New York Times, Saturday, April 25, 1998

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Will Shortz
Jim Page
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJKQYZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like some military actions : REARGUARD
10. "The Immoralist" author : GIDE
14. Y.M.C.A. feature : INDOORPOOL
16. Legalistic phrase : INRE
17. Access to plumbing or wiring, perhaps : CRAWLSPACE
18. Va. neighbor : NCAR
19. Forever, or close to it : EON
20. Place of honor : DAIS
21. Plants after a flood : RESOWS
23. Pitcher's rubber, in slang : SLAB
25. A Houston : MATT
27. Identifies : PEGS
28. One writing an Op-Ed piece : OPINER
30. A couple of English queens : ANNES
32. Shot putter? : SALOON
35. ___ gratia : DEI
37. Turn over : GIVE
38. Skip it : ELISION
40. High-strung horse, e.g. : SNORTER
42. Kind of control : COST
43. Computerphile's concern : RAM
45. Goes into ecstasy : SWOONS
46. Places for tricornes : TETES
48. Piece in the game Sebastopol : DOMINO
50. ___ Beach, Fla. : VERO
51. Open score : ADIN
52. Nonsense : TOSH
56. Brownie points : MERITS
58. Nails' target : ITCH
60. Debussy's "Air de ___" : LIA
61. Cities : URBS
62. Terry Bradshaw and others : EXSTEELERS
65. "Thank you, ___!" : MAAM
66. Famed wordsmith : PETERROGET
67. E-mail: Abbr. : MSGS
68. "Get Shorty" co-star : RENERUSSO
1. Reduces to bits : RICES
2. Volunteer : ENROL
3. Turkish city, site of a 1943 Churchill conference : ADANA
4. Brouhaha : ROW
5. Like some records : GOLD
6. Where the Little Dipper is : URSAMINOR
7. ___ Way : APPIAN
8. Criticized but good : ROASTED
9. Fixer : DOC
10. Chinese medicine : GINSENGROOT
11. Disguised : INCOGNITO
12. Catches up : DRAWSEVEN
13. Suffixes with ballad and command : EERS
15. Celtic sea god : LER
22. Grp. that rates : EPA
24. Chamber of commerce policies : BOOSTERISMS
26. ___ chic : TRES
29. Pounded dish : POI
31. Sun. talks : SERS
32. Nazarenes, for one : SECT
33. Lotion ingredients : ALOEVERAS
34. Canvas water container : LISTERBAG
36. Phony : INSINCERE
39. Zip : NADA
41. Dominate, so to speak : OWN
44. Dress seller : MODISTE
47. Sponge : SOT
49. Hand cover : MITTEN
53. Salyut cosmonaut Atkov and others : OLEGS
54. Begets : SIRES
55. Must : HASTO
56. Name on a champagne label : MUMM
57. Natl. Chicken Month : SEP
59. German title : HERR
63. Generation ___ (twenty-something) : XER
64. Actor Ferrigno : LOU

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