New York Times, Friday, May 29, 1998

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQWXZ} This is puzzle # 45 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hispaniola, por ejemplo : ISLA
5. "The Sultan of Sulu" writer : ADE
8. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
12. Wrinkly-skinned dogs : SHARPEIS
14. Imprisons : EMBARS
16. Bosh : TOMMYROT
17. Fronton gear : CESTAS
18. Wrong : INERROR
19. Given to snorting, say : PORCINE
20. One throwing in the towel : CEDER
21. Popular 40-Across subject : DANCERS
22. Longtime "Today" figure : SHALIT
25. Marsh bird : SNIPE
27. Entries : VESTIBULES
31. Sci. course : ECOL
32. "___ tu" : ERI
33. Promoter of Paris? : CAPULET
35. Faulkner title starter : ASI
36. Suffix with strip or seed : LING
38. Braveheart and Annie Hall, e.g. : TITLEROLES
40. Noted Impressionist : DEGAS
42. Warmer, in a way : NEARER
43. Saved the king, maybe : CASTLED
45. Thrills : KICKS
49. Pas : PAPPIES
50. Composer Rimsky-Korsakov : NIKOLAI
52. Designate : ANOINT
53. Like some TV shows : LATELATE
54. Persian, perhaps : CARPET
55. Exchanges : TRADESIN
56. "The Thinking Eye" artist : KLEE
57. Bad start? : DYS
58. Where Mays wrapped up his career : SHEA
1. Suffix with material : ISTIC
2. Did superbly : SHONE
3. Shot in the foot : LAMED
4. Recliner part : ARMREST
5. Sleek, in automotive lingo : AERO
6. Noted Christian : DIOR
7. Cornerstone abbr. : EST
8. Bluer than blue : OBSCENE
9. Caustic, in a way : SATIRICAL
10. Switch : TRANSPOSE
11. Start of North Carolina's motto : ESSE
13. Like some victories : PYRRHIC
14. Nobel Prize subj. : ECON
15. Some autos, for short : MERCS
19. Femur neighbor : PATELLA
21. Made weak : DILUTED
23. Blind as ___ : ABAT
24. Bluebonnets : LUPINES
26. 12-time Ivy League football champs : ELIS
27. African spread : VELD
28. Clinton supported it : ERIECANAL
29. "Road" destination of 1940 : SINGAPORE
30. Swami : SEER
34. Migrated like the Boers : TREKKED
37. Certain main : GASPIPE
39. Team since 1954 : ORIOLES
41. "Goosebumps" author R. L. ___ : STINE
44. Baltic native : LETT
46. Don't match : CLASH
47. Bright-eyed Couric : KATIE
48. Italian city known for its Chianti : SIENA
49. Excise tax unit : PACK
50. Not : NARY
51. "Take ___ a compliment" : ITAS
53. Inc., overseas : LTD

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