New York Times, Wednesday, September 13, 1995

Author: Eileen Lexau
Editor: Will Shortz
Eileen Lexau
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Lexau. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Real beauty, in old slang : DARB
5. Make sense : ADDUP
10. Crowds around : MOBS
14. Hymn word : IRAE
15. Seville tower : TORRE
16. Bushy hairdo : AFRO
17. Free : ONTHEHOUSE
19. "Make the most ____" : OFIT
20. Cobble : RESOLE
21. Tex-Mex treats : BURRITOS
23. Has title to : OWNS
25. Play in the water : SLOSH
26. Attempts to convey : DRIVESAT
30. Perfumer's compounds : ESTERS
33. Ancient letters : RUNES
34. Stowe character : TOPSY
36. Court : WOO
37. Hill dwellers : ANTS
38. Respighi's "____ of Rome" : PINES
39. Simon of song : PAUL
40. Last degree : NTH
41. Prongs : TINES
42. Model wood : BALSA
43. German poet : GOETHE
45. Tot's wheels : STROLLER
47. "Little Women" surname : MARCH
49. Ilk : SORT
50. Debate curbs : CLOTURES
53. Plies : WIELDS
57. Em or Polly : AUNT
58. In a fix : UPTHECREEK
60. Singer Jacques : BREL
61. "Cheers" perch : STOOL
62. Comic "Dame" : EDNA
63. Terrier type : SKYE
64. Nixon's undoing : TAPES
65. Has the nerve, in Dogpatch : DAST
1. "New Look" designer : DIOR
2. Gov. Carlson of Minnesota : ARNE
3. Charlie Brown exclamation : RATS
4. Is incumbent on : BEHOOVES
5. Parthenon site : ATHENS
6. "Zip-a-Dee-____-Dah" : DOO
7. Defeat decisively : DRUB
8. Bear, in old Rome : URSUS
9. Incomparable : PEERLESS
10. Chinese hard-liner : MAOIST
11. Pretty zany : OFFTHEWALL
12. Verve : BRIO
13. Bar habitués : SOTS
18. Cary of "Bram Stoker's Dracula" : ELWES
22. Optimistic : ROSY
24. Used, as a chair : SATIN
26. Sturm und ____ : DRANG
27. Cost : RUNTO
28. Rich : INTHEMONEY
29. Shades : TONES
31. Shake awake : ROUSE
32. Kind of energy : SOLAR
35. Irksome ones : PESTS
38. It should be flaky : PIECRUST
39. Equivocated : PALTERED
41. Fast-food drive-____ : THRU
42. Kind of acid : BORIC
44. Rat (on) : TATTLE
46. Spur attachments : ROWELS
48. Seven: Prefix : HEPTA
50. Crane operators' perches : CABS
51. Lie in wait : LURK
52. Huxley's "Time Must Have a ____" : STOP
54. Mother of Castor and Pollux : LEDA
55. Couch potatoes' spots : DENS
56. Three-handed card game : SKAT
59. Get at the weeds : HOE

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