New York Times, Monday, February 2, 1998

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Cleopatra's love ___ Antony : MARC
5. Scrabble play : WORD
9. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
14. On the briny : ASEA
15. Verdi's "D'amor sull'ali rosee," e.g. : ARIA
16. Con man : CHEAT
17. List component : ITEM
18. Datum : FACT
19. Bronco catcher : LASSO
20. Good-time Charlie : LIFEOFTHEPARTY
23. Norway's capital : OSLO
24. Embarrassing sound, maybe : RIP
25. Mouse catcher : CAT
28. Airedale, for one : TERRIER
31. Volcanic fallout : ASH
34. Playing marble : AGATE
36. Building wing : ELL
37. Forearm bone : ULNA
38. Best : PICKOFTHELITTER
42. Mishmash : OLIO
43. Coach Parseghian : ARA
44. Kingdom : REALM
45. Fishing gear : NET
46. Chicago newspaper : TRIBUNE
49. "Treasure Island" monogram : RLS
50. Wilt : SAG
51. Use Western Union, e.g. : SEND
53. Noble one : SALTOFTHEEARTH
60. Diamond weight : CARAT
61. Bit of thatching : REED
62. Like hen's teeth : RARE
63. Martini garnish : OLIVE
64. ___ Spencer, brother of Princess Diana : EARL
65. Stadium section : TIER
66. Passover meal : SEDER
67. "If all ___ fails..." : ELSE
68. Child's Christmas gift : SLED
1. Pony Express load : MAIL
2. ___ spumante : ASTI
3. Coral ridge : REEF
4. Alfred Hitchcock film appearance, e.g. : CAMEO
5. Breakfast dish made on an iron : WAFFLE
6. Patrick Henry, for one : ORATOR
7. Rolling in dough : RICH
8. Whom one goes out with : DATE
9. Cream-filled pastry : ECLAIR
10. Astute : SHARP
11. Dry run : TEST
12. "No problem" : EASY
13. Ike's W.W. II command : ETO
21. Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
22. Suave competitor : PRELL
25. Dinner rooster : CAPON
26. Like a gymnast : AGILE
27. Implied : TACIT
29. Recovery clinic : REHAB
30. Suffix with percent : ILE
31. Where "I do's" are exchanged : ALTAR
32. Tackle box item : SNELL
33. Injures : HARMS
35. Ring result, briefly : TKO
37. Indian with a sun dance : UTE
39. North Dakota's largest city : FARGO
40. The first "T" of TNT : TRI
41. "Goodnight" girl of song : IRENE
46. Make ragged : TATTER
47. Wedding workers : USHERS
48. Pine leaf : NEEDLE
50. Spartacus, e.g. : SLAVE
52. Pub game : DARTS
53. December 26 event : SALE
54. Rainless : ARID
55. At no cost : FREE
56. Dabbling duck : TEAL
57. Banister : RAIL
58. Arbor Day honoree : TREE
59. Group of cattle : HERD
60. Comedian Bill, to friends : COS

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