New York Times, Friday, February 13, 1998

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mount : STAGE
6. Pie-eyed : SMASHED
13. Circulation, in a way : READERS
15. Dealer's deal : CARSALE
16. Ripple : WAVELET
17. Boneless cuts : RIBEYES
18. Japanese novelist Kobo ___ : ABE
19. French peers : EGALS
21. Heyerdahl raft : RAI
22. Vera's TV husband : NORM
24. Buckles : WARPS
25. "5,000 Nights at the Opera" author : BING
26. Niels Bohr, e.g. : DANE
27. ___ de la Société : ILES
28. Enticed : LEDON
29. She had a reputation for being fast : ATALANTA
31. Scares off : DETERS
32. It's less filling : LIGHTBEER
34. They take turns : ROTORS
37. Relative of baggataway : LACROSSE
41. Like mutton : OVINE
42. Gounod contemporary : LALO
43. Start of a whaler's cry : THAR
44. Sparks et al. : NEDS
45. Menial : LOWLY
46. ___ fit (blew up) : HADA
47. Dr. of rap : DRE
48. Honorary Shawnee : BOONE
49. Hwys. : RDS
50. Tax base : EARNERS
52. Crush : TRAMPLE
56. Without her, Theseus didn't have a clue : ARIADNE
57. More piquant : SALTIER
58. More than many : UMPTEEN
59. Fell off : WANED
1. Craft : SEABOAT
2. Athens eatery : TAVERNA
3. Suffix on fruit names : ADE
4. React to pectin : GEL
5. Afore : ERE
6. Deep-sixes : SCRAPS
7. Posts : MAILS
8. Wall St. whizzes : ARBS
9. Pilot's heading : SSE
10. Certain outing : HAYRIDE
11. Mother of Richard I : ELEANOR
12. Drafts : DESIGNS
13. Country in 1994 headlines : RWANDA
14. Hugger-muggery : STEALTH
20. Site of Central Park concerts : GREATLAWN
23. Pittsburgh philanthropists : MELLONS
24. Parts of museums : WINGS
25. Affiance : BETROTH
28. Smirk's cousin : LEER
30. Leeds's river : AIRE
31. Shill : DECOY
33. Saint-Léon works : BALLETS
34. François Villon offering : RONDEAU
35. Like many pitches : OVERARM
36. Current phenomenon : TIDERIP
38. Slick fellow : SHARPIE
39. Burdened : SADDLED
40. Knockout, in boxing slang : ERASER
42. Relax : LOOSEN
45. Marion of "Bewitched" : LORNE
48. Benedictine scholar : BEDE
51. "Ah, Wilderness!" character : NAT
53. Green : RAW
54. Where the C.S.A. was formed : ALA
55. Map abbr. : MTN

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