New York Times, Wednesday, February 4, 1998

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dash competitor : DUZ
4. Fraction of a joule : ERG
7. Pertaining to city planning : EKISTIC
14. Writer LeShan : EDA
15. 6-Down formation : VEE
16. City of southern Italy : SALERNO
17. Kind of pistol : CAP
18. Genesis name : EVE
19. Crow, for one : AMERIND
20. Tommy Moe's specialty : ALPINESKIING
23. Lose strength : FLAG
24. "Bad Behavior" star Stephen : REA
25. Old Broadway star Ruby : KEELER
29. Go down : EBB
31. First U.S. color-TV maker : RCA
33. Rhoda's mother on "Rhoda" : IDA
34. Out-of-date : MUSTY
37. Pop group with the #1 hit "End of the Road" : BOYZIIMEN
40. Venezuelan river : ORINOCO
42. Animal with a herd mentality : LEMMING
43. Slum life documentarist : JACOBRIIS
45. Stooge : PATSY
46. Have chits out : OWE
47. They: Fr. : ILS
48. Cause of Chinese restaurant syndrome : MSG
49. Seuss character : SAMIAM
52. "___ Ran the Zoo" : IFI
54. Overhang : EAVE
58. Khomeini was one : SHIITEMUSLIM
61. Add a coat : REPAINT
64. Half a colon : DOT
65. You can dig it : ORE
66. Three-horse carriages : TROIKAS
67. Dream Team letters : USA
68. Blade : OAR
69. In a nasty way : SNIDELY
70. Tuba note? : PAH
71. Zipper cover : FLY
1. Joltless joe : DECAF
2. Morris or Stewart of Arizona : UDALL
3. Rocker Frank : ZAPPA
4. Flush : EVEN
5. Studio effect : REVERB
6. Canadian ___ : GEESE
7. Hollywood's Morales : ESAI
8. Suicidal : KAMIKAZE
9. Actress Graff : ILENE
10. Twilled worsted : SERGE
11. Prefix with lateral : TRI
12. Place to turn in : INN
13. How some packages arrive : COD
21. "___ kick from champagne..." : IGETNO
22. Syrup brand : KARO
26. 55 or 65, perhaps : LIMIT
27. Heavenly abodes : EDENS
28. Long-limbed : RANGY
30. "We're not supplying liquor" : BYOB
32. V-8's eight: Abbr. : CYLS
34. Objects carrying magic spells : MOJOS
35. Suburb of Tokyo : URAWA
36. Command to Fido : SICEM
37. Swelter : BOIL
38. Devilkins : IMPS
39. They're sometimes spitting : IMAGES
41. Felon : CRIMINAL
44. Does the chasing in tag : ISIT
48. Brunch drink : MIMOSA
50. "Let me repeat" : ISAID
51. "Take ___!" ("Get lost!") : AHIKE
53. Sick and tired : FEDUP
55. Standoffish : ALOOF
56. Like the flu : VIRAL
57. Nail smoother : EMERY
59. Minuscule : ITSY
60. Four Corners state : UTAH
61. Some linemen: Abbr. : RTS
62. West ender? : ERN
63. Starchy dish : POI

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