. Roll call misser : AWOL
33. Hoops great Archibald : NATE
34. Lou Gehrig nickname, with "the" : IRONHORSE
35. Seat cover : PAD
38. Arts' partner : SCIENCES
39. Touch down : LAND
43. Bringing in : EARNING
45. ___ Jones : DOW
46. Hung around : STAYED
47. Splendor : POMP
50. Corpulent plus : OBESE
51. Draws, as a line on a graph : PLOTS
52. Good judgment : SENSE
53. Pencil-and-paper game : DOTS
54. Brainstorm : IDEA
55. Carol : SONG
56. Garroway of early TV : DAVE
57. "The African Queen" scriptwriter : AGEE
60. Drink like Fido : LAP

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