New York Times, Thursday, November 26, 1998

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
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1. Some caste members : ANTS
5. Take down ___ : APEG
9. Art drawing : SEPIA
14. Reason for an NC-17 rating : GORE
15. It may be braided : MANE
16. "Mourning Becomes Electra" brother and namesakes : ORINS
17. Movie princess : LEIA
18. Peter, but not the saint : ACTORFINCH
20. Francis, but not the saint : EXPLORERDRAKE
22. Floor-making factory : TILERY
23. "I'll second that" : YES
24. "Gunsmoke" shower : CBS
27. Unproductive : STERILE
29. Big bill : CNOTE
31. Loose : LAX
33. Garth Brooks, notably : SOONER
34. Christopher, but not the saint : ARCHITECTWREN
39. 1925 trial name : SCOPES
40. Low grade : DEE
41. Take out for the shelves, say : UNBOX
42. One way to stop : ONADIME
48. Smallest Can. province : PEI
49. Unfortunate : SAD
52. Bryan, for one : ORATOR
53. Stephen, but not the saint : NOVELISTCRANE
57. John, but not the saint : JUSTICEJAY
59. Vivacity : ELAN
60. How doughnuts are prepared : INOIL
61. Provide for free, informally : COMP
62. Baseball's Brogna : RICO
63. Not say directly : MINCE
64. Cap site : KNEE
65. Vessel with a load : SCOW
1. Metal tips : AGLETS
2. Sartre classic : NOEXIT
3. Not quite a run : TRIPLE
4. Attesting official : SEALER
5. Popular houseplant : AMARYLLIS
6. Clip : PACE
7. Admittance : ENTRY
8. Glittery stone : GEODE
9. Chesterfield, for one : SOFA
10. The Phantom of the Opera : ERIK
11. Wreath feature : PINECONE
12. Like Bach's Sonata No. 3 for violin : INC
13. Pale blond : ASH
19. Some Monopoly purchases: Abbr. : RRS
21. "...___ shall die" (1967 lyric) : ORI
25. Bingo call : BTEN
26. Sunday spiel: Abbr. : SER
28. Put away : EAT
29. Unnerve : COW
30. And never : NOR
32. Marked, as a ballot : XED
33. Device for recording speech : STENOTYPE
34. Bad marks : ACNE
35. "Lost in Space" family name : ROBINSON
36. U.S.N. rank : CPO
37. Witch's work : HEX
38. Bill Gates, e.g.: Abbr. : CEO
39. Banquet : SUP
43. Curved figure : ARC
44. Stuntmen : DARERS
45. Emphatic, in a way : ITALIC
46. Rainier locale : MONACO
47. Up to this time, once : ERENOW
49. Twinkling of an eye : SEC
50. Smart one : ALECK
51. Popular mustard : DIJON
54. Ear-related : OTIC
55. Repellent : VILE
56. "___ here" : SAME
57. Conrad title character : JIM
58. Prefix with vocal : UNI

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