New York Times, Thursday, December 9, 1993

Author: Janie Lyons
Editor: Will Shortz
Janie Lyons
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Lyons. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Paint layer : COAT
5. Best of old films : EDNA
9. Plays at Pebble Beach : GOLFS
14. Greengrocer's pods : OKRA
15. Controversial 70's sitcom : SOAP
16. Lit : AFIRE
17. Menu appetizer : PICKLEDPIGSFEET
20. Titter : TEHEE
21. Bambi and kin : DEER
22. Hints at the pool table? : CUES
23. _____ fixe : IDEE
25. Ta-ta in Turin : CIAO
27. Hollywood's Barbara or Conrad : BAIN
30. Menu entree : FRIEDCLAMS
35. Lew Wallace's "Ben-_____" : HUR
36. Word before mother or lively : STEP
37. 1975 Clavell best seller : SHOGUN
38. Slack-jawed : AGAPE
40. Hoover, e.g. : DAM
42. Clean, as a computer disk : ERASE
43. Beaverlike fur : NUTRIA
45. Collars : NABS
47. Herbal soother : TEA
48. Menu side order : GREENBEANS
50. Carrel : DESK
51. G-men : FEDS
52. Mr. Carnegie : DALE
54. Mystery dog : ASTA
57. Hacker, e.g. : USER
59. Revises : EDITS
63. Menu dessert : CHOCOLATEMOUSSE
66. Lady's alternative? : TIGER
67. Kind of log : YULE
68. Hammer part : CLAW
69. 1941 Bogart role : SPADE
70. Sediment : SILT
71. Ocean flyer : TERN
1. Egyptian church member : COPT
2. "The Grapes of Wrath" worker : OKIE
3. Foot part : ARCH
4. Provide lodging for : TAKEIN
5. Vane dir. : ESE
6. Walked unevenly : DODDERED
7. Scruff : NAPE
8. Each : APIECE
9. Dentist's anesthetic : GAS
10. Risque : OFFCOLOR
11. Stead : LIEU
12. Parole : FREE
13. Televisions : SETS
18. Calculator display: Abbr. : LED
19. Crossword diagrams : GRIDS
24. Newt : EFT
26. Pines : ACHES
27. Hallucinogenic drink : BHANG
28. Bode : AUGUR
29. Seething : IRATE
31. Toothpaste once advertised by Grace Kelly : IPANA
32. Type size for fine print : AGATE
33. Ponders : MUSES
34. Underhanded fellow : SNEAK
36. View from the Quai d'Orsay : SEINE
39. Introduced : PREFACED
41. Barbara with two sisters : MANDRELL
44. "Straight Up" singer Paula : ABDUL
46. Youth grp. founded in 1910 : BSA
49. Classic Montaigne work of 1580 : ESSAYS
50. Dock : DEDUCT
53. TheM-G-M. lion : LEO
54. Book after John : ACTS
55. Lollipop was a "good"one : SHIP
56. Roman get-up : TOGA
58. Needle case : ETUI
60. Sunny vacation spot : ISLE
61. Ruler until 1917 : TSAR
62. Basted : SEWN
64. Vein find : ORE
65. Ran into : MET

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