New York Times, Wednesday, February 11, 1998

Author: Nancy S. Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy S. Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JW} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Arctic dwellers : LAPPS
6. Vegetate : LOAF
10. Irving protagonist : GARP
14. Belief of 1.1 billion : ISLAM
15. Thompson of "Sense and Sensibility" : EMMA
16. "Essays of ___," 1823 : ELIA
17. It's tucked under the chin : VIOLA
18. Farmer's prayer, perhaps : RAIN
19. 1994 Jodie Foster film : NELL
20. Valentine present? : ADOZENREDROSES
23. Parisian parent : MERE
24. Motorists' org. : AAA
25. Piedmont wine center : ASTI
28. Passionate : ARDENT
31. Not to mention : AND
34. Grassy plain : LLANO
36. 1953 Pulitzer playwright : INGE
37. "Turandot" slave : LIU
38. Valentine present? : BOXOFCHOCOLATES
42. Pithecanthropus relative : APE
43. Fare : FOOD
44. Iota : SPECK
45. Composer Rorem : NED
46. On-the-job learner : INTERN
49. Fish, to herons : PREY
50. Lineman : END
51. Monique's eye : OEIL
53. Valentine present! : ENGAGEMENTRING
60. Delete : XOUT
61. Overly bookish sort : NERD
62. Pharmacy solutions : AQUAS
64. Naysaying : ANTI
65. Just the ___ : SAME
66. Prom dress material : TULLE
67. 50+ percent : MOST
68. Substitute for the unnamed : ETAL
69. Certain fisherman : EELER
1. Year Claudius died : LIV
2. The East : ASIA
3. Trudge : PLOD
4. Popular parade horse : PALOMINO
5. Urban air pollution : SMAZE
6. "Gigi" lyricist : LERNER
7. Five-star Bradley : OMAR
8. Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
9. Spanish dance : FANDANGO
10. Setting for Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra" : GENOA
11. Pub quaffs : ALES
12. Nettle : RILE
13. Comrades : PALS
21. Pitching stat. : ERA
22. Honey badgers : RATELS
25. Berg of "Lulu" fame : ALBAN
26. Incline : SLOPE
27. Burdened : TAXED
29. Electron tube : DIODE
30. Abbr. at the bottom of a letter : ENC
31. Modify : ALTER
32. Agnes, to Cecil B. : NIECE
33. Somewhat dark : DUSKY
35. In the ___ (likely to happen) : OFFING
39. Abridge : CONDENSE
40. Tap word : HOT
41. Sewn-on cutout design : APPLIQUE
47. Short poem on two rhymes : RONDEL
48. Bottom line : NET
50. Suffer a humiliating loss, in slang : EATIT
52. Breathing fire : IRATE
53. Course finale : EXAM
54. Talking during a film, e.g. : NONO
55. Fortitude : GUTS
56. Crux : MEAT
57. Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
58. Nonexistent : NULL
59. Severe blow : GALE
63. Homily: Abbr. : SER

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