New York Times, Thursday, February 26, 1998

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Will Shortz
Lois Sidway
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 83 for Ms. Sidway. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Smart : CHIC
5. Not on deck : BELOW
10. Kind of truck : MACK
14. Unaffected : REAL
15. Work for Moffo or a buffo : OPERA
16. Look ___ (visit briefly) : INON
17. Name on a cornstarch box : ARGO
18. Start of a riddle : WHATDIDTHE
20. Rose-breasted bird : GROSBEAK
22. Pistons' place : ENGINE
23. Stumble : ERR
24. Hook up electronically : WIRE
25. Middle of the riddle : DOGSAYWHENITSAT
33. Miss ___ of "Dallas" : ELLIE
34. Biblical verb : HAST
35. Its hub is in St. Louis : TWA
36. Like pricier meat : LEAN
37. Scout master : TONTO
38. Cover : COAT
39. Massenet's "Le ___" : CID
40. "___ soit qui mal y pense" : HONI
41. Reinforce, with "up" : SHORE
42. End of the riddle : ONSOMESANDPAPER
46. Not deliberate : RASH
47. Noun-forming suffix : ION
48. Temp, often : TYPIST
51. Gate announcement : LASTCALL
56. Riddle answer : ROUGHROUGH
58. He was a Lamb : ELIA
59. Cultural heading : AGRI
60. Navel type : INNIE
61. Mosque V.I.P. : IMAM
62. "The one that got away," say : YARN
63. ___ Grove, N.J. : PENNS
64. Camper's purchase : TARP
1. Prominence : CRAG
2. Mainz Mister : HERR
3. Verdi baritone : IAGO
4. Converges (on) : CLOSESIN
5. The ___ Boys (40's-50's film group) : BOWERY
6. Biblical dry measure: Var. : EPHA
7. Betrayal of sorts : LEAK
8. Bit for the dog bowl : ORT
9. Begin, as a lot of work : WADEINTO
10. Like some racing autos : MIDGET
11. Opposed to : ANTI
12. Columbia Pictures co-founder Harry : COHN
13. Dandling area : KNEE
19. Crucifix inscription : INRI
21. Highlands hillside : BRAE
24. Hotel chain : WESTIN
25. Battery brand : DELCO
26. Liquid part of fat : OLEIN
27. Sword lilies, for short : GLADS
28. Move like a bobsled : WHOOSH
29. One of Yogi Bear's creators : HANNA
30. Lounging locale : STOOP
31. Mindful : AWARE
32. Spud : TATER
37. Touristy section of Vegas : THESTRIP
38. Take the risk : CHANCEIT
41. Detect : SPOT
43. Beginning : ORIGIN
44. Moonshine mix : MASH
45. Sink clutter : DISHES
48. Buffet aid : TRAY
49. Quiet exercises : YOGA
50. Tabby talk : PURR
51. Sally ___ (kind of teacake) : LUNN
52. 11-Down, Dogpatch-style : AGIN
53. Michigan college : ALMA
54. Fibster : LIAR
55. Camper's purchase : LAMP
57. Four quarters : ONE

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