New York Times, Tuesday, January 5, 1999

Author: Lyell Rodieck
Editor: Will Shortz
Lyell Rodieck
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Rodieck. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Auntie, dramatically : MAME
5. "La Classe de danse" artist : DEGAS
10. Birds in barns : OWLS
14. Quizmaster Trebek : ALEX
15. Humble : ABASE
16. Cookie since 1912 : OREO
17. Asset for 34-Across? : CASTIRONSTOMACH
20. Bee activity : SWARMING
21. Classical lyric poet : SAPPHO
22. Creative work : OPUS
23. Book after Nehemiah: Abbr. : ESTH
24. Sites of crosses : GRAVES
27. Meadow sounds : BAAS
28. ___ Na Na : SHA
31. No longer on the plate : EATEN
32. Doughnut shapes : TORI
33. Extent : SPAN
34. Circus act : SWORDSWALLOWING
37. Place for a revival : TENT
38. Kind of desk : CITY
39. Flowerless plants : FERNS
40. Before, in poetry : ERE
41. Rules out : BANS
42. Not yet sunk : AFLOAT
43. Common hello or goodbye : WAVE
44. Habeas corpus, for one : WRIT
45. Spicy cuisine : CREOLE
48. Takes advance orders for : PRESELLS
52. Liability for 34-Across? : LUMPINTHETHROAT
54. The Urals are west of it : ASIA
55. Dinner bird : GOOSE
56. Witty Bombeck : ERMA
57. Put salt on, maybe : MELT
58. Bridge positions : EASTS
59. Time of decision : DDAY
1. Handy computers : MACS
2. "There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
3. Southwest sight : MESA
4. Glad-handing type : EXTROVERT
5. Father of Xerxes : DARIUS
6. Dark shades : EBONS
7. Thieves' group : GANG
8. Numbskull : ASS
9. Leaves the dock : SETSSAIL
10. Zing : OOMPH
11. Saran, e.g. : WRAP
12. Preyer : LECH
13. London or New York district : SOHO
18. Be about to happen : IMPEND
19. Feedbag feed : OATS
23. Jumping the gun : EARLY
24. Romantic adventure : GESTE
25. More cold and wet : RAWER
26. Agreeing (with) : ATONE
27. Marina sights : BOATS
28. Veep Agnew : SPIRO
29. ___-Barbera (big name in cartoons) : HANNA
30. Feeling of apprehension : ANGST
32. Coil : TWINE
33. Took the heat badly : SWELTERED
35. Search like wolves : SCAVENGE
36. Aloof : OFFISH
41. Island near Java : BALI
42. Rugged ridges : ARETES
43. Actor Tom of "The Dukes of Hazzard" : WOPAT
44. Extract by force : WREST
45. Symbol of noncommunication : CLAM
46. Trick : RUSE
47. Oscar winner Jannings : EMIL
48. Light: Prefix : PHOS
49. Byron or Tennyson : LORD
50. Tibetan monk : LAMA
51. Corset part : STAY
53. ___ fault (overly so) : TOA

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