New York Times, Tuesday, October 24, 1995

Author: Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Amulet : CHARM
6. Box office hit, slangily : BOFF
10. Coasted : SLID
14. Movie cowboy Lash ____ : LARUE
15. Atmosphere : AURA
16. Peg Bracken's "I ____ to Cook Book" : HATE
17. Discharge : EGEST
18. Read quickly : SCAN
19. Russian "John" : IVAN
20. Juicy reading : TRASHYNOVELS
23. A B C's : BASICS
25. Slippery guy : EEL
26. Seeded bread : RYE
27. "Runaway" singer Shannon : DEL
28. Comic Margaret : CHO
29. Three, in Ulm : DREI
31. Conceits : EGOS
33. Corrida cheer : OLE
35. Pants' lowest point : ANKLE
39. Nutrition is not their concern : JUNKFOODJUNKIES
43. Get close to, old-style : ANEAR
44. Sneaky laugh : HEH
45. Flaccid : SOFT
46. Argument : TIFF
49. Hijinks : FUN
51. Grand Central, e.g.: Abbr. : STA
52. Recede : EBB
55. German article : DIE
56. Playful, as a kitten : FRISKY
58. City dweller's awakener, maybe : GARBAGETRUCK
61. Sticky stuff : GLUE
62. Sheltered : ALEE
63. "G.E. College Bowl" host Robert : EARLE
67. Give off : EMIT
68. Depend (on) : RELY
69. Tough guy : STOIC
70. Unit of force : DYNE
71. Mineral rocks : ORES
72. Allegro, e.g. : TEMPO
1. Maison's key : CLE
2. Witch : HAG
3. "We ____ the Champions" (1978 hit) : ARE
4. Loses limberness : RUSTS
5. System of measurement : METRIC
6. Recital performance : BASSSOLO
7. Reaction to a pinch : OUCH
8. Like old lamp cords : FRAYED
9. One who completely misses the ball : FANNER
10. Street knife : SHIV
11. Tennis's Rod : LAVER
12. Where Como is : ITALY
13. Tightly packed : DENSE
21. Flu clue : ACHOO
22. New York city : OLEAN
23. Commenced : BEGUN
24. Autobiographical book by Adm. Byrd : ALONE
27. "It's ____ vu all over again": Yogi Berra : DEJA
30. Signs on the dotted line : INKS
32. 32-card game : SKAT
34. Old English letter : EDH
36. Newsstand : KIOSK
37. Southpaw : LEFTY
38. "Cómo ____?" : ESTA
40. Mexican artist Kahlo : FRIDA
41. Anne of TV's "Topper" : JEFFREYS
42. Swahili "freedom" : UHURU
47. The barber of Seville : FIGARO
48. Bug's antenna : FEELER
50. Most genteel : NICEST
52. Prodded, with "on" : EGGED
53. Mild and pleasant : BALMY
54. U.C.L.A. player : BRUIN
57. Rollerblade : SKATE
59. ____ noire : BETE
60. Prompter's beginning : TELE
64. Computer acronym : ROM
65. Back talk : LIP
66. Author Umberto : ECO

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