New York Times, Friday, June 26, 1998

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {BX} Spans: 4, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hi-___ : FIS
4. Neanderthal : CAVEMAN
11. Sound-system part : AMP
14. Refrains from childish behavior : ACTSONESAGE
16. Jazz guitarist Farlow : TAL
17. Star seeker : TALENTSCOUT
18. Datebook abbr. : THU
19. Author Silverstein : SHEL
20. Certain putdowns : STARES
21. Liberace, for one : HAM
22. Switch words : ONOFF
24. Math ratios : PIS
25. Archaic form of "to be" : WERT
26. Feel : GROPE
29. George Harrison popularized it : SITAR
30. Where "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" first appeared : ESQUIREMAGAZINE
35. English novelist with the pen name Ouida : LOUISEDELARAMEE
36. College conferrals : ACADEMICDEGREES
37. Roosevelt's Secretary of the Interior : ICKES
38. Hid, with "up" : HOLED
39. Sine qua non : NEED
40. Balancing pro : CPA
42. Promulgated : SOWED
46. Stumble : ERR
47. Sidetracks : SHUNTS
50. British colony until 1970 : FIJI
51. Car ad abbr. : MPG
52. Warplane's cargo : AERIALMINES
54. Indonesia's ___ Islands : ARU
55. "The Good Apprentice" novelist : IRISMURDOCH
56. Pointer's direction : YON
57. Low beams : DIMMERS
58. Cesspool : STY
1. String bean's opposite : FATSO
2. Airline mogul Carl : ICAHN
3. Pope who persuaded Attila the Hun not to attack Rome : STLEO
4. Cell sojourner : CON
5. Amazon ___ : ANTS
6. Life jacket, e.g. : VEST
7. Way out? : ESCAPEMECHANISM
8. Austronesian language : MAORI
9. Feverish fits : AGUES
10. Takes home : NETS
11. Then : ATTHETIME
12. Indian princess : MAHARANEE
13. Contents of many California orchards : PLUMTREES
15. Having no mentor : SELFGUIDED
23. Piled upholstery fabrics with uncut loops : FRISES
25. Comics magician, with "the" : WIZARDOFID
27. Utah Lake city : OREM
28. Foot: Prefix : PEDI
29. Barracks bosses : SARGES
30. "Ishtar" director : ELAINEMAY
31. D.C. United player, e.g. : SOCCERPRO
32. Dummy firearm, as on a fort : QUAKERGUN
33. Ray of Hollywood : ALDO
34. Highlander : GAEL
40. Darling abroad : CHERI
41. Jewish festival : PURIM
43. Tavern fixtures? : WINOS
44. Pop out of a plane : EJECT
45. Like a gossip column : DISHY
47. The Shirelles' "Mama ___" : SAID
48. Busted : TAME
49. Musical mark : SLUR
53. Wife, once, with "the" : MRS

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