New York Times, Saturday, January 24, 1998

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJKQVWXYZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Comedian : AMUSER
7. More than one mouse : SHINERS
14. Madonna's "La Isla ___" : BONITA
15. Obsolescent eatery : AUTOMAT
16. Surveyor's assistant : RODMAN
17. Sweetie : SUGARPIE
18. Starting cryptogram guess, maybe : ANE
19. Stylish Big Apple restaurant : LUTECE
21. Idaho's ___ Falls : MESA
22. Grieved : HURT
24. Race horse : PACER
25. Pacific ___ : RIM
26. End of ___ : ANERA
28. Cattle genus : BOS
29. What Henry VIII wanted : SONS
30. Extreme paucity : MINIMALNUMBER
34. Baby food : STRAINEDPEACHES
37. Spread : OLEOMARGARINE
38. Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
40. Modern art : ARE
41. Sealy rival : SERTA
42. Diatonic scale member : SOL
43. Soul : ANIMA
45. Suit material? : TORT
46. Shoving match? : SUMO
48. Cynics' replies : SNEERS
50. Prince of Broadway : HAL
51. Clown fish : ANEMONES
53. Carol Burnett character : EUNICE
55. Barbecue accessory : IGNITER
56. Lawn-care products brand : SCOTTS
57. Literature : LETTERS
58. Paroxysms : THROES
1. ___ bosom (heaven) : ABRAHAMS
2. One of the Zappas : MOONUNIT
3. University worry : UNDERENROLLMENT
4. Scrooge portrayer, 1951 : SIM
5. Library card catalogue abbr. : ETAL
6. Incurred : RANUP
7. Velouté made with chicken stock : SAUCESUPREME
8. More a celebrity : HUGER
9. Señor suffix : ITA
10. 100, I.Q.-wise : NORM
11. He sat on the Chrysanthemum Throne for 62 years : EMPERORHIROHITO
12. Kind of bread : RAISIN
13. Angers : STEAMS
17. Football defense groups : SECONDARIES
20. Post subject : TABLEMANNERS
23. Prelims : TRIALS
27. Chérie, e.g. : AMIE
29. Closet : SECRET
31. Time abroad : ANO
32. Computer capacity, slangily : MEG
33. Farm sounds : BAAS
35. Break : ENTRACTE
36. Like a straphanger : SEATLESS
38. Go at : ASSAIL
39. Passenger area : LOUNGE
43. "Fort Apache, the Bronx" actor : ASNER
44. "Give it ___!" : AREST
47. Skip : OMIT
49. Very : SUCH
52. Suffix with Capri : OTE
54. Part of Scand. : NOR

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