New York Times, Monday, May 19, 1997

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Meal at boot camp : MESS
5. Sell tickets illegally : SCALP
10. Sam the ___ of 60's pop : SHAM
14. "Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
15. It's a no-no : TABOO
16. Car with a meter : TAXI
17. Lose one's nerve : CHICKENOUT
19. Israeli guns : UZIS
20. Tennis great Rosewall : KEN
21. Bohemian : ARTY
22. "Gunsmoke" star James : ARNESS
24. Vulgar one : SLEAZE
26. Tyke : TOT
27. 70's-80's Yankee pitching ace : GOOSEGOSSAGE
34. Imus's medium : RADIO
37. Goods : WARES
38. "Blue" bird : JAY
39. Abba of Israel : EBAN
40. Opera headliners : DIVAS
41. Stupor : DAZE
42. ___'easter : NOR
43. Sheets, pillowcases, etc. : LINEN
44. Put on the payroll : HIRED
45. Old instrument of punishment : DUCKINGSTOOL
48. "Who ___ you?" : ARE
49. Sounded, as a bell : TOLLED
53. Prestige : CACHET
56. Villa d'___ : ESTE
58. Actress Gardner : AVA
59. Major league brothers' name : ALOU
60. Quaint dance : TURKEYTROT
63. "___ the Mood for Love" : IMIN
64. Actress Samantha : EGGAR
65. Microwave, slangily : NUKE
66. Grandmother, affectionately : NANA
67. Immunizations : SHOTS
68. ___ off (plenty mad) : TEED
1. Treats cynically : MOCKS
2. Lucy's best friend : ETHEL
3. Children's author R. L. ___ : STINE
4. League: Abbr. : SOC
5. Audiophile's setup : STEREO
6. Quitter's word : CANT
7. "It's ___!" (proud parents' phrase) : ABOY
8. Singer Rawls : LOU
9. Shepherd's pie ingredients : POTATOES
10. Publicity seekers' acts : STUNTS
11. Smog : HAZE
12. X or Y, on a graph : AXIS
13. Ole ___ : MISS
18. Nonmusician's musical instrument : KAZOO
23. Flagmaker Betsy : ROSS
25. Opposed to, in the backwoods : AGIN
28. Playground equipment : SWING
29. Overhangs : EAVES
30. Research money : GRANT
31. Not quite shut : AJAR
32. Stare, as at a crystal ball : GAZE
33. Checked out : EYED
34. Pull apart : REND
35. "___ Ben Adhem" : ABOU
36. Jeanne ___ (French saint) : DARC
40. Eating alcoves : DINETTES
41. Pickle flavoring : DILL
43. Italian money : LIRE
44. Nonsense : HOOEY
46. Hawaiian medicine man : KAHUNA
47. Frolicking animals : OTTERS
50. Lash ___ of old westerns : LARUE
51. Call forth : EVOKE
52. Went out with : DATED
53. Old Testament murderer : CAIN
54. ___ mater : ALMA
55. Nickel or copper, but not tin : COIN
56. Therefore : ERGO
57. Three-player card game : SKAT
61. "Yecch!" : UGH
62. Blaster's need : TNT

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