New York Times, Wednesday, September 30, 1998

Author: Fran and Lou Sabin
Editor: Will Shortz
Fran Sabin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {CJQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 124 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Difficult position : SPOT
5. Narc's find : STASH
10. Shtick performance : BIT
13. Bar order, with "the" : USUAL
15. Conductor Sir Georg : SOLTI
16. Dug in : ATE
17. Sugary drink? : BITTERSWEET
19. Oater affirmative : YEP
20. Rachel's sister : LEAH
21. Elephant's tail? : INE
22. A few : SOME
23. Sheepish remark? : BAA
25. Brewery? : PORTERHOUSE
28. Org. that does investigations : IRS
29. ___-Cat (winter vehicle) : SNO
30. Not look too lively : SAG
31. Paw : MITT
33. Dits' partners : DAHS
36. With 22-Down, cautious statement : SOFAR
40. This puzzle's theme song? : BEERBARRELPOLKA
43. Vintage tune : OLDIE
44. "Amscray!" : SHOO
45. Blowgun ammo : DART
46. Blowgun ammo : PEA
48. Sounds of indecision : UMS
50. ___ juice (milk) : MOO
51. Heavy drinker? : STOUTFELLOW
56. B and B : INN
57. Fab Four film of '65 : HELP
58. Calendar abbr. : FRI
59. Palindromic time : NOON
61. "Mârouf" baritone : ALI
62. Bottles-only drinker? : DRAFTDODGER
66. Gun : REV
67. Let up : EASED
68. Minimum wage makers, maybe : PEONS
69. Devon river : EXE
70. Mike of "Wayne's World" : MYERS
71. A.P.O. addressee : SSGT
1. Hero : SUB
2. Telepathy and such : PSI
3. Beat in a dance marathon : OUTLASTED
4. 1991 film "Little Man ___" : TATE
5. Flat tire sound : SSS
6. Namely : TOWIT
7. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
8. Pokes drive them : STEERS
9. Triple, say : HIT
10. Louisiana feature : BAYOU
11. Knickknacks : ITEMS
12. Dakota lodging : TEPEE
14. Jetés, e.g. : LEAPS
18. Name in a #1 Beach Boys song : RHONDA
22. See 36-Across : SOGOOD
23. Hardly an intellectual : BIMBO
24. Sharon of Israel : ARIEL
26. Has a good, hard laugh : ROARS
27. Padlock's partner : HASP
32. Cause to err : TRIPUP
34. Initials for a prince : HRH
35. Asian capital : SEOUL
37. Tropical waders : FLAMINGOS
38. Tire center : AKRON
39. Incriminate : RATON
41. Borscht base : BEET
42. Loch ___ : LOMOND
47. Free-for-all : AFFRAY
49. Eagle's descent : SWOOP
51. Cut : SHARE
52. E-mail forerunner : TELEX
53. Greenish : OLIVE
54. Obliterate : ERASE
55. Career officer : LIFER
60. Lyric poems : ODES
62. Brooklynese pronoun : DEM
63. Stats accompanying F.G.'s : TDS
64. A Siamese twin : ENG
65. Alphabet trio : RST

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