New York Times, Thursday, December 10, 1998

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {GJY} Scrabble average: 2.14 This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thermometer part : BULB
5. Early touring car : REO
8. O.J. or hot choc., e.g. : BEV
11. More anxious : UNEASIER
13. Basra native : IRAQI
16. Game played with 192 cards : SIXPACKBEZIQUE
18. "___ company..." : TWOS
19. Demand : REQUIRE
21. Bret Harte character : AHSIN
24. Park it : SIT
25. Old flames : EXES
26. What newbies read on-line : FAQS
27. Pleasantville, so to speak : EDEN
29. ___-Rivières, Qué. : TROIS
30. Sheepskin holder : ALUM
31. Morgan of the comics page : REX
32. ___ suiter : ZOOT
33. Start of a 1973 Supreme Court decision : ROE
34. Barbecuing block : BRIQUET
36. Response to a bailiff's question : IDO
39. Preceding times : EVES
41. Little ___ : UNS
42. Book before Nehemiah : EZRA
43. Disconcerted : FAZED
45. Brava maker : FIAT
46. Bring up : REAR
47. Not unter : UBER
48. "___ who?" : SEZ
49. Fall colors : RUSTS
50. Post-workout activity : RUBDOWN
52. Ready for a drive : TEED
54. 75, in French : SOIXANTEQUINZE
59. Surpass : EXCEL
60. Volcanologist's study : ERUPTION
61. Lao-___ : TSE
62. It's at the top of a face : XII
63. Son of Seth : ENOS
1. Clean tables : BUS
2. Prefix with lateral : UNI
3. Certain Big Apple train, with "the" : LEX
4. Early rite : BAPTISM
5. Not pobre : RICO
6. Cries of horror : EEKS
7. Eyeball : ORB
8. "Roma" symphonic composer : BIZET
9. "ER" actor LaSalle : ERIQ
10. Southwestern cowboy : VAQUERO
12. Like logs : SAWN
14. Makes idealistic : QUIXOTIZES
15. Middle of a famous palindrome : IEREI
17. Green land : ERIN
20. Skiing maneuver : ESS
21. At a distance : AFAR
22. Nimbus : HALO
23. Concertina, informally : SQUEEZEBOX
24. Cosmo feature : SEXQUIZ
27. Sins : ERRS
28. ___ gratia : DEI
29. Tyke : TOT
32. Lemon peel : ZEST
34. Place where a rose arises : BED
35. Actress Merkel : UNA
37. "Shoot!" : DRAT
38. Crew members : OARS
40. Foreman's declaration : VERDICT
42. Learned : ERUDITE
43. Stole : FUR
44. Battery, e.g. : ABUSE
45. Actress Sherilyn : FENN
48. 1984 Kentucky Derby winner : SWALE
49. Sign on for another tour : REUP
51. Clumsy fellows : OXES
52. Garr with a "Tootsie" role : TERI
53. Prefix with lateral : EQUI
55. Houstonian's nickname : TEX
56. "Delta of Venus" writer : NIN
57. Madhouse : ZOO
58. "Star Trek" off. : ENS

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