New York Times, Friday, January 17, 1997

Author: B. Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FHQZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Upward slope : ACCLIVITY
10. Star in Perseus : ALGOL
15. "The Prisoner of Zenda" locale : RURITANIA
16. Liberty : LEAVE
17. Victor over Blaine in 1884 : CLEVELAND
18. Kind of chair : EAMES
19. Heidi's height : ALP
20. Cuts inches off yards : MOWS
21. Master hand : EXPERT
22. Natty Bumppo's quarry : DEER
24. Zinger : RETORT
26. Winter comment : BRR
27. Car bomb? : EDSEL
29. Comic Russian actor Mischa : AUER
30. Drivers' aid, for short : AAA
31. Sketch : DESCRIBE
34. Business abbr. : LTD
35. Capacitate : EMPOWER
38. 50th anniversary, for one : JUBILEE
40. France or Jordan leader : AIR
41. "Hold on!" : WAITASEC
43. From N.D. to La. : SSE
44. "Hard Hearted Hannah" composer : AGER
45. Naval bases? : KEELS
49. Slalom maneuver : ESS
50. "Rawhide" prop : LARIAT
53. Swill : SLOP
54. "Go on!" : DOTELL
56. First name in horror : BRAM
58. Last name in horror : POE
59. "A Dog of Flanders" writer : OUIDA
60. Deputy : SURROGATE
62. "Tiger Rose" actress Lenore, 1923 : ULRIC
63. Easiest way to run : UNOPPOSED
64. Have a trying experience : TASTE
65. Media event : NEWSSTORY
1. Quartermaster's hangout? : ARCADE
2. Winnowed : CULLED
3. Blini : CREPES
4. Start of Nero's reign : LIV
5. Thing : ITEM
6. Battle mettle : VALOR
7. Bedazzled : INAWE
8. Sheriff's badge : TINSTAR
9. Torah place marker : YAD
10. Man with all the answers : ALEXTREBEK
11. Hurdle : LEAP
12. Coach's M.V.P. award : GAMEBALL
13. Think too highly of : OVERRATE
14. "A Study in Scarlet" inspector : LESTRADE
21. Darkness personified : EREBUS
23. Work over : REDO
25. Party board : OUIJA
28. Civil War general who became a best-selling author : LEWWALLACE
32. "Under Siege" star : SEAGAL
33. Colonial newsman : CRIER
35. Prodded into retiring : EASEDOUT
36. University of Montana site : MISSOULA
37. Mixes before cooking : PRESTIRS
39. Summer coolers : ICES
42. Defender of people's rights : TRIBUNE
46. Sun Bowl site : ELPASO
47. Riot participant : LOOTER
48. Swift : SPEEDY
51. Traffic director : ARROW
52. Canvas covers : TARPS
55. Give Life support? : EDIT
57. Cleans (up) : MOPS
60. Morning riser : SUN
61. Inherited : GOT

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