New York Times, Wednesday, January 7, 1998

Author: Bob Klahn
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Klahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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JimH notes: In this audio interview, Will Shortz calls this marriage proposal from Bill to Emily his second favorite crossword ever.
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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "High Hopes" lyricist : CAHN
5. ___ Romeo : ALFA
9. Pull oneself up to the bar : CHIN
13. Mélange : OLIO
14. Microsoft chief, to some : BILLG
16. "Darling, Je Vous ___ Beaucoup" : AIME
17. Answers, for short : SOLS
18. Poet Dickinson : EMILY
19. Dirty Harry's employer: Abbr. : SFPD
20. 1729 Jonathan Swift pamphlet, with "A" : MODESTPROPOSAL
23. Old enough to know better? : OFAGE
24. Pork place? : STY
25. Frasier's brother : NILES
27. Highly rated : AAA
29. Begin again : RESUME
30. Cosby series : ISPY
33. Without whiskers : SHAVEN
37. Key or Kennedy : TED
38. 1965 Gary Lewis and the Playboys hit : THISDIAMONDRING
41. "2001" mainframe : HAL
42. Fluster : RATTLE
43. Chip for a pot : ANTE
44. Crater Lake locale : OREGON
46. Obi-___ Kenobi : WAN
48. Ennui, to Enrique : TEDIO
49. Stat. for Barry Bonds : RBI
52. Fall guy : PATSY
56. 1992 Paula Abdul hit, with Stevie Wonder on harmonica : WILLYOUMARRYME
59. Listen and obey : MIND
60. Take the honey and run : ELOPE
61. Driver's selection : IRON
62. Suffix with bachelor : ETTE
63. Comparatively cagey : SLYER
64. Collate : SORT
65. Like show horses : SHOD
66. Cold capital : OSLO
67. Artist Paul : KLEE
1. Popular women's mag : COSMO
2. Reserved : ALOOF
3. Broom ___ (comics witch) : HILDA
4. Posies : NOSEGAYS
5. Help at a heist : ABET
6. Proceeds falteringly : LIMPS
7. Play at love : FLIRT
8. Brass or bronze : ALLOY
9. Black currant liqueur : CASSIS
10. Pompous : HIFALUTIN
11. Carry out : IMPLEMENT
12. Stephen Foster's "Old Uncle ___" : NED
15. Bilk, say : GYP
21. Melville setting : SEA
22. Erect : ONEND
26. Bulrush, e.g. : SEDGE
28. Like some flu : ASIAN
29. Ask for more Time? : RENEW
30. "Some Like ___" : ITHOT
31. Offer some to : SHAREWITH
32. Entered en masse : PILEDINTO
34. This may be over your head : HAT
35. Tbsp. or tsp. : AMT
36. Radio setting: Abbr. : VOL
39. Covet, with "over" : DROOL
40. Threw caution to the wind : RANARISK
45. Like some lilies : GILDED
47. Shower time: Abbr. : APR
49. Rich kid in "Nancy" : ROLLO
50. Encourages, with "up" : BUOYS
51. Push forward : IMPEL
53. Its capital is Innsbruck : TYROL
54. Chocolate marshmallow snack : SMORE
55. "Fiddler on the Roof" matchmaker : YENTE
57. Hoped-for response to 56-Across : YES
58. Dynamic start : AERO
59. Enero, por ejemplo : MES

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