New York Times, Saturday, April 4, 1998

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QY} This is puzzle # 79 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Policeman, in slang : JOHNLAW
8. Hair style : BANGS
13. Beastly : ABUSIVE
14. Chekhov play, with "The" : SEAGULL
16. Acts of kindness : MERCIES
17. Concern for some losers : CALORIE
18. Underestimate, e.g. : ERR
19. C.P.A.'s request : IRSFORM
21. Literary monogram : TSE
22. Eye opening, maybe : SLIT
24. Binges : TOOTS
25. Scapegoat : BUTT
26. Looks at : VIEWS
28. Bit of reverse English? : NOT
29. Gay city : PAREE
30. Not alfresco : INDOOR
32. Line position : TIGHTEND
34. Donned : SLIPPEDON
36. Interested party : CUSTOMER
39. Devious ones : SNEAKS
43. Deal prerequisites : ANTES
44. Hors d'oeuvre item : DIP
46. Oedipus, in the end : EXILE
47. Work area : SHOP
48. Kind of discussion : PANEL
50. Unfeigned : TRUE
51. More, to Mehta : PIU
52. Check : CONTROL
54. Old Ford model : LTD
55. Privately, and to be kept private : INTRUST
57. Detail : ITEMIZE
59. Some discriminators : AGEISTS
60. Carpenter, at times : STAINER
61. The socially lost : NERDS
62. Make ready for use : HARNESS
1. Son of Mary Stuart : JAMESVI
2. College that pioneered in coeducation : OBERLIN
3. Slapdash : HURRIED
4. Pres. advisory grp. : NSC
5. Year Trajan was born : LIII
6. Keep from happening : AVERT
7. Big name in oil : WESSON
8. Emollient : BALM
9. Back : AGO
10. Encourage : NURTURE
11. Reflect brilliantly : GLISTEN
12. Came down pretty hard : SLEETED
14. Short dog, for short : SCOTTIE
15. Surrogate listener : EARS
20. Classic clue : FOOTPRINT
23. Gliding ballroom dance : TWOSTEP
25. Be on deck : BATNEXT
27. Cadenzas, e.g. : SOLOS
29. Call : PHONE
31. Lip : RIM
33. Mdse. : GDS
35. They split hairs : PEDANTS
36. Volga outlet : CASPIAN
37. Rattle : UNHINGE
38. Less daunted : STOUTER
40. Diver's need : AIRLINE
41. Palookas : KLUTZES
42. Groundskeeping apparatuses : SEEDERS
45. Fade away : PERISH
48. Announce : POST
49. "Whole ___ Love" (1970 hit) : LOTTA
52. Swear : CUSS
53. "Laughable Lyrics" writer : LEAR
56. Clear (of) : RID
58. Time div. : MIN

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