New York Times, Wednesday, March 18, 1998

Author: Susan Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Susan Harrington Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QVX} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Under ___ (concealed) : WRAPS
6. Woman's shoe : FLAT
10. "Cease and desist!" : STOPIT
14. Irene, Dike and Eunomia : HORAE
15. Positive : SURE
16. Stigma : SCAR
17. Spooky board : OUIJA
18. Kind of list : TOPTEN
19. ___ Beauty (apple variety) : ROME
20. "Finally!" : ATLAST
22. Food : EATS
24. Honest one : ABE
25. ___ & Chandon (champagne) : MOET
27. Diamond middleman? : SHORTSTOP
29. Herb sometimes called Chinese parsley : CILANTRO
33. For example : SAY
34. Computer type : LAPTOP
35. Writer Jaffe : RONA
37. Fixed tire : RECAP
41. ___ foo yung : EGG
42. Coroner's concern : AUTOPSY
44. "Eureka!" : AHA
45. Frothy : FOAMY
48. Way of speaking : TONE
49. Formal hat, informally : TOPPER
50. Lawyer's hurdle : BAR
52. Frightening : FEARSOME
54. First-rate : TOPDRAWER
58. Korean statesman : RHEE
59. ___ Tomé and Principe : SAO
60. College sports org. : NCAA
62. Disgust : SICKEN
66. Polo competitor : IZOD
68. Summit : TIPTOP
70. Bellyache : GRIPE
71. Nimble : DEFT
72. Football's Armstrong : OTIS
73. Later : NEWER
74. Hinders legally : ESTOPS
75. Corset prop : STAY
76. Cooped up at Old MacDonald's : STIED
1. "Hold it!" : WHOA
2. Beat badly : ROUT
3. Seed covering : ARIL
4. Bit of bedwear : PAJAMATOP
5. Rainy or silly follower : SEASON
6. Camera setting : FSTOP
7. Pear-shaped instrument : LUTE
8. Spheres : AREAS
9. Tithe amounts : TENTHS
10. Abbr. on old Asian maps : SSR
11. Paint job finale : TOPCOAT
12. Pentameter parts : IAMBS
13. Questionable cradle location : TREETOP
21. Aquarium fish : TETRA
23. Glide aloft : SOAR
26. "Speckled" fish : TROUT
28. Bread for a Reuben : RYE
29. G ___ : CLEF
30. Betrayer of the Moor : IAGO
31. Women's Tour sponsor: Abbr. : LPGA
32. Fully informed about : ONTOPOF
36. Ed of "Lou Grant" : ASNER
38. Mob boss : CAPO
39. Doubt-conveying interjection : AHEM
40. Peel : PARE
43. Refrain in many early Beatles songs : YEAHS
46. Entrepreneur's deg. : MBA
47. Gape : YAWN
49. Hush-hush : TOPSECRET
51. Right-hand pages : RECTOS
53. Rules : REIGNS
54. Up on deck : TOPSIDE
55. Stuns : DAZES
56. Locale for Santa's team : ROOFTOP
57. Singer Bonnie : RAITT
61. Samoan capital : APIA
63. Fuzzy fruit : KIWI
64. Sporting rapier : EPEE
65. Bookworm : NERD
67. Toper's woe : DTS
69. Stowe girl : TOPSY

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