New York Times, Thursday, June 4, 1998

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Will Shortz
Frances Hansen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 98 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Words said with a sigh : AHME
5. "Generations of healthy, happy pets" brand : ALPO
9. Advance oneself : CLIMB
14. Old Spanish kingdom : LEON
15. ___ National Park, Utah : ZION
16. Like some cycles : LUNAR
17. Refrains from an indiscreet remark : BITESONESTONGUE
20. "Ad ___ per Aspera" (Kansas maxim) : ASTRA
21. Hold : MAINTAIN
22. Defended : STOODBY
25. One of Broadway's Shuberts : LEE
26. Considered : DEEMED
28. Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
32. Clappers : AUDIENCE
36. One making overnight deliveries : SANTA
37. Indulges in histrionics : CHEWSTHESCENERY
40. Biblical measure : CUBIT
41. Game plan : SCENARIO
42. Dilute : THIN
43. Covers with crumbs : BREADS
45. Measly amount : SOU
46. When to gather for crumpets : TEATIME
51. Top-rated TV show of 1989-90 : ROSEANNE
56. Skipjacks and bluefins : TUNAS
57. Is gullible : SWALLOWSTHEBAIT
60. Vice follow-up : VERSA
61. Source of much West Coast trade : ASIA
62. Laura's lover in "La Giocanda" : ENZO
63. Forced (apart) : PRIED
64. "___ better believe it!" : YOUD
65. Ooze : SEEP
1. Troubadours' dawn serenades : ALBAS
2. Bank job : HEIST
3. Words on a family shield : MOTTO
4. Vacation time in Buenos Aires : ENERO
5. Kind of dye : AZO
6. China's ___ Yutang : LIN
7. Fancy foot work? : POEM
8. Discounted : ONSALE
9. Repeat oneself, in a way : CLONE
10. Fontanne's dramatic partner : LUNT
11. Actress Swenson : INGA
12. So-called "Valley Isle" : MAUI
13. Clip-fed submachine gun : BREN
18. Most pathetic : SADDEST
19. Bound : TIED
23. Flair : BENT
24. "Ugh!" : YECH
27. U.S. Attorney General, 1985-88 : MEESE
28. Zola's streetwalker : NANA
29. Humdinger : ONER
30. Abruzzi bell town : ATRI
31. Deli spread : MAYO
32. Part of I.R.A.: Abbr. : ACCT
33. "Nah!" : UHUH
34. Figure skater Thomas : DEBI
35. Gleeful cry after a coin flip : IWIN
36. Feeling : SENSATE
38. Do "T'aint What You Do," maybe : SCAT
39. Relinquish : CEDE
43. One-named rock singer : BONO
44. Model's beat : RUNWAY
45. "Rabbit food" : SALAD
47. Down the ___ (ruined) : TUBES
48. Cockeyed : INANE
49. Pale yellow : MAIZE
50. Prevent, legally : ESTOP
51. Letters to answer? : RSVP
52. One with creditors : OWER
53. Rani's wear : SARI
54. Other : ELSE
55. Bygone U.S. gas brand : ESSO
58. Old Teutonic war god : TIU
59. Snookered : HAD

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