New York Times, Tuesday, December 22, 1998

Author: Adam Cohen
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam Cohen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "In" : CHIC
5. Faint flicker : GLEAM
10. Hits with a ray gun : ZAPS
14. Author ___ Neale Hurston : ZORA
15. "Amazing" magician : RANDI
16. Together, musically : ADUE
17. Protein components : AMINOACIDS
19. ___ Strip : GAZA
20. Paraphrased : RESTATED
21. Latter-day Saint : MORMON
23. Nature goddess : ISIS
24. Fruit of the Loom competitor : HANES
25. Openings : SPACES
28. Information accessed on a computer : DATABASE
31. Water sources : WELLS
32. Assumed : GIVEN
33. 1968 hit "Harper Valley ___" : PTA
34. Hangover? : EAVE
35. Roebuck's partner : SEARS
36. Mimic : APER
37. Ryan's "Love Story" co-star : ALI
38. Observe Yom Kippur : ATONE
39. Speck of land in the sea : ISLET
40. Deserter : RENEGADE
42. Coat of many colors wearer : JOSEPH
43. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
44. "Stand By Me" singer ___ King : BENE
45. Beefed : GRIPED
47. Xylophone-like instruments : MARIMBAS
51. Singer Falana : LOLA
52. East African capital : ADDISABABA
54. Takes advantage of : USES
55. "Good Times" actress Esther : ROLLE
56. Stew ingredient : LEEK
57. Deli jarful : MAYO
58. Symbol of freshness : DAISY
59. Art Deco artist : ERTE
1. Ivan the Terrible, e.g. : CZAR
2. "Where the heart is" : HOME
3. Eye part : IRIS
4. Biblical hymn : CANTICLE
5. Without charge : GRATIS
6. Shoestrings : LACES
7. Writer Bagnold : ENID
8. Put a wing (on) : ADD
9. Slips up, as a dating service : MISMATES
10. Croatian capital : ZAGREB
11. It might bob up in conversation : ADAMSAPPLE
12. "The Godfather" author : PUZO
13. Penn name : SEAN
18. Filling stations? : OASES
22. "Chestnuts roasting ___ open fire" : ONAN
24. Le ___, France : HAVRE
25. Take an oath : SWEAR
26. Positive thinking proponent : PEALE
27. American Dance Theater founder : ALVINAILEY
28. Steak ___ : DIANE
29. Pricey : STEEP
30. Our planet : EARTH
32. Crystal rock : GEODE
35. Run of the mill : STANDARD
36. Come together : ASSEMBLE
38. Pulitzer-winning writer James : AGEE
39. Ancient part of Asia Minor : IONIA
41. Rio Grande city : ELPASO
42. It's across the Hudson from New York : JERSEY
44. Jumps (out) : BAILS
45. Dejected : GLUM
46. Sub ___ (secretly) : ROSA
47. 1551, in monuments : MDLI
48. 1930's heavyweight champ Max : BAER
49. Aid in crime : ABET
50. Sushi bar drink : SAKE
53. ___ 180 (turn around, in slang) : DOA

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