New York Times, Saturday, January 3, 1998

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Deteriorates : GOESTOPOT
10. Like some humor : CAMPY
15. One, for some : LUNCHTIME
16. Ancient square : AGORA
17. More than skeptical : ATHEISTIC
18. 1972 Elton John hit : LEVON
19. Some medical procedures : SCANS
20. Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
22. Flood insurance? : ARK
23. Reasoned : SANE
24. Familia members : TIAS
25. Low, in Limoges : BAS
26. PC key : ESC
27. Calling : CAREER
30. Trujillo ___ (Puerto Rican city) : ALTO
31. Like some skylines : STEEPLED
33. Big name in mail order : LLBEAN
35. Catch some ___ : RAYS
36. Animal "with bristled hair," to Shakespeare : BOAR
37. Over : ACROSS
40. Some Bach pieces : TOCCATAS
44. Porters : ALES
45. Weird : SPOOKY
47. Plumb of "The Brady Bunch" : EVE
48. Up-to-date : MOD
49. Meanies : CURS
50. Fall short : FAIL
51. Suffix in political science : IST
52. Friends in Firenze : AMICI
54. Express alternative : LOCAL
55. Sprang : LEAPT
57. Make easier to swallow : MASTICATE
59. Go for, as the heels : NIPAT
60. Strategic team athlete : PLAYMAKER
61. Opposition : ENEMY
62. Screwball : SENSELESS
1. They're found beside temples : GLASSES
2. Harte's John Oakhurst, for one : OUTCAST
3. Touch up : ENHANCE
4. View : SCENE
5. "___ House" (1991 hit) : THIS
6. N.B.A. nail-biters : OTS
7. Sandwich choice : PITA
8. Took out : OMITTED
9. Electronics whiz : TECHIE
10. Sees : CALLS
11. Gray : AGE
12. Not fixed : MOVABLE
13. In shares : PRORATA
14. Tries to dislodge : YANKSON
21. Gunwale attachment : OARLOCK
27. Corp. treasurers, maybe : CPAS
28. Plant of the mustard family : ALYSSUM
29. Telephone book abbr. : RES
30. "East of Eden" role : ABRA
32. Dart shooter : EROS
34. Delicate : LACY
36. Cry in the dark? : BOO
37. "Toad of Toad Hall" playwright : AAMILNE
38. Surround, with "on" : CLOSEIN
39. Oval Office supplies? : REDTAPE
40. Proportionately : TOSCALE
41. Scone relative : TEACAKE
42. Plays the ace : AVIATES
43. "Murder by Death" actor : SELLERS
46. Dresses fussily : PRIMPS
49. Unkind : CATTY
50. Kind of point : FOCAL
53. "This ___ outrage!" : ISAN
54. Shade of green : LIME
56. Victoria, on "Dallas" : PAM
58. Actor Hardin et al. : TYS

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