New York Times, Monday, January 5, 1998

Author: Mark Moldowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Moldowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Moldowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Birthplace of Columbus : GENOA
6. Doesn't exist : ISNT
10. Dog-paddle, say : SWIM
14. Baking chambers : OVENS
15. Headline : STAR
16. "___ you don't!" : OHNO
17. What the jury does after deliberating : REACHESAVERDICT
20. Poker starter : ANTE
21. Small and weak : PUNY
22. Swearing to tell the truth, and others : OATHS
23. The highest degree : NTH
24. Perjured oneself : LIED
25. Facility : EASE
26. Sleuth, informally : TEC
27. Not real : SHAM
29. Michael Douglas, to Kirk : SON
32. Heavenly hunter : ORION
35. Passes easily : ACES
36. Knight's wife, in olden times : DAME
37. Legal reach, metaphorically : LONGARMOFTHELAW
40. Actress Lanchester : ELSA
41. "___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
42. Siskel's partner : EBERT
43. Wreak vengeance on : GET
44. Chicken style : KIEV
45. Big blast maker : TNT
46. Biblical garden : EDEN
48. Cash substitutes : IOUS
50. Test-___ treaty : BAN
53. A Beatle : STARR
55. It's clicked on a computer : ICON
56. Vigor : BRIO
57. Judge's cry : ORDERINTHECOURT
60. Thirteen popes : LEOS
61. Toward shelter, nautically : ALEE
62. Word with ear or peace : INNER
63. Dict. items : DEFS
64. Antidrinking org. : MADD
65. + end : ANODE
1. Tennis star Ivanisevic : GORAN
2. News basis : EVENT
3. Under, in poetry : NEATH
4. A single time : ONCE
5. Baseball bat wood : ASH
6. Philately offering : ISSUE
7. Awaits sentencing : STANDSCONVICTED
8. Dark blue : NAVY
9. Number of coins in an Italian fountain : TRE
10. Ice cream drinks : SODAS
11. January store happening : WHITESALE
12. Distance between belt notches, maybe : INCH
13. Witty sayings : MOTS
18. Like the "Iliad" and "Odyssey" : EPIC
19. Wander : ROAM
24. Songstress Horne : LENA
25. Sunrise direction : EAST
26. Ceremonial gown : TOGA
28. Bulk : HEFT
30. "Rubáiyát" poet : OMAR
31. Salamander : NEWT
32. Designer Cassini : OLEG
33. Part to play : ROLE
34. Rather than : INSTEADOF
35. Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
36. Money owed : DEBT
38. Reason for postponement : RAIN
39. Egg producers : HENS
44. Critic Walter : KERR
45. Composer's output : TUNE
47. Chemise : DRESS
49. Marveled aloud : OOHED
50. Shoe designer Magli : BRUNO
51. Broadcast : AIRED
52. ___ Dame : NOTRE
53. Auctioned off : SOLD
54. Shade giver : TREE
55. "To Live and Die ___" ('85 film) : INLA
56. West German capital : BONN
58. "___ shocked!" : IAM
59. Spy org. : CIA

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