New York Times, Thursday, November 19, 1998

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Opposite of 61-Across : BOW
4. Lunatic, often : RAVER
9. "The Man Without ___" (1993 film) : AFACE
14. Grp. behind the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize : IRA
15. Take the honey and run : ELOPE
16. Spread abroad, as a rumor : BRUIT
17. Harden : GEL
18. Definitely no Einstein : MORON
19. Prudential rival : AETNA
20. Always, to a cowboy? : WITHOUTEXCEPTION
23. Prefix with logical : IDEO
24. Epitaph beginning : HERE
25. Chew the fat : GAB
27. Degermed, in a way : GARGLED
31. Sled driver, maybe : ESKIMO
33. Car wash machines : WAXERS
36. Piccadilly Circus statue : EROS
37. Dickens classic, to a cowboy? : GREATEXPECTATIONS
42. Runners : LEGS
43. Cleverly intricate : DAEDAL
44. Crocheted coverlet : AFGHAN
47. Perennially popular game books : MADLIBS
51. Give a hard time, slangily : DIS
52. Stewart's role in "Harvey" : DOWD
55. Village Voice award : OBIE
56. Murder mystery setting, to a cowboy? : THEORIENTEXPRESS
61. Back : STERN
62. Dismal, to Donne : DREAR
63. Like Gen. Powell : RET
64. Some Strads : CELLI
65. Kind of element : TRACE
66. Cap material? : ICE
67. Twiddles one's thumbs : IDLES
68. Vaccinator's supply : HYPOS
69. LL.D. holder : ATT
1. Heavyweight : BIGWIG
2. Major name in frozen foods : OREIDA
3. Auto maker Chrysler : WALTER
4. Fictional secret agent Williams : REMO
5. Baseball family name : ALOU
6. Maelstrom : VORTEX
7. Eocene, for one : EPOCH
8. Zellweger of "Jerry Maguire" : RENEE
9. Lets up : ABATES
10. At no cost, in Germany : FREI
11. Helicopter's predecessor : AUTOGIRO
12. Gum flavor : CINNAMON
13. Pilot's announcement, for short : ETA
21. Poppycock : HOGWASH
22. ___-1900 (old) : PRE
26. Director : BOSS
28. Paint base : LATEX
29. Abbr. stamped on a food label : EXP
30. Do it! : DEED
32. "Lake Wobegon Days" writer : KEILLOR
34. TV pioneer : RCA
35. Opposite of 61-Across : STEM
37. Not reluctant : GLAD
38. Made new alterations : REFITTED
39. Pale yellowish-white : EGGSHELL
40. Toothy grp.? : ADA
41. Smidge : TAD
45. Lady-killer : ADONIS
46. ___'wester : NOR
48. Gibraltar's locale : IBERIA
49. Split : BISECT
50. Sonnet ending : SESTET
53. Board measure : WIDTH
54. Irish port : DERRY
57. Contemporary of Dashiell : ERLE
58. Half-moon tide : NEAP
59. Name often seen above a star : TEXACO
60. Chief exec. : PRES
61. Area of coll. study : SCI

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