New York Times, Wednesday, October 14, 1998

Author: Jay Sullivan
Editor: Will Shortz
Jay Sullivan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sullivan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Fishhook feature : BARB
5. Clogs' cousins : SABOTS
11. File folder feature : TAB
14. Siouan speaker : OTOE
15. Man with all the answers? : TREBEK
16. Cry's companion : HUE
17. "Touched by an Angel" star Downey : ROMA
18. "Fighting" N.C.A.A. team : ILLINI
19. Depression ___ : ERA
20. Fisherman's woe? : EMPTYNETS
22. Fictional pachyderm : BABAR
24. Indications : SIGNS
25. Come in behind the others : LOSE
26. Had a TV dinner, say : ATEIN
29. Eyeglass prescription measurement : DIOPTER
32. "___ depends..." : THAT
33. Beaus : SWAINS
36. Cunning : SLY
37. Barfly : SOT
38. Brushwood : THICKET
39. Like King George III : MAD
40. Triage sites, briefly : ERS
41. Like margarita glasses : SALTED
42. Slalom obstacle : GATE
43. Odd occurrence : ANOMALY
45. Foul-up : BONER
46. "Open ___!" : FIRE
47. Picket line crossers : SCABS
50. Snake in the grass : SNEAK
52. Lamé wear? : GOLDCOATS
56. Affirmative action : NOD
57. Pill bug or wood louse : ISOPOD
59. Bad thing to hear at a checkup : UHOH
60. Copy : APE
61. Better half : SPOUSE
62. Hoopla : TODO
63. Compose : PEN
64. Drew upon : TAPPED
65. Stevenson scoundrel : HYDE
1. Use an auger : BORE
2. Positron's place : ATOM
3. Easy win : ROMP
4. Gets lost : BEATSIT
5. Overcharge : STING
6. "Stormy Weather" songwriter : ARLEN
7. Waist circlers : BELTS
8. Waist circlers : OBIS
9. Lacrosse quorum : TEN
10. Sun Valley lift? : SKIBOOST
11. Jimmy the Greek? : THEBETSMAN
12. Nimbus : AURA
13. Den denizen : BEAR
21. Dark half of a Chinese circle : YIN
23. Warbucks's henchman, with "the" : ASP
25. Like a gridiron : LINED
26. Perplexed : ATSEA
27. Brier feature : THORN
28. Adam's apple? : EATSOFEDEN
29. Sandbag stack, maybe : DIKE
30. Tickle : ELATE
31. Golf's ___ Cup : RYDER
33. Oil source : SHALE
34. Cunning : WILY
35. Take steps : ACT
38. Russian monarch with lipstick marks on his cheek? : TSARKIST
42. Leave for the winter, say : GOSOUTH
44. One to remember, for short : MIA
45. "Fawlty Towers" airer : BBC
47. Absorb : SOPUP
48. Intimate : CLOSE
49. Part of V.A.T. : ADDED
50. Kind of judgment : SNAP
51. "Forget it!" : NOPE
52. Sticky stuff : GOOP
53. Yawl call : AHOY
54. Sondheim's Sweeney : TODD
55. It's about a foot : SHOE
58. Workout locale : SPA

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