New York Times, Monday, September 21, 1998

Author: Matthew Lees
Editor: Will Shortz
Matthew Lees
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Lees. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Actor Baldwin : ALEC
5. Will-o'-the-wisp locale : SWAMP
10. Peninsula south of California : BAJA
14. Watch face : DIAL
15. Bone below the femur : TIBIA
16. Satanic : EVIL
17. Prefix with -nautics : AERO
18. Top talent : ALIST
19. ___ Strauss & Co. : LEVI
20. Test type : MULTIPLECHOICE
23. Sacred : HOLY
24. WSW's opposite : ENE
25. Cowlike : BOVINE
28. Disaster often not covered by insurance : ACTOFGOD
33. Sports event site : ARENA
34. "...bombs bursting ___" : INAIR
35. Doctors' org. : AMA
36. Anthem : SONG
37. Possible answers for 20-Across : ABORC
38. Proverbial inheritors : MEEK
39. ___ nutshell : INA
40. Fine china : SPODE
41. Andrew Wyeth's "___ Pictures" : HELGA
42. Come crashing down : COLLAPSE
44. Astronomical object with a large red shift : QUASAR
45. It's south of Eur. : AFR
46. Heaven's Gate, e.g. : CULT
47. D, often : NONEOFTHEABOVE
54. Prod : GOAD
55. Flu cause : VIRUS
56. Too : ALSO
57. Good luck symbol for King Tut : ANKH
58. "You ___ kidding!" : ARENT
59. Animal with a mane : LION
60. Mediocre : SOSO
61. Soup onions : LEEKS
62. Cuts with garden shears : LOPS
1. Actor Baldwin : ADAM
2. Stead : LIEU
3. Viscount's superior : EARL
4. Duds : CLOTHING
5. Paper clip alternative : STAPLE
6. "Free" whale of film : WILLY
7. Irish Rose's guy : ABIE
8. Odds and ends: Abbr. : MISC
9. Terribly weak, as an excuse : PATHETIC
10. Dogma : BELIEF
11. With: Fr. : AVEC
12. Jazz talk : JIVE
13. ___ Baba : ALI
21. Island of the Inner Hebrides : IONA
22. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
25. Acronymic computer language name : BASIC
26. Maine college town : ORONO
27. Open to bribery : VENAL
28. One place to hook up the jumper cables : ANODE
29. Give a hoot : CARE
30. Scottish Highlanders : GAELS
31. Symbol of resistance : OMEGA
32. Capital of Senegal : DAKAR
34. Nigerian natives : IBOS
37. "Thumbs up" signification : APPROVAL
38. Spaghetti topper : MEATBALL
40. Sound's partner : SAFE
41. Dance done in grass skirts : HULA
43. Crow's-nest cry : LANDHO
44. Grand searches : QUESTS
46. Solid portion : CHUNK
47. Naughty deed : NONO
48. Acorn sources : OAKS
49. Order after "aim" : FIRE
50. Logic diagram : TREE
51. Hodgepodge : OLIO
52. Initials on a brandy bottle : VSOP
53. Incalculable amount of time : EONS
54. Tank filler : GAS

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