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New York Times, Thursday, October 23, 1997

Eight-time Sugar Bowl champs, familiarly

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Frances Hansen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 95 for Ms. Hansen.
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© 1997, The New York Times10/23/97 ( No. 17,516 )

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Across
1
Victor of piano antics : BORGE
6
Doll's cry : MAMA
10
Lawn ___ : MAZE
14
March sign : ARIES
15
Muezzin's call to prayer : AZAN
16
"O" in old radio lingo : OBOE
17
Disneyland site : MATTERHORN
19
Superbright : NEON
20
Wistful word : ALAS
21
Court call : ADIN
22
Pretentious : ARTSY
23
Virginia tourist attraction : MONTICELLO
26
From the beginning : ABOVO
28
Some Mozart art : OPERAS
32
Bird with a cup-shaped nest : VIREO
33
Razzing victim : GOAT
36
Bother, with "at" : EAT
37
Complicated love relationship : ETERNALTRIANGLE
41
Half a cartoon duo : REN
42
Lampoon : MOCK
43
Hotel booking : SUITE
44
Too much, musically : TROPPO
47
Result of a burning desire : ARSON
48
Primitive hearing aid : EARTRUMPET
53
Cornered : ATBAY
56
Litter critter : RUNT
57
Oscar ___ Renta : DELA
60
Lowdown : POOP
61
Pooh-bah : PANJANDRUM
63
Colorless liqueur : OUZO
64
Nick and Nora's pet : ASTA
65
The taking of Troy, e.g. : SIEGE
66
Goad : PROD
67
"To ___ it may concern" : WHOM
68
Much of Chile : ANDES
Down
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Eight-time Sugar Bowl champs, familiarly : BAMA
2
Viva-voce : ORAL
3
Oscar, Grammy, Tony and Emmy winner : RITAMORENO
4
Recovers from : GETSOVER
5
Suffix with Peking : ESE
6
Muslim messiah : MAHDI
7
Kind of dye : AZOIC
8
Château-Thierry's river : MARNE
9
Raggedy ___ : ANN
10
Doctrine maker : MONROE
11
"Not on ___!" ("No way!") : ABET
12
Where gnus snooze : ZOOS
13
Counting-out start : EENY
18
Informer : RAT
22
17-Across, e.g. : ALP
24
"High" time : NOON
25
French novelist Pierre : LOTI
26
Ward off : AVERT
27
Bad dog : BITER
29
On the rolls : REGISTERED
30
Noted Finnish architect : AALTO
31
"Skittle Players" artist : STEEN
33
Day-___ : GLO
34
Financial page heading : OTC
35
Vessel in a storm : ARK
38
"Orfeo ed Euridice" god : AMOR
39
P.D.Q., updated : ASAP
40
"The Barber of Baghdad" tenor : NUREDDIN
45
Vegetable container : PEAPOD
46
Settle up : PAY
49
Refuse : TRASH
50
Total : RUNTO
51
Fix a blockage : UNJAM
52
Urban transit org. : MTA
53
Per item purchased : APOP
54
Kind of bus : TOUR
55
TV clown : BOZO
58
Winter sport : LUGE
59
Cathy of "East of Eden" : AMES
61
Handle clumsily : PAW
62
Hush-hush org. : NSA

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