New York Times, Thursday, May 28, 1998

Author: Patrick Jordan
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Jordan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {CQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Love handles" : FLAB
5. Leave helpless with laughter : SLAY
9. Cornwall, for one : SHIRE
14. Cabin spot : LAKE
15. Give an edge to : HONE
16. Throw a party for, say : HONOR
17. With 29-, 46- and 59-Across, welcome after-dinner words : OURGUESTSPEAKER
20. Pizarro's quest : ORO
21. Priceless? : FREE
22. Careless : LAX
23. Indiscriminate : RANDOM
25. Boozehound : SOT
26. Former French coin : SOU
29. See 17-Across : ISAMANWHOHAS
33. "___ voltaje!" (Spanish warning) : ALTO
36. Reply to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
37. Clear : ERASE
38. Kind of loser : BORN
39. 1983 Indy 500 winner Tom : SNEVA
41. State : AVER
42. The way of all flesh? : AGING
44. Burr-Hamilton event : DUEL
45. Hardy heroine : TESS
46. See 17-Across : TOBEONAPLANE
49. Amarillo-to-Dallas dir. : ESE
50. "Whew!" : BOY
51. Sketch from scratch : REDRAW
55. Ring king : ALI
56. V.I.P. vehicle : LIMO
58. Chopper : AXE
59. See 17-Across : INTHIRTYMINUTES
64. Half a 60's-70's TV duo : ROWAN
65. France's Savoy ___ : ALPS
66. Expensively finished : GILT
67. Radio features : KNOBS
68. "Surely you ___!" : JEST
69. One of the Cartwright boys : HOSS
1. Absolutely astound : FLOOR
2. Author ___ Ingalls Wilder : LAURA
3. Headquarters for Ohio Edison : AKRON
4. Panhandle : BEG
5. Some W.W. II tanks : SHERMANS
6. Waste : LOSE
7. It's a start : ANTE
8. "You betcha!" : YES
9. Put away, in a way : SHEATHE
10. Major prank : HOAX
11. Publicity, so to speak : INK
12. Fish eggs : ROE
13. Slip : ERR
18. Abduction sites, supposedly : UFOS
19. Winter truck accessory : PLOW
24. Quint's name : DIONNE
25. Whimper : SNIVEL
26. Get rid of a shadow : SHAVE
27. Travelers' stopovers : OASES
28. Computerphiles : USERS
30. When repeated, a Mamas and the Papas hit : MONDAY
31. Enjoyed immensely : ATEUP
32. Became a figure of speech? : ORATED
33. Diminish : ABATE
34. Corporate symbols : LOGOS
35. Extended family : TRIBE
40. Chicken Little, e.g. : ALARMIST
43. Mischievous sprites : GOBLINS
47. Film genre : NOIR
48. Eye-catching sign : NEON
52. Relationship : RATIO
53. Figure skating leaps : AXELS
54. Adam and Mae : WESTS
55. King in I Kings : AHAB
56. Singer Lovett : LYLE
57. Rascals : IMPS
59. Get one's goat : IRK
60. Québec vote : NON
61. Couple : TWO
62. ___ Mahal : TAJ
63. Terse "review" : UGH

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