New York Times, Monday, March 31, 1997

Author: Janet R. Bender
Editor: Will Shortz
Janet R. Bender
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Employee's reward : BONUS
6. Person from Muscat : OMANI
11. Civil War alliance: Abbr. : CSA
14. ___-garde : AVANT
15. Repairman : FIXER
16. Cause friction : RUB
17. Nervousness : BUTTERFLIES
19. Slippery fish : EEL
20. Lover of Sir Lancelot : ELAINE
21. Dawn goddess : EOS
22. Take it easy : LAZE
23. Chooses : SELECTS
25. Computer-telephone link : MODEM
27. Some New Year's resolutions : DIETS
29. Gallows loops : NOOSES
32. Muppeteer Henson : JIM
35. Former pro footballer, briefly : LARAM
37. Like mountains in winter : SNOWY
38. Very dry : ARID
40. Batman's sidekick : ROBIN
42. Yemeni port : ADEN
43. Hotel employee : VALET
45. Words mouthed at a TV camera : HIMOM
47. "We ___ Not Alone" (1939 film) : ARE
48. Short sock : ANKLET
50. "Frasier" character : NILES
52. Red wine : MEDOC
54. Outline : CONTOUR
58. Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
60. Prof's deg. : PHD
62. Jelly used for fuel : STERNO
63. Coffee maker : URN
64. Numbskulls : CHEESEHEADS
66. Ripen : AGE
67. Out-of-date : PASSE
68. Stan's partner, for short : OLLIE
69. Actress Susan : DEY
70. Place for grandma's trunk : ATTIC
71. Yorkshire city : LEEDS
1. "___ in Toyland" : BABES
2. Small egg : OVULE
3. Birth-related : NATAL
4. Loose, as shoelaces : UNTIED
5. Sign painter's aid : STENCIL
6. Not at work : OFF
7. Miss's equivalent, in a saying : MILE
8. Adage : AXIOM
9. Actor Liam : NEESON
10. April check payee: Abbr. : IRS
11. Certain soft drink : CREAMSODA
12. Mideast canal : SUEZ
13. Skillful : ABLE
18. Open up a rip again : RETEAR
22. Hotelier Helmsley : LEONA
24. ___ Brewery Co., of Detroit : STROH
26. Opposite of no-nos : DOS
28. Polio vaccine developer : SABIN
30. Pitcher : EWER
31. Auld lang ___ : SYNE
32. Jakarta's island : JAVA
33. Ayatollah's land : IRAN
34. Small allowance for a schoolchild : MILKMONEY
36. Copycat : MIMIC
39. Took out : DELED
41. Like a win-win situation : NOLOSE
44. "Nightline" host Koppel : TED
46. Cough drop ingredient : MENTHOL
49. Formal headgear : TOPHAT
51. "The Spectator" essayist : STEELE
53. Treasure container : CHEST
55. Papal vestment : ORALE
56. Ruined : UNDID
57. What everything's coming up, in song : ROSES
58. College area : QUAD
59. Encourage : URGE
61. Lucy's husband : DESI
64. Bean counter, for short : CPA
65. Dry, as wine : SEC

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