New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 1998

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQWXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Take five : REST
5. Engineers' schools, for short : TECHS
10. Neighbor of Sudan : CHAD
14. "If ___ I should leave..." : EVER
15. Musical key : AFLAT
16. Freight car hopper : HOBO
17. Thackeray novel : VANITYFAIR
19. Plunders : ROBS
20. Pristine : UNSOILED
21. Like some bank checking : NOFEE
22. Quito-to-Rio dir. : ESE
23. Sprout : TOT
24. Early offspring : CAIN
26. Newspaper bigwigs : BUREAUCHIEFS
31. Copyists : APERS
34. Test for a college sr. : GRE
35. Clip chaser : CLOP
36. Russian river : LENA
37. Ethical standards : MORES
39. Kind of land : LALA
40. Vittles : EATS
41. Information from tree rings : AGE
42. Uses a darning egg : MENDS
43. Lowbrow talk-show guest, maybe : CROSSDRESSER
47. Remain : BIDE
48. Phone stand item : PAD
49. Peanut butter brand : JIF
52. Suggest : GETAT
55. North Dakota neighbor : MANITOBA
57. Mathematician Turing : ALAN
58. Symbol of virility : HAIRYCHEST
60. Glue : BIND
61. Lover : ROMEO
62. Drinks at the Pink Pig, say : ALES
63. Is looking tired : SAGS
64. Goes downhill : SLEDS
65. "This ___ laughing matter!" : ISNO
1. Casino show : REVUE
2. Olympian Janet : EVANS
3. Intuit : SENSE
4. Beethoven's "Archduke ___" : TRIO
5. Fortensky's ex : TAYLOR
6. Decadent : EFFETE
7. Attired : CLAD
8. "Bali ___" : HAI
9. The Bosporus, e.g.: Abbr. : STR
10. Biographer : CHRONICLER
11. Hard thing to walk on? : HOOF
12. French cleric : ABBE
13. Two tablets, maybe : DOSE
18. ___ Andronicus : TITUS
21. Wellness org. : NIH
24. Treat successfully : CURE
25. Some 120 m.p.h. serves : ACES
26. They toot their own horns : BRASSBANDS
27. Get to yes : AGREE
28. Verve : ELAN
29. Do origami : FOLD
30. Bath add-ons : SPAS
31. 60's British P.M. Douglas-Home : ALEC
32. Fruit cooked in cream and sugar : PEAR
33. Within: Prefix : ENTO
37. Grp. advocating tough liquor laws : MADD
38. Brute : OGRE
42. Emergency worker : MEDIC
44. Order to Fido : SIT
45. Let off : SPARED
46. Some VCR's : SANYOS
49. Actor Grey and others : JOELS
50. Dramatist Henrik : IBSEN
51. 1980 DeLuise film : FATSO
52. Talks one's ear off : GABS
53. Lamb alias : ELIA
54. Ersatz juice : TANG
55. He's not one to talk : MIME
56. Spicy cuisine : THAI
58. Time divs. : HRS
59. Chat room inits. : AOL

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