New York Times, Monday, October 26, 1998

Author: Robert Dillman
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Dillman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Dillman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pitcher : EWER
5. Egyptian vipers : ASPS
9. TV's Pyle : GOMER
14. Lose brilliancy : FADE
15. Shed, as skin : MOLT
16. The "I" of IM : INTRA
17. Nonstop round-the-clock, informally : TWENTYFOURSEVEN
20. Clement Moore's "right jolly old elf" : SANTA
21. Watches for : AWAITS
22. ___ longa, vita brevis : ARS
24. Most optimistic : ROSIEST
28. NASA's Armstrong : NEIL
31. Stumped solvers' requests : HINTS
34. CCLVI doubled : DXII
35. California's Fort ___ : ORD
36. Crunchy sandwich : TACO
37. Raison ___ : DETRE
38. Start of a free call : ONEEIGHTHUNDRED
42. Dress lines : SEAMS
43. "No problem!" : EASY
44. Not a particular : ANY
45. From Santiago to Buenos Aires : ESTE
46. Cop's ID : BADGE
48. Actual being : ESSE
49. Olympian's no-no : STEROID
51. Boston Red ___ : SOX
53. Transcript listings : GRADES
56. Fire's start : SPARK
60. Boeing plane : SEVENSIXTYSEVEN
64. Teheran resident : IRANI
65. Christie's "Death on the ___" : NILE
66. Mining locale : LODE
67. Trousers : PANTS
68. Sporty 60's cars : GTOS
69. Kids' winter schoolday wish : SNOW
1. Newts in transition : EFTS
2. Trumpet sound : WAWA
3. Genesis garden : EDEN
4. Avis offering : RENTAL
5. "Once in Love With ___" : AMY
6. Parlor seat : SOFA
7. David Mamet's "Speed-the-___" : PLOW
8. Jeb of Bull Run fame : STUART
9. Essences : GISTS
10. Not balanced : ONESIDED
11. VH1 rival : MTV
12. Before, once : ERE
13. Skedaddled : RAN
18. Road crew's supply : TAR
19. Spanish streams : RIOS
23. Lively old dance : SHAG
25. Epic film screenful : EXTRAS
26. Temptresses : SIRENS
27. Do 60's clothing designs : TIEDYE
28. Snare parts : NOOSES
29. Mr. Hemingway : ERNEST
30. Think creatively : IDEATE
32. "___ bin ein Berliner" : ICH
33. Was aware of : NOTED
36. "___ the season..." : TIS
37. Letters after Daniel Moynihan's name : DNY
39. Newly formed : EMERGENT
40. Witch : HAG
41. Applications : USES
46. Diagonal : BIAS
47. Totaling : ADDING
48. Kicks out : EXPELS
50. Birdlife : ORNIS
52. W.W. II agcy. : OSS
54. Passage out : EXIT
55. Breakthrough battle in Normandy : STLO
57. Stratford's stream : AVON
58. Completely fix : REDO
59. Was in the loop : KNEW
60. Not guzzle : SIP
61. Pitcher's stat : ERA
62. Vehicle with sliding doors : VAN
63. "You betcha!" : YES

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