New York Times, Wednesday, June 3, 1998

Author: Karen Hodge
Editor: Will Shortz
Karen Young Bonin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Bonin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Be wide open : GAPE
5. Square fare? : MEAL
9. Common alias : SMITH
14. Port of "The Plague" : ORAN
15. Tickle Me doll : ELMO
16. Capital west of Haiphong : HANOI
17. Like jokers, often : WILD
18. Steal a pass? : LIFTTICKET
20. Formidable foe : NEMESIS
22. Newcastle's river : TYNE
23. Atty.-to-be exams : LSATS
24. Lifesaving equipment : ROPE
25. Popular cooking spray : PAM
28. Word said with a wave of the hand : PRESTO
30. Fabulous fur : ERMINE
32. Paving stuff : TAR
34. Unruly crowd : RABBLE
36. Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
37. For the birds? : AVIAN
39. Tabard Inn order : ALE
40. Understood : TACIT
41. Big name in electronics : SONY
42. Beethoven's Third : EROICA
44. "Get your hands off me!" : HEY
45. A wink or a nod, say : SIGNAL
47. Pre-exercise exercise : WARMUP
49. Baseball's Kranepool and others : EDS
50. Spare, e.g. : TIRE
52. Bobbing object : APPLE
54. "Scram!" : SHOO
55. Trap setters : SNARERS
57. Steal a novel? : POCKETBOOK
61. "___ Camera" : IAMA
62. Land of the Rising Sun : JAPAN
63. Philharmonic part : OBOE
64. For men only : STAG
65. Sports data : STATS
66. Take care of : TEND
67. To be, in old Rome : ESSE
1. Dress for a ball : GOWN
2. The Little Mermaid : ARIEL
3. Steal coils? : PALMSPRINGS
4. Make lovable : ENDEAR
5. TV actress Gilbert : MELISSA
6. Yalies : ELIS
7. Bowling alley initials : AMF
8. Game of chance : LOTTO
9. Fistfight result : SHINER
10. Nutmeg-based spice : MACE
11. Old well's contents : INK
12. Corn site : TOE
13. Smash : HIT
19. Melville tale : TYPEE
21. Rear : STERN
24. Steal from singer Nick? : ROBLOWE
25. Steal draperies? : PINCHPLEATS
26. 1973 Rolling Stones #1 song : ANGIE
27. Substantial : MEATY
29. Transportation on the slopes : TBAR
31. Actress Farrow : MIA
32. Café cup : TASSE
33. Skirt : AVOID
35. "Star Wars" princess : LEIA
38. Writer Rand : AYN
40. Buccaneers' bay : TAMPA
42. "A Cooking Egg" poet : ELIOT
43. Turned the handle : CRANKED
46. Parthenon's city : ATHENS
48. Revolt : UPRISE
51. "Lost in Space" figure : ROBOT
53. Bombeck and others : ERMAS
54. Card game played with sevens through aces : SKAT
55. In a bit : SOON
56. Wise one : SAGE
57. Bedwear, briefly : PJS
58. Horse's morsel : OAT
59. Tax preparer, for short : CPA
60. Medal bestowed by Eliz. II : OBE

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