New York Times, Tuesday, October 27, 1998

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BFJQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wings : ALAE
5. Rick's love in "Casablanca" : ILSA
9. Carry's partner : CASH
13. One of 39-Across : GLENN
14. On toast, in diner slang : DOWN
15. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
16. Intended : MEANT
17. Illuminated sign : EXIT
18. MTV's "The ___ World" : REAL
19. One of 39-Across : SCHIRRA
21. One of 39-Across : SHEPARD
23. Shoebox marking : EEE
24. Sex researcher Hite : SHERE
25. "Welcome" site : MAT
28. Europe's highest active volcano : ETNA
30. Took care of : MINDED
34. Labor Dept. division : OSHA
36. Troubles : AILS
38. Practice piece : ETUDE
39. Theme of this puzzle : THEMERCURYSEVEN
42. Monopoly piece : HOTEL
43. Jazz singer James : ETTA
44. Jonathan Larson musical : RENT
45. Unwanted noise : STATIC
47. Simplicity : EASE
49. Lao-___ : TSE
50. Tackle box contents : HOOKS
52. Neighbor of Wyo. : IDA
54. One of 39-Across : SLAYTON
57. One of 39-Across : GRISSOM
61. Part of 36-24-36 : HIPS
62. Whitish : PALE
64. Ab strengthener : SITUP
65. Bridge position : EAST
66. Uniform : EVEN
67. What your nose knows : ODORS
68. Lover of Aphrodite : ARES
69. Actress Russo : RENE
70. Info : NEWS
1. One of the Baldwins : ALEC
2. Rachel's sister, in the Bible : LEAH
3. "Bull Durham" character : ANNIE
4. Main course : ENTREE
5. Brainstorm : IDEA
6. Bagel topper : LOX
7. Sound of a basket : SWISH
8. Part of a pregame ceremony : ANTHEM
9. One of 39-Across : CARPENTER
10. Calculus calculation : AREA
11. Symbol on a Cowboy's helmet : STAR
12. Remained fast : HELD
13. Baseball V.I.P.'s : GMS
20. Fix a road : RETAR
22. Some native New Yorkers : ERIES
24. Greets the general : SALUTES
25. Naphthalene repels them : MOTHS
26. "___ in the Dark" : ASHOT
27. Angle symbol : THETA
29. "Good going!" : NICE
31. Comforter : DUVET
32. Perfect places : EDENS
33. Al ___ : DENTE
35. February stones : AMETHYSTS
37. Mlle., in Spain : SRTA
40. Untouchable Ness : ELIOT
41. Mr. Arafat : YASIR
46. One of 39-Across : COOPER
48. Town in central New Jersey : EDISON
51. Jack : KNAVE
53. Casual comment : ASIDE
54. It erupted on October 27, 1986 : SHEA
55. When repeated, a 1997 Jim Carrey comedy : LIAR
56. Church part : APSE
57. Kind of pool : GENE
58. Put away : STOW
59. Not theirs : OURS
60. Brit. legislators : MPS
63. Novelist Deighton : LEN

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