New York Times, Wednesday, December 16, 1998

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Compact data holders : DISKS
6. Do something : REACT
11. Highest deg. : PHD
14. Work ___ (code of the dedicated) : ETHIC
15. Causing goose bumps : EERIE
16. Bud's buddy : LOU
17. Fashion designer's work? : CLOTHESLINE
19. Total idiot : ASS
20. One way to cook spaghetti : ALDENTE
21. Drill master? : DENTIST
23. Wife of Charlie Chaplin : OONA
25. A billion years : EON
26. Sequel writer's work? : SECONDSTORYJOB
33. Clock sound : TICK
34. Something to shoot for : PAR
35. It'll drop your jaw : AWE
36. Just says no : RESISTS
39. Changed from green to red : RIPENED
42. Common lunch time : ONE
43. "Lid" : RUG
45. Heater : OVEN
46. Animal lab technician's work? : MONKEYBUSINESS
51. Went underground : HID
52. Fountain order : MALT
53. Frost-free zone : TROPICS
57. Three-masted ship : CLIPPER
62. Wet behind the ears : RAW
63. Cake maker's work? : BAKERSFIELD
65. Well-kept secret, for some : AGE
66. Cleo of jazz : LAINE
67. Gal's guy : FELLA
68. Each : PER
69. Wrapped up : ENDED
70. Span. misses : SRTAS
1. Ten, for openers : DECA
2. "___ be a cold day..." : ITLL
3. Like Clydesdales : SHOD
4. Wind instrument? : KITE
5. Dopes : SCHNOOKS
6. Forward : RESEND
7. Electrifying swimmer : EEL
8. Rainless : ARID
9. Movie theater : CINE
10. High schooler : TEENER
11. Hardly beauty pageant types : PLAINJANES
12. "Bonanza" brother : HOSS
13. Run a cloth over : DUST
18. Kind of collar : ETON
22. Delivery from Santa : TOY
24. Nile biter : ASP
26. Dictation taker : STENO
27. 50's leader : EISENHOWER
28. 201, classically : CCI
29. Black gunk : TAR
30. "...___ shall die" ("It Must Be Him" lyric) : ORI
31. 1936 track gold medalist : OWENS
32. Night spot : BED
36. Neighbor of Bulg. : ROM
37. Crack, so to speak : TRY
38. Hero : SUB
40. Vatican figures : PONTIFFS
41. First lady : EVE
44. Filling danger : GUM
47. One of the buddies of "Bosom Buddies" : KIP
48. Safe to consume : EDIBLE
49. Like some vows : SACRED
50. Troubles : ILLS
53. Green flanker : TRAP
54. Vogue : RAGE
55. "The Godfather" co-star : CAAN
56. Veer out of control : SKID
58. Place on piles : PIER
59. Bombard : PELT
60. Scat artist Fitzgerald : ELLA
61. Vitamin bottle info : RDAS
64. Vane dir. : ENE

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