New York Times, Monday, October 19, 1998

Author: Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 35 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "It's a Wonderful Life" director Frank : CAPRA
6. Quiet valley : GLEN
10. New York Shakespeare Festival founder Joseph : PAPP
14. Apportion : ALLOT
15. Roof overhang : EAVE
16. "Hair" song "___ Baby" : ABIE
17. With 61-Across, what the judge said to the bigamist? : YOUCANTHAVEYOUR
20. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
21. Your and my : OUR
22. Nearly : ALMOST
23. Appear, with "up" : CROP
25. At rest : IDLE
26. Sneeze sounds : ACHOOS
29. Casey Jones, notably : TRAINMAN
33. When repeated, a Latin dance : CHA
34. Raison ___ : DETRE
36. Musical composition : ETUDE
37. Put on ___ (act snooty) : AIRS
39. Peter or Patrick, e.g. : SAINT
41. "Cut that out!" : STOP
42. Smooth and shiny : SLEEK
44. Catch fish, in a primitive way : SPEAR
46. Time in history : ERA
47. Modern-day halts to kids' fights : TIMEOUTS
49. "Messiah" composer : HANDEL
51. "You wouldn't ___!" : DARE
52. Green flavor : LIME
53. Aussie "chick" : SHEILA
56. Dracula, at times : BAT
57. "Oh, nonsense!" : PISH
61. See 17-Across : KATEANDEDITHTOO
64. Elderly's svgs. : IRAS
65. Caspian Sea feeder : URAL
66. "Hi" : HELLO
67. Defrost : MELT
68. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
69. Baby bird : OWLET
1. Low islands : CAYS
2. Baseballer Matty or Felipe : ALOU
3. Prune, formerly : PLUM
4. Highly ornamented style : ROCOCO
5. Tell ___ glance : ATA
6. Outfit : GETUP
7. Comic Bert : LAHR
8. A Gabor : EVA
9. State east of the Sierras : NEVADA
10. Easy monthly ___ : PAYMENTS
11. It follows "peek" in a baby's game : ABOO
12. Name of 12 popes : PIUS
13. Saucy : PERT
18. Hangmen's needs : NOOSES
19. "Dallas" matriarch Miss ___ : ELLIE
24. 16 1/2 feet : ROD
25. "Goodnight" girl of song : IRENE
26. "...with ___ of thousands!" (Hollywood hype) : ACAST
27. Texas cook-off dish : CHILI
28. Sultan's ladies : HAREM
29. Excursions : TRIPS
30. Quiet : MUTED
31. Be crazy about : ADORE
32. Where Everest is : NEPAL
35. Nibble on : TASTE
38. Most flea-bitten : SEEDIEST
40. Idyllic South Seas island : TAHITI
43. Aussie "bear" : KOALA
45. Hit head-on : RAM
48. Neighbor of Saturn : URANUS
50. Huey, Dewey or Louie, to Donald Duck : NEPHEW
52. Soup server : LADLE
53. Take some off the top : SKIM
54. Tortoise's rival : HARE
55. List-ending abbr. : ETAL
56. Noggin : BEAN
58. "___ be a cold day in hell..." : ITLL
59. Only : SOLE
60. What 69-Across will grow up to do : HOOT
62. Arid : DRY
63. Nevertheless : THO

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