New York Times, Wednesday, July 8, 1998

Author: Sam Bellotto Jr.
Editor: Will Shortz
Sam Bellotto Jr.
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QW} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Bellotto. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Suffered terribly : BLED
5. Spicy stew : OLLA
9. Jean-Luc's father : PERE
13. Remorseful one : RUER
14. Witch's ride : BROOM
15. VIII x VIII : LXIV
16. Lube job supply : AXLEGREASE
18. Cathedral nook : APSE
19. Do an impression of : APE
20. One who's coming out : DEB
21. Uno + dos : TRES
22. Early part of a race? : PRIMARY
26. Whitewater enthusiast : RAFTER
28. Classic theater name : ROXY
29. Suffix with eye or ear : FUL
31. Elvis's "___ Not You" : SHES
32. Cockpit abbr. : ALT
33. Leg-puller : JOKER
35. Sci-fi writer Card : ORSON
38. Jetsam of 1773 : TEA
39. Wifely : UXORIAL
41. 6, on a phone : MNO
42. Record holder? : EXCON
44. Everybody's opposite : NOONE
45. Aspiration : AIM
46. Squid's squirts : INKS
48. "Quincy, M.E." actor : ITO
49. Some sheets : MICA
50. Proposal : THESIS
52. Girded (oneself) : STEELED
54. Name of 12 popes : PIUS
55. Quirk : TIC
57. Babe : HON
58. Asia's Trans ___ mountain range : ALAI
59. Sight in an intensive care unit : OXYGENTENT
64. Jazzman Stan : GETZ
65. Pure-and-simple : UTTER
66. Eavesdrop : HEAR
67. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
68. The enemy : THEM
69. New Age music superstar : ENYA
1. Flammable 60's item : BRA
2. Neighbor of Ger. : LUX
3. Slithery swimmer : EEL
4. Visionary : DREAMY
5. Band of gold? : ORE
6. Heap (on) : LOAD
7. Not a medalist : LOSER
8. They have pseudopods : AMEBAS
9. LP : PLATTER
10. Alternative to special delivery : EXPRESSMAIL
11. Former sleeper : RISER
12. Preholiday nights : EVES
14. Uncle Remus character : BRERFOX
17. Phi Beta Kappa concern, for short : GPA
22. Talk, talk, talk : PRATE
23. Popular watch : ROLEX
24. Volcano southeast of Mexico City : IXTACIHUATL
25. Sgt. Preston's home : YUKON
27. Cello feature : FHOLE
30. The king of France : LEROI
33. Hong Kong sights : JUNKS
34. Takes to the streets : RIOTS
36. Temporarily put aside : ONICE
37. Wanderer : NOMAD
40. Bar request : ANOTHER
43. It fits all, in a phrase : ONESIZE
47. Not participate in : SITOUT
49. Crème de ___ : MENTHE
50. Mason, at times : TILER
51. Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony : SIXTH
53. One billion years : EON
54. Bellhop : PAGE
56. Cellular suffix : CYTE
60. Solitaire : GEM
61. Though, poetically : EEN
62. House vote : NAY
63. Singer's syllable : TRA

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