New York Times, Friday, May 22, 1998

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QVXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Part of an astonished expression : SLACKJAW
9. They may be sliding : SCALES
15. Film studio department : WARDROBE
16. Magnet alloy : ALNICO
17. Partial : ONESIDED
18. Bit of bait : MINNOW
19. Datebook abbr. : OCT
20. Word div. : SYLL
21. Liver accompaniment : ONIONS
22. Call for : NEED
24. Missouri feeder : OSAGE
26. Wipe out : EFFACE
30. Melodramatic : SOAPY
34. Party pooper : WETBLANKET
38. Therewithal : ALSO
39. Stumpers? : ORATORS
40. Less languid : PERKIER
42. Defendant's plea, briefly : NOLO
43. Agents J and K on-screen : MENINBLACK
45. Works toward a Masters? : GOLFS
47. Steinbeck's ___ Small : LENNIE
48. Blackjack request : HITME
50. Swerves at sea : YAWS
54. Proceeded arrogantly : STRODE
57. Place for 39-Across : DAIS
61. Grand ___ ("Evangeline" setting) : PRE
62. Muse of astronomy : URANIA
63. Critical element : LINCHPIN
65. Semisynthetic fabrics : RAYONS
66. Necessitated : ENTAILED
67. Break out : EMERGE
68. Some hoedown dancers : STOMPERS
1. Faint : SWOON
2. Burst, in a way : LANCE
3. Alpine feature : ARETE
4. D.J.'s stack : CDS
5. TV angel Munroe : KRIS
6. "Real Love" singer Watley : JODY
7. Offerer of lambs to God : ABEL
8. Nuptial knot : WEDLOCK
9. Site of Margaret Mead study : SAMOA
10. Sticks : CLINGS
11. Star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show : ANNIEOAKLEY
12. Prefix with type : LINO
13. Subj. for an M.B.A. : ECON
14. Propagates : SOWS
23. Gambler's obligation : DEBTOFHONOR
25. Enter through the cracks : SEEPIN
27. 70's-80's TV character who said "Kiss my grits" : FLO
28. Kind of team : FARM
29. Saint who founded scholasticism : ANSELM
31. Inter ___ : ALIA
32. Time it takes for light to travel .3 mm : PSEC
33. Richard III's house : YORK
34. Anna May of "Shanghai Express" : WONG
35. Slangy suffix : EROO
36. Like many an order : TALL
37. Where the Hermitage is: Abbr. : TENN
41. D.H.'s stat : RBI
44. Stickers? : NEEDLES
46. It may be aluminum : SIDING
49. Bait, say : TEASE
51. Brown betty ingredient : APPLE
52. Less straight : WRIER
53. Forwards : SENDS
54. Irrefutable : SURE
55. Disney World transport : TRAM
56. "Hellzapoppin'" actress : RAYE
58. Isn't wrong? : AINT
59. Gung-ho about : INTO
60. Run a game on : SCAM
64. Tuned in : HIP

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