New York Times, Wednesday, February 25, 1998

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 34 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Start of many instructions : FIRST
6. Important Phoenician city : SIDON
11. Letters from 12-Down : XIS
14. Carlo Levi's "Christ Stopped at ___" : EBOLI
15. Penned : WROTE
16. 80's White House nickname : RON
17. Month after Adar : NISAN
18. Keep an ___ the ground : EARTO
19. Literary olio : ANA
20. Emergency food of Operation Overlord? : DDAYKRATION
22. Pup's cry : YIP
23. Overjoys : ELATES
24. They may have a crush on you : BOAS
25. College conferrals : DEGREES
28. "___ she blows!" : THAR
30. They may be slippery : ELMS
31. Taboo : OFFLIMITS
36. ___ mode : ALA
37. Michael Caine spy movie : BLUEICE
39. Tuck's partner : NIP
40. Writer's joy : FANLETTER
42. Downyflake alternative : EGGO
43. Kind of flea or dollar : SAND
44. Astronomical phenomenon : MOONSET
47. Wallet wad : ONES
49. Magna ___ : CHARTA
51. CD-___ : ROM
52. Chalet support, possibly : AFRAMEIBEAM
57. United rival : TWA
58. Sugarcoat : GLAZE
59. With 63-Across, comics girlfriend : OLIVE
60. "Bali ___" : HAI
61. Worn away : EATEN
62. Zaragoza sir : SENOR
63. See 59-Across : OYL
64. Resided : DWELT
65. Paradises : EDENS
1. Ward (off) : FEND
2. Kin of op. cit. : IBID
3. Parks of civil rights : ROSA
4. Hit men : SLAYERS
5. Crystal chandelier sound : TINKLE
6. Endures apprehensively : SWEATSOUT
7. More than miffed : IRATE
8. Day of "Pillow Talk" : DORIS
9. Director Preminger : OTTO
10. Broadway blinker : NEON
11. Do a post-Challenger diagnosis : XRAYORINGS
12. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
13. Loses control : SNAPS
21. "Norma ___" : RAE
24. "Kapow!" : BAM
25. Refusing to listen : DEAF
26. Actress Raines : ELLA
27. F.B.I. agent's communication : GMANSEMAIL
28. Mom's offering : TLC
29. Hasten : HIE
32. Emolument : FEE
33. Heavens : FIRMAMENT
34. Andrews of "The Mod Squad" : TIGE
35. "Fix" : SPOT
37. TV's Matlock : BEN
38. Inc., overseas : LTD
41. Vegas opener : LAS
42. Licensed : ENABLED
45. Sourdough's find : ORE
46. Of no use : OTIOSE
47. Straight: Prefix : ORTHO
48. "Nothing doing!" : NOWAY
49. Jalopy : CRATE
50. Eye color : HAZEL
52. Like sharp cheese : AGED
53. It may be fatal : FLAW
54. One from Hanover : EINE
55. "Lucid" stream, to Thomas Gray : AVON
56. Sartre's seas : MERS

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