New York Times, Wednesday, September 16, 1998

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Witty remark : JEST
5. Prince of Darkness : SATAN
10. Loot : SWAG
14. Sweet sandwich : OREO
15. Proclamation : EDICT
16. Atlantic City game : KENO
17. My fodder's place? : SILO
18. Needle point? : NORTH
19. Humerus neighbor : ULNA
20. "The guy's going to shoot" : HELLFIRE
22. Set aside : ALLOT
23. Long, long time : AEON
24. Mopes : SULKS
26. One with equal billing : COSTAR
29. Approach stealthily : CREEPUP
32. None of the above : OTHER
33. Fort McHenry sight : FLAG
35. Bond foe : DRNO
36. Sault ___ Marie : STE
37. Like many martini olives : SPEARED
40. Tag players : ITS
41. Put one's cards on the table, maybe : MELD
43. "Don't rush into anything!" : EASY
44. Banks of diamond fame : ERNIE
46. Maid of ___ : ORLEANS
48. Drawn-out war tactics : SIEGES
49. Time on the job : STINT
50. Ambassadorship, e.g. : POST
51. Hurt plenty : ACHED
53. "This one's on me" : ILLTREAT
57. Day divider : NOON
58. Rot : GOBAD
60. Car bar : AXLE
61. Social asset : TACT
62. Tea party crasher : ALICE
63. Bat's home : CAVE
64. Sommer in the cinema : ELKE
65. Hologram illuminator : LASER
66. Revenuer : TMAN
1. Kid : JOSH
2. Cuyahoga's outlet : ERIE
3. Order to a broker : SELL
4. Not in time : TOOLATE
5. Next year's alumnus : SENIOR
6. Grace : ADORN
7. Get bushed : TIRE
8. Play piece : ACT
9. Unspecified ordinal : NTH
10. Lay low : SKULKED
11. "You and I are about to leap" : WELLSPRING
12. Part of A.D. : ANNO
13. Barnyard butter : GOAT
21. Has apprehensions : FEARS
22. Tankard contents : ALE
24. Spine-tingling : SCARY
25. Inner drive : URGE
26. Kramer or Topper : COSMO
27. Cousin of a mink : OTTER
28. "The woman will behave outrageously" : SHELLSHOCK
30. Loosen : UNTIE
31. Sits for snaps : POSES
33. Religious observance : FEAST
34. Andalusian article : LAS
38. Famous Friend : PENN
39. Jefferson was one : DEIST
42. Diplomat's quest : DETENTE
45. Disavow : RETRACT
47. Pitch in : AID
48. Lead-tin alloy : SOLDER
50. Show topper : PLACE
51. Put up stakes : ANTE
52. Shade of black : COAL
53. Nile wader : IBIS
54. Makeup ___ : EXAM
55. Menlo Park middle name : ALVA
56. Beavis or Butt-head : TEEN
58. Guy's date : GAL
59. Pay stretcher? : OLA

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