New York Times, Wednesday, August 27, 1997

Author: Jonathan Schmalzbach
Editor: Will Shortz
Jonathan Schmalzbach
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Schmalzbach. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Statesman Eban : ABBA
5. Part of a wolf pack : UBOAT
10. Smidgen : IOTA
14. Recline lazily : LOLL
15. Kin of "shucks" : NERTS
16. Billiard cushion : RAIL
17. 1934 Mae West song : MYOLDFLAME
19. Girl lead-in : ATTA
20. Excitement : ADO
21. Need a doctor's care : AIL
22. Elite military unit : ATEAM
23. Account of a trip conducted by Virgil : DANTESINFERNO
28. Pretend : LETON
30. Sail spar : SPRIT
31. Abstract artist Milton ___ : AVERY
32. Hindu goddess of fortune : LAKSHMI
36. Romantic exploit : GEST
37. Repent : ATONE
39. Regatta blades : OARS
41. Ingenue : STARLET
43. Cooper hero : UNCAS
44. Show how : TEACH
46. Weatherman Al : ROKER
47. Cop's question to a speeder : WHERESTHEFIRE
52. Leporine creatures : HARES
53. Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
54. Warriors' org. : NBA
57. Defenseman Bobby et al. : ORRS
58. "Get lost!" : GOTOBLAZES
62. Siouan Indian : OTOE
63. Verdi's "___ Chorus" : ANVIL
64. Leslie Caron role : LILI
65. Sprightly : PERT
66. 60's catchword : PEACE
67. Some are split : PEAS
1. Soprano Gluck : ALMA
2. "Hopalong Cassidy" actor : BOYD
3. Marriage prerequisite : BLOODTEST
4. The whole shootin' match : ALL
5. Ill-suited : UNFIT
6. Scarlett O'Hara and others : BELLES
7. ___ e sempre (Italian motto) : ORA
8. It goes through withdrawals : ATM
9. Mao or Lao follower : TSE
10. Fuming : IRATE
11. Western : OATER
12. Hyperion, for one : TITAN
13. Col. Bowie's mission, with "the" : ALAMO
18. "___ Boy" (song of 1913) : DANNY
22. P.M. times : AFTS
24. Trunk line : AORTA
25. Large stain : SPLOTCH
26. Country not in Rushdie's travel plans : IRAN
27. Advertiser with a swoosh : NIKE
28. Tarry : LAG
29. Sunset followers : EVES
33. It exists among thieves : HONOR
34. The Yukon's ___ Mountains : MACKENZIE
35. "Dies ___" : IRAE
37. Brews : ALES
38. Suckling spot : TEAT
40. Communist land, once: Abbr. : SSR
42. U.S. 1 and others : RTES
43. Companion of Gabriel : URIEL
45. Brave : HEROIC
47. Victory shout : WHOOP
48. Poker Flat's chronicler : HARTE
49. Gaffe : ERROR
50. Change, as a clock : RESET
51. Epigrammatic tale : FABLE
55. Composer Bartok : BELA
56. How flawed goods are sold : ASIS
58. Disparity : GAP
59. Singleton : ONE
60. Norris Dam's project: Abbr. : TVA
61. Mont Blanc, e.g. : ALP

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