New York Times, Saturday, January 30, 1999

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Crothers of "The Shining" : SCATMAN
8. Feigned : SHAMMED
15. Was personally meaningful : HITHOME
16. Early chopper : POLEAXE
17. Frequent Poirot portrayer : USTINOV
18. Ditch : ABANDON
19. Thin : SCANTY
20. One who makes calls : ARBITER
21. Met debutante of 1970 : HORNE
22. Some N.Y. and N.J. roads : TPKS
23. Provincial : HICK
25. ___-temps (meanwhile, to Monique) : ENTRE
27. One might be rubbed out : GENIE
28. Officer, at times : APPREHENDER
33. Cruiser letters : USS
34. E'en if : THO
35. Snack bar? : GRANOLA
36. Catch : SEE
37. The Platters' "___ Mine" : HES
38. Abecedarian : RUDIMENTARY
40. Big name in lawn care products : ORTHO
42. "Outta sight!" : NEATO
43. Bananas : LOCO
44. Doesn't go : DIES
46. It may be vacant : STARE
50. Jerks' offerings : MALTEDS
52. Put on : STAGED
53. The slightest peep : WORDONE
54. Prodding to action : GOOSING
55. Charges : INDICTS
56. Home to some bark beetles : ELMTREE
57. Do-it-yourself diagnostic aid : TESTKIT
58. Put down in writing : LIBELED
1. "Pipe down!" : SHUSH
2. Great Lakes whitefish : CISCO
3. Fragrance : ATTAR
4. It's used for the sake of consistency : THINNER
5. European kingdom, 1878-1918 : MONTENEGRO
6. Island in the Taiwan Strait : AMOY
7. Toiyabe Natl. Forest locale : NEV
8. Activate : SPARK
9. "The Natural" baseballer Roy : HOBBS
10. Kyrgyz range : ALAI
11. Crème flavorer : MENTHE
12. Impression of domesticity? : MADEINUSA
13. Priest, at times : EXORCISER
14. Kind of mother : DEN
20. View from Bologna : APENNINES
22. Its lack results in baldness : TREAD
24. Chief Bromden's creator : KESEY
26. "No ___ traffic" : THRU
27. Manhattan tourist attraction : GRANTSTOMB
28. Massachusetts town : ATHOL
29. Attractive substance : PHEROMONE
30. Popular souvenirs : POSTCARDS
31. Bubbletops, e.g. : DOMES
32. City in ancient Lucania : ELEA
39. Subjective recipe phrase : TOTASTE
41. "Not so fast!" : HOLDIT
44. Tooth in front? : DENTI
45. Relative of exempli gratia : IDEST
47. "___ in Every Port" (1952 Groucho Marx comedy) : AGIRL
48. Soprano Fleming : RENEE
49. Double-___ : EDGED
51. It's heard around the clock : TOCK
52. Recital numbers : SOLI
53. Zinger producer : WIT
54. Hair raiser? : GEL

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