New York Times, Monday, July 27, 1998

Author: Steven Picus
Editor: Will Shortz
Steven Picus
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Picus. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Thicket : COPSE
6. Droop : SAG
9. Arguments : SPATS
14. Month of showers : APRIL
15. ___-haw : HEE
16. Return to base after a fly ball : TAGUP
17. Sentry's position : GUARDPOST
19. Lyric poem : EPODE
20. Superlative ending : EST
21. New currency on the Continent : EURO
22. Be relevant to : BEARON
23. Volunteer : STEPFORWARD
25. Central points : MIDSTS
29. Genetic letters : RNA
30. It might make you say "Aha!" : IDEA
31. "Aha!" : ISEE
34. Tour leader : GUIDE
39. Municipal building : COMMUNITYCENTER
42. Nonnational : ALIEN
43. Surf's sound : ROAR
44. Sorts : ILKS
45. Lamb's mother : EWE
47. Plug's place : OUTLET
49. Quarterback option : FORWARDPASS
55. Bee house : APIARY
56. Site of Napoleon's first exile : ELBA
57. Rink surface : ICE
60. Lacquer part : RESIN
61. V.I.P. protector : BODYGUARD
63. Minotaur's island : CRETE
64. French article : UNE
65. Goaded, with "on" : EGGED
66. Kind of seal : EARED
67. Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
68. Flamboyant : SHOWY
1. Hamster's home : CAGE
2. Numbered composition : OPUS
3. Kind of fall : PRAT
4. Knight, by definition : SIR
5. Firstborn : ELDEST
6. Water's edge : SHORE
7. "The Lion and the Mouse" writer : AESOP
8. Receive : GET
9. Cheap ship accommodations : STEERAGE
10. Tree with oblong leaves : PAPAW
11. Greek marketplace : AGORA
12. House style : TUDOR
13. Go on a buying spree : SPEND
18. Contributes : PUTSIN
22. "___ appétit!" : BON
24. Norse love goddess : FREYA
25. Isinglass : MICA
26. Movie star : IDOL
27. Prefix with god : DEMI
28. Word said before "time" and "place" : SAME
32. Fathered : SIRED
33. D.D.E.'s command in W.W. II : ETO
35. Company part : UNIT
36. "___ be a cold day..." : ITLL
37. Astronaut Slayton : DEKE
38. Once, once : ERST
40. Like some income on a 1040 : UNEARNED
41. Stills and Nash partner : CROSBY
46. Twisted : WRY
48. Practices : USAGES
49. You can't take it seriously : FARCE
50. "The Barber of Seville," e.g. : OPERA
51. Stair part : RISER
52. Actor Ralph of "The Waltons" : WAITE
53. Flashy flower : PEONY
54. Birch relative : ALDER
57. "Othello" villain : IAGO
58. Airplane staff : CREW
59. Small whirlpool : EDDY
61. Tour transportation : BUS
62. "That's horrid!" : UGH

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