New York Times, Friday, September 18, 1998

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 7, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Made : CRAFTED
8. Grippers : TALONS
14. Submission accompaniments : RETURNENVELOPES
17. Started to save, maybe : OPENEDANACCOUNT
18. Take post-battle inventory : COUNTONESLOSSES
19. Make out : ESPY
20. Forum greeting : AVE
21. Knock for ___ : ALOOP
26. Jazz trumpeter Ziggy : ELMAN
30. Gruff-sounding comics character : SGTSNORKEL
35. Mansard extension : EAVE
36. Lengthy warnings : CAUTIONARYTALES
38. Utah ski resort : ALTA
39. Long-winded speeches, e.g. : SOPORIFICS
40. Dust jacket message : BLURB
42. Saturn satellite : TITAN
43. Datebook abbr. : FRI
45. Blue Triangle grp. : YWCA
49. Holiday airing : ACHRISTMASCAROL
57. Repairman's knack : TROUBLESHOOTING
58. Sister of Joseph II : MARIEANTOINETTE
59. Communism or capitalism, e.g. : SYSTEM
60. Iron man? : PRESSER
1. Departed 70's singer : CROCE
2. Bank takebacks : REPOS
3. Believed unquestioningly : ATEUP
4. Odd : FUNNY
5. Waste allowance : TRET
6. "The Samurai" novelist Shusaku : ENDO
7. Church V.I.P. : DEAN
8. Santa ___, El Salvador : TECLA
9. Library feature : ALCOVE
10. Not bound in : LOOSELEAF
11. Sonata, e.g. : OPUS
12. It's protected in Hawaii : NENE
13. Tu-144 and others : SSTS
15. Mobile-to-Birmingham dir. : NNE
16. Anatomical duct : VAS
21. What makes a plan plain? : ANI
22. British conveniences : LOOS
23. "Ready ___..." : ORNOT
24. Animal with striped legs : OKAPI
25. Reform Party founder : PEROT
27. Niger neighbor : MALI
28. "___ ça!" ("Nonsense!"): Fr. : AVEC
29. Lead role in a 60's TV drama : NESS
30. Object of union protest : SCAB
31. More than irk : GALL
32. South African Nobelist : TUTU
33. Juicy treat from Southeast Asia : STARFRUIT
34. Neighbor of Hercules in the night sky : LYRA
37. Like some ears : TIN
41. Graft recipient : BRIBEE
44. Powerful Mideast force : ISLAM
45. "Bullitt" director : YATES
46. Mittimus and mandamus : WRITS
47. "Thieves' Highway" star : CONTE
48. Ragged Dick's creator : ALGER
49. 20's suppliers : ATMS
50. Big name in computers : CRAY
51. ___ de combat : HORS
52. Half a score : TEN
53. Colo. hours : MST
54. ___, skip and jump away : AHOP
55. Matin's opposite : SOIR
56. Traffic ___ : CONE

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