New York Times, Friday, January 29, 1999

Author: Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor: Will Shortz
Emily Cox
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4574/6/19978/23/20152
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100001038417
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1.71001
Henry Rathvon
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4574/6/19978/23/20152
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100001038417
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1.71001

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: none – this is a pangram Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Cox. This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Rathvon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Panama hat material : JIPIJAPA
9. Treats treacherously : SHAFTS
15. Tentacled sea creatures : ANEMONES
16. Store unloading surplus : OUTLET
17. Old-fashioned reading : CHAPBOOK
18. Deliberately disharmonize : UNTUNE
19. Symbol of strength : OAK
20. Crappie or bluegill : SUNFISH
22. Lines from Horace : ODE
23. Blasted : BLEW
25. Plains tribe : KIOWA
26. Jacques the musical Belgian : BREL
27. Auto style : SEDAN
29. Gaslight ___ : ERA
30. Set of sheets : QUIRE
31. Whip-tailed swimmers : RAYS
33. Cicely Tyson film of 1972 : SOUNDER
35. Continental word of courtesy : GRAZIE
38. Path finders : HIKERS
39. Elicits an "ick!" : REVOLTS
41. Handled baggage : TOTE
42. Some tournaments : OPENS
43. Ending with who, what or when : EER
45. Novelist Remarque : ERICH
49. Plucky : GAME
50. Home of Edwards Plateau : TEXAS
52. Unescorted : SOLO
53. Hydromassage facility : SPA
54. Many Woodstock concertgoers : HIPPIES
56. G.O.P. foe : DEM
57. Field manager? : HERDER
59. You don't have to take it : ELECTIVE
61. Meadowlark's kin : ORIOLE
62. Orthodontist's fee? : RETAINER
63. Set of 150 : PSALMS
64. Track sights : TROTTERS
1. ___-rod (flower of the lily family) : JACOBS
2. Eat quickly, slangily : INHALE
3. Weak and wan : PEAKED
4. Supernatural being : IMP
5. Perennial campaign issue : JOBS
6. Actress Aimée : ANOUK
7. Keats's "wealth of globèd ___" : PEONIES
8. Request : ASKFOR
9. "Hands Across the Sea" composer : SOUSA
10. "Whadja say?" : HUNH
11. Mem. of the A.B.A. : ATT
12. Protector of some canines : FLUORIDE
13. Not so tough : TENDERER
14. Super Bowl XIV champs : STEELERS
21. "___ Made to Love Her" (1967 hit) : IWAS
24. Area of hot action : WARZONE
26. Tiger traps? : BUNKERS
28. Filed items : NAILS
30. Brit's rejoinder : QUITE
32. Still : YET
34. "So that's it!" : OHO
35. English-style saloon : GROGSHOP
36. Does some interior decorating : REPAPERS
37. Common recitation : AVEMARIA
40. Get introduced slowly : SEEP
41. Kind of park : TRAILER
44. Black belt, say : EXPERT
46. Least active of the halogens : IODINE
47. Sharp : CLEVER
48. They leave the park : HOMERS
50. Flags : TIRES
51. Handle : SEETO
54. Control post : HELM
55. Some improvisation : SCAT
58. Competitor of the euro: Abbr. : DOL
60. Songbird : TIT

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