New York Times, Monday, July 13, 1998

Author: Bill Ballard
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Ballard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Ballard. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. More than dislike : ABHOR
6. Big name in computer games : SEGA
10. Fish from Dover : SOLE
14. Be loud, as a radio : BLARE
15. Cawer : CROW
16. Let ___ a secret : INON
17. Write without a single mistake : BELETTERPERFECT
20. Cosmonauts, by definition : RUSSIANS
21. Perfume essence : ATTAR
22. Phone no. at the office : EXT
23. Letters starting naval carrier names : USS
25. With 28-Down, a university in Dixie : OLE
26. Cass Elliot was one of them : MAMAS
30. Watering holes : SPAS
31. Kimono sashes : OBIS
32. 1961 Best Actor Maximilian : SCHELL
34. British rule in colonial India : RAJ
37. Not play it safe : PUSHTHEENVELOPE
40. Ave. crossers : STS
41. NaI, e.g., chemically : IODIDE
42. Poems of praise : ODES
43. Look surreptitiously : PEEK
44. Search : QUEST
45. Prefix with cycle : UNI
48. 6-pt. scores : TDS
49. Sigma follower : TAU
51. Spotted pony : PINTO
53. Sunrise and sunset locales : HORIZONS
58. O.K. : STAMPOFAPPROVAL
61. Sea eagle : ERNE
62. First number in season records : WINS
63. French pupil : ELEVE
64. High schooler : TEEN
65. Like custards : EGGY
66. Called one's bluff : DARED
1. Shortened form, in shortened form : ABBR
2. ___ cheese dressing : BLEU
3. Dutch artist Frans : HALS
4. Mined metals : ORES
5. Knots again : RETIES
6. Bloodhound's trail : SCENT
7. Goofs : ERRS
8. Opposition for Dems. : GOP
9. Wonderment : AWE
10. Refine, as flour : SIFT
11. "And ___ grow on" : ONETO
12. Hometown-related : LOCAL
13. ___ nous : ENTRE
18. I.R.S.'s share : TAX
19. Grapple (with), colloquially : RASSLE
23. Overturn : UPEND
24. Soothing ointment : SALVE
26. Swabs : MOPS
27. Adjoin : ABUT
28. See 25-Across : MISS
29. Baseball wood : ASH
30. Valentino title role, with "the" : SHEIK
32. Covered the foot : SHOED
33. Yields : CEDES
34. Went on horseback : RODE
35. King Kong and others : APES
36. It's said with a poke in the ribs : JEST
38. First-rate : TIPTOP
39. Cardinals great Brock : LOU
44. In sets of 24 sheets : QUIRED
45. Come-from-behind victory : UPSET
46. Saltpeter: Brit. : NITRE
47. Silly : INANE
49. She said "I 'spect I growed" : TOPSY
50. Dadaism founder : ARP
52. Govt. agents : TMEN
53. Be suspended : HANG
54. French novelist Émile : ZOLA
55. "Roger, ___ and out!" : OVER
56. Central church area : NAVE
57. Winter toy : SLED
59. Be indebted to : OWE
60. Not worth a ___ : FIG

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