New York Times, Wednesday, October 7, 1998

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Bringing up the rear : LAST
5. Message on a work order : ASAP
9. Bars for guitars : CAPOS
14. Jai ___ : ALAI
15. Proven : SURE
16. Like acacia leaves : OVATE
17. Left on a map : WEST
18. Cannabis : HEMP
19. Premarathon food : PASTA
20. # 1 ("Hogan's Heroes") : SCHULTZ
22. # 2 (old radio/TV serials) : PRESTON
24. Word said with a salute : SIR
25. Burden carrier : BEAST
26. Woodstock supply : LSD
29. Tablecloths and such : NAPERY
31. Month before juin : MAI
34. Alert : OPENEYED
36. People who aren't what they seem : SPIES
38. Theme of this puzzle : FAMOUSSERGEANTS
41. Beat the pants off : TROMP
42. Onetime Asian Communists : VIETMINH
43. Flunky's response : YES
44. Descendants : SCIONS
46. Fannie ___ : MAE
47. More than partial : TOTAL
49. Catchall abbr. : ETC
51. # 3 ("Sands of Iwo Jima") : STRYKER
54. # 4 ("F Troop") : OROURKE
58. Jewels site : TIARA
59. "Cheerio!" : TATA
61. Pioneer talk show host : PAAR
62. Ambassador's inferior : ENVOY
63. Pianist Gilels : EMIL
64. Twosome : ITEM
65. Leaves in a hot rod, with "out" : PEELS
66. Antarctic explorer Sir James : ROSS
67. Paris's Avenue ___ République : DELA
1. Parts of a code : LAWS
2. Smart-___ : ALEC
3. Medals locale : SASH
4. Book before Philemon : TITUS
5. Smoke shop stock : ASHTRAYS
6. Egyptian port : SUEZ
7. Tentacle : ARM
8. # 5 (Beatles album) : PEPPER
9. Handles hardship : COPES
10. "Halt!" to a salt : AVAST
11. Kind of tense : PAST
12. "Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
13. O'Casey or O'Faoláin : SEAN
21. Order on the court : LINEUP
23. Bit of hope : RAY
25. Plague : BEDEVIL
26. Like some goals : LOFTY
27. Flat replacement : SPARE
28. Audition tapes : DEMOS
30. Foot, to Flavius : PES
31. About one drop : MINIM
32. Prudential rival : AETNA
33. 1979 hit "___ Really Going Out With Him?" : ISSHE
35. Passeport info : NOM
36. Begins, as work : SETSTO
37. Popular cooking spray : PAM
39. Orinoco, e.g. : RIO
40. Battle stars : GENERALS
44. ___ Anne de Beaupré : STE
45. # 6 ("Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.") : CARTER
47. Its capital is Innsbruck : TYROL
48. Rubber-stamps : OKAYS
50. Amorous archer : CUPID
51. Exercise routine bit : STEP
52. Pitchfork prong : TINE
53. 90's party : RAVE
54. Name that has its ups and downs : OTIS
55. Part of A.P.R. : RATE
56. Film critic Pauline : KAEL
57. Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
60. Latin series starter : AMO

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