New York Times, Monday, December 14, 1998

Author: Randy Sowell
Editor: Will Shortz
Randy Sowell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {CJKQX} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. A three-of-a-kind beats it : PAIR
5. Glided : SLID
9. Stun : AMAZE
14. Too : ALSO
15. Newsweek rival : TIME
16. Poorer, as excuses go : LAMER
17. Formal dance : BALL
18. Give off : EMIT
19. Trim limbs : PRUNE
20. Something of trivial importance : SMALLPOTATOES
23. "My Cousin Vinny" Oscar winner Marisa : TOMEI
24. Televise : AIR
25. Bad ___ (German spa) : EMS
28. Alcott classic : LITTLEWOMEN
33. Spawning fish : SHAD
37. Buck's mate : DOE
38. Michelangelo statue : PIETA
39. Achingly desire : PINEFOR
41. "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" co-star : EDASNER
43. Make amends : ATONE
44. Muhammad ___ : ALI
45. To be, in Toulouse : ETRE
46. Don Ho's theme song : TINYBUBBLES
50. Porker's pad : STY
51. Actress Zadora : PIA
52. "The Lion King" lion : SIMBA
57. Windmill setting : MINIATUREGOLF
62. Think out loud : OPINE
64. ___-American relations : SINO
65. Inter ___ : ALIA
66. String bean's opposite : FATSO
67. Oklahoma city : ENID
68. Huge : VAST
69. Test, as a garment : TRYON
70. Certain NCO's : SGTS
71. Gaelic : ERSE
1. Big name in brewing : PABST
2. "Remember the ___" : ALAMO
3. 44-Across's faith : ISLAM
4. Esther of TV's "Good Times" : ROLLE
5. Part of a process : STEP
6. Prom night transport : LIMO
7. Ape : IMITATE
8. Particular : DETAIL
9. Brand for Bowser : ALPO
10. Stallion's mate : MARE
11. Kind of park : AMUSEMENT
12. Buddhist state : ZEN
13. Before, in poetry : ERE
21. Diamond ___ : LIL
22. Three, in Torino : TRE
26. Poet's constraint : METER
27. Entrap : SNARE
29. Bride's words : IDO
30. High craggy hill : TOR
31. Depression-era program: Abbr. : WPA
32. River to the Seine : OISE
33. Tiffs : SPATS
34. Bandleader's cry : HITIT
35. Fame's opposite : ANONYMITY
36. When said three times, a liar's policy : DENY
40. Jan. follower : FEB
41. Pipe bend : ELL
42. Go out, as a flame : DIE
44. Letting up : ABATING
47. Wire service inits. : UPI
48. Slants : BIASES
49. Opposite NNW : SSE
53. "___ at the office" : IGAVE
54. Back tooth : MOLAR
55. Ecstasy : BLISS
56. ___ worse than death : AFATE
58. Not ___ many words : INSO
59. Sign gas : NEON
60. Measuring standard : UNIT
61. Axles : RODS
62. Many a time : OFT
63. Golfer's goal : PAR

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