New York Times, Friday, August 14, 1998

Author: Shannon Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Shannon Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {K} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thrifty competitor : AVIS
5. Kind of point : FOCAL
10. Subjoin : ADD
13. Idealistic sort : DONQUIXOTE
15. Chief Big Bear, e.g. : CREE
17. Habitual : ACCUSTOMED
18. Snakes lack them : EARS
19. Mend a dress, maybe : REHEM
20. 1990 Literature Nobelist Octavio ___ : PAZ
21. Meet transaction : SWAP
22. "...could ___ horse!" : EATA
25. Swell place? : SEA
27. "Mister!" : SIR
28. Pane producer : GLAZIER
31. James, for one : EPISTLE
33. Rose up : REBELLED
35. Some tourneys : PROAMS
36. Lots : AGOB
37. Supersized : LARGE
39. Father of Fear and Panic : ARES
40. King of pop : CAROLE
42. It may heat up a dish : JALAPENO
44. Cure-alls : ELIXIRS
46. Counterstrokes: Var. : RIPOSTS
47. Smoke : CIG
48. S.F. zone : PST
49. Go off the deep end : SNAP
50. Banned weapons : UZIS
52. Wharton grad's aspiration, maybe : CEO
54. Jonson dedicatee : CELIA
58. Scotch ___ : PINE
59. Ultimate villain : ANTICHRIST
62. Hitch : SNAG
63. Justification : GOODREASON
64. Day-___ : GLO
65. Bacon product : ESSAY
66. Not loco : SANO
1. When Purim is observed : ADAR
2. Una ___ (unanimously) : VOCE
3. Span fraction : INCH
4. Concertina : SQUEEZEBOX
5. Meet : FIT
6. Tic-tac-toe dud : OXO
7. Free ticket : COMP
8. Resting : ATEASE
9. Plant group : LEDZEPPELIN
10. Hand helpers : ACES
11. What public oddities often do : DRAWSTARES
12. Result of a bad jump : DERAILMENT
14. FedEx alternative : USMAIL
16. Starbucks listings : ESPRESSOS
23. Withdrawal whereabouts : TELLERSCAGE
24. Department : AREA
26. 4-Down necessity : AIR
28. Meal-ending toasts : GRACECUPS
29. Making O.K., in a way : LEGALIZING
30. Native : ABORIGINAL
32. Daily productions : SOAPOPERAS
34. Court legend : DRJ
38. Long-jawed fishes : GARS
41. Leo Durocher monicker, with "The" : LIP
43. Military helicopter : APACHE
45. Tachygraphists : STENOS
51. Utah's flower : SEGO
53. Native Oklahomans : OTOS
55. Daughter of Homer and Marge : LISA
56. "Help ___ the way!" : ISON
57. ___ extra cost : ATNO
60. Civil rights leader Wells : IDA
61. "All for one and one for all," e.g. : CRY

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