New York Times, Monday, July 6, 1998

Author: Sheldon Benardo
Editor: Will Shortz
Sheldon Benardo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Benardo. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Presidential caucus state : IOWA
5. Relax : REST
9. "The ___ Ranger" : LONE
13. Some of it is junk : MAIL
14. Go ___ detail : INTO
15. Rescued : SAVED
16. French 101 infinitive : ETRE
17. Croaker : FROG
18. Revise : AMEND
19. 1986 Newman/Cruise movie : THECOLOROFMONEY
22. Site of a ship's controls : HELM
23. Debtor's note : IOU
24. One-named comedian with a talk show : SINBAD
28. Chaos : ANARCHY
32. Like a stadium crowd : AROAR
33. Stewpot : OLLA
35. ___ Grande : RIO
36. Cynical foreign policy : DOLLARDIPLOMACY
40. Earnings on a bank acct. : INT
41. Lemon and lime drinks : ADES
42. Commie : PINKO
43. Sites of lashes : EYELIDS
46. Pressure : STRESS
47. "Are you a man ___ mouse?" : ORA
48. Landlocked African country : MALI
50. Fiddler's refrain : IFIWEREARICHMAN
58. Up and about : RISEN
59. TV's talking horse : MRED
60. Comfort : EASE
61. Fred's dancing partner : ADELE
62. Not yours : MINE
63. Cake finisher : ICER
64. Carol : NOEL
65. Picnic invaders : ANTS
66. Library byword : READ
1. "___ a man with seven wives" : IMET
2. Sworn word : OATH
3. Telegram : WIRE
4. Actor Guinness : ALEC
5. Ransacked : RIFLED
6. Register, as for a course : ENROL
7. Tempest : STORM
8. Like some restaurant orders : TOGO
9. Hope/Crosby co-star Dorothy : LAMOUR
10. Kiln : OVEN
11. State bird of Hawaii : NENE
12. Whirlpool : EDDY
15. Pago Pago's land : SAMOA
20. John who wrote "Butterfield 8" : OHARA
21. Last : FINAL
24. "Sexy" lady of Beatles song : SADIE
25. Certain humor : IRONY
26. Actor Nick : NOLTE
27. ___ Harbour, Fla. : BAL
28. Swiss heights : ALPS
29. Construction site sight : CRANE
30. Rubes : HICKS
31. They're used in walking the dog : YOYOS
33. Bettor's stat : ODDS
34. Golf position : LIE
37. Traffic tool : RADAR
38. Kind of nerve : OPTIC
39. Russian space station : MIR
44. Massachusetts city : LOWELL
45. "Goodnight" girl of song : IRENE
46. Playground equipment : SLIDES
48. California county : MARIN
49. "___ You Glad You're You?" (1945 hit) : ARENT
50. Persia, today : IRAN
51. Pooch's name : FIDO
52. "Gotcha" : ISEE
53. Austen heroine : EMMA
54. Legatee : HEIR
55. Riot spray : MACE
56. Sailing : ASEA
57. Uncool sort : NERD

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