New York Times, Monday, March 16, 1998

Author: Mark Moldowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Moldowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Moldowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Diminished over time, as the moon : WANED
6. Model T starter : CRANK
11. 15-Across swung one : BAT
14. French novelist Zola : EMILE
15. Baseball's Hammerin' Hank : AARON
16. Grow old : AGE
17. "Great" words from Jerry Lee Lewis : BALLSOFFIRE
19. Sought office : RAN
20. Tallow source : SUET
21. Like a haunted house : EERIE
23. Cosmetics : POWDERS
27. Name to a position : APPOINT
29. Not these or those : OTHERS
30. Artist Eric : SLOANE
31. Time on the job : STINT
32. Physical stature : BUILD
33. Letter after pi : RHO
36. Tennis units : SETS
37. Gnatlike insect : MIDGE
38. St. Paul's architect Sir Christopher : WREN
39. Before, in poetry : ERE
40. Alternative to a convertible : SEDAN
41. Appearances : MIENS
42. Lustrous cotton fabric : SATEEN
44. Harsh : SEVERE
45. Clothes with slogans : TSHIRTS
47. Charity event : BENEFIT
48. Second City's #1 airport : OHARE
49. Weapon swung by a gaucho : BOLA
50. Needlefish : GAR
51. "Great" Asian landmark : WALLOFCHINA
58. Indiana Jones's quest : ARK
59. "The Waste Land" poet : ELIOT
60. Word after dog or jug : EARED
61. Bro's sibling : SIS
62. "You Light Up My Life" singer Boone : DEBBY
63. Drive too fast : SPEED
1. Spider's snare : WEB
2. Doctors' grp. : AMA
3. Nothing : NIL
4. Building wing : ELL
5. Tapioca pudding, e.g. : DESSERT
6. Parisian diners : CAFES
7. Huck Finn's conveyance : RAFT
8. Jackie's second : ARI
9. "___ any drop to drink": Coleridge : NOR
10. Patella protector : KNEEPAD
11. "Great" Australian landmark : BARRIERREEF
12. Once more : AGAIN
13. Group belief : TENET
18. Mine and yours : OURS
22. Seemingly forever : EON
23. Sheriff's group : POSSE
24. Weasel relative : OTTER
25. "Great" ocean predators : WHITESHARKS
26. TV rooms : DENS
27. True up : ALIGN
28. True north spot : POLE
30. Khartoum is its capital : SUDAN
32. Waits : BIDES
34. Artist Matisse : HENRI
35. Beginning : ONSET
37. Make the acquaintance of : MEET
38. Marry a woman : WIVE
40. Scattered, as seeds : STREWED
41. What Dennis does to Mr. Wilson : MENACES
43. Lungful : AIR
44. The individual : SELF
45. Ceremonial gowns : TOGAS
46. Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
47. Ill-gotten gains : BOOTY
49. Splotch : BLOB
52. Pub choice : ALE
53. Women's ___ : LIB
54. See by chance, with "upon" : HAP
55. Intense anger : IRE
56. Maiden name preceder : NEE
57. Use an abacus : ADD

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