New York Times, Monday, October 12, 1998

Author: Richard Chisholm
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Chisholm
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Modern communication : EMAIL
6. Holland export : EDAM
10. 1944 battle site : STLO
14. Where Pago Pago is : SAMOA
15. "La Bohème" heroine : MIMI
16. One with a look-alike : TWIN
17. Interpreter of the news : SPINDOCTOR
19. Epidemic : RIFE
20. C.I.A. predecessor : OSS
21. "___ Irae" (Latin hymn) : DIES
22. Mishandles : ABUSES
24. Soccer great born Edson Arantes : PELE
25. "Rob Roy" author : SCOTT
26. The ___ that be : POWERS
29. Magic charm : TALISMAN
32. They're worn on the day after Mardi Gras : ASHES
33. Dot on a computer screen : PIXEL
34. Sumac whose voice covered five octaves : YMA
35. It's dipped in a dip : CHIP
36. Carpentry grooves : DADOS
37. Actress Adams of James Bond films : MAUD
38. Suffix with mountain : EER
39. Respected man : DOYEN
40. Iranian language : FARSI
41. Soup crackers : SALTINES
43. More subdued : CALMER
44. Babble : PRATE
45. Peace symbol : DOVE
46. Victors' reward : SPOILS
48. Car at an auto dealership : DEMO
49. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
52. Stage accessory : PROP
53. Recovery : TURNAROUND
56. Prisoner's spot : CELL
57. Burden : ONUS
58. Upper crust : ELITE
59. Church recess : APSE
60. Beep on a beeper : PAGE
61. Frighten off : DETER
1. Exxon predecessor : ESSO
2. Guidebook features : MAPS
3. French friends : AMIS
4. It's charged in physics : ION
5. Fire truck equipment : LADDERS
6. Host : EMCEE
7. Dah's counterparts : DITS
8. Latin 101 word : AMO
9. Smokey Robinson's group, with "the" : MIRACLES
10. Swaggers : STRUTS
11. "Make me do it" : TWISTMYARM
12. Time Inc. magazine : LIFE
13. Wallet stuffers : ONES
18. Rembrandts, e.g. : OILS
23. Seethe : BOIL
24. Chick's sound : PEEP
25. Anglo-___ : SAXON
26. Walks a hole in the carpet : PACES
27. Actor Milo or Michael : OSHEA
28. Fancy bath features : WHIRLPOOLS
29. Neap and ebb : TIDES
30. Make smile : AMUSE
31. Very depths : NADIR
33. Check casher : PAYEE
36. "Keep going!" : DONTSTOP
37. Stag attender : MALE
39. Clock face : DIAL
40. Having winning odds : FAVORED
42. Almost a homer : TRIPLE
43. Knocked-out state : COMA
45. Impenetrable : DENSE
46. Pet protector, for short : SPCA
47. Kind of school : PREP
48. The "D" of D.E.A. : DRUG
49. Diamonds, e.g. : SUIT
50. Chip in : ANTE
51. Frankfurt's river : ODER
54. Spanish article : UNA
55. Corrida cry : OLE

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