New York Times, Saturday, May 2, 1998

Author: Jeff Herrington
Editor: Will Shortz
Jeff Herrington
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQV} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Herrington. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Suicidal : KAMIKAZE
9. Kind of dust : COSMIC
15. More than thin : ANOREXIC
16. Senators' home : OTTAWA
17. Kind of measures : REMEDIAL
18. "What do you have to lose?" : WHYNOT
19. Town north of Tulsa : OWASSO
20. Commander at Briar Creek, in the Revolutionary War : ASHE
22. Peak of the Pennines : MATTERHORN
28. Least forward : SHIEST
32. Hall of fame : ARSENIO
33. Uniformed units : TEAMS
34. 128 cubic feet : CORD
36. Old Fords : LTDS
37. Stridulates : RASPS
38. Meeting place : HUB
39. Base coach's cry : SLIDE
40. Actress Martinelli : ELSA
41. Caesar's place : SITU
42. Librarians' loads : TOMES
43. Nervous ___ (worrywarts) : NELLIES
45. Led to : CAUSED
47. "Amistad" studio : DREAMWORKS
49. Philatelist's purchase : PANE
50. Most vulpine : SLYEST
56. Braggart : GASCON
60. Cordial : ANISETTE
62. Beau Brummell's concern : ATTIRE
63. Competitions between banks : REGATTAS
64. Composed : SEDATE
65. Aware : SENTIENT
1. Big name in corn syrup : KARO
2. De novo : ANEW
3. N.Y.C. cultural center : MOMA
4. Burns up : IRES
5. Its slogan was once "They feel good" : KEDS
6. Postulates : AXIOMS
7. Pakistani president, 1978-88 : ZIA
8. Bravura : ECLAT
9. Steer steerer : COWHERD
10. Leftovers : OTHERS
11. What a mess! : STY
12. Fortify : MAN
13. W.W. II battle site, for short : IWO
14. Clawer : CAT
21. First mate of the Pequod : STARBUCK
23. City on the Missouri : ATCHISON
24. They may accompany handshakes : HELLOS
25. Like many departures : ONTIME
26. Purged: Var. : RIDDED
27. Bridge locales : NOSES
28. Undercoat : SEALER
29. Headache : HASSLE
30. Old Chevy model : IMPALA
31. Three dots, in Morse : ESS
33. Pollster's concern : TREND
35. Excuse : OUT
39. Grimson of hockey : STU
41. Home of the University of the South : SEWANEE
44. Gravity : IMPORT
46. Allocate : ASSIGN
48. Nurtures : REARS
51. E.T.S. offering : LSAT
52. Elusive creature : YETI
53. Politically-incorrect ending : ETTE
54. Quarterback Humphries : STAN
55. Dip one's toe in, say : TEST
56. Blast : GAS
57. Corroded : ATE
58. Norm: Abbr. : STD
59. Fact-gathering grp. : CIA
61. Prenuptial? : NEE

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