New York Times, Thursday, October 8, 1998

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. 95501 : EUREKACA
9. Smiling, for now : AMUSED
15. Topical : THEMATIC
16. Avoidance : NONUSE
17. 97401 : EUGENEOR
18. 16501 : ERIEPA
19. Tongue's locale : SHOE
20. Actress Thompson : EMMA
22. Dict. listing : SYN
23. Telephoned : RANG
27. Drop shot : DINK
29. Rosemary portrayer : MIA
32. 54703 : EAUCLAIREWI
37. Odd : ABNORMAL
39. R. J. Reynolds brand : SALEM
40. River of Belgium : YSER
41. Theme of this puzzle? : EMAIL
44. Lover of fur? : FLEA
45. Headed off on : BEGAN
47. Very hot : ROASTING
49. 80110 : ENGLEWOODCO
52. Give the once-over : EYE
53. Majestic swimmer : SWAN
54. Case for small scissors : ETUI
56. Stomach : MAW
59. Group : BLOC
61. ___ Nostra : COSA
65. 73701 : ENIDOK
67. 08818 : EDISONNJ
71. Aplenty : GALORE
72. Madness : DEMENTIA
73. Go to : ATTEND
74. 79910 : ELPASOTX
1. Summers abroad : ETES
2. "Nope" : UHUH
3. ___ Park, Queens : REGO
4. Arabian title : EMEER
5. Kal ___ Foods, Inc. : KAN
6. Put away : ATE
7. A.F.L.'s partner : CIO
8. Field size, maybe : ACRE
9. Lack of vitality : ANEMIA
10. Actor Rick : MORANIS
11. Prefix with directional : UNI
12. Pleads : SUES
13. Perceive : ESPY
14. ___ of admissions : DEAN
21. Year in the reign of Edward VI : MDL
24. Atmosphere: Prefix : AER
25. Reputation : NAME
26. Southernmost of the Marianas : GUAM
28. Big name in cheese : KRAFT
29. Wishy-washy reply : MAYBE
30. "The Wild Duck" playwright : IBSEN
31. Lay ___ (flop) : ANEGG
33. Mild cigar : CLARO
34. "Dallas" Miss : ELLIE
35. Pipsqueak : WEENY
36. Portrait : IMAGE
38. Certain exams : ORALS
42. French antiseptic : IODE
43. Milk: Prefix : LACT
46. Recent arrival : NEWBORN
48. Trifle : SOU
50. Threw four balls at : WALKED
51. Plastic ___ Band : ONO
55. They stand for something : ICONS
56. Prefix with store : MEGA
57. Sci. course : ANAT
58. Weaken : WILT
60. Transfer : CEDE
62. Aware of : ONTO
63. Huffy state : SNIT
64. Sophocles tragedy : AJAX
66. Universal John : DOE
68. "Runaway" singer ___ Shannon : DEL
69. Mischievous one : IMP
70. Pirate's home, with "the" : SEA

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