New York Times, Saturday, October 31, 1998

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Steamed dishes : TAMALES
8. Leader in waiting : MAITRED
15. Dryness : ARIDITY
16. Tapenade ingredient : ANCHOVY
17. Mustard, for one : COLONEL
18. Unbegotten : ETERNAL
19. S. S. Kresge, now : KMART
20. Meteorological phenomenon : LOW
22. Fiorentino of films : LINDA
23. Together, so to speak : SANE
24. It may be tiered : CAKE
25. Xenophobe's dread : ALIEN
26. 1998 Final Four team : UTES
27. Ruth's 2,213 : RBIS
28. Cards, e.g. : NLERS
29. Jumbles : PIS
30. Rest : QUIETUDE
32. Anatomical cul-de-sac : CECUM
34. Netanyahu's predecessor : PERES
37. Canadian peninsula : LABRADOR
41. Proceed against : SUE
43. Shelve : DEFER
46. God's little acre? : EDEN
47. Some hallucinogens : PCPS
48. ___ ease : ILLAT
49. "Yanks" star Eichhorn : LISA
50. Victoria Island explorer and family : RAES
51. Caribou locale : MAINE
52. And more : ETC
53. Land : TERRA
54. One of the Balearics : MINORCA
56. Perennial debate topic : ECONOMY
58. Inundates : ENGULFS
59. Parts of sky maps : NEBULAE
60. Design differently : RESTYLE
61. Area of hysteria : DEEPEND
1. Puts on the board : TACKSUP
2. Balmy : AROMATIC
3. Like some Italian cooking : MILANESE
4. Doesn't just like : ADORES
5. Kind of screen : LINT
6. Honegger's "Pastorale d'___" : ETE
7. Plans for courses : SYLLABI
8. Life jacket : MAEWEST
9. Flicker food : ANT
10. Króna spender : ICELANDER
11. All-time best-selling album : THRILLER
12. Former White House nickname : RONNIE
13. The one that got away : EVADER
14. Poet Thomas et al. : DYLANS
21. Tom Joad, e.g. : OKIE
24. 9-Down's burden : CRUMB
30. Like some reports : QUARTERLY
31. "Once ___ Honeymoon" : UPONA
33. Empty : CLEANOUT
35. Arugula alternative : ESCAROLE
36. Zod's archenemy : SUPERMAN
38. Lifer's dream : RELEASE
39. Collier's entrance : ADIT
40. Fall : DESCEND
42. Put to the test : ESSAYED
43. Certain light switch : DIMMER
44. "The Graduate" role : ELAINE
45. Casts : FLINGS
47. Union agreement? : PRENUP
53. One of Hamlet's options : TOBE
55. Grey Cup grp. : CFL
57. Lincoln center? : CEE

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