New York Times, Friday, July 17, 1998

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 33 Missing: {BJQ} This is puzzle # 43 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. World War II danger : KAMIKAZE
9. Stings : SCAMS
14. I.R.S. worker : EXAMINER
15. Phantoms : SHAPES
16. Certain craving : NICOTINE
17. Bottom of the crankcase : OILPAN
18. Sarah, Duchess of ___ : YORK
19. Major birth news : OCTUPLETS
21. Part of a Latin trio : AMO
22. Woman with a cause : SISTER
24. Prof. helpers : TAS
25. Flip, as a top : SNAPOPEN
27. Food, for Fido : ORTS
29. Nestea competitor : SALADA
30. Lord's Prayer : PATER
31. Part of a boa : FEATHER
34. Good bridge locale : NARROWS
36. Composer Bruckner : ANTON
37. Kind of eraser : ARTGUM
39. One of the Near Islands : ATTU
40. Some football teams : DEFENSES
43. Half a cartoon couple : REN
44. #1 foreign-language song of 1958 : VOLARE
45. Simple signatures : XES
47. Cuisinart precursor : HANDMIXER
49. Kitchen extension : ETTE
50. Kind of wrestling : INDIAN
51. Cut off : AMPUTATE
54. Tracks, of a sort : SCENTS
55. Expert : SEASONED
56. Bulrush : SEDGE
57. Old-fashioned adventurism : ERRANTRY
1. Great Rift Valley locale : KENYA
2. Geometrician's study : AXIOMS
3. Diacritical mark : MACRON
4. Words of reassurance : IMOK
5. Nurse's aid : KIT
6. "Wheel of Fortune" request : ANI
7. Famous mathematical curiosity : ZENOSPARADOX
8. Made : ERECTED
9. Send : SHIP
10. Invigorating words : CALLTOARMS
11. Be seen by, in a vision : APPEARTO
12. Hearty entree : MEATSTEW
13. Nine-digit ID's : SSNS
15. Down (on) : SOUR
20. Struggling rural worker : TENANTFARMER
22. Winningest southpaw in major-league history : SPAHN
23. Captive of Hercules : IOLE
26. Hard to believe : ASTOUNDING
28. A.A.R.P. members : SRS
30. Trim : PRUNE
31. J.F.K. watchdog : FAA
32. Charm : ENTRANCE
33. Waited upon : ATTENDED
35. Worry, perhaps : AGER
38. Permission paper : RELEASE
41. Not lost or destroyed : EXTANT
42. Volleyball player : SETTER
44. Côtes du Rhône and others : VINS
46. Wretched : SEEDY
47. Vent sound : HISS
48. Buddy : MATE
49. Noted town in Buckinghamshire : ETON
52. Hole number : PAR
53. 1994 World Cup host : USA

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