New York Times, Friday, January 22, 1999

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {HQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Top stories : ATTICS
7. Grafters' needs : BUDS
11. Tolkien cannibal : ORC
14. Graft : BOODLE
15. From square one : ANEW
16. Kind of patch : PEA
17. "Dialogues of the Gods" satirist : LUCIAN
18. Least obscure : CLEAREST
20. Insurance ploy : ARSON
21. Pool tool : SKIMMER
22. Climate of an era : ZEITGEIST
24. Sing the blues : WAIL
27. White-tailed birds : ERNS
28. Surname separator : NEE
29. Fly over the Equator : TSETSE
31. Georg Büchner's "Leonce and ___" : LENA
32. Cause of hereditary variation : ALLELE
33. Dilbert is stuck on it : CORPORATELADDER
38. Inexorable process : AGEING
39. Didn't stand pat : DREW
40. Frasier portrayer : KELSEY
41. Didn't malfunction : RAN
42. It may be lost or saved : FACE
46. Antidiscrimination agcy. : EEOC
47. Swinger, perhaps : JITTERBUG
49. Chump change in Chihuahua : CENTAVO
52. Longshoreman : LADER
53. Homer's "Eight Bells," e.g. : SEASCAPE
55. Disqualify, as a juror : RECUSE
56. Muesli morsel : OAT
57. Paul Bunyan, at times : AXER
58. Passes : ENACTS
59. Fitting : DUE
60. Is a good Samaritan : AIDS
61. Bow ties and others : PASTAS
1. Like hell : ABLAZE
2. Band member, often : TOURER
3. Alarm bell : TOCSIN
4. Sherwood's "___ Delight" : IDIOTS
5. Repeated word in "The Trolley Song" : CLANG
6. Cambodian coin : SEN
7. Conversation steerers? : BACKSEATDRIVERS
8. Not 1-Down : UNLIT
9. Judge : DEEM
10. Was dizzy : SWAM
11. Didn't malfunction : OPERATED
12. Hi-___ : RES
13. Russian blue, e.g. : CAT
19. Join again, in a way : REWELD
21. St. Catherine's birthplace : SIENA
23. Physicist's study : ENERGY
25. ___ au Haut, Me. : ISLE
26. Goatish glance : LEER
29. Concern of some agencies : TALENT
30. Popular picnic dish : SLAW
31. Unattended : LONE
33. Decorator's base : CAKE
34. S-curve : OGEE
35. Move : RELOCATE
36. Winter arrival : PISCES
37. One of a mythological ennead : ERATO
42. Row : FRACAS
43. Take away : ABDUCT
44. Gentle slope with a sudden drop : CUESTA
45. Go out : EGRESS
47. Made fun of : JAPED
48. "Mefistofele" role : ELENA
50. Wildcats' org. : NCAA
51. Picker-upper : TAXI
53. Buster preceder : SOD
54. Fontaine filler : EAU
55. One of 435, for short : REP

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