New York Times, Tuesday, June 16, 1998

Author: Bill Ballard
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Ballard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Ballard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Carpenter's gadget : PLUMB
6. XXXI times V : CLV
9. Hardly spine-tingling : BLAH
13. Express again : RESAY
14. China's Chou En-___ : LAI
15. Capital NW of Twin Falls : BOISE
16. With 58-Across, a classic line associated with 47-Across : IMADEHIMANOFFER
19. Ethel Waters's "___ Blue?" : AMI
20. Concert equipment : AMP
21. Apprehensively : INFEAR
22. Oscar-winning actor in 47-Across : MARLONBRANDO
26. Hope is here: Abbr. : ARK
27. Automne preceder : ETE
28. "Indubitably" : YES
31. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
34. "Your Erroneous Zones" author Wayne : DYER
35. I.B.M., e.g. : CORP
36. Kind of wagon : WELCOME
38. Section of Queens, N.Y. : ASTORIA
40. Yard tool : RAKE
41. Like ___ out of hell : ABAT
43. Church cries : AMENS
44. Wks. and wks. : YRS
45. Baby blossom : BUD
46. "We ___ the World" : ARE
47. Oscar-winning film : THEGODFATHER
53. Inflationary path : SPIRAL
56. Inlet : RIA
57. Lyric poem : ODE
58. See 16-Across : HECOULDNTREFUSE
62. Seal fur trader : ALEUT
63. Boeing 737, e.g. : JET
64. Window parts : PANES
65. Pioneer's heading : WEST
66. Hit show sign : SRO
67. Confuse : ADDLE
1. "Iliad" king : PRIAM
2. Auxiliary proposition : LEMMA
3. Name on many planes : USAIR
4. Steamed : MAD
5. "Ciao!" : BYE
6. What clematis plants do : CLIMB
7. Slippery one : LAMPREY
8. Rome's Appia or Veneto : VIA
9. Like some B'way performances : BOFFO
10. Biography : LIFE
11. On the main : ASEA
12. München mister : HERR
15. Link : BOND
17. Bit of yarn : HANK
18. Frisco gridders : NINERS
23. Arm of a knight-in-arms : LANCE
24. Snack that's bitten or licked : OREO
25. Corroded : ATEAT
28. Time long past : YORE
29. Leprechauns' land : ERIN
30. Get-well spots : SPAS
31. Out of whack : AWRY
32. Limerick maker : LEAR
33. Lodge fellows : ELKS
34. Fix a computer program : DEBUG
35. Doomsday cause, maybe : COMET
37. Old phone company sobriquet : MABELL
39. Skater Lipinski : TARA
42. Embellisher : ADORNER
46. Many miles away : AFAR
47. Rainbow ___ : TROUT
48. ___ monde (society) : HAUT
49. "Same here" : DITTO
50. Keep after : HOUND
51. Eponym for failure : EDSEL
52. Dodger Hall-of-Famer : REESE
53. "Pygmalion" writer : SHAW
54. Soccer superstar : PELE
55. Boardwalk refreshments : ICES
59. Spinners' spinners? : DJS
60. Pollution stds. setter : EPA
61. Tattoos, currently : FAD

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