New York Times, Tuesday, August 22, 1995

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lullaby : SONG
5. "Betty ____" (1930 hit) : COED
9. Tin Pan Alley grp. : ASCAP
14. "It's a Sin to Tell ____" : ALIE
15. Proficient : ABLE
16. Billow : SURGE
17. Camera's eye : LENS
18. Italia's capital : ROMA
19. Look of scorn : SNEER
20. William Randolph Hearst's home : SANSIMEON
22. Like neon : INERT
23. "Who has an answer?" : ANYONE
24. No sweat : EASY
26. Pleased : GLAD
29. "Hey, ____!" : MISTER
33. Wood shaper : LATHE
37. Rock's ZZ Top, e.g. : TRIO
39. "Othello" villain : IAGO
40. It's west of Wales : EIRE
41. Out of place : AMISS
42. Feet : DOGS
43. Nonesuch : ONER
44. Start for a hero : ROLL
45. Wiesbaden's state : HESSE
46. Thwart : STYMIE
48. Majesty lead-in : LESE
50. Savings plans, for short : IRAS
52. Silent's successor : TALKIE
57. Disciple of Socrates : PLATO
60. Michael Jackson's home : NEVERLAND
63. Salesman Willy : LOMAN
64. One who's adored : IDOL
65. "Snug as ____..." : ABUG
66. Words of wisdom : ADAGE
67. Medicine tablet : PILL
68. Polyhymnia, e.g. : MUSE
69. KNO : NITER
70. Kett of the comics : ETTA
71. Ballantine and others : ALES
1. Party dip : SALSA
2. City SSE of Buffalo : OLEAN
3. Fool : NINNY
4. Plaster painting surface : GESSO
5. Mount ____, Israel : CARMEL
6. Bassoon relative : OBOE
7. Adm. Zumwalt : ELMO
8. Patriot Silas : DEANE
9. Saintly city : ASSISI
10. Washington Irving's home : SUNNYSIDE
11. Algonquian Indian : CREE
12. Ending with teen or golden : AGER
13. Saucy : PERT
21. Pulitzer playwright : INGE
25. Biblical prophet : AMOS
27. Prefix with sphere : ATMO
28. Prospect for oil : DRILL
30. Southwestern art colony : TAOS
31. Hatchery items : EGGS
32. Blush shade : ROSE
33. Composer Janácek : LEOS
34. Grammarian's eyebrow raiser : AINT
35. Deuce topper : TREY
36. Andrew Jackson's home, with "The" : HERMITAGE
38. Man, e.g. : ISLE
41. Vicinity : AREA
45. Consider, as a case : HEAR
47. Laundry worker : IRONER
49. "A Streetcar Named Desire" name : STELLA
51. Long-billed bird : SNIPE
53. Incan transport : LLAMA
54. Afghan capital : KABUL
55. Occupied : INUSE
56. Fringes : EDGES
57. Keogh, for one : PLAN
58. Felician College site : LODI
59. Latin 101 verb : AMAT
61. Rework, as copy : EDIT
62. Bit of a shock : VOLT

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