New York Times, Monday, July 20, 1998

Author: Mary E. Brindamour
Editor: Will Shortz
Mary E. Brindamour
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Brindamour. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. "___ Marner" : SILAS
6. Plopped (down) : SAT
9. Luxurious : LUSH
13. To any degree : ATALL
14. The Beatles' "___ Love You" : PSI
15. French income : RENTE
16. Prickly plants : CACTI
17. "Gotcha!" : AHA
18. Terminator : ENDER
19. Train car / Strips again : SLEEPER
21. Hooks back up / Winder : RELOOPS
23. Chess's ___ Lopez opening : RUY
24. Early baby word : DADA
25. Time in history : ERA
28. Tennis's Sampras : PETE
30. Did a no-no / Comics pest : SINNED
35. Treaty : PACT
37. Some paintings : OILS
39. Ace plus one : DEUCE
40. Above : OVER
41. What each word of six or more letters in this puzzle does : FLIPS
43. Kind of talk : IDLE
44. Bo of "10" : DEREK
46. 60's singer Sands : EVIE
47. Pencil filler : LEAD
48. Writer Hubbard / Grow threefold : ELBERT
50. Sicilian peak : ETNA
52. Blvds. : STS
53. Profess : AVER
55. Opposite of a ques. : ANS
57. Security guard / ID at a party : GATEMAN
61. No-goodnik / Patches, as a sweater : STINKER
65. Thunderstruck : INAWE
66. Without further ___ : ADO
68. Tropical fruit : MANGO
69. Dead duck : GONER
70. Fish off Nova Scotia : COD
71. Vicinities : AREAS
72. Squid defenses : INKS
73. US Airways competitor : TWA
74. West Yorkshire city : LEEDS
1. Pouches : SACS
2. Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
3. Shoestring : LACE
4. Do tailoring on : ALTER
5. Boo-boo / Students : SLIPUP
6. Work out in a ring : SPAR
7. Shade of blond : ASH
8. Pageant crown : TIARA
9. Carson's successor : LENO
10. Loosen : UNDO
11. Dance bit : STEP
12. For the woman : HERS
15. Newly placed / Telephoner : RELAID
20. ___ newt (witch's ingredient) : EYEOF
22. Sullivan and Harris : EDS
24. Bring to the door / Hugely unpopular : DELIVER
25. Lyric poem : EPODE
26. "Boléro" composer : RAVEL
27. Sour : ACERB
29. Scrabble piece : TILE
31. Simon or Diamond : NEIL
32. Art subjects : NUDES
33. Brilliance : ECLAT
34. Scout's good works : DEEDS
36. Genealogy display : TREE
38. Roasting rod : SPIT
42. French legislature : SENAT
45. "Seinfeld" guy / Comment : KRAMER
49. Southern power provider: Abbr. : TVA
51. "20 Questions" category / Layer : ANIMAL
54. Put into effect : ENACT
56. Entangle : SNARE
57. 1958 musical : GIGI
58. "Mr. X" : ANON
59. Desert Storm vehicle : TANK
60. She sheep : EWES
61. Fizzy drink : SODA
62. On bended ___ : KNEE
63. "Holy moly!" : EGAD
64. Supreme Diana : ROSS
67. ___ Jones : DOW

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