New York Times, Monday, May 18, 1998

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Has speech difficulties : LISPS
6. On ___ (like much freelance work) : SPEC
10. Opera star : DIVA
14. Brilliant success : ECLAT
15. Bathroom flooring : TILE
16. Japanese sashes : OBIS
17. Diner offering : SOUPANDSANDWICH
20. Hire : ENGAGE
21. Partygoer : ATTENDEE
22. Shakespearean king : LEAR
24. Historic periods : ERAS
25. Walter Cronkite's network : CBS
28. Plant part : STEM
30. Amount eaten : INTAKE
34. The triple of a triple play : OUTS
36. Org. overseeing fairness in hiring : EEOC
38. Specified : NAMED
39. Restaurant offering : MEATANDPOTATOES
42. Week or rear follower : ENDER
43. Min. components : SECS
44. Author ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
45. Emblems on Indian poles : TOTEMS
47. Bucks' mates : DOES
49. Initials in fashion : YSL
50. In ___ land (dreaming) : LALA
52. "Three men in ___" : ATUB
54. Living : RESIDING
58. Apache souvenirs : SCALPS
62. Lawn party offering : CAKEANDICECREAM
64. Sale caveat : ASIS
65. Swallow : GULP
66. Emulate Cicero : ORATE
67. Used E-mail : SENT
68. Verbally joust (with) : SPAR
69. Continue a subscription : RENEW
1. ___-majesté : LESE
2. Computer signpost : ICON
3. False coin : SLUG
4. Like John Paul II : PAPAL
5. Old Wells Fargo vehicles : STAGES
6. Regular: Abbr. : STD
7. Tower locale : PISA
8. Exhilarate : ELATE
9. Prefix with -fugal : CENTRI
10. Like New York City, to Albany : DOWNSTATE
11. Footnote abbr. : IBID
12. Bad habit, so to speak : VICE
13. Arthur ___ Stadium (U.S.T.A. facility) : ASHE
18. Tidy up : NEATEN
19. Actress/singer Durbin : DEANNA
23. Marsh plants : REEDS
25. Kitchen cleanser : COMET
26. It's good in Guadalajara : BUENO
27. German city : STADT
29. Bike that zips in and out of traffic : MOPED
31. Writer Cleveland ___ : AMORY
32. Starting points in shipbuilding : KEELS
33. 1950's Ford flop : EDSEL
35. Hardest and strongest : STEELIEST
37. Drink with a marshmallow : COCOA
40. Spanish fleet : ARMADA
41. Pesky African insect : TSETSE
46. Broken arm holders : SLINGS
48. Aid and comfort : SUCCOR
51. Ending words in a price : ANDUP
53. Wilkes-___, Pa. : BARRE
54. They were once "The most trusted name in television" : RCAS
55. Facility : EASE
56. Injure, as a knee : SKIN
57. ___ monster : GILA
59. Not having much fat : LEAN
60. Cracker topping : PATE
61. Eurasian duck : SMEW
63. Life-saving skill, for short : CPR

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