Novel Approach

updated 01/10/1994 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/10/1994 AT 01:00 AM EST

ACROSS

1. Idle of Monty Python
5. Doozy
8. "Waterloo" rock group
12. Snack
13. ___ Baba
14. Auction off
15. Message from Nam novelist (2 wds.)
18. Word of warning
19. Planes, Trains and Automobiles star
20. Sounds of satisfaction
22. Rocky ___ ('82 film)
23. In the past
26. ___ E (cable network, 2 wds.)
28. Comedian Foxx
32. Novel by 15 Across (3 wds.)
35. The Greatest Story Ever ___
36. "___ Ever Need Is You" (2 wds.)
37. Whichever
38. Encountered
40. Vail footwear
42. Done in
45. Jazz singer Fitzgerald
48. Novel by 15 Across (2 wds.)
53. Vicinity
54. Boy in a Johnny Cash song
55. Corrosive chemical
56. "Uptown ___" (Billy Joel tune)
57. Guns N' Roses name
58. Sweeney ___ (Sondheim musical)

DOWN

1. Conclusion
2. "The Long and Winding ___"
3. "Ignorance of the law ___ excuse" (2 wds.)
4. The Last Emperor locale
5. Chum
6. Chicago's state (abbr.)
7. Keystone Kops missile
8. Easter Parade star
9. "I've ___ Working on the Railroad"
10. Wasn't colorfast
11. Sheedy of Short Circuit
16. Colonial patriot ___ Allen
17. The ___-Fi Channel
21. Egyptian statesman Anwar
22. Objects of adulation
23. Hill-building insect
24. Sticky stuff
25. Night bird
27. Pro football organization (abbr.)
29. ___ Marie Saint
30. Family room
31. Help with the dishes
33. Kirk's rank in Star Trek II
34. Captain Picard's right-hand man
39. Compass direction (abbr.)
41. ___-ease (uncomfortable, 2 wds.)
42. Hidden obstacle
43. Singer of Fame
44. Worry, it's said
46. Plumb crazy
47. Enthusiastic
49. Hungry ___ bear (2 wds.)
50. Formal wear, for short
51. Electric fish
52. Byrnes of 77 Sunset Strip

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