New York Times, Thursday, July 30, 1998

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJVZ} This is puzzle # 86 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
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1. Pieces of two-pieces : BRAS
5. Some whistle blowers : REFS
9. Bomb ___ : SQUAD
14. Abundant : LUSH
15. Checkup : EXAM
16. Bizarre : OUTRE
17. Analogy words : ISTO
18. Conn of "Grease" : DIDI
19. Antidiscrimination grp. since 1909 : NAACP
20. T. S. Eliot work : THEWASTELAND
23. N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Elroy : HIRSCH
24. Deep green : EMERALD
28. Nav. rank : ENS
29. Familia members : TIAS
32. Kind of apartment : STUDIO
33. "McTeague" novelist Frank : NORRIS
35. Beyond : PAST
36. Early Clark Gable film, with "The" : PAINTEDDESERT
40. Grammy winner Cohn : MARC
41. Like most mail : SEALED
42. First elected Congresswoman Jeannette : RANKIN
45. Distort, as survey results : SKEW
46. Endorsed : OKD
49. Herculean athletes : IRONMEN
51. Stinkpot : MEANIE
53. Eugene O'Neill's only comedy : AHWILDERNESS
56. 1836 battle site : ALAMO
59. Mawkish sentiment : CORN
60. California's ___ Valley : SIMI
61. Plant tissue : XYLEM
62. Computer menu option : EDIT
63. River of Hesse : EDER
64. This might give you a flat : LEASE
65. Sales force : REPS
66. Hourly fee, e.g. : RATE
1. Hardly thinking : BLITHE
2. Storm, as a building : RUSHIN
3. Long-stemmed flowers : ASTERS
4. Exhibits : SHOWS
5. Garibaldi adherent in revolutionary Italy : REDSHIRT
6. Turnpike feature : EXIT
7. Get lighter : FADE
8. Show one's pearly whites : SMILE
9. Italian ___ : SONNET
10. Mammal, usually : QUADRUPED
11. Actress Hagen : UTA
12. Basketball's path : ARC
13. Bank acct. entry : DEP
21. Respond to, as information : ACTON
22. Radio settings : AMS
25. Sixth Jewish month : ADAR
26. Wish ___ : LIST
27. Initial follower : DOT
30. Son of Zeus : ARES
31. They may be chosen : SIDES
33. Ricky and Lucy, e.g. : NICKNAMES
34. Wounded Knee locale: Abbr. : SDAK
36. "I Kid You Not" autobiographer : PAAR
37. Flower through Florence : ARNO
38. Weather : ELEMENTS
39. Drainage system : SEWER
40. Scanner, for short : MRI
43. Words after "Honey" : IMHOME
44. "What's ___?" : NEW
46. One of the Iroquois : ONEIDA
47. Fate : KISMET
48. Want : DESIRE
50. More refined : NICER
52. Goose genus : ANSER
54. Vein : LODE
55. Persistently annoying sound : DRIP
56. Rock's ___ Rose : AXL
57. Bleaching agent : LYE
58. Cookbook phrase : ALA

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