New York Times, Monday, April 13, 1998

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Borscht vegetable : BEET
5. Rip-off : SCAM
9. "My dad's bigger than your dad," e.g. : BOAST
14. It's all a plot! : ACRE
15. Stockings : HOSE
16. Raring to go : EAGER
17. Gator's cousin : CROC
18. Highway : ROAD
19. Sports facility : ARENA
20. Cornmeal cakes, in the South : HUSHPUPPIES
23. Piggery : STY
24. ___ Simbel (Egyptian temple site) : ABU
25. Aardvark's diet : ANTS
27. Log home : CABIN
31. Brad of "Seven Years in Tibet" : PITT
33. Israeli airline : ELAL
37. Orbital high point : APOGEE
39. Cultural grant giver, for short : NEA
40. Tick off : RILE
41. 1965 Simon & Garfunkel hit, with "The" : SOUNDSOFSILENCE
44. Folk's Guthrie : ARLO
45. Stage signal : CUE
46. One-dimensional : LINEAR
47. Suffix with hip or hoop : STER
48. Another, south of the border : OTRO
50. Goodman, the King of Swing : BENNY
51. They may be pricked : EARS
53. Man-to-be : BOY
55. Poultry product : EGG
58. They often run deep : STILLWATERS
64. Coffee break snack : DONUT
66. Bump off : DOIN
67. Transport, as a load : HAUL
68. Clear the chalkboard : ERASE
69. Fringe : EDGE
70. Capri, e.g. : ISLE
71. Comparatively recent : NEWER
72. Woodwind : REED
73. Cook slowly : STEW
1. Fugue master : BACH
2. Neutral hue : ECRU
3. February 14 figure : EROS
4. "Ramblin' Wreck From Georgia ___" : TECH
5. Bush : SHRUB
6. Confine : COOPUP
7. In a hurry, for short : ASAP
8. Settles disputes : MEDIATES
9. ___ of burden : BEAST
10. Boat equipment : OAR
11. Improves, as cheese : AGES
12. Telegraphed : SENT
13. Lazy Susan : TRAY
21. Like windows : PANED
22. Involve : ENTAIL
26. Unruffled : SERENE
27. Spanish homes : CASAS
28. To the left, to a sailor : APORT
29. Ball in the game pétanque : BOULE
30. Pay no heed to : IGNORE
32. Deduce : INFER
34. Flax fabric : LINEN
35. ___ Highway (route from Dawson Creek) : ALCAN
36. Suspicious : LEERY
38. Accompany to a party : ESCORT
42. New kid in town : OUTSIDER
43. Qaddafi's land : LIBYA
49. Accommodate : OBLIGE
52. September bloom : ASTER
54. Had title to : OWNED
55. First place : EDEN
56. "Earth in the Balance" author Al : GORE
57. Chew (on) : GNAW
59. Comstock, for one : LODE
60. "Now hear ___!" : THIS
61. Atlantic Coast states, with "the" : EAST
62. Be king over : RULE
63. Bunch : SLEW
65. Deplete, with "up" : USE

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