New York Times, Monday, December 7, 1998

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 37 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Fearless : BOLD
5. Nicholas I or II : TSAR
9. Sears rival : KMART
14. The Buckeye State : OHIO
15. Queen of Olympus : HERA
16. 1960's enemy capital : HANOI
17. "___ Like It Hot" : SOME
18. Completely bollix : RUIN
19. Positive pole : ANODE
20. "Bleak House" writer : CHARLESDICKENS
23. C.I.A. predecessor : OSS
24. Lend a hand : AID
25. Stick on : ATTACH
29. More than once around the track : LAPS
31. J.F.K.'s predecessor : DDE
34. "Cheesy" Italian city : PARMA
35. Germany's ___ Valley : SAAR
36. Not written : ORAL
37. Storyteller's embellishment : THEPLOTTHICKENS
40. Win's opposite : LOSS
41. Silly syllables : DUHS
42. Hopping mad : IRATE
43. "Aye, aye!" : YES
44. Give up : CEDE
45. Gets around : EVADES
46. Halloween greeting : BOO
47. 151 on a monument : CLI
48. Young ones : SPRINGCHICKENS
56. Use, as a chaise longue : LIEON
57. Author Haley : ALEX
58. Inventive thought : IDEA
59. "Remember the ___" : ALAMO
60. ___-mutuel (form of betting) : PARI
61. Shooting matches? : WARS
62. Razor sharpener : STROP
63. Pitcher : EWER
64. Reply to "Are you hurt?" : IMOK
1. 49-Down variety : BOSC
2. Cry of anticipation : OHOH
3. Peru's capital : LIMA
4. Not the retiring type : DOER
5. Beat hard : THRESH
6. Children's Dr. : SEUSS
7. Mojave-like : ARID
8. Punjabi princess : RANI
9. Military uniform : KHAKIS
10. Like a horse or lion : MANED
11. Soon, to a poet : ANON
12. Serling and Stewart : RODS
13. Gift from Monica to Bill : TIE
21. Nearby : LOCAL
22. Bay of Naples isle : CAPRI
25. With suitability : APTLY
26. Nevada skiing locale : TAHOE
27. Rapunzel feature : TRESS
28. Rock concert necessities : AMPS
29. Wood-shaping tool : LATHE
30. Sounds of delight : AAHS
31. Great fear : DREAD
32. "The Divine Comedy" poet : DANTE
33. Nobody ___ business : ELSES
35. Breeder : STUD
36. Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
38. Classic theater : ODEON
39. Kind of duty : CIVIC
44. Like arcade games : COINOP
45. Magical drink : ELIXIR
46. Stomach soother : BROMO
47. Dear, in Dijon : CHERE
48. Delta deposit : SILT
49. Fall fruit : PEAR
50. Stare : GAPE
51. Cat's scratcher : CLAW
52. Green fruit : KIWI
53. Mild cheese : EDAM
54. In legend, he fiddled in a fire : NERO
55. Neighbor of Alta. : SASK
56. ___ Vegas : LAS

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