New York Times, Tuesday, November 17, 1998

Author: Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor: Will Shortz
Arthur S. Verdesca
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Verdesca. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Carried on : WAGED
6. "Think Fast, Mr. ___" (1937 mystery) : MOTO
10. Dour : GLUM
14. Single-handedly : ALONE
15. "...and make it snappy!" : ASAP
16. Field of work : LINE
17. Poles, e.g. : SLAVS
18. Fingerprint or dropped handkerchief, say : CLUE
19. Kimono sashes : OBIS
20. Oppose : LOCKHORNSWITH
23. Some ancient writings : PAPYRI
25. Exploit : USE
26. Just-passing grade : DEE
27. Gone by : AGO
28. Mournful cries : YOWLS
31. Drudges : PLODS
33. Dinner at boot camp : MESS
35. The Baltic, e.g. : SEA
36. Home on the farm : STY
37. Wall Street fixture : STOCKEXCHANGE
42. Exclamations of regret : AHS
43. Bud's pal : LOU
44. Empty, in math : NULL
46. "Amerika" author : KAFKA
49. Film critic Jeffrey : LYONS
51. The Greatest : ALI
52. Lofty lyric : ODE
53. Utter : SAY
55. Asian capital : TEHRAN
57. Like some tenors : BARRELCHESTED
61. Mean one : OGRE
62. Compote fruit : PEAR
63. Fine suit material : TWILL
66. Property claim : LIEN
67. Island dance : HULA
68. Bequeath : LEAVE
69. Lavish affection (on) : DOTE
70. Site of Iowa State : AMES
71. Bud Grace comic strip : ERNIE
1. Is no longer : WAS
2. "Is that ___?" : ALL
3. Kicker's target : GOALPOST
4. Accredited diplomat : ENVOY
5. Catch sight of : DESCRY
6. Jet speed measure : MACH
7. Capital near the 60th parallel : OSLO
8. Ford debut of 1988 : TAURUS
9. Makes the first bid : OPENS
10. Gentle firelight : GLOW
11. Psychic energy, to Freud : LIBIDO
12. Married : UNITED
13. Interlocks : MESHES
21. Newsstands : KIOSKS
22. Nasal partitions : SEPTA
23. Tennis's Shriver : PAM
24. Census data : AGES
29. Teeny : WEE
30. Without strict oversight : LAXLY
32. Boston suburb : LYNN
34. Overcharge, slangily : SOAK
36. Railroad switches : SHUNTS
38. Many a climactic movie scene : CHASE
39. Dove's cry : COO
40. Protector : GUARDIAN
41. Raines of 40's-50's film : ELLA
45. Author ___ Yutang : LIN
46. German goblin : KOBOLD
47. Slow ballet dance : ADAGIO
48. Animal that drives rabbits from their burrows : FERRET
49. Lecture hall : LYCEUM
50. Not demand everything one wants : SETTLE
54. Beginning : ALPHA
56. Tree cutter : HEWER
58. Actor Auberjonois : RENE
59. Sound in body : HALE
60. Times to live through : ERAS
64. 56, to Flavius : LVI
65. Grant's opposite : LEE

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