New York Times, Wednesday, December 2, 1998

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 19 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Elbowroom : SPACE
6. One of the 3 B's : BACH
10. Kellogg Foods brand : EGGO
14. Plant in Flanders fields : POPPY
15. Double-reed woodwind : OBOE
16. Prod : GOAD
17. Mac maker : APPLE
18. Start of a quip : NEVERGOTO
20. I-95, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
21. Fritter away : WASTE
23. Kind of down : EIDER
24. "One ___ customer" : TOA
25. Actress Alicia : ANA
26. Two-toned horses : ROANS
28. Quip, part 2 : APLASTICSURGEON
33. Sighs of distress : OHS
34. A lot of a drill sergeant's drill : HUTS
35. Hoo-ha : ADO
36. Take a chance on : RISK
39. It may help you "catch up" : NAP
40. Fret : STEW
41. Shade of blond : ASH
42. Modern summons : BEEP
44. Genetic letters : RNA
46. Quip, part 3 : WHOLOVESTHEWORK
52. Boated, maybe : OARED
53. Chop down : HEW
54. Maiden name preceder : NEE
55. Actress Gaynor : MITZI
57. Matrix : ARRAY
59. How the Des Moines R. flows : ESE
60. End of the quip : OFPICASSO
62. A lot : OFTEN
64. Big ___ elephant : ASAN
65. Result of venting? : LAVA
66. Part of a spur : ROWEL
67. Five-time Wimbledon champ : BORG
68. Session with an M.D. : APPT
69. Nuts : KOOKY
1. Side in the Peloponnesian War : SPARTA
2. Beer opener : POPTOP
3. Telethon, e.g. : APPEAL
4. Pfc.'s boss : CPL
5. Baloney : EYEWASH
6. Potted tree : BONSAI
7. Help with the heist : ABET
8. Whitewashes : COVERSUP
9. Giggling sound : HEE
10. Prodding : EGGING
11. Spot overlooking center court, say : GOODSEAT
12. Way in : GATE
13. Fungus byproduct : ODOR
19. Brings up : REARS
22. Aardvark fare : ANTS
27. Passé : OUT
29. "All systems go" : AOK
30. Guys : CHAPS
31. Wordsworth work : ODE
32. "Get going!" : NOW
36. Wet behind the ears : RAW
37. ___ Kabibble : ISH
38. Have a good day on the links : SHOOTPAR
39. Can't wait to have : NEEDASAP
40. Word with whip or rip : SAW
42. Kind of acid : BORIC
43. Snake charmee : EVE
44. Mother of Hera : RHEA
45. The Big Apple : NEWYORK
47. Lounging around : LAZING
48. There may be a catch in it : THROAT
49. Powerful combination : ONETWO
50. Look for again : RESEEK
51. With vigor : KEENLY
55. Ancient kingdom east of the Dead Sea : MOAB
56. In that case : IFSO
58. Invitation letters : RSVP
61. Chicken ___ king : ALA
63. Rock's ___ Fighters : FOO

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