New York Times, Monday, October 5, 1998

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Shirking working : LAZY
5. Wetland : MARSH
10. Big dud : FLOP
14. Butter substitute : OLEO
15. 80's-90's singer Baker : ANITA
16. Not prerecorded : LIVE
17. Kids' building playthings : TINKERTOYS
19. Prophetic sign : OMEN
20. Rat fink : STOOLIE
21. Private instructors : TUTORS
23. Corrida cry : OLE
24. Deep chasm : ABYSS
26. Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
28. Wily : SLY
29. It gives an artist backing : EASEL
33. Carson's successor : LENO
34. Not mass-produced : TAILORMADE
36. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
37. Tolkien creatures : HOBBITS
38. "Mamma ___!" : MIA
39. Queen's subject? : SOLDIERANT
41. Tilt, as the head : COCK
42. Oregon's capital : SALEM
43. Actor Vigoda : ABE
44. Excellent, in modern slang : PHAT
45. "Stars and Stripes Forever" composer : SOUSA
47. "Ben-___" : HUR
48. ___ scampi : SHRIMP
51. Winnie-the-Pooh's creator : AAMILNE
55. Telly Savalas's lack : HAIR
56. Small telescopes : SPYGLASSES
59. First word in a fairy tale : ONCE
60. "Silas Marner" novelist : ELIOT
61. Soviet news agency : TASS
62. Lyric poems : ODES
63. Salad bar servers : TONGS
64. 1988 Olympic gold-medal swimmer Kristin : OTTO
1. Oodles : LOTS
2. Came down to earth : ALIT
3. Greek philosopher of paradox fame : ZENO
4. John Lennon's wife : YOKOONO
5. One of the Osmonds : MARIE
6. Poker player's payment : ANTE
7. Brazilian city : RIO
8. Pigs' digs : STY
9. Rash : HASTY
10. Ocean debris : FLOTSAM
11. Car with a bar : LIMO
12. Out's partner : OVER
13. State prisons : PENS
18. Grammy winner Fitzgerald : ELLA
22. Computer operators : USERS
24. Poor woodcutter of folklore : ALIBABA
25. "Puzzle by Peter Gordon," e.g. : BYLINE
26. Italian salami city : GENOA
27. Counting everything : INALL
28. Israeli natives : SABRAS
30. Neighbor of Fiji : SAMOA
31. Proclamation : EDICT
32. Breach of secrecy : LEAK
33. Young woman : LASS
34. Gout spot : TOE
35. Giant slugger Mel : OTT
37. Phrase spoken with a wave into a TV camera : HIMOM
40. Longs for : DESIRES
41. His art is a wrap : CHRISTO
44. Mountain lion : PUMA
46. Win for the underdog : UPSET
47. Ceases : HALTS
48. "Git!" : SHOO
49. Round of applause : HAND
50. Houston university : RICE
51. Full of excitement : AGOG
52. Future attorney's exam: Abbr. : LSAT
53. Hornet's home : NEST
54. Old gas brand : ESSO
57. Arafat's org. : PLO
58. Yang's counterpart : YIN

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