New York Times, Thursday, December 31, 1998

Author: Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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11612/29/199311/26/200845
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1.52700
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Estes. This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Actress Gaynor : MITZI
6. "___ la vista, baby!" : HASTA
11. Serpent's sound : SSS
14. Flareup of crime? : ARSON
15. Dizzying pictures : OPART
16. Goon : APE
17. Watch a shaky Japanese money market? : SEEYENWAVER
19. Passing assistance? : YEA
20. Lean and lovely : SVELTE
21. With 33-Down, 1978 Nobel Prize recipient : ANWAR
23. Cold war foe : SOVIETS
26. Contemptuous looks : SNEERS
27. Unblocks : CLEARS
28. Librarygoer : READER
30. ___ d'oeuvre : HORS
31. Fictional hero first filmed in 1920 : ZORRO
32. N.Y. winter hrs. : EST
35. Not straight : WRY
36. What each of today's four long answers is vis-à-vis New Year's Eve : ANAGRAM
38. The Seine is full of it : EAU
39. Pitches : ADS
40. Words for actors : LINES
41. Briefs, briefly : BVDS
42. Band on a limb : ARMLET
44. Run in the raw : STREAK
46. Dessert not for the diet-conscious : SUNDAE
48. Popular magazine since 1926 : PARENTS
49. Off drugs : CLEAN
50. Jean of "Bombshell" : HARLOW
52. Get one past : ACE
53. This little poem or that? : ANYWEEVERSE
58. Kitten's cry : MEW
59. Lighthouse sites : CAPES
60. Fall away : ERODE
61. Prefix with Columbian : PRE
62. Forfeits fur : SHEDS
63. Actress Danning of "Hercules" : SYBIL
1. Women with shavers : MAS
2. It makes one hot : IRE
3. Mao ___-tung : TSE
4. Asian grasses popular on lawns : ZOYSIAS
5. "Well!" : INEVER
6. Bays : HOWLS
7. Pit-___ (heart sound) : APAT
8. Reliever's triumph : SAVE
9. Three for Sophia : TRE
10. Haphazardly : ATRANDOM
11. Call off the debt? : SAYWEREEVEN
12. Headhunter's equipment : SPEAR
13. J. C. Penney rival : SEARS
18. Takes home : NETS
22. Wedding notice word : NEE
23. Pronunciation symbol : SCHWA
24. Prayer opening : OLORD
25. Sheep with all its marbles? : VERYSANEEWE
26. She played Darlene on "Roseanne" : SARA
28. Writer's reference : ROGET
29. Does the wrong thing : ERRS
31. Author Grey : ZANE
33. See 20-Across : SADAT
34. Wild boar features : TUSKS
36. Astronomical data providers : ALMANACS
37. Bank-washer in Cairo : NILE
41. Suds source : BREWERY
43. Cereal box info : RDA
44. Shopaholic's delight : SALE
45. Pirates' stashes : TROVES
46. Rogue : SCAMP
47. Cause of a nasty gut feeling? : ULCER
48. Basketball tactic : PRESS
50. Hoopla : HYPE
51. Starstruck : AWED
54. Down-home turndown : NAH
55. Rip off : ROB
56. Star Wars letters : SDI
57. Electrifying swimmer : EEL

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