New York Times, Tuesday, July 28, 1998

Author: Robert Dillman
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Dillman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Dillman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lady with a title : OWNER
6. Mirth : GLEE
10. Evil : BAD
13. Carefree song syllables : TRALA
14. Transport for Huck Finn : RAFT
15. A large part of Mongolia : GOBI
16. Stock secretarial ploy #1 : HESINCONFERENCE
19. Catch ___ (start to get) : ONTO
20. Decorative window shape : OVAL
21. Artist Max : ERNST
22. It's baked in a square : TILE
24. Strike callers : UMPS
26. Genteel affair : TEA
29. Juices : SALIVA
31. Crones : HAGS
35. Skylit rooms : ATRIA
37. "Yes, ___!" : SIR
38. Command to Dobbin : WHOA
39. Stock secretarial ploy #2 : SHESWITHACLIENT
43. Bingo-like game : KENO
44. Pi follower : RHO
45. Cockeyed : INANE
46. Sharp rebuff : SLAP
47. It lets off steam : KETTLE
50. Many a Little League coach : DAD
51. Seamstress Betsy : ROSS
53. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
55. Village smith, e.g. : SHOER
58. Pantomimist Jacques : TATI
60. Meadows : LEAS
64. Stock secretarial ploy #3 : HESNOTATHISDESK
67. Lighten (up) : EASE
68. Queen before George I : ANNE
69. Jaunty : PERKY
70. Commotion : ADO
71. Stink : ODOR
72. Left one's seat : AROSE
1. Roman emperor in A.D. 69 : OTHO
2. Birdhouse bird : WREN
3. Magazine publisher Condé ___ : NAST
4. "Cats" poet : ELIOT
5. Wasn't colorfast : RAN
6. Act servile : GROVEL
7. Turner, the 40's Sweater Girl : LANA
8. Offensive smells : EFFLUVIA
9. Beach time in Bordeaux : ETE
10. Rhine city : BONN
11. Basics : ABCS
12. Many a New Year's resolution : DIET
15. "'S Wonderful" composer : GERSHWIN
17. Pepsi, e.g. : COLA
18. Business solicitor, for short : REP
23. "___ Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" : ISAW
25. Dramatist Connelly : MARC
26. Duties : TASKS
27. A Barrymore : ETHEL
28. Gladiator's locale : ARENA
30. "___ the Sheriff" (1974 hit) : ISHOT
32. Leading : AHEAD
33. Slangy word of intention : GONNA
34. Full, at last : SATED
36. Liquid in synthetic rubber manufacture : ISOPRENE
40. Nettles : IRKS
41. What witnesses take : THESTAND
42. Mortgage, e.g. : LIEN
48. Pet restraint : TETHER
49. CVI halved : LIII
52. Cortez's quest : ORO
54. Box ___ (tree) : ELDER
55. Where Dwight Gooden once pitched : SHEA
56. Principal : HEAD
57. ___ buco (Italian dish) : OSSO
59. 79 for gold, e.g.: Abbr. : ATNO
61. Architect Saarinen : EERO
62. Inquires : ASKS
63. Kind of terrier : SKYE
65. Chinese ideal : TAO
66. Health facility : SPA

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