New York Times, Wednesday, August 20, 1997

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dummy : BOZO
5. More than unpopular : HATED
10. Sooty shaft : FLUE
14. Kind of sch. : ELEM
15. Dennis the Menace's mother : ALICE
16. "___ That a Shame" (1955 hit) : AINT
17. Lamb's alias : ELIA
18. Superior being : UBERMENSCH
20. Compassion : PATHOS
22. Twofold : DUAL
23. Ballantine brew : ALE
24. Annoying critic : GADFLY
26. Aswan Dam lake : NASSER
28. Pizza : PIE
30. Foe of the Iroquois : ERIE
31. Quick swim : DIP
32. The East : ASIA
34. As well as : AND
35. Kind of situation : NOWIN
39. Absolute flop : WASHOUT
41. Deplete, perhaps : OVERUSE
43. "___ your life!" : NOTON
44. Poetic preposition : ERE
45. Had no doubts : KNEW
46. ___ gestae : RES
48. "Internal Affairs" star, 1990 : GERE
50. "Der Ring ___ Nibelungen" : DES
51. Yule garland : WREATH
54. Talk turkey? : GOBBLE
56. Mahler's homeland: Abbr. : AUS
57. Vow : OATH
59. "A Midsummer Night's Dream" king : OBERON
62. Word to a cold sufferer : GESUNDHEIT
65. Permitted : ABLE
66. "Paradise Lost" setting : EDEN
67. Clear : ERASE
68. Michener tale, e.g. : SAGA
69. MGM Grand site : RENO
70. Africa's largest nation : SUDAN
71. Proof word : ERAT
1. Pager cue : BEEP
2. Stew crock : OLLA
3. Prevailing mood : ZEITGEIST
4. College World Series site : OMAHA
5. Traditional wife : HAUSFRAU
6. R.&B. singer ___ Sure : ALB
7. Like Grateful Dead attire : TIEDYED
8. Beige : ECRU
9. Insist on : DEMAND
10. Groupie : FAN
11. Loeb and Bonet of showbiz : LISAS
12. Cry of defeat : UNCLE
13. Early anesthetic : ETHER
19. Julia Louis-Dreyfus TV role : ELAINE
21. Flowery tribute : ODE
25. Fluff : LINT
27. Hybrid eating utensil : SPORK
28. Hock : PAWN
29. Golfer Aoki : ISAO
33. Now, in Nogales : AHORA
36. "Splendid!" : WUNDERBAR
37. "Ah!" : ISEE
38. Part of CNN : NEWS
40. Gravel order, perhaps : ONETON
41. Nabisco sweet : OREO
42. Prohibited : VERBOTEN
44. Brainiac : EGGHEAD
47. Secret Service eyewear : SHADES
49. Recede : EBB
51. Vegas transaction : WAGER
52. ___ Rivoli (arcaded Paris street) : RUEDE
53. Ruhr city : ESSEN
55. Pay for monthly : LEASE
58. Like some traffic : THRU
60. Marathoner Markova : OLGA
61. Tidy : NEAT
63. Lively card game : UNO
64. "This ___ test..." : ISA

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