New York Times, Monday, December 21, 1998

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Long story : SAGA
5. Rich kid in "Nancy" : ROLLO
10. Panhandles : BEGS
14. Shangri-la : EDEN
15. Hoopster Shaquille : ONEAL
16. One of the Four Corners states : UTAH
17. Penny purchase, years ago : POSTALCARD
19. "Ali ___ and the Forty Thieves" : BABA
20. "A" or "an" : ARTICLE
21. Incomprehensible, as a message : GARBLED
23. Parasite : LEECH
24. Business bigwig : MOGUL
25. Miss Kett of old comics : ETTA
28. Liveliness : ENERGY
32. Custard dessert : FLAN
36. "Horrors!" : OHNO
38. Rocket stage : AGENA
39. Gofer : AIDE
40. Jelly fruit : GUAVA
42. E pluribus ___ : UNUM
43. Throng : CROWD
45. Seize with a toothpick : STAB
46. Forest growth : MOSS
47. Mortarboard attachment : TASSEL
49. Actress Lanchester : ELSA
51. Grand jury's activity : PROBE
53. Pueblo site : CLIFF
58. Jack of "City Slickers" : PALANCE
61. One making a medical inquiry : CORONER
63. On : ATOP
64. Penny purchase, years ago : ARCADEGAME
66. Fish entree : SOLE
67. Treasure store : TROVE
68. "This round's ___!" : ONME
69. Bridge whiz Sharif : OMAR
70. Gung-ho : EAGER
71. Poverty : NEED
1. Flower part : SEPAL
2. Be wild about : ADORE
3. "Beau ___" : GESTE
4. Shenanigan : ANTIC
5. Paper towel unit : ROLL
6. "Going ___, going..." : ONCE
7. Meadow : LEA
8. Slow, in music : LARGO
9. Opposite of youth : OLDAGE
10. Penny purchase, years ago : BUBBLEGUM
11. Catchall abbr. : ETAL
12. Kotter of "Welcome Back, Kotter" : GABE
13. Certain herring : SHAD
18. Pain : ACHE
22. ___ fever (be hot) : RUNA
24. Endangered Florida creature : MANATEE
26. Dress (up) : TOG
27. Therefore : THUS
29. Snap-marriage locale : RENO
30. Wildebeests : GNUS
31. Thanksgiving side dish : YAMS
32. Almanac tidbit : FACT
33. Money in Milano : LIRA
34. Fusses : ADOS
35. Penny purchase, years ago : NEWSPAPER
37. Model train layout, often : OVAL
41. Not present: Abbr. : ABS
44. Gosh-awful : DERN
48. Pinpoint : LOCATE
50. Realtor's unit : ACRE
52. Quotable catcher Yogi : BERRA
54. Access the Net : LOGON
55. Cockamamie : INANE
56. ___ fatale : FEMME
57. No longer a slave : FREED
58. El ___, Tex. : PASO
59. Elementary particle : ATOM
60. "Damn Yankees" vamp : LOLA
61. Cro-Magnon's home : CAVE
62. Frankfurt's river : ODER
65. Machine tooth : COG

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