New York Times, Monday, February 3, 1997

Author: M. E. Brindamour
Editor: Will Shortz
Mary E. Brindamour
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Brindamour. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ravioli base : PASTA
6. Numbered hwys. : RTES
10. Nicholas was one : TSAR
14. Sour : ACERB
15. The Emerald Isle : EIRE
16. "What's ___ you?" : ITTO
17. 18-wheelers : SEMIS
18. Communication means for computer-phobes : SNAILMAIL
20. Grotesque imitation : TRAVESTY
22. Eat like a rabbit : NIBBLE
23. Trees with cones : PINES
24. Tries again : RETESTS
25. Cornell's home : ITHACA
27. Passover event : SEDER
28. Spanish gold : ORO
29. Moral principle : ETHIC
31. Convened again : REMET
35. Eggheady sort : NERD
37. "Cheers!" in Cherbourg : SALUT
39. Dumb ___ (scatterbrain) : DORA
40. Length of yarn : SKEIN
42. Spud : TATER
44. Q-U link : RST
45. Agrees (with) : SIDES
47. Bang and buzz, e.g. : NOISES
49. Graphed : CHARTED
52. "Lorna ___" (1869 romance) : DOONE
53. Reddish brown : AUBURN
54. Comes to light : SURFACES
57. Communication means at the office : GRAPEVINE
59. Eat away : ERODE
60. Once, once : ERST
61. Blue-pencil : EDIT
62. "The Thinker" creator : RODIN
63. Henna and others : DYES
64. Old newspaper section : ROTO
65. Sugary : SWEET
1. Auld lang syne, with "the" : PAST
2. Perfect server : ACER
3. Communication means at sea : SEMAPHORE
4. "Jeopardy!" staple : TRIVIA
5. "___ makes the heart..." : ABSENCE
6. Takes five : RESTS
7. Minuscule : TINY
8. Period of history : ERA
9. Trawled : SEINED
10. Having trees : TIMBERED
11. Knifes : STABS
12. Like Pisa's tower : ATILT
13. Parts : ROLES
19. Pepsi bottle size : LITER
21. Train reservations : SEATS
24. Split the cards again : RECUT
25. Charged particles : IONS
26. "Star ___" : TREK
27. "___ Marner" : SILAS
30. More than disliked : HATED
32. Communication means for emergencies : MORSECODE
33. Language spoken in Dingwall : ERSE
34. Does lacework : TATS
36. Upsets : DISRUPTS
38. Jose Carreras, for one : TENOR
41. British fertilizer : NITRE
43. Ones at the top of their business? : ROOFERS
46. Stapleton Airport site : DENVER
48. Lined up : INAROW
49. Pent up : CAGED
50. "Faster!" : HURRY
51. Belittle : ABASE
52. Because of : DUETO
54. Tizzy : SNIT
55. Actress McClurg : EDIE
56. Faxed : SENT
58. Bachelor's last words : IDO

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