New York Times, Saturday, November 14, 1998

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a TRIPLE pangram Scrabble average: 2.09 This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: This is a triple pangram! Each letter is used at least 3 times. See 34 Across.
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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hardly an Oscar candidate : HAM
4. Worksite tool : HOD
7. Singer : CANARY
13. Medical suffix : OMA
14. In ___ (stuck) : AJAM
16. Muddy : OPAQUE
17. Popular side dish : MACARONI
19. Canadian writer Robertson ___ : DAVIES
20. Walton who wrote "The Compleat Angler" : IZAAK
21. Tell (from) : INFER
23. Kind of wire : NEWS
24. Send, in a way : FEDEX
25. BASIC command : GOTO
29. Commercial stuff: Abbr. : GDS
30. Settles : CALMS
31. Bumpkin : YOKEL
32. Yuletide décor : HOLLY
33. Turned bad : SOURED
34. This crossword grid, when completed correctly : TRIPLEPANGRAM
37. Trips : JAUNTS
38. Ristorante offering : SQUID
39. Interstate info : EXITS
40. Plasters, e.g. : DAUBS
41. Day in Granada : DIA
44. Team data : WINS
45. Angola's Savimbi : JONAS
46. Winter warmer : WOOL
47. U.S. Open champ, 1985-87 : LENDL
48. Ending with two-, three-, four-, etc. : TOONE
49. Henry Clay, e.g. : ORATOR
53. Short-term solution : QUICKFIX
55. Bring back : REVIVE
56. Stereotyped Beverly Hills resident : SNOB
57. Big shooter : UZI
58. Spanish novelist Blasco ___ : IBANEZ
59. Kind of wire : GUY
60. Expanse : SEA
1. Like some pigeons : HOMING
2. In shock : AMAZED
3. Noisy talkers : MACAWS
4. "Listen!" : HARK
5. Spanish eye : OJO
6. Steel in writing : DANIELLE
7. Ancient book : CODEX
8. On ___ with : APAR
9. Part of U.S.N.A.: Abbr. : NAV
10. Pollution meas. : AQI
11. Wish undone : RUE
12. Hoped-for reply : YES
15. What I, the constructor, had to do while making this puzzle : MINDMYPSANDQS
18. ___ in apple : AAS
22. City NE of Casablanca : FES
24. Honeymoon destination, with "the" : FALLS
25. Primitive "drum" : GOURD
26. Some pods : OKRA
27. Overflow : TEEM
28. Worn : OLD
30. Egyptian believers : COPTS
31. Meditators : YOGIS
32. Suggests : HINTS
33. High-hats : SNUBS
34. It has a bill of fare : TAXI
35. Bankruptcy : RUIN
36. It's breathtaking : AQUALUNG
37. Wandering ___ (houseplant) : JEW
40. Slip on : DON
41. Dork : DOOFUS
42. Charge : IONIZE
43. Inability to read : ALEXIA
45. Spanish wine town : JEREZ
46. Cookware item : WOK
47. Troubadour's subject : LOVE
48. National frozen dessert chain : TCBY
49. "It must be him, ___..." (60's lyric) : ORI
50. Johnny ___ : REB
51. Gardner of film : AVA
52. Food holder : TIN
54. Paper in a pot : IOU

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