New York Times, Saturday, February 28, 1998

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Major oil hub : TULSA
6. Home extension : ELL
9. Some G.I.'s : PFCS
13. Bedtime for some : ONEAM
14. ___-eyed : SLOE
15. Scads : ALOT
16. Famed San Francisco rock venue : PIERCEWEST
18. Progenitor : SIRE
19. Claims : ALLEGES
20. Gush : SPEW
21. Decorative elements : ART
24. "Indeed!" overseas : ISAY
25. Laughs : HAHAS
26. Novice : LEARNER
28. ___ de Dios (church, in Spain) : CASA
29. "The best ___ to come" : ISYET
30. Hose : SPRAY
33. Alphabet sequence : RST
36. Game played in this puzzle? : FOLLOWTHELEADER
39. Tokyo, formerly : EDO
40. Request to a waiter who brings the salad : NOOIL
41. Tang : SPICE
42. Smell : REEK
44. Truancy : ABSENCE
46. Best successor : STARR
48. Mythic Hun : ATLI
49. Word on a U.S. coin : GOD
50. Finale of a sort : CODA
51. Wall Street purchases : OPTIONS
54. Outback critters : ROOS
55. 1971-72 Rose Bowl winner : STANCARTER
59. Bet : ANTE
60. Puppeteer Tony : SARG
61. Taranto's locale : ITALY
62. Shambles : MESS
63. Do-say link : ASI
64. Relative of "Merci" : DANKE
1. Crown : TOP
2. Lateral start : UNI
3. See 4-Down : LEE
4. With 3-Down, a Chicago bakery : SARA
5. Surprise attacker : AMCLINTONER
6. Nostalgic work : ELEGY
7. Be deprived of : LOSE
8. "Oh, why not?" : LETS
9. Represent, in spying : PASSAS
10. 70's TV variety show host : FLIPHARDING
11. Jazzy Chick : COREA
12. Swelters : STEWS
14. Avows : SWEARSTO
17. If not : ELSE
21. Part of some bio titles : ALIFE
22. Do some yard work : RESOD
23. Summer dress features : TAYLORADOTS
25. Research moneys : HAYESSINAID
27. Subj. of a D.D. degree : REL
28. ___ Tech : CAL
31. Key opener? : PHI
32. Connected (to) : RELATING
34. Short and staccato, musically : SECCO
35. Wooded : TREED
37. Bowl-shaped cooking aid : WOK
38. Uncouth one : APE
43. Misplays a tape, maybe : ERASES
45. Cartel : BLOC
46. Buzz off : SCRAM
47. Oddsmaker's last words? : TOONE
48. Arcade name : ATARI
51. Neighbor of Pelion : OSSA
52. Grps. sponsoring open houses : PTAS
53. Mlle., in Marbella : SRTA
56. Lick : TAN
57. Soft shoe leather : ELK
58. Ingredient in an old fashioned : RYE

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