New York Times, Thursday, December 3, 1998

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Science fiction award : HUGO
5. Obi-Wan, for one : JEDI
9. E-mail nuisance : SPAM
13. Football Hall-of-Famer ___ Page : ALAN
14. Pulls some levers : VOTES
15. Florence flooder : ARNO
16. "Alas!" sighed the jean legs, "___." : WEVEBEENLETDOWN
19. Character actor Wynn : KEENAN
20. Confirm : AVER
21. Bonkers : MAD
22. Some blues : DYES
24. Unkept yard, e.g. : EYESORE
26. Chase scene? : ATM
29. Trompe l'___ (art illusion) : OEIL
31. Minerva's symbol : OWL
32. "Big deal," said the pockets, "___." : SHETURNEDUSOUT
37. Fabled loser : HARE
38. Speak of love : COO
39. Scheme : PLOT
41. "Oh dear!" cried the waist, "___." : IVEBEENTAKENIN
46. Home in space : MIR
47. Big video game name : SEGA
48. Model-turned-actress Carol : ALT
49. 1997 Spielberg movie : AMISTAD
53. Carrel filler : DESK
55. "Far out!" : RAD
56. Those of Juan's things : ESOS
58. Melodic Melba : NELLIE
62. "I hear you!" replied the seat, "___." : SHEBRUSHEDMEOFF
65. Like some antibiotics : ORAL
66. Isabel II, e.g. : REINA
67. Irk-aholic? : PEST
68. It's under layers : NEST
69. Former Orr teammate, familiarly : ESPO
70. The terrible ___ : TWOS
1. Peddle : HAWK
2. 1997 Peter Fonda title role : ULEE
3. Yielded : GAVE
4. Uninterruptedly : ONEND
5. "Mud" : JOE
6. 1998 erupter : ETNA
7. Probe (into) : DELVE
8. Words after "peekaboo" : ISEEYOU
9. Blue : SAD
10. Look at things to come? : PROMO
11. Co-Nobelist with Menachem : ANWAR
12. Jacques Cousteau's world : MONDE
14. Plywood layer : VENEER
17. Lazy waters : BAYOU
18. Highland pants : TREWS
23. Because : SINCE
25. Incline : SLOPE
26. 6-Down output : ASH
27. Spicy cuisine : THAI
28. TV's Griffin : MERV
30. Spinks and others : LEONS
33. Pours : TEEMS
34. Was sweet (on) : DOTED
35. Bone under a watch : ULNA
36. Sweat : TOIL
40. Demolitionist's supply : TNT
42. Flea or gnat : BITER
43. Start of a correction : ERASURE
44. "To do" list : AGENDA
45. Countdown deejay Casey : KASEM
49. Bad lighting? : ARSON
50. 1984 skiing gold medalist : MAHRE
51. Notions : IDEAS
52. Doctor's orders : DOSES
54. Stealing: Prefix : KLEPT
57. FedEx, say : SHIP
59. M-G-M founder : LOEW
60. Assuming that : IFSO
61. Small amphibians : EFTS
63. Crispy sandwich : BLT
64. Rock's Brian : ENO

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