New York Times, Thursday, May 14, 1998

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unedited version : DRAFT
6. Heavy shoe : SABOT
11. Like chop-shop vehicles : HOT
14. Happen again : RECUR
15. H.U.D. Secretary Andrew : CUOMO
16. Nest-egg builder, briefly : IRA
17. Capital on the Gulf of Guinea : ACCRA
18. Vow venue : ALTAR
19. Countermand : NIX
20. Exaggerated melodrama : BLOODANDTHUNDER
23. Like a wasteland : BARREN
24. Trattoria treat : LASAGNA
25. Tupperware pieces : LIDS
26. Warm-hearted : NICE
29. When doubled, an engine sound : PUTT
30. Summer center? : EMS
31. "The Mephisto Waltz" star : ALDA
32. Botswanan blight : TSETSE
34. Kotter's crew, in 70's TV : SWEATHOGS
36. Elbow : JOSTLE
39. Players : CAST
40. Constellation next to Telescopium : ARA
43. Mount near the Gulf of Catania : ETNA
44. "Voyage in the Dark" novelist : RHYS
45. Bearing : MIEN
46. Bette Midler film and song : THEROSE
49. Makes harmless, in a way : UNARMS
51. 1958 hit by Little Anthony and the Imperials : TEARSONMYPILLOW
54. Family : ILK
55. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
56. The "C" of C. S. Lewis : CLIVE
57. Part of R.E.O. : ELI
58. Davis of Hollywood : GEENA
59. Perfecter : HONER
60. Patronizing term, maybe : SON
61. Pliny the ___ : ELDER
62. Decorative vessels : EWERS
1. Kevin Fagan comic strip : DRABBLE
2. Get back : RECLAIM
3. Some Hondas : ACCORDS
4. Frenzies : FURORS
5. ___ winds : TRADE
6. Take an electronic picture of : SCAN
7. Word sung at a New Year's Eve party : AULD
8. Message container, maybe : BOTTLE
9. Fred Astaire's birthplace : OMAHA
10. Doughnut's shape : TORUS
11. Large intestine : HINDGUT
12. Familiarizes with new surroundings : ORIENTS
13. Income earner's concern : TAXRATE
21. Founder of the American Shakers : ANNLEE
22. Scruffs : NAPES
27. Where the Salmon River rises: Abbr. : IDA
28. "Nice ___!" : CATCH
31. Hole-making tool : AWL
32. Even chance : TOSSUP
33. ___ Maj. : SGT
34. "Oh My My" singer, 1974 : STARR
35. Money, slangily : HAY
36. Landing piers : JETTIES
37. One who "lov'd not wisely but too well" : OTHELLO
38. Enter like a burglar : SNEAKIN
40. Travel agent's suggestion : AIRLINE
41. Staple ___ (office gizmo) : REMOVER
42. They'll appear in tomorrow's paper : ANSWERS
44. Didn't buy, perhaps : RENTED
45. Velvetleaf or hibiscus, e.g. : MALLOW
47. River to the Missouri : OSAGE
48. The New Yorker cartoonist Edward : SOREL
50. Slot : NICHE
52. Ore store : MINE
53. '00, e.g. : YEAR

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