New York Times, Tuesday, September 22, 1998

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Part of P.T.A.: Abbr. : ASSN
5. Make sense : ADDUP
10. St. Thomas or St. Martin : ISLE
14. It's hard for some people to carry : TUNE
15. Dough : MOOLA
16. N.Y. Met or L.A. Dodger, e.g. : NLER
17. White's dessert? : BROWNBETTY
19. Fly high : SOAR
20. Ho hello : ALOHA
21. Dried up : SERE
22. There's no free ride on these hwys. : TPKS
23. Key task? : TYPING
25. Fable fellow : AESOP
27. "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" and others : ROUNDS
30. Check for fit : TRYON
33. Prepare for a rainy day : SAVE
36. Bud's buddy : LOU
37. Disco spinner : DEEJAY
38. Prop in slapstick : PIE
39. Carrey's snack food? : SLIMJIM
41. Mine find : ORE
42. Shows flexibility, in a way : ADAPTS
44. Hit like Holyfield : BOX
45. Numero uno : BEST
46. Free-for-all : MELEE
47. Western howler : COYOTE
49. Blender maker : OSTER
51. Like Joe Average : NORMAL
55. From pillar to ___ : POST
57. Televises : AIRS
60. Bid the bed adieu : ARISE
61. ___ in a blue moon : ONCE
62. Sawyer's beef? : STEAKDIANE
64. Sharif of "Doctor Zhivago" : OMAR
65. Leg bone : TIBIA
66. Life-or-death matter: Abbr. : EMER
67. The lady's : HERS
68. Like snakeskin : SCALY
69. Madams' men : SIRS
1. Trip to the plate : ATBAT
2. Rude and sullen : SURLY
3. Be a busybody : SNOOP
4. Recently employed worker : NEWHIRE
5. Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB
6. Bucks' mates : DOES
7. Fuss over, with "on" : DOTE
8. Extremists : ULTRAS
9. Check casher : PAYEE
10. Coming up : INSTORE
11. Pesci's sandwich? : SLOPPYJOE
12. Faucet failure : LEAK
13. Screws up : ERRS
18. Billionth: Prefix : NANO
24. Patsies : GULLS
26. Stern's opposite : STEM
28. "___ won't be afraid" ("Stand by Me" lyric) : NOI
29. Flying elephant : DUMBO
31. They fit in locks : OARS
32. Nikita's "no" : NYET
33. Junk E-mail : SPAM
34. Glorified gofer : AIDE
35. Wilde's entree? : VEALOSCAR
37. Popular pencil brand : DIXON
39. Let it be, editorially : STET
40. Newborn child, for one : JOY
43. Bothers à la baby brother : PESTERS
45. They may be black and blue : BERRIES
47. Siskel or Ebert : CRITIC
48. Warty-skinned critter : TOAD
50. Bridge positions : EASTS
52. Home of the N.B.A. Heat : MIAMI
53. "Lou Grant" star : ASNER
54. Salacious looks : LEERS
55. Christopher Robin's pal : POOH
56. Treater's words : ONME
58. Singer McEntire : REBA
59. Go yachting : SAIL
63. Mary ___ of cosmetics : KAY

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