New York Times, Friday, August 1, 1997

Author: Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor: Will Shortz
Gerald R. Ferguson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Taps : LIGHTSOUT
10. With 15-Across, linguini topping : CLAM
14. Connecting flight? : STAIRCASE
15. See 10-Across : SAUCE
16. Questioned, in a way : DEBRIEFED
17. Kin of hyper- : ULTRA
18. Could tell : SENSED
19. Milk : BLEED
20. Charge : ACCUSE
23. Old World evergreens : YEWS
25. Bottom : FOOT
26. Like loggers' boots : HOBNAILED
31. River at Rennes : ILLE
32. Just above normal, in a sense : NINETYNINE
33. "Hold On Tight" group : ELO
34. Wolf's give-away in "Little Red Riding Hood" : BIGEARS
35. Good name for a cook? : STU
36. It's north of Liverpool : LANCASHIRE
38. Auditory : OTIC
39. Launders, in a way : DRYCLEANS
40. Title for Marquette : PERE
41. Picnic hamperer : RAIN
42. Tied up : EVENED
44. Venomous snake : KRAIT
47. Compulsive : DRIVEN
50. Western based on a Louis L'Amour story : HONDO
51. Tears : LACERATES
55. Mayflower Compact signer : ALDEN
56. Summaries : OVERVIEWS
57. Immediate : NEAR
58. Occidental tourist? : WESTERNER
1. Trip instigator : LSD
2. Mineral suffix : ITE
3. Run up the phone bill : GAB
4. Bewhiskered : HIRSUTE
5. Essays : TRIES
6. Clip component : SCENE
7. Galoots : OAFS
8. Certain plaintiff, at law : USEE
9. Toys since 1902 : TEDDYBEARS
10. Touches base, so to speak : CALLSIN
11. Fretted instrument : LUTE
12. Israeli seaport : ACRE
13. Drink for Robin Hood : MEAD
15. Tubes : SUBWAYS
20. Off course : AFIELD
21. Place for an unwanted ring? : COLLAR
22. Artist's place, perhaps : COLONY
24. Between: Fr. : ENTRE
26. Everywhere : HIGHANDLOW
27. This comes before a million : ONEIN
28. "Hey!" : LISTEN
29. Undivided : ENTIRE
30. Mild expletive : DEUCED
32. Some Asian-Americans : NISEI
34. Largest lake in central Europe : BALATON
37. Much-covered R.&B. song : CCRIDER
38. Kind of market : OPENAIR
42. Turn outward : EVERT
43. Dash : VERVE
44. Tribal chief : KHAN
45. Cameo, maybe : ROLE
46. Lick ___ promise : ANDA
48. Wild party : RAVE
49. Clinches : ICES
52. Royal flush necessity : TEN
53. Kind of neck : EWE
54. Former Union member: Abbr. : SSR

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