New York Times, Thursday, October 22, 1998

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Quarrel : SPAR
5. Twenty-one words : HITME
10. Warp : SKEW
14. Cherry ___ : COLA
15. Overthrow, e.g. : ERROR
16. Capture on video : TAPE
17. Ouida's "___ of Flanders" : ADOG
18. Exurb : FRINGEAREA
20. Onion servings : RINGS
22. Suffix with final or fatal : IST
23. Site of Texas College : TYLER
24. Atlantic City event : PAGEANT
26. "Fat chance!" : HAH
28. Fantasize : DREAM
30. Standing : REPUTE
35. With 45-Across, a 1976 Eagles hit : TAKEITTO
38. Noggins : CRANIA
39. Footnote note : IBID
40. Do schoolwork? : TEACH
42. What Band-Aids aid : CUTS
43. Golden Horde member : MONGOL
45. See 35-Across : THELIMIT
47. City south of Salem : EUGENE
48. Printing flourish : SERIF
49. "Princess ___" (1884 premiere) : IDA
51. Some Fertile Crescent residents : SYRIANS
55. Opposer of Cortés : AZTEC
59. Bug killer, briefly : DDT
61. Make mischief : ACTUP
62. Madonna's first top 10 song : BORDERLINE
65. Harassed : RODE
66. Washerful : LOAD
67. Old hull caulking : OAKUM
68. Actress Swenson : INGA
69. "Frasier" honor : EMMY
70. Systems of waist removal? : DIETS
71. Shrinking : MEEK
1. Line of cliffs : SCARP
2. Lecterns : PODIA
3. "Moving right ___..." : ALONG
4. Milieu of the stressed-out : RAGGEDEDGE
5. Playboy Mansion name : HEF
6. Peeve : IRRITATE
7. Speaker of note : TRIS
8. Billing cycle, often : MONTH
9. Fraction of a joule : ERG
10. Command to Fido : STAY
11. Auto engineer Benz : KARL
12. Foil's heavier cousin : EPEE
13. Erode : WEAR
19. Pre-op inhalant, once : ETHER
21. Hindu outfit : SARI
25. Not entirely happy : NETTLED
27. It takes a bow : ARCHERY
29. Zoo barriers : MOATS
31. Trade area of expanding importance : PACIFICRIM
32. Coin word : UNUM
33. South American monkey : TITI
34. Down ___ (Maine) : EAST
35. Marathoner's stat : TIME
36. "___ Ben Adhem" : ABOU
37. Kind of snake or crab : KING
41. Roasted item : CHESTNUT
44. In the cooler : ONICE
46. Turkish money : LIRA
50. Runner-up to Ike : ADLAI
52. Make amends : ATONE
53. Elbow : NUDGE
54. Command to Fido : SPEAK
55. Proficient : ABLE
56. Really move : ZOOM
57. Alpine transport : TRAM
58. Countercurrent : EDDY
60. High ground in Dutch lowlands : DIKE
63. Fishing aid : ROD
64. German river : EMS

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