New York Times, Friday, May 15, 1998

Author: John Wolting
Editor: Will Shortz
John Wolting
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Village in Isaac Bashevis Singer stories : SHTETL
7. Chickadees, e.g. : TITMICE
14. Lens cover? : CORNEA
15. Mexican dance music : MARIACHI
16. With enthusiasm : AVIDLY
17. "Green Eyes" singer Helen, in 40's music : OCONNELL
18. 42-Across's claim to fame : REVELATIONS
20. Weal's opposite : WOE
21. Sterile : ARID
22. Redolent rub-ons : BALMS
23. Wrapper weight : TARE
24. Quasi-educational grp. : BSA
25. Jazz pianist Chick : COREA
26. Colossus : TITAN
27. Natural ladle : GOURD
28. Scene of confusion : BABEL
29. Country singer Stuart : MARTY
30. Plastic alternative : PAPER
31. Pouts : MOUES
32. Assailed : BESET
33. Heartsease : PANSY
34. Deliver dinner : CATER
35. Mom-and-pop org.? : PTA
38. It's carried on the shoulders : ONUS
39. "___ et Magistra" (John XXIII encyclical) : MATER
40. Astor's inventory : FURS
41. Uncommunicative : MUM
42. Forward-looking man? : NOSTRADAMUS
44. Brasserie order : OMELETTE
46. Picked locks? : TOUPEE
47. When repeated twice, Olive Oyl's measurements : NINETEEN
48. Cyclotron inventor ___ Lawrence : ERNEST
49. Certifies : ATTESTS
50. Savvy : SMARTS
1. Ancient amulet : SCARAB
2. Lingers watchfully : HOVERS
3. Grist for "Jeopardy!" : TRIVIA
4. Broke off : ENDED
5. Order : TELL
6. Sluggards : LAYABOUTS
7. Port on Commencement Bay : TACOMA
8. Legholds? : IRONS
9. Pantry items : TINS
10. Staff : MAN
11. Restaurant freebie : ICEWATER
12. ___ hydrate (knockout drops) : CHLORAL
13. Actress Atkins : EILEEN
15. Churned about : MOILED
19. Dawdle : TARRY
23. Yak's home : TIBET
25. Pavin of the links : COREY
26. Fall (off) : TAPER
27. Magnetic induction unit : GAUSS
28. Payment standards : BASERATES
29. Significant stone : MONUMENT
30. Die (out) : PETER
31. Emancipate : MANUMIT
32. Wooden reinforcing strip : BATTEN
33. City near Los Angeles : POMONA
34. Social strata : CASTES
35. Heart, essentially : PUMPER
36. Like best friends : TRUEST
37. Ledger column : ASSETS
39. Bach composition : MOTET
40. "Sleeping Beauty" fairy : FAUNA
42. Clearwing catchers : NETS
43. Brown building : DORM
45. "Clockers" director : LEE

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