New York Times, Monday, January 19, 1998

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Opera house box : LOGE
5. Geography book : ATLAS
10. Golfer's alert : FORE
14. Gung-ho : AVID
15. Aplomb : POISE
16. Missing from the Marines, say : AWOL
17. Trio in Bethlehem : MAGI
18. Kindergarten adhesive : PASTE
19. Onionlike plant : LEEK
20. Noël Coward play : BLITHESPIRIT
23. Dobbin's nibble : OAT
24. Postsurgical program : REHAB
28. "Total ___" (1990 film) : RECALL
32. Set free : LIBERATE
35. Internet messages : EMAIL
36. "You'd ___ Nice to Come Home To" : BESO
37. Trouble : WOE
38. "Ho, ho, ho" sayer : JOLLYGREENGIANT
42. Ike's W.W. II command : ETO
43. Flunky : AIDE
44. Disney mermaid : ARIEL
45. Arts and crafts class : CERAMICS
48. Garb : ATTIRE
49. Secret rendezvous : TRYST
50. Sold-out sign : SRO
51. Nickname for Hubert Humphrey, with "the" : HAPPYWARRIOR
59. On ___ (without commitment) : SPEC
62. Knight's wear : ARMOR
63. Not working : IDLE
64. Prefix with bucks : MEGA
65. Drink served with marshmallows : COCOA
66. Grain for farm animals : FEED
67. Atop : UPON
68. Get used (to) : ADAPT
69. Town NNE of Santa Fe : TAOS
1. Gentle one : LAMB
2. Skating rink, e.g. : OVAL
3. Lerner and Loewe musical : GIGI
4. Rewrite : EDIT
5. Sex ___ : APPEAL
6. Wedding offering to the bride and groom : TOAST
7. Daffy Duck's impediment : LISP
8. Italian wine region : ASTI
9. Psychic : SEER
10. Stumble : FALTER
11. Be in arrears : OWE
12. Future flounder : ROE
13. Big game animal : ELK
21. Christmas decoration : HOLLY
22. Indignation : IRE
25. Michener novel : HAWAII
26. Penitent : ATONER
27. Ladybug, e.g. : BEETLE
28. Veto : REJECT
29. Ham : EMOTER
30. Dieter's unit: Var. : CALORY
31. Be bedridden : AIL
32. Yorkshire city : LEEDS
33. "Uh-huh" : ISEE
34. Rock's ___ Jovi : BON
36. ___-a-brac : BRIC
39. Moo goo ___ pan : GAI
40. University of Florida student : GATOR
41. N.Y.C. subway : IRT
46. Waste receptacle : ASHCAN
47. N.Y.C. subway overseer : MTA
48. Genesis mountain : ARARAT
50. Hawk's descent : SWOOP
52. White-spotted rodent : PACA
53. Egg on : PROD
54. Community org. with a gym : YMCA
55. Break in friendly relations : RIFT
56. Notion : IDEA
57. Parkay product : OLEO
58. Cincinnati nine : REDS
59. Home of the Mustangs, for short : SMU
60. Oomph : PEP
61. It may need massaging : EGO

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