New York Times, Thursday, January 28, 1999

Author: Henry Hook
Editor: Will Shortz
Henry Hook
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GQ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Overwhelm : SWAMP
6. Prince in "The Arabian Nights' Entertainments" : AHMED
11. Word of indecision : MAY
14. Mischief-maker : PIXIE
15. String quartet member : VIOLA
16. Popular cable channel : A&E
17. Start trouble : OPENACANOFWORMS
20. Probation : TEST
21. Best-selling : HIT
22. Over: Prefix : EPI
23. Actor Wheaton : WIL
24. Challenging potato chip quantity : JUSTONE
28. Go on a gamboling spree : CAVORT
32. A welcome sight? : MAT
33. 1961 chimp in space : ENOS
34. Absinthe flavor : ANISE
35. #1 spot : ACME
36. Iniquity locales : DENS
37. Unappealing : NOTONESCUPOFTEA
40. Examination format : ORAL
41. On : ATOP
42. A bit daft : POTTY
43. Driver's license datum : NAME
44. Sauce source : SOY
45. Gentle touch : CARESS
46. Straw hat : SKIMMER
48. ___ de mer : MAL
49. Actress Peeples : NIA
50. Smart dresser : FOP
51. Comic strip "___ & Janis" : ARLO
55. Wall array of song : 99BOTTLESOFBEER
60. Introductory course, in college : 101
61. Former country name : ZAIRE
62. Commercial bovine : ELSIE
63. Fever reading, maybe : 102
64. Buck of note : OWENS
65. Letters from overseas : ZETAS
1. Lady Macbeth's problem : SPOT
2. Piece of absorbent material : WIPE
3. Lets go : AXES
4. Moneymaking venture : MINT
5. Royal insomnia cause : PEA
6. Profit : AVAIL
7. Suggestion : HINT
8. Low : MOO
9. Little one : ELF
10. Coolidge's Veep : DAWES
11. One who's left hanging : MARIONETTE
12. Texas ___ : A&M
13. "Undeniably" : YES
18. It might go into a pot : CHIT
19. Chose : OPTEDFOR
23. Valuable insect-eater : WREN
24. Clog : JAMUP
25. Western Athletic Conference sch. : UTEP
26. Some musical groups : NONETS
27. Montaigne output : ESSAYS
28. Comprehensive book lists : CANONS
29. Hooded jacket : ANORAK
30. Aid for the anemic : VITAMINB12
31. 1899 Eduardo di Capua melody : OSOLEMIO
32. A real man? : MCCOY
35. V.I.P. on the Titanic's casualty list : ASTOR
38. Smooth : EASE
39. Autumnal stone : OPAL
45. Syndicate bigwig : CAPO
47. Ball material : MATZO
48. He took two tablets : MOSES
50. Forest growth : FERN
51. Competent : ABLE
52. Balance : REST
53. Movie princess : LEIA
54. Bonanza finds : ORES
55. Emergency call : 911
56. Popular Saab model : 900
57. Choice marble : TAW
58. Trumped-up story : LIE
59. Red topper : FEZ

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