New York Times, Saturday, May 9, 1998

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Touches for a score : TAPSIN
7. Forwarded : REROUTED
15. Go by : ELAPSE
16. Confrontation : ONEONONE
17. Heart chamber : ATRIUM
18. 1786 erupter : MTSHASTA
19. Raise : REAR
20. Mitchell family : OHARAS
22. The "S" of R.S.V.P. : SIL
23. "Turkey on white, hold the mayo," e.g. : ORDER
25. Over : ANEW
26. Decoy : LURE
27. Mile High Center architect : PEI
28. Chilling : ONICE
30. Spy, at times : TAPER
31. ___ roll : EGG
32. Belle's counterpart : BETE
33. Ref. staple : OED
34. 1995 Annie Lennox hit : NOMOREILOVEYOUS
40. It may be spared : ROD
41. Touch : ABUT
42. Atl. state : FLA
43. Histrionic : STAGY
46. Boeotian Muse of memory : MNEME
47. Florist letters : FTD
48. Coffee houses? : URNS
49. Gets stuck, with "down" : BOGS
50. Political events : RACES
52. Joint job : GIG
53. Some theatrical fare : REVUES
55. When repeated, one of the Society Islands : BORA
56. Gounod composition : AVEMARIA
58. Emphatic, in a way : ITALIC
60. Serving as a satellite : RELAYING
61. Engage again, as an act : REBOOK
62. Rocky period? : STONEAGE
63. Bart and Brenda : STARRS
1. Deal with impatiently, as mail : TEAROPEN
2. Clark Kent, for one : ALTEREGO
3. Epitome : PARADIGM
4. Skyline feature : SPIRE
5. Ames inst. : ISU
6. Verne villain : NEMO
7. 34-Across, e.g.? : ROMANCELANGUAGE
8. Access : ENTREE
9. Lumbering machine : RESAW
10. Amazed outcries : OOHS
11. Actress Merkel : UNA
12. Even chance : TOSSUP
13. Unbroken : ENTIRE
14. Casino position : DEALER
21. Independent country since 1804 : HAITI
24. Scotch concoction : ROBROY
26. Disney dog : LADY
29. Emergency : NEED
30. Vacillate : TEETER
33. Start of something big? : OVUM
35. Subjects of many H.S. yearbook photos : ORGS
36. Having a lot to lose? : OBESE
37. Spicy : OFFCOLOR
38. Concealed : ULTERIOR
39. Bunglers : SADSACKS
43. Body substances : SUGARS
44. Serving aid : TRIVET
45. Pope John XXIII's first name : ANGELO
46. Emotional : MOVING
49. Head of Soviet secret police, 1938-53 : BERIA
51. Addis ___ : ABABA
53. Oscar-winning Martha : RAYE
54. Word often followed by a colon : SIRS
57. "Wow!" : MAN
59. ___ holiday : TET

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