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New York Times, Monday, March 17, 1997

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Will Shortz
Something to go to a bakery for
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Stephanie Spadaccini

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 1 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 24 for Ms. Spadaccini. Monday freshness: 4%
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S
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L
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D
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K
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© 1997, The New York Times3/17/97 ( No. 17,296 )
Across
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Pre-entree dish : SALAD
6
Sit in the sun : BASK
10
Cozy home : NEST
14
Reflection : IMAGE
15
Opposing : ANTI
16
Go ___ (exceed) : OVER
17
The "N" of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
18
"Forever" : AGES
19
"Get going!" : MOVE
20
23
Withdraw from the Union : SECEDE
26
Those going 80, say : SPEEDERS
27
Med. cost-saving plan : HMO
28
And so on : ETC
30
Historical period : ERA
31
Teen woe : ACNE
33
It makes an auto go : GAS
35
___ latte : CAFFE
40
44
Intuit : SENSE
45
Hankering : YEN
46
Castle's protection : MOAT
47
Chef's measure: Abbr. : TSP
50
Something to go to a bakery for : PIE
52
Wash. neighbor : ORE
53
Delivered a sermon : PREACHED
58
Comments to the audience : ASIDES
60
62
Milky-white gem : OPAL
63
Sacred Egyptian bird : IBIS
64
War story, Greek-style : ILIAD
68
Chant at a fraternity party : TOGA
69
Swiss painter Paul : KLEE
70
The brainy bunch : MENSA
71
George Washington bills : ONES
72
Arid : SERE
73
Cousin of a Golden Globe : OSCAR
Down
1
Transgression : SIN
2
Doc's org. : AMA
3
Restroom, informally : LAV
4
Wide-open : AGAPE
5
Deceive : DELUDE
6
False god : BAAL
7
Black cattle breed : ANGUS
8
Treeless plain : STEPPE
9
Mouth, to Ralph Kramden : KISSER
10
One always on the go : NOMAD
11
Call forth : EVOKE
12
Cut off : SEVER
13
Lock of hair : TRESS
21
"Take your hands off me!" : LETGO
22
Instruct : TEACH
23
Pre-Ayatollah rulers : SHAHS
24
Host : EMCEE
25
Sir Arthur ___ Doyle : CONAN
29
Saturn, for one : CAR
32
Mag workers : EDS
34
Pigpen : STY
36
Order between ready and fire : AIM
37
Result of a bank failure? : FLOOD
38
Distress signal : FLARE
39
___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
41
"Go get it, Fido!" : FETCH
42
Jitterbug's "cool" : HEP
43
First digital computer : ENIAC
48
Arab leaders : SHEIKS
49
Little rock : PEBBLE
51
Inuit : ESKIMO
53
Kind of ID : PHOTO
54
Wisconsin college : RIPON
55
Story, in France : ETAGE
56
Ayn Rand's "___ Shrugged" : ATLAS
57
Less moist : DRIER
59
South Sea getaways : ISLES
61
Words of comprehension : ISEE
65
Business abbr. : INC
66
Simile's middle : ASA
67
___ es Salaam : DAR

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