New York Times, Monday, December 1, 1997

Author: Mark Danna
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Danna
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Danna. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Fill in at the office : TEMP
5. Manias : FADS
9. Dressed : CLAD
13. L.A.-based petroleum giant : ARCO
14. "Dies ___" (hymn) : IRAE
15. Salty : BRINY
16. Corner square in Monopoly : JAIL
17. Lounge : LAZE
18. Suddenly leap (at) : LUNGE
19. Second of two pieces of fire truck equipment : LATTERLADDER
22. Take for granted : ASSUME
25. Paragons : IDEALS
26. More drenched minister, at times : WETTERWEDDER
30. One who's out of this world? : ALIEN
31. Pays attention to : HEEDS
32. Pie holder : PAN
35. Ranges of knowledge : KENS
36. Smutty : DIRTY
37. Ending with Cine- or cyclo- : RAMA
38. Superlative suffix : EST
39. Count ___ & His Orchestra : BASIE
40. Motive questioner : CYNIC
41. Resentful auctiongoer : BITTERBIDDER
43. ___-Lorraine (French region) : ALSACE
46. "Relax, soldiers!" : ATEASE
47. Murmur "a good bad-weather race horse" : MUTTERMUDDER
51. Thrown for ___ : ALOOP
52. Footnote abbr. : IBID
53. Morsel for Miss Muffet : CURD
57. Former Sen. Sam and family : NUNNS
58. Highway hauler : SEMI
59. Manipulator : USER
60. Enzyme suffixes : ASES
61. Mahogany or maple : TREE
62. Prepare, as the way : PAVE
1. ___ Mahal : TAJ
2. Period in history : ERA
3. AT&T alternative : MCI
4. Harms the environment : POLLUTES
5. Aquarium purifier : FILTER
6. "I smell ___!" : ARAT
7. Stun : DAZE
8. Clairvoyant : SEER
9. Less refined : CRUDER
10. Actress Hamilton or Hunt : LINDA
11. Heavenly host? : ANGEL
12. Salon professionals : DYERS
15. In-line skates, for short : BLADES
20. Prayer closer : AMEN
21. Nixon staffer G. Gordon ___ : LIDDY
22. Conscious : AWAKE
23. Tennis star with a palindromic name : SELES
24. Limited work assignment : STINT
27. Bridge precursor : WHIST
28. Strange : EERIE
29. Discourage from acting : DETER
32. Bear that's not really a bear : PANDA
33. Gallic girlfriends : AMIES
34. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
36. Library gizmo : DATER
37. International golf competition : RYDERCUP
39. Bodybuilder's bulges : BICEPS
40. Commend officially : CITE
41. Majorettes twirl them : BATONS
42. Villain, slangily : BADDIE
43. Major oven maker : AMANA
44. Doozies : LULUS
45. Rock : STONE
48. Morning haze : MIST
49. Over, in Österreich : UBER
50. Bygone phone call cost : DIME
54. Olympics chant : USA
55. Gun, as an engine : REV
56. Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE

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