New York Times, Monday, November 9, 1998

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Step : STAIR
6. Canyon reply : ECHO
10. Place to plop down : SOFA
14. Vietnam's capital : HANOI
15. Sticky stuff : GOOP
16. Building additions : ELLS
17. Mimicking : APING
18. Fraternity rush period : GREEKWEEK
20. French article : LES
21. Pulitzer winner James : AGEE
23. Kitchen appliances : RANGES
24. Took out to dinner : TREATED
26. Trophy display room : DEN
27. Young 'un : TOT
28. Note excusing tardiness : LATEPASS
33. Access AOL, e.g. : LOGON
36. "___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
37. "Blondie" kid : ELMO
38. Rocky's nickname, with "the" : ITALIANSTALLION
41. Gangster's girl : MOLL
42. What unfriendly dogs do : BITE
43. Mournful poem : ELEGY
44. Simple folk : PEASANTS
46. Have a debt : OWE
47. Mauna ___ : LOA
48. Joining : UNITING
52. More convenient : EASIER
56. Ever's partner : ANON
57. Neither's partner : NOR
58. Brand of cocoa : SWISSMISS
60. With 61-Down, a California city : SANTA
62. Bridge-crossing fee : TOLL
63. Pain in the neck? : ACHE
64. They bend in prayer : KNEES
65. Sunburn soother : ALOE
66. Lascivious look : LEER
67. Football gains : YARDS
1. Commandment word : SHALT
2. Become narrow : TAPER
3. Licorice flavor : ANISE
4. Charged atom : ION
5. Tubular pasta : RIGATONI
6. Urged (on) : EGGED
7. Apple leftover : CORE
8. Farmer's tool : HOE
9. Light musical work : OPERETTA
10. Stitched : SEWN
11. Designer Cassini : OLEG
12. Run away : FLEE
13. Questions : ASKS
19. "Citizen ___" : KANE
22. Understand : GET
25. Many of the Marshall Islands : ATOLLS
26. "The Divine Comedy" writer : DANTE
28. Shopping aids : LISTS
29. Blowgun ammunition : PELLET
30. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
31. Visibility reducer : SMOG
32. Walkman maker : SONY
33. Walk falteringly : LIMP
34. Siouan speaker : OTOE
35. Big party : GALA
36. Activist Bryant : ANITA
39. Strange : ABNORMAL
40. 1998 name in the news : LEWINSKY
45. Pub offerings : ALES
46. Lennon's mate : ONO
48. Racing great Al : UNSER
49. Word with circle or city : INNER
50. Famous : NOTED
51. What Astroturf replaces : GRASS
52. "Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
53. M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
54. Fodder holder : SILO
55. ___ of Wight : ISLE
56. Wimbledon winner, 1975 : ASHE
59. Rocks, to a bartender : ICE
61. See 60-Across : ANA

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