New York Times, Saturday, May 23, 1998

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Mark of a hothead : SHORTFUSE
10. Religious symbols of old Egypt : ASPS
14. Complex : LABYRINTH
15. Ready : ALERT
16. Lets loose : UNLEASHES
17. Two-thirds of a magnum : LITER
18. Year that Michelangelo sculpted the "Pietà" : MDI
19. Headline : STAR
20. Summer hat : PANAMA
21. Game pieces : PEGS
23. Creep : STEAL
25. Do galley work : EDIT
26. Wasn't vigilant : SLEPT
28. Absorb : SOPUP
30. Five-time Fiesta Bowl champs: Abbr. : ASU
31. River to the Rhine : AAR
33. French jeweler Lalique : RENE
34. Pro ___ : TEM
35. Some modern addictions : COMPUTERGAMES
39. Geometric suffix : GON
40. Monthly bill: Abbr. : ELEC
41. William F. Buckley, notably : ELI
42. Withdraw, with "out" : OPT
43. Short presentations? : DEMOS
45. Zipper alternative : SNAPS
49. All of T-O-M-T-O-M, in Morse code : DAHS
51. Rose (up), oater-style : RARED
53. Saturnine : GLUM
54. Acts (for) : SPEAKS
56. Exploit : DEED
58. Roth ___ : IRA
59. Silents actress Ferguson : ELSIE
60. Something to memorize : PINNUMBER
62. Nervous sort : NELLY
63. Many a doctor : INTERNIST
64. Boxes of calendars? : DAYS
65. Awards, compliments, etc. : EGOBOOSTS
1. Declines : SLUMPS
2. "Agrippina" composer : HANDEL
3. Bind : OBLIGE
4. Kvass ingredient : RYE
5. Musical syllables : TRAS
6. Dukes : FISTS
7. Doffs one's lid, old-style : UNHATS
8. Almost any modern album : STEREORECORDING
9. Codger's interjections : EHS
10. Style of dress : ALINE
11. Make specific plans : SETADATE
12. Property : PREMISES
13. Rock unit : STRATUM
15. Like : ALA
20. Drop : PLUNGE
22. Cyberannoyance : SPAM
24. Copycat : APER
27. Attached, in a way : TAPED
29. Sustained sounds : PEALS
32. Makeshift tools of punishment : RULERS
35. Compromise in court : COPAPLEA
36. In secret : ONTHESLY
37. Central idea, in music : TEMA
38. Chu Yüan-chang's dynasty : MING
39. Blessing : GODSEND
44. Handled : SEENTO
46. Covers : ALIBIS
47. Least affected : PUREST
48. Savvy : SMARTS
50. Encounters no resistance : SAILS
52. Star in Cygnus : DENEB
55. Critical : KEY
57. Old Spanish coin : DURO
60. Sugar ___ : PIE
61. Alphabetical sequence : MNO

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