New York Times, Saturday, December 12, 1998

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It usually comes with a new shirt : SALESSLIP
10. Lacquer : JAPAN
15. Wisenheimer : KNOWITALL
16. Wide open : AGAPE
17. Forever : INDELIBLY
18. Takes out : DATES
19. Act of war? : TUG
20. Cluster : KNOT
21. Go back : REVERT
22. Russian figure skater Protopopov : OLEG
24. Critical : GRAVE
26. Noted Folies-Bergère designer : ERTE
27. Word with golf or grass : WIDOW
29. Slant : SKEW
30. Not quite tight : SNUG
31. Cluck : OAF
33. Stumbles : ERRS
35. Notable W.W. II neutral: Abbr. : ARG
36. Splitting headache? : CUSTODYBATTLE
40. Humanities degs. : MAS
41. The Fleetwoods, e.g., of 50's-60's pop : TRIO
42. Scorecard line : PAR
43. Exec's request : ASAP
45. Data transfer speed unit : BAUD
47. "Multiplicity" director, 1996 : RAMIS
51. Pro ___ : RATA
52. Ludicrous : ANTIC
54. ___-Aven (home of Paul Gauguin) : PONT
55. Slept (away) : SNORED
57. Cries of triumph : HAHS
59. Fraternity letter : RHO
60. Waikiki wannabe : HODAD
61. Heavenly : CELESTIAL
63. Not answer directly : EVADE
64. "Meteorologica" writer : ARISTOTLE
65. One making pronouncements : SAYER
66. Clothing store designations : MENSSIZES
1. Aspen feature : SKITOW
2. Rings : ANNULI
3. Stuck : LODGED
4. One in a fold : EWE
5. Regal material : SILK
6. Smart : STING
7. Dwells on : LABORS
8. 1972 Staple Singers #1 hit : ILLTAKEYOUTHERE
9. Carry on : PLY
10. Green hue : JADE
11. Sisals, e.g. : AGAVES
12. Kind of advice : PATERNAL
13. Crack : APERTURE
14. Mutual fund holdings, often : NESTEGG
21. Package up before forwarding : REWRAP
23. Gunks : GOOS
25. Sink or swim, e.g. : VERB
28. Interior Secretary under Reagan : WATT
32. Proscribed: Var. : FORBAD
34. Ratings unit : STAR
36. Heartbreaker type : CASANOVA
37. It's seen in blue-and-white boxes : USATODAY
38. Zoologist Fossey : DIAN
39. Skeet device : TRAP
40. Rush sites : MARSHES
44. Flaunt : PARADE
46. Try to reach a talk show, say : DIALIN
48. Saint-___, Switzerland : MORITZ
49. "...but I didn't ___" : INHALE
50. Gown accessories : STOLES
53. Battle of wits : CHESS
56. River in Hesse : EDER
58. High fliers : SSTS
61. Machine part : CAM
62. French pronoun : TOI

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