New York Times, Thursday, January 15, 1998

Author: Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor: Will Shortz
Arthur S. Verdesca
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Verdesca. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Revolutionary War commander John : ASHE
5. Arabic leader : ALIF
9. Caught, with "in" : ROPED
14. Popular game bird : TEAL
15. There's no sense in it : COMA
16. ___ breath (spoken very rapidly) : INONE
17. Statistician's presentation : BELLSHAPEDCURVE
20. Thing : ENTITY
21. Settle down for the night : ROOST
22. Tip : STEER
23. Corp. money managers : CFOS
25. Christmas sounds : HOS
28. Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
29. France's ___ Polytechnique : ECOLE
31. Showy flower : PEONY
33. Coastal Brazilian state : BAHIA
34. Guest on Carson's last "Tonight Show" : MIDLER
35. "I Ching" : BOOKOFCHANGES
38. "Alien" heroine : RIPLEY
39. ___ diem : CARPE
40. Big name in sports trading cards : FLEER
41. One who's in it for the long run : MILER
42. Gold oak leaf wearer: Abbr. : MAJ
45. German article : DER
46. Founder of Carthage : DIDO
47. Start of many bumper sticker slogans : ILOVE
49. Patronage : AEGIS
52. Point maker : SCORER
53. 1989 World Series site : CANDLESTICKPARK
57. Improper : UNDUE
58. "To Live and Die ___" (film) : INLA
59. More : ELSE
60. Heater setting : DEICE
61. Stalk of bananas : STEM
62. Germ : SEED
1. Optimally : ATBEST
2. Taken care of : SEENTO
3. Summer wear : HALTER
4. Barbara's role on "Dallas" : ELLIE
5. Sore : ACHY
6. Mauna ___ : LOA
7. Little pest : IMP
8. North Atlantic's ___ Islands : FAEROE
9. Wealthy, in Madrid : RICO
10. Blame : ONUS
11. Cabin feature : PORTHOLE
12. Part of SASE: Abbr. : ENV
13. Low mark : DEE
18. Person who can barely run : STREAKER
19. Computer "engine" : DOS
23. Hairstyle : COIF
24. Weak : FLACCID
26. Parts of binary code : ONES
27. Neighbor of Iraq: Abbr. : SYR
30. Bok ___ (Chinese vegetable) : CHOY
31. Minor annoyance : PINPRICK
32. Verge : EDGE
33. Tree trunk : BOLE
34. Dark area on the moon : MARE
35. Irascibility : BILE
36. Latin word in police dramas : OPERANDI
37. Nimbus : HALO
38. Obsolescent mail abbr. : RFD
41. "Little woman" : MISSIS
42. Esprit de corps : MORALE
43. Hostile : AVERSE
44. Didn't proceed smoothly : JERKED
46. Screw cutter : DIE
48. Proceeds smoothly : LOPES
50. Part of E.T.S.: Abbr. : EDUC
51. Part song : GLEE
52. Sting : SCAM
53. Chew it over : CUD
54. Actress Sue ___ Langdon : ANE
55. Cable channel : TNT
56. Tahiti, for example : ILE

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