New York Times, Wednesday, August 5, 1998

Author: Patrick Jordan
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Jordan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Jordan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Big sugar exporter : FIJI
5. Find repugnant : ABHOR
10. Hiking locale : PATH
14. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
15. Playground feature : SLIDE
16. Quick reply, say : ECHO
17. Start of a quip : ACHEAPUSEDCARIS
20. Chesspiece : MAN
21. Luau souvenirs : LEIS
22. Cut off : ALONE
23. Cropped photos? : PICS
24. Kind of throat : STREP
26. Part 2 of the quip : PROOFTHATIT
30. Naval inits. : HMS
33. Run out : LAPSE
34. Cuts off : LOPS
35. Alley ___ : OOP
36. Provide with a hideout, perhaps : ABET
37. Breaks up, in a way : PLOWS
39. Skilled : ABLE
40. 007's creator Fleming : IAN
41. ___ Clinic : MAYO
42. Afghan or Thai : ASIAN
43. Like one in a series : NTH
44. Part 3 of the quip : ISOFTENHARD
47. Locale in western London : ACTON
49. Fringe : EDGE
50. Sitcom pioneer Desi : ARNAZ
52. Nicolas of "Con Air" : CAGE
53. Humorous fellow : WAG
56. End of the quip : TODRIVEABARGAIN
60. Doomsayer's sign : OMEN
61. Knot-tying site : ALTAR
62. Gumbo vegetable : OKRA
63. Assembled : MADE
64. Thick-soled shoes : CLOGS
65. Top-quality : BEST
1. Shaver's purchase : FOAM
2. One in an old empire : INCA
3. Facilities : JOHN
4. Dander : IRE
5. Facet : ASPECT
6. Like robins' eggs : BLUISH
7. Greeting for the villain : HISS
8. Wordsworth work : ODE
9. Sunburned : RED
10. "Positive Thinking" proponent : PEALE
11. Woe for a high-wire walker : ACROPHOBIA
12. Dilute : THIN
13. Firefighter's handful : HOSE
18. "Get ___!" (90's catch phrase) : ALIFE
19. Grocery sights : CARTS
23. Assignment : POST
24. Put into the hold : STOW
25. Loses verticality : TIPS
26. No-frills : PLAIN
27. Capital on the African coast : RABAT
28. Generous : OPENHANDED
29. Distant : ALOOF
31. Grinder : MOLAR
32. Devote, as time : SPEND
37. El ___, Tex. : PASO
38. City northeast of St.-√Čtienne : LYON
39. Tennis legend Arthur : ASHE
41. Actress Gaynor : MITZI
42. Inflame : ANGER
45. Item attached to a string : TEABAG
46. Mystery writers' awards : EDGARS
48. Judy of "Laugh-In" : CARNE
50. Elemental particle : ATOM
51. Ancient capital : ROMA
52. Censor of 51-Down : CATO
53. Stir : WAKE
54. Superciliousness : AIRS
55. Small buzzer : GNAT
57. Hoover, e.g., informally : VAC
58. Add-on : ELL
59. Tar : GOB

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