New York Times, Friday, October 1, 1999

Author: John Wolting
Editor: Will Shortz
John Wolting
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Good thing to find a lot of : FREEPARKING
12. English speaker in Africa : SIERRALEONEAN
14. Perfect plot : THEGARDENOFEDEN
16. Where to find a date : OASIS
17. Match stopper : TKO
18. Playwright Burrows : ABE
19. A chorus line : ALTO
20. They may crash and break : WAVES
23. Have an edge against : ABUT
24. One with a list : DEAN
25. In the thick of : AMID
26. Migrating salmon : SMOLT
27. Concern of the force? : SALES
29. Secret society's secret : RITUAL
30. Post delivery: Abbr. : ENV
33. Spicy cuisine : MEXICAN
35. Batting practice aid : TEE
36. Some relations : NIECES
38. Familiar symbol : TOTEM
40. Press ___ : CORPS
41. Kind of damages : TORT
42. Poet who wrote of "Sultan after Sultan with his Pomp" : OMAR
46. Redondilla rhyme scheme : ABBA
47. Overdue : TARDY
48. Hoops Hall-of-Famer Thurmond : NATE
49. Kirshner of "Mad City" : MIA
50. Brown or Rice : JIM
51. Split land : KOREA
52. Glorifies : PUTSONAPEDESTAL
57. Marvelous person? : MIRACLEWORKER
58. Nero Wolfe, by birth : MONTENEGRIN
1. Kind of ware : FIESTA
2. Spheres : REGIONS
3. They're historically significant : ERAS
4. Be faulty? : ERR
5. Crash site? : PAD
6. It may be taken in in an inn : ALE
7. Took for a time : RENTED
8. Flakes : KOOKS
9. Lowdown : INFO
10. Preceder of some surnames : NEE
11. Social butterfly : GADABOUT
12. Synfuel source : SHALE
13. Astronomers' subjects : NEBULAE
14. Slimeball : TOAD
15. Rub the wrong way : NETTLE
20. Llanelli locale : WALES
21. Trading letters : AMEX
22. Drop-in : VISITOR
23. Figure: Abbr. : AMT
26. Kind of curve : SINE
28. City on the Skunk : AMES
29. Dog-eared : RATTY
30. Put down stakes? : ENCAMP
31. Its principal ore is columbite : NIOBIUM
32. Word-perfect? : VERBATIM
34. It may lead to an outlet : CORD
37. Pro at completing schedules : CPA
39. Snowboard's cousin : MONOSKI
41. 33-Across dish : TAMALE
43. Dark brown fur : MARTEN
44. Go on ___ (rampage) : ATEAR
45. Not fantastic : REAL
47. Dye : TINCT
50. Novelist Didion : JOAN
51. "From Here to Eternity" actress : KERR
53. Boffo letters : SRO
54. Draft, say : PEN
55. Farm deliverer : EWE
56. Track : DOG

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