New York Times, Wednesday, December 30, 1998

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Striplings : LADS
5. Storied rabbit : MOPSY
10. "That's ___ to me!" : NEWS
14. Sierra Club concern: Abbr. : ECOL
15. One barred from a U.N. no-fly zone : IRAQI
16. Say again : ECHO
17. How Oliver categorized his meals? : GRUELANDUNUSUAL
20. Smoothly change the subject : SEGUE
21. "___ always say..." : ASI
22. Say : STATE
23. Mets, Jets or Nets : TEAM
25. California Grenache, e.g. : ROSE
27. It might bring you up to scratch : ITCH
30. Wrestling hold for a recluse? : HERMITGRAB
35. ___ number on : DOA
36. Zola heroine : NANA
37. Musically flowing : LEGATO
38. ___ Haute, Ind. : TERRE
40. They precede kicks, for short : TDS
42. Colchester's county : ESSEX
43. Ruler with a table : ARTHUR
45. Biased type, briefly : ITAL
47. Catsup catcher? : TIE
48. Organized bribery? : GRAFTUNION
50. Full house, e.g. : HAND
51. Zone : AREA
52. Sticks around a stake : PYRE
54. Big name in petroleum : AMOCO
57. Second notes : RES
59. Dislike, and then some : ABHOR
63. Soil and soot? : PARTNERSINGRIME
66. Sacramento's ___ Arena : ARCO
67. Poor boy : HOAGY
68. Panache : ELAN
69. Bolshevik target : TSAR
70. Contemptible ones : SWINE
71. Pattern of behavior : WONT
1. Chair supports : LEGS
2. Growing room : ACRE
3. QB Flutie : DOUG
4. Magnifying glass carrier, maybe : SLEUTH
5. "Mamma ___!" : MIA
6. Bulb, e.g. : ORNAMENT
7. Walks softly : PADS
8. Wiggle : SQUIRM
9. The dark side : YIN
10. Rainy day reserves : NESTEGGS
11. Quito's country: Abbr. : ECUA
12. "Come again?" : WHAT
13. Step on it : SOLE
18. Rebel leader of '61 : LEE
19. J. P. Morgan founded it : USSTEEL
24. "That's it!" : AHA
26. Standard product : OIL
27. Bird marker, maybe : IDTAG
28. "___ is human" : TOERR
29. Magna ___ : CARTA
31. Spokes : RADII
32. Dreadlocks wearer, informally : RASTA
33. Had a home-cooked meal : ATEIN
34. Went a round : BOXED
36. Atomic particle : NEUTRON
39. Concern for a blood typer : RHFACTOR
41. Traffic halter : STOPSIGN
44. Feel bad about : RUE
46. One or more : ANY
49. Come to the point? : NARROW
50. Whence the word "golem" : HEBREW
53. Tatter : RAG
54. Get ___ on the back : APAT
55. "The War of the Worlds" base : MARS
56. Boat in "Jaws" : ORCA
58. Actor Morales : ESAI
60. Hawaii's ___ Bay : HILO
61. Neighbor of Saudi Arabia : OMAN
62. Big part of many a family budget : RENT
64. Interjections of surprise : EHS
65. Bill, the Science Guy : NYE

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