New York Times, Tuesday, August 26, 1997

Author: Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 30 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Dateless : STAG
5. Chitchat : TALK
9. Chorus voice : BASSO
14. Pasty : PALE
15. Prince William's school : ETON
16. Cancel : ANNUL
17. "___ me." : ALITTLEBIRDTOLD
20. Stop working : RETIRE
21. Pull a con : SCAM
22. Clear tables and such : BUS
23. Where le nez is : TETE
25. Door opener : KNOB
27. Do film work : ACT
30. Pillow cover : SHAM
32. Coercion : DURESS
36. Bikini tops : BRAS
38. Provo neighbor : OREM
40. Medicine for what ails you : TONIC
41. "___ me!" : YOUCANTDOTHISTO
44. Lethargy : SOPOR
45. Second of three virtues : HOPE
46. Where to see a hula : LUAU
47. Draw : SKETCH
49. Dick Francis book "Dead ___" : CERT
51. Make a mistake : ERR
52. Unopened : SHUT
54. Porn : SMUT
56. Nothing's alternative : ALL
59. "Phooey!" : DRAT
61. Gets used (to) : INURES
65. "___ me?" : HEYBUTWHATABOUT
68. Eskimo boat : UMIAK
69. Christen : NAME
70. Suffix with billion : AIRE
71. Stately place : MANSE
72. Barks : YIPS
73. Pig food : SLOP
1. Practice with Rocky : SPAR
2. Saga : TALE
3. Got down : ALIT
4. "Understand?" : GETIT
5. TV money-raiser : TELETHON
6. Gobbled up : ATE
7. Passing shots : LOBS
8. New York hoopster : KNICK
9. Disparage : BADMOUTH
10. Hard-working insect : ANT
11. Snooty one : SNOB
12. "Star Trek" character : SULU
13. Auto maker Ransom E. ___ : OLDS
18. Very, in Valence : TRES
19. Currency, in Capetown : RAND
24. "Planet of the Apes" planet : EARTH
26. Range choice : BROIL
27. Gaping pit : ABYSS
28. Bo-peep's staff : CROOK
29. Brownish gray : TAUPE
31. French wine district : MEDOC
33. Follow : ENSUE
34. Sound of the 60's : SITAR
35. Scrub : SCOUR
37. Glaswegians, e.g. : SCOTS
39. Is gloomy : MOPES
42. Former Austrian prince : ARCHDUKE
43. Home wreckers : TERMITES
48. Affronted : HURT
50. Star-Kist product : TUNA
53. Lion-colored : TAWNY
55. Oompah instruments : TUBAS
56. Buzzing : AHUM
57. Champagne Tony of golf : LEMA
58. "___ Eyes" (Eagles hit) : LYIN
60. Siamese, now : THAI
62. Stir up : ROIL
63. Prefix with dollar or trash : EURO
64. Escalator part : STEP
66. ___-relief : BAS
67. Bit of electricity : AMP

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