New York Times, Wednesday, January 28, 1998

Author: Mark Gottlieb
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Gottlieb
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Gottlieb. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Siamese and Persian : CATS
5. Creator of Rabbit and Piglet : MILNE
10. Soak up some sun : BASK
14. Touched down : ALIT
15. 10 on a scale of 1 to 10 : IDEAL
16. Minute ___ : RICE
17. Look on tiptoe, say : PEER
18. Burglar deterrent : ALARM
19. Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
20. Ivy preferred by vegetarians? : CREAMEDCORNELL
23. Used car caveat : ASIS
24. Cuddly bear : TEDDY
25. Rapscallion : SCAMP
28. West Pointer : CADET
31. Chit : IOU
32. Goalie's spot : CREASE
35. Crunchy sandwich : TACO
39. Ivy found in Haiti? : PORTAUPRINCETON
42. Jab back and forth : SPAR
43. Unperturbed : SEDATE
44. Mine find : ORE
45. Arson evidence : ASHES
47. Harsh criticism, so to speak : LUMPS
49. Screening device : SIEVE
52. Riverbank component : SILT
54. Ivy that belongs in a museum? : OBJETDARTMOUTH
60. One who's in it for himself : USER
61. Paris landmark, with "L'" : OPERA
62. It's rough on roaches : RAID
64. Moments, informally : SECS
65. Fix, as a computer program : DEBUG
66. Microwave : NUKE
67. Pot component : ANTE
68. Speechify : ORATE
69. Hodgepodge : STEW
1. Insignia site : CAP
2. Actor McCowen : ALEC
3. Wedding cake feature : TIER
4. Flow : STREAM
5. Don Shula's team : MIAMI
6. Runs with no effect : IDLES
7. Kind of balloon : LEAD
8. D.E.A. agent : NARC
9. Ticklish one : ELMO
10. Clairol choice : BRUNETTE
11. Broadcast : AIRED
12. Almost boil : SCALD
13. Relative of jade or emerald : KELLY
21. Org. to adopt a puppy from : ASPCA
22. Road with a no. : RTE
25. Tastes : SIPS
26. Farm combine? : COOP
27. A movie star may carry one : AURA
28. Jokesters : CARDS
29. Atlas section : ASIA
30. Ding : DENT
33. Send by FedEx, e.g. : RUSH
34. Swordplay : EPEE
36. Teensy bit : ATOM
37. Business org. : CORP
38. Change for a five : ONES
40. Cross : TRAVERSE
41. Instrument played while seated : CELLO
46. Prepared : SET
48. Reversals : UTURNS
49. The March King : SOUSA
50. "Hedda Gabler" playwright : IBSEN
51. Button on James Bond's dashboard? : EJECT
52. Swagger : STRUT
53. General perception : IMAGE
55. Dumbbell : DODO
56. Impersonator : APER
57. First name in country : REBA
58. Without slack : TAUT
59. Go on a nature walk : HIKE
63. Kind of line : DEW

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