New York Times, Monday, June 15, 1998

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QUXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sound astonished : GASP
5. "Hound Dog" man : ELVIS
10. Chicken bite : PECK
14. "Tell ___ My Heart" (1987 hit) : ITTO
15. Nickels and dimes : COINS
16. Author Hunter : EVAN
17. One who runs a jail? : JOINTOWNER
19. Fiddler while Rome burned : NERO
20. Alpha's opposite : OMEGA
21. ___ school (doctor's training) : MED
22. Chronic nag : SHREW
23. Twisty curve : ESS
24. Broach, as a subject : LEADINTO
27. Toe woe : CORN
28. Direct path : BEELINE
32. Gas pump rating : OCTANE
35. Adds to the mixture : BLENDSIN
36. Undecided : TORN
37. Something to believe : CREED
39. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
40. Overfrequently : TOOOFTEN
42. TV's Greene and Michaels : LORNES
44. Seasoned vets : OLDPROS
45. Pianist Myra : HESS
46. First in time : EARLIEST
48. Long time : AGE
51. Hardly any : SCANT
54. Chicken ___ king : ALA
55. Waned : EBBED
57. Walk the waiting room : PACE
58. Sautéing, jail-style? : STIRFRYING
60. Partner of "done with" : OVER
61. Poke fun at : TEASE
62. Singer Adams : EDIE
63. Kennedy and Turner : TEDS
64. Viper : ADDER
65. Views : SEES
1. Army figure : GIJOE
2. Parts of molecules : ATOMS
3. Hogs' homes : STIES
4. Ping-___ : PONG
5. Environmentalist's prefix : ECO
6. One at the bottom of the totem pole : LOWMAN
7. Grew like ivy : VINED
8. Worse than awful, foodwise : INEDIBLE
9. Kazakhstan, once: Abbr. : SSR
10. Jail cells? : PENHOLDERS
11. Always : EVER
12. Give a hoot : CARE
13. Have memorized : KNOW
18. Hawk's grabber : TALON
22. British submachine gun : STEN
25. ___ Set (kid's builder) : ERECTOR
26. Pokes fun at : NEEDLES
27. Jail keys? : CANOPENERS
29. "The doctor ___" : ISIN
30. Prime time hour : NINE
31. Chemical endings : ENES
32. Director Preminger : OTTO
33. Groovy : COOL
34. Tramped (on) : TROD
35. London's Big ___ : BEN
38. Put back on the agenda : RESLATED
41. "Animal House" grp. : FRAT
43. Blender maker : OSTER
45. Final transport : HEARSE
47. Story of Achilles : ILIAD
48. Put up with : ABIDE
49. Magical wish granter : GENIE
50. Noses (out) : EDGES
51. TV commercial : SPOT
52. Bat's home : CAVE
53. Scored 100 on : ACED
56. Tournament passes : BYES
58. Train terminal: Abbr. : STA
59. Not agin : FER

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