New York Times, Saturday, August 22, 1998

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Depression rarities : HIRERS
7. 60's-70's music genre : ACIDROCK
15. Small verse : ODELET
16. Maumee River outlet : LAKEERIE
17. Word with race or chip : POTATO
18. Like national elections : BIENNIAL
19. ___-Jet (popular toy) : SNO
20. Tiny : ELFIN
22. "Home Improvement" prop : TOOL
23. Bull's-eye: Abbr. : CTR
24. 1993 best seller "___-Language" : SEIN
25. Wuss : PANSY
26. Wedding band, maybe : OCTET
28. Unconnected : LOOSE
31. Mai ___ : TAIS
32. Where the lord dwells : MANOR
33. Christmas bulb : ORB
36. 1986 "fish out of water" movie : CROCODILEDUNDEE
40. Maternal sort : HEN
41. Scoundrels : HEELS
42. Classic literary work : EDDA
43. Rate : MERIT
44. Expert, so to speak : DEMON
45. Old Soviet biggie : GORBY
49. Paid attendees : GATE
51. Bath suds? : ALE
52. Letters above 0 : OPER
53. Hall-of-Famer from Mobile : AARON
54. 2.3-mil. member union : NEA
55. Show : TELECAST
58. Early TV network : DUMONT
60. Scarlatti work : ORATORIO
61. Cite as proof : ADDUCE
62. Resolution time, often : NEXTYEAR
63. Past, in the past : YESTER
1. Game played with a stone : HOPSCOTCH
2. "Do whatever you want" : IDONTCARE
3. Act of bending back : RETORTION
4. Musical high note : ELA
5. Lab verification : RETEST
6. Pirated : STOLE
7. 1997 Matt Dillon movie : ALBINOALLIGATOR
8. This may be raised : CAIN
9. Running mate for Dick : IKE
10. Place for a VCR : DEN
11. ___-van : RENTA
12. Constellation next to Gemini : ORION
13. Slangy greetings : CIAOS
14. ___ green : KELLY
21. More delicate : FILMIER
25. Callao is its chief port : PERU
27. Computer option: Abbr. : ESC
29. Poor film rating : ONESTAR
30. Do lawn work : SOD
33. Elimination method : ODDMANOUT
34. Perfume : REDOLENCE
35. Bostonian, slangily : BEANEATER
37. Words of surprise : OHMY
38. Fourth in a series : DEE
39. Part of a lady's name : NEE
44. Bare : DENUDE
45. Boarded : GOTON
46. ___ citato : OPERE
47. "Chill!" : RELAX
48. 1980 A.L. M.V.P. : BRETT
50. Lauer's hours on TV : TODAY
53. Southeast ___ : ASIA
56. Not exactly outgoing : COY
57. "Chances ___" : ARE
59. Hosp. workers : MDS

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