New York Times, Thursday, July 23, 1998

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Like good beds : MADE
5. ___ the finish : INAT
9. Word said in grace : BLESS
14. Marlon's "On the Waterfront" director : ELIA
15. Fix up : REDO
16. Circumscribe : LIMIT
17. Attempt at a carnival booth : TOSS
18. This has a big mouth : EWER
19. Walled city near Madrid : AVILA
20. Tonto portrayer, briefly : AGHEELS
22. "Goodnight, Irene" singer, briefly : PBBELLY
24. Union headquarters? : ALTAR
25. Symbols of kingly power : ORBS
26. Financing abbr. : APR
28. Arles article : UNE
29. Future fish : ROE
30. Lose (to) : BOW
33. Old instrument of torture, briefly : FEMAIDEN
36. Apparition : WRAITH
38. One on a pedestal : IDOL
39. ___ Cayes, Haiti : LES
41. See 42-Across : NOTE
42. With 41-Across, kidnapper's correspondence : RANSOM
45. Bond nemesis, briefly : AUFINGER
48. Cambridgeshire cathedral town : ELY
49. Kindergarten break : NAP
51. Cartoon dog : REN
52. Afore : ERE
53. Irish Rose lover : ABIE
54. "Silly Cow" playwright Ben : ELTON
56. Like Marilyn Monroe, briefly : PTBLOND
59. Early theater, briefly : NIODEON
62. Caribbean eden : ARUBA
63. The final word : AMEN
65. Sicilian smoker : ETNA
66. Linoleum layer : TILER
67. Smoke detector : NOSE
68. No-win situations? : TIES
69. Sank the putt, with "out" : HOLED
70. Actress Harper : TESS
71. Louis Armstrong popularized it : SCAT
1. Physical beginning : META
2. Sleep like ___ : ALOG
3. Jangling : DISHARMONY
4. Supporter of the arts? : EASEL
5. Cork locale : IRELAND
6. Fox Movietone piece : NEWSREEL
7. Drink suffix : ADE
8. Lethargy : TORPOR
9. Tattletale : BLABBER
10. Subsists : LIVES
11. Biographer Ludwig : EMIL
12. Threshold : SILL
13. Gallows reprieve : STAY
21. Pincushion alternative : ETUI
23. Sweat site : BROW
26. Eager and excited : AFIRE
27. Piano part : PEDAL
30. Like Ernst Haeckel's law : BIOGENETIC
31. River ___ : OTTER
32. The spot : WHERE
34. Hirt and Haig : ALS
35. World's largest professional org. : NEA
37. Miller of "On the Town" : ANN
40. Certainty : SURENESS
43. Riding : ONBOARD
44. Chief : MAIN
46. Ocelots and others : FELINES
47. Eagerly studying : INTO
50. Hairsplitter : PEDANT
53. "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" playwright : ALBEE
55. "Waiting for Lefty" playwright : ODETS
56. Trodden track : PATH
57. The Bee Gees, e.g. : TRIO
58. Certain charger : BULL
60. Most draftable : ONEA
61. Democratic donkey designer : NAST
64. Berg of baseball : MOE

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