New York Times, Monday, November 30, 1998

Author: Cynthia Joy Higgins
Editor: Will Shortz
Cynthia Joy Higgins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQYZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Higgins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Number on a baseball card : STAT
5. Beginning with frost : PERMA
10. Like most nursery rhymes: Abbr. : ANON
14. Twosome : PAIR
15. To have, in Paris : AVOIR
16. Timber wolf : LOBO
17. Wheel rotator : AXLE
18. Butcher's ship? : MEATCUTTER
20. Squander : MISSPEND
22. "To your health!," e.g. : TOAST
23. A fisherman may spin one : TALE
24. Museum V.I.P. : TRUSTEE
26. Postal worker's ship? : MAILCARRIER
30. Gulf Coast bird : EGRET
31. Yemeni port : ADEN
32. Second addendum to a letter: Abbr. : PPS
35. Most people born in August : LEOS
36. Spoke wildly : RAVED
38. Codger : COOT
39. Pins or penny preceder : TEN
40. Fillet of ___ : SOLE
41. Beta's follower : GAMMA
42. Manicurist's ship? : NAILCLIPPER
45. Summer park event : CONCERT
49. Boaters pull them : OARS
50. Informed (of) : AWARE
51. Storm protectors : SHUTTERS
55. Highlighter's ship? : UNDERLINER
58. Pass over : OMIT
59. Espies : SEES
60. Become accustomed (to) : INURE
61. Egypt's main water supply : NILE
62. Misses the mark : ERRS
63. Tower of ___ : BABEL
64. Grades 1-6: Abbr. : ELEM
1. Meat in a can : SPAM
2. Curbside call : TAXI
3. Is under the weather : AILS
4. Railroad bridges : TRESTLES
5. Actress Anderson of "Baywatch" : PAMELA
6. Closer to 50-50 : EVENER
7. Turnpike : ROAD
8. Prestigious sch. near Boston : MIT
9. Rainbow : ARC
10. Choir voices : ALTOS
11. Skipping, as an event : NOTAT
12. Portly and then some : OBESE
13. Sur's opposite, in México : NORTE
19. Sometimes illegal auto maneuver : UTURN
21. Treaty : PACT
24. Beach washer : TIDE
25. Critic Rex : REED
26. Sandwich that's been heated : MELT
27. "A Death in the Family" author : AGEE
28. Multivitamin supplement : IRON
29. Get tangled : RAVEL
32. Magnificence : POMP
33. Fleshy fruit : POME
34. Polaris, e.g. : STAR
36. Crowd sound : ROAR
37. Came down : ALIT
38. Crowning event : CAPSTONE
40. Show scorn : SNEER
41. Braced : GIRT
43. Stick (to) : COHERE
44. Victory emblem : LAUREL
45. ___ célèbre : CAUSE
46. Tenant's counterpart : OWNER
47. Consumerist Ralph : NADER
48. Green garnish : CRESS
51. Rebuff : SNUB
52. Olympic track champion Zatopek : EMIL
53. Tick off : RILE
54. Flower holder : STEM
56. Conservative's foe: Abbr. : LIB
57. ___ heartbeat (instantly) : INA

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