New York Times, Tuesday, December 8, 1998

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Will Shortz
Frances Hansen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 100 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Polish border river : ODRA
5. Lazy girl? : SUSAN
10. It's uplifting : BRA
13. Comic's missiles : PIES
14. Strangle : CHOKE
15. Stimpy's TV pal : REN
16. Character created by 58-Across : WEARYWILLIE
18. F.D.R. measure : OPA
19. Spiral-horned sheep : ARGALI
20. "Ready, ___...!" : AIM
21. Tiny stream : RILL
22. Employers of 58-Across : BARNUMANDBAILEY
25. Greek H : ETA
26. Army cops : MPS
27. Frozen desserts : SORBETS
28. German spa : EMS
30. Claiborne or Smith : LIZ
32. West Pointer : CADET
33. 1951 film featuring 58-Across : THEFATMAN
37. Patrick of "Marat/Sade" : MAGEE
40. Ernie Els's org. : PGA
41. Comic DeLuise : DOM
44. Patti of opera lore : ADELINA
47. Under the weather : ILL
49. Caviar : ROE
51. Where 58-Across died, 1979 : SARASOTAFLORIDA
54. Bandy words : SPAR
55. Burgle : ROB
56. Parrots, in a way : ECHOES
57. SST's fly over it: Abbr. : ATL
58. Memorable Big Top star born 12/8/1898 : EMMETTKELLY
60. King of Kings : GOD
61. Drops in the letter box : MAILS
62. Ciardi's "___ a Man" : IMET
63. Leandro's love : ERO
64. "I give up!" : UNCLE
65. So-called monster's home : NESS
1. Surgeon's decision : OPERATE
2. You're working on one : DIAGRAM
3. Showed on TV again : RERAN
4. Sanctuary : ASYLUM
5. ___-fi : SCI
6. Old Polish lancer : UHLAN
7. Pyramid and cube : SOLIDS
8. Like some arms : AKIMBO
9. Society page word : NEE
10. Grilled : BROILED
11. Satiated : REPLETE
12. Wall Street worker : ANALYST
16. "...gimble in the ___": Carroll : WABE
17. Nun's headdress : WIMPLE
21. Decorative strip of fabric : RIBAND
23. "Oh, you wish!" : ASIF
24. Medieval chest : ARCA
29. Of a stone pillar : STELAR
31. Nuke : ZAP
34. "Who does he think ___!" : HEIS
35. End-of-week cry : TGIF
36. Xylophone tool : MALLET
37. Knead : MASSAGE
38. Converting device: Var. : ADAPTOR
39. First name in TV talk : GERALDO
42. Gregg Olson and others : ORIOLES
43. Early assembly-line cars : MODELTS
45. Bates of "Psycho" : NORMAN
46. Extremely tiny : ATOMIC
48. Commit unalterably : LOCKIN
50. "Duck soup" : EASY
52. Clear as ___ : ABELL
53. Part of a sentence, in linguistics : RHEME
58. Cassowary's cousin : EMU
59. Mao ___-tung : TSE

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