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New York Times, Tuesday, January 24, 1995

Author:
Richard Hughes
Editor:
Will Shortz
"Life is a bowl of cherries," e.g.
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Richard Hughes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FKQWZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hughes. Tuesday freshness: 29%
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© 1995, The New York Times1/24/95 ( No. 16,513 )
Across
1
Blvd. crossers : STS
4
#2, informally : VEEP
8
Defeater of Hannibal at Zama : SCIPIO
14
Pasture : LEA
15
Shakespearean villain : IAGO
16
Chaucer's ___ Inn : TABARD
17
Civil war, e.g. : OXYMORON
19
List ender : ETALII
20
Mr. Rathbone : BASIL
21
Dour : STERN
23
Chicago-to-Atlanta dir. : SSE
24
Slept "soundly" : SNORED
26
"Hud" Oscar winner Patricia : NEAL
28
Snap, crackle and pop, e.g. : ONOMATOPOEIA
34
Criminal charge : RAP
37
City on the Mosel : TRIER
38
Razor sharpener : STROP
39
Help in the getaway : ABET
41
Architectural piers : ANTAS
43
Location : SITE
44
Catcalls : JEERS
46
Moffo and Magnani : ANNAS
48
In low spirits : SAD
49
Fe, fi, fo, fum, e.g. : ALLITERATION
52
Willing : GAME
53
Swimwear manufacturer : SPEEDO
57
Perform : ACT
60
Pole figure : TOTEM
63
Be unfaithful to : RATON
64
"Calm down!" : COOLIT
66
"Life is a bowl of cherries," e.g. : METAPHOR
68
White winter coat : ERMINE
69
Primary : MAIN
70
More than none : ANY
71
Clears of hidden problems : DEBUGS
72
Rival rival : ALPO
73
Born : NEE
Down
1
Neatniks' opposites : SLOBS
2
Ross Perot, e.g. : TEXAN
3
First authority : SAYSO
4
Cataclysmic : VIOLENT
5
Attention : EAR
6
Sometimes they're super : EGOS
7
___ l'Évêque (French cheese) : PONT
8
Not monoaural : STEREO
9
Dozes : CATNAPS
10
Olympic basketball coach Hank : IBA
11
Buddies : PALS
12
Rainbow goddess : IRIS
13
Garfield's foil : ODIE
18
Spanish Surrealist : MIRO
22
One in the running : ENTRANT
25
"Dumb ___" (old comic) : DORA
27
Plenty : LOTS
29
Mosque feature : MINARET
30
Big name in insurance : AETNA
31
Goddess of discord : ERIS
32
Least bit : IOTA
33
Mimicked : APED
34
Indian prince : RAJA
35
Victim of sibling rivalry : ABEL
36
Sir Robert of London's bobbies : PEEL
40
Advanced math : TRIG
42
"Je ne ___ quoi" : SAIS
45
Averring : STATING
47
Elsa in "Lohengrin" : SOPRANO
50
Overacts : EMOTES
51
___ tide : NEAP
54
Wharton's Frome : ETHAN
55
Lorna of an 1869 romance : DOONE
56
Deli phrase : ONRYE
57
Scored a hole-in-one : ACED
58
Inner workings : CORE
59
Grave : TOMB
61
Poet Lazarus : EMMA
62
More than a snack : MEAL
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N.Y. school : LIU
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Waitress's bit : TIP

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