New York Times, Wednesday, May 13, 1998

Author: Eileen Lexau
Editor: Will Shortz
Eileen Lexau
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 26 for Ms. Lexau. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Nick and Nora's dog : ASTA
5. Livens (up) : PEPS
9. Film fragment : CLIP
13. Word in an Alka-Seltzer ad : PLOP
14. Alvin of dance : AILEY
15. Top-notch : AONE
16. Frankie Carle's theme song : SUNRISESERENADE
19. Teamwork deterrent : EGO
20. How some shares are purchased : ATPAR
21. Naugahyde coating : VINYL
22. Pearl Mosque site : AGRA
23. Level of karate expertise : DAN
24. Ralph McInerny novel : THENOONDAYDEVIL
32. Rough-___ : HEWN
33. Thrill ride cry : WHEE
34. "___ Believer" : IMA
35. Netman Nastase : ILIE
36. Military bigwigs : BRASS
38. Recite the rosary, e.g. : PRAY
39. ___ Tin Tin : RIN
40. Animal shelter : LAIR
41. Aunt Jemima alternative : EGGO
42. Pacino drama : DOGDAYAFTERNOON
47. 1997 U.S. Open winner : ELS
48. Went in haste : HIED
49. Bossa nova relative : SAMBA
52. Guardhouses : BRIGS
54. Lighter maker : BIC
57. Serling series : THETWILIGHTZONE
60. The Pointer Sisters' "___ Excited" : IMSO
61. Like rain? : RIGHT
62. Clods : OAFS
63. Caboose : REAR
64. Body shops? : SPAS
65. Jog : TROT
1. Cathedral area : APSE
2. Soda machine tricker : SLUG
3. "___-Bungay" (Wells novel) : TONO
4. Financing abbr. : APR
5. Cobbler container : PIEPAN
6. Lohengrin's bride : ELSA
7. House of Lords member : PEER
8. Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
9. Eyetooth : CANINE
10. Advance : LOAN
11. Race place : INDY
12. Orange discard : PEEL
14. Elroy Jetson's dog : ASTRO
17. Shakespearean villain : IAGO
18. Shake off : EVADE
22. Queen in Dumas's "Twenty Years After" : ANNE
23. Hair salon stock : DYES
24. The hot corner : THIRD
25. Sun: Prefix : HELIO
26. TV's J.R. or Jock : EWING
27. Tower over : DWARF
28. Sounds during medical checkups : AHS
29. Sign of summer's end : VIRGO
30. Mature insect : IMAGO
31. Command to Macduff : LAYON
36. Ululates : BAYS
37. Narrow inlet : RIA
38. Hang fire : PEND
40. Former NBC drama : LALAW
43. 10-Down recipient : DEBTOR
44. Cellulite sites : THIGHS
45. Skating figure : EIGHT
46. Observe the Sabbath : REST
49. Swizzle : STIR
50. Words accompanied by a sigh : AHME
51. City near Phoenix : MESA
52. Sonar spot : BLIP
53. Baryshnikov's birthplace : RIGA
54. Wild hog : BOAR
55. Dope : INFO
56. "___ la guerre!" : CEST
58. Tax court defendant, for short : IRS
59. Recurring sound effect in the comic "B.C." : ZOT

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