New York Times, Tuesday, August 11, 1998

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKWZ} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Droops : SAGS
5. Hula-Hoops, lava lamps, etc. : FADS
9. Tooth trouble : DECAY
14. 24-karat, goldwise : PURE
15. Settled down : ALIT
16. The Sorbonne, e.g. : ECOLE
17. Mediterranean seaport : ORAN
18. Punjabi peeress : RANI
19. Confine : BOXIN
20. Basketball player's credo? : NOHARMNOFOUL
23. Free of charge : GRATIS
24. Blockhead : LUG
25. Pindaric work : ODE
28. Starchy tuber : YAM
29. You, right now : SOLVER
32. Allege as fact : AVER
33. Waters : AQUAE
34. Sacramento's Arco ___ : ARENA
35. Soldier's credo? : NOGUTSNOGLORY
39. Science fiction, for one : GENRE
40. "Over the Rainbow" composer Harold : ARLEN
41. "Dragonwyck" author Seton : ANYA
42. Numb, as a foot : ASLEEP
44. Wane : EBB
47. Superman foe ___ Luthor : LEX
48. Cookout leftover? : ASH
49. Armstrong's program : APOLLO
51. Bodybuilder's credo? : NOPAINNOGAIN
54. Worrier's woe, it's said : ULCER
57. Tickled-pink feeling : GLEE
58. Quiz show sound : DING
59. "Waterlilies" painter Claude : MONET
60. Equipment : GEAR
61. Prefix with -derm or -therm : ENDO
62. ___ bear : PANDA
63. Talks noisily : YAPS
64. Costner, in "The Untouchables" : NESS
1. Like foam rubber : SPONGY
2. Display in the night sky : AURORA
3. Kind of cracker : GRAHAM
4. French lawmakers : SENAT
5. Sends down to the minors : FARMSOUT
6. Actor Alda : ALAN
7. Producer De Laurentiis : DINO
8. Squelch : STIFLE
9. Fix, as software : DEBUG
10. Environmental sci. : ECOL
11. "Friends" co-star Courteney : COX
12. He stung like a bee : ALI
13. Japanese bread : YEN
21. Off-color : RISQUE
22. "___ Town" : OUR
25. Finished : OVER
26. Say it ain't so : DENY
27. Mesozoic or Paleozoic : ERA
30. Carol syllables : LAS
31. Corruptible : VENAL
32. Elvis ___ Presley : ARON
33. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
34. Syrian city : ALEPPO
35. Hawaiian honker : NENE
36. Cameo stone : ONYX
37. Bauxite or hematite : ORE
38. Grain gatherers : GLEANERS
39. ___ Friday : GAL
42. Nile biter : ASP
43. Like a yak's coat : SHAGGY
44. "Seinfeld" role : ELAINE
45. Duck hunters' shelters : BLINDS
46. Beatniks beat them : BONGOS
48. Central artery : AORTA
50. Rhymester Nash : OGDEN
51. Poverty : NEED
52. Intestinal sections : ILEA
53. Minimal high tide : NEAP
54. "Kill the ___!" (ball park cry) : UMP
55. Mauna ___ : LOA
56. MSNBC rival : CNN

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