New York Times, Saturday, March 21, 1998

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 78 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Well-balanced person : ACROBAT
8. Live primitively : ROUGHIT
15. 1994 Sugar Bowl champs : FLORIDA
16. Board, in a way : ENPLANE
17. Women, with "the" : FAIRSEX
18. Rate : DESERVE
19. Radio settings : AMS
20. Oil sources : OLIVES
22. Shelley's alma mater : ETON
23. Guitar attachment? : IST
24. Reunion attendee : NIECE
25. Scale notes : MIS
26. Paris grid : RUES
28. Dairy department offerings : EDAMS
30. Wanamaker contemporary : MACY
31. Nursery rhyme name : SPRAT
33. 1846 Johann Galle discovery : NEPTUNE
35. Romps : FIELDDAYS
38. Crook : CHEATER
40. N.F.L.'s Joyner and others : SETHS
44. Cotswold cries : BAAS
45. Measures : STEPS
48. Stain : SOIL
49. Electricity path : ARC
50. Range : SWEEP
52. Supporting : PRO
53. Ruffles : IRKS
55. Part of Lothair I's realm : ALSACE
56. Hrs. on the 90th meridian : CST
57. Percussion unit : TYMPANI
59. Denied admission : KEPTOUT
61. Sent with a click : EMAILED
62. School : EDUCATE
63. Like hibiscus leaves : DENTATE
64. Formed a posse, e.g. : DEPUTED
1. Business : AFFAIRS
2. Is tight-lipped : CLAMSUP
3. Celebrate : ROISTER
4. N.H.L. Hall-of-Famer since 1979 : ORR
5. Humped beast : BISON
6. Antarctica's ___ Coast : ADELIE
7. Got ready to fly : TAXIED
8. Converted, in a way : REDEEMED
9. Aces, sometimes : ONES
10. Raises : UPS
11. Kind of club : GLEE
12. Soap title character of the 1970's : HARTMAN
13. Part of a statement : INVOICE
14. Mite-sized : TEENSY
21. "Midnight Whispers" author : VCANDREWS
27. Hotel conveniences : SAFES
29. Marienbad, for one : SPA
30. Reflects : MUSES
32. ___ Maria : TIA
34. Actor Hardin et al. : TYS
36. "The X-Files" subject : ETS
37. Not bother with, as a chore : LETSLIDE
38. Toddler's plea : CARRYME
39. Best Actor of 1971 : HACKMAN
41. Fall garment : TOPCOAT
42. Like a sheepdog : HIRSUTE
43. On the schedule : SLOTTED
44. Teased : BAITED
46. Sickly : PEAKED
47. Leave the country? : SECEDE
51. Animate : PEPUP
54. It turns on the fire : SPIT
55. Without ___ (daringly) : ANET
58. Chef's phrase : ALA
60. The Horned Frogs, initially : TCU

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