New York Times, Tuesday, May 19, 1998

Author: William S. Cotter
Editor: Will Shortz
William S. Cotter
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {DJQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Cotter. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bay of Naples isle : CAPRI
6. Custard base : EGG
9. Hamburger, e.g. : PATTY
14. Marriage : UNION
15. Word for a superior : SIR
16. Nebraska's biggest city : OMAHA
17. Pipe parts : STEMS
18. Sports Illustrated's 1974 Sportsman of the Year : ALI
19. Not so strict : LAXER
20. "Impossible" achievement : PERPETUALMOTION
23. Poly-___ (college major) : SCI
24. Faux pas : SLIP
25. Language name suffix : ISH
28. Excise : TAX
30. Strikingly unusual things : EXOTICA
35. March Madness org. : NCAA
37. Offshore apparatus : RIG
39. Prohibitions for Junior : NONOS
40. "Impossible" discovery : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
44. Reach in amount : RUNTO
45. Parisian article : UNE
46. Toy on a string : KITE
47. Not always : ATTIMES
50. Furry TV alien : ALF
52. Beachgoer's goal : TAN
53. Andy's boy, in 60's TV : OPIE
55. One of ___ own : OUR
57. "Impossible" activity! : PROGRAMMINGAVCR
65. Angler of morays : EELER
66. Holm of "Chariots of Fire" : IAN
67. More than some : EVERY
68. Kind of acid : AMINO
69. English ___ : LIT
70. Goosebump-raising : EERIE
71. Inner connection? : SINEW
72. "Don't Bring Me Down" rock grp. : ELO
73. Not neatniks : SLOBS
1. Zodiacal delineation : CUSP
2. Get the pot going : ANTE
3. Dock : PIER
4. Frolics : ROMPS
5. Bug : INSECT
6. Birthright seller, in Genesis : ESAU
7. Poisonous desert dwellers, for short : GILAS
8. Radiator front : GRILLE
9. Sportsman's mount : POLOPONY
10. Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
11. Curbside call : TAXI
12. Lt. Kojak : THEO
13. Kitten's plaything : YARN
21. Pageant topper : TIARA
22. Variety : MIX
25. Prefix with structure : INFRA
26. Reconnoiterer : SCOUT
27. Visit again and again : HAUNT
29. Top of a clock dial : XII
31. Was in, as a class : TOOK
32. Eskimo : INUIT
33. Terra ___ : COTTA
34. Visibly frightened : ASHEN
36. Voting "no" : ANTI
38. African antelope : GNU
41. It's another day : TOMORROW
42. Out ___ limb : ONA
43. One who has life to look forward to? : FELON
48. Smog-battling org. : EPA
49. Pretty as a picture, e.g. : SIMILE
51. "Killing Me Softly" pop group, with "the" : FUGEES
54. Quick communication : EMAIL
56. "Boléro" composer : RAVEL
57. They may be strained in young families : PEAS
58. Do-___ (cabbage) : REMI
59. Actress Lena : OLIN
60. Biological trait carrier : GENE
61. Enjoying, in slang : INTO
62. ___ Beach, Fla. : VERO
63. Tot's place : CRIB
64. Whiskies : RYES

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