New York Times, Wednesday, November 4, 1998

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Basketball Hall-of-Famer from the Celtics : KCJONES
8. A pop : PER
11. About 5/8 of a mi. : KIL
14. Some patches : IRONONS
15. Oakland's county : ALAMEDA
17. Gentle pace : DOGTROT
18. Greatly surpassed, with "over" : TOWERED
19. Mornings, for short : AMS
20. U.S. retailer since 1902 : JCPENNEY
21. "General Hospital," e.g. : SOAP
24. Bidding : BEHEST
25. "Trent's Last Case" author : ECBENTLEY
28. Pick-me-up : TONIC
32. Core : NUB
33. Grand achievement : COUP
34. Columnist Barrett : RONA
35. "Hold On Tight" rock grp. : ELO
36. Be in arrears : OWE
37. It has springs : SPA
40. Bering, e.g.: Abbr. : STR
41. Spoils shares? : CUTS
43. Lose control of a car : SKID
44. Marker : IOU
45. Money in the bank, say : ASSET
47. "Petals in the Wind" author : VCANDREWS
49. Do a maître d's job : RESEAT
51. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
52. "U Can't Touch This" singer, 1990 : MCHAMMER
55. Halloween decoration : BAT
57. Tenant farmer : CROPPER
58. Subdivision of a Roman legion : MANIPLE
62. Pet carrier feature : AIRHOLE
63. Ruler's length : ONEFOOT
64. Jordan has a part in it: Abbr. : NBA
65. Reg. version : STD
66. Noted children's book illustrator (one of six "middle C" people in this puzzle) : NCWYETH
1. Tease : KID
2. ___-Magnon : CRO
3. Nudge : JOG
4. Recorded : ONTAPE
5. "Cheers" regular : NORM
6. Slaughter in baseball : ENOS
7. J.F.K. arrival : SST
8. Like some fog : PATCHY
9. Take flight to unite? : ELOPE
10. Least experienced : RAWEST
11. "Show Boat" composer : KERN
12. Notion in Normandy : IDEE
13. ___ Luck : LADY
16. Personal counselor : MENTOR
20. Military vehicle : JEEP
21. Cayuga relative : SENECA
22. Dome opening, in architecture : OCULUS
23. Ones overseeing monk-y business? : ABBOTS
24. Sad : BLUE
26. Cpl. or sgt. : NCO
27. Stranded motorist's need : TOW
29. More of a busybody : NOSIER
30. Around, so to speak : INTOWN
31. Old-time Met tenor : CARUSO
37. 32-card game : SKAT
38. Brooch part : PIN
39. Tack on : ADD
42. Angel : SERAPH
43. Melee memento : SCAR
46. Musical speeds : TEMPOS
47. Went off at an angle : VEERED
48. Approve : RATIFY
50. Sensed odors, old-style : SMELT
52. Thom ___ shoe stores : MCAN
53. Newborn's place : CRIB
54. Wedding dance : HORA
55. Judge's seat : BANC
56. Freshly : ANEW
58. Back-to-work time: Abbr. : MON
59. "The Haunted Palace" poet : POE
60. Auction amount : LOT
61. Biblical verb ending : ETH

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