New York Times, Friday, December 4, 1998

Author: John Wolting
Editor: Will Shortz
John Wolting
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. His last words were "Thus, I give up the spear!" : CAPTAINAHAB
12. Ward Cleaver and others : FATHERFIGURES
14. Hold back : PULLONESPUNCHES
16. First sign : ARIES
17. Identify : PEG
18. Abbr. on a relief map : ALT
19. Caesar's partner : COCA
20. Limited support? : RAILS
23. Maintain : AVER
24. Asteroid first seen in 1898 : EROS
25. It may be seen breaking out : ACNE
26. Bounty : PRICE
27. One available for the taking? : THIEF
29. Take a stripe from : DEMOTE
30. N.Y.P.D. notice : APB
33. Foundation, often : ENDOWER
35. Alphabet run : RST
36. Lane in the main : SEAWAY
38. Kind of wave : CRIME
40. Cartographic extra : INSET
41. Conk out : QUIT
42. Strains at Covent Garden : ARIA
46. Lady chapel locale : APSE
47. Old-fashioned : FUSTY
48. Bite : TANG
49. Part of O.N.I.: Abbr. : NAV
50. "Harlot's Ghost" subj. : CIA
51. ___ words : MINCE
52. It meant a lot to Freud : SLIPOFTHETONGUE
57. In time : SOONERORLATER
58. Sodium Pentothal alternative : LIEDETECTOR
1. Spotted : CALICO
2. In any case : ATLEAST
3. Light: Prefix : PHOS
4. Gymnast's dream : TEN
5. Have life : ARE
6. Conditions : IFS
7. Bottle cap? : NIPPLE
8. Malaria symptoms : AGUES
9. Displayed, in a way : HUNG
10. Minute of ___ (1/60 degree) : ARC
11. Factor in a parole board's decision : BEHAVIOR
12. Hubbub : FUROR
13. Culls : SELECTS
14. Show restlessness, in a way : PACE
15. Certain fair site : STREET
20. It's not fair! : RAINY
21. More than passed : ACED
22. Sharp : INFOCUS
23. Part of a blouse : ARM
26. Certain wave, for short : PERM
28. Kind of wave : HEAT
29. Saturn or Mercury : DEITY
30. Ah Sin and Miss Saigon : ASIANS
31. Distant friends : PENPALS
32. It takes a big bow : BASSVIOL
34. Holy ___ : WRIT
37. Very early : WEE
39. Erode : EATINTO
41. Huit halved : QUATRE
43. 1994 Stanley Cup champion teammate : RANGER
44. Bring upon oneself : INCUR
45. "The Morning Watch" novelist : AGEE
47. Accompanied a drum, perhaps : FIFED
50. Construction zone sight : CONE
51. Tower of London feature : MOAT
53. Taro dish : POI
54. All the rage : HOT
55. Poet's preposition : ERE
56. "Extreme Machines" network : TLC

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