New York Times, Monday, June 22, 1998

Author: Shannon Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Shannon Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {F} This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Mah-jongg piece : TILE
5. "Saved by the ___!" : BELL
9. Het up : ANGRY
14. Declare : AVER
15. "Garfield" dog : ODIE
16. Confused struggle : MELEE
17. Small skirt : MINI
18. Chew like a beaver : GNAW
19. Perfect : IDEAL
20. North Dakota tourist attraction : PEACEGARDEN
23. Building annex : ELL
24. Attack : ASSAIL
25. Campus military org. : ROTC
27. "Auf wiedersehen" wisher : GERMAN
31. Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
34. Indian prince : RAJAH
38. Facility : EASE
39. British pound, informally : QUID
40. To the left side of a ship : APORT
41. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
42. Good ol' boy's nickname : BUBBA
43. Comedian Danny of "The Court Jester" : KAYE
44. Run pledges through the gantlet, say : HAZE
45. Positive replies : YESES
46. Isle of exile for Napoleon : ELBA
47. English cathedral city : EXETER
49. ___-friendly : USER
51. Neighborhood : LOCALE
56. Show ___ (Hollywood and such) : BIZ
58. Fatty bulges : LOVEHANDLES
62. Seeped : OOZED
64. "I smell ___!" : ARAT
65. Nonglass parts of glasses : RIMS
66. Martin or McQueen : STEVE
67. Position : SITE
68. Woodwind : OBOE
69. Person who gives a hoot : CARER
70. Miffed, with "off" : TEED
71. Neighbor of Wis. : MINN
1. Home of the Buccaneers : TAMPA
2. Wall-climbing plants : IVIES
3. Horne and Olin : LENAS
4. Writer Jong : ERICA
5. Stupefy : BOGGLE
6. Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
7. Tall tale teller : LIAR
8. Bawdy : LEWD
9. Certain acid : AMINO
10. Homer Simpson's neighbor : NED
11. Singing groups : GLEECLUBS
12. Not imaginary : REAL
13. Cry : YELL
21. Pieces of ___ : EIGHT
22. Sea eagle : ERNE
26. Brimless hat : TOQUE
28. Kick back : RELAX
29. Indian corn : MAIZE
30. Good thing to have : ASSET
32. Barbed remark : GIBE
33. Nabokov heroine and others : ADAS
34. Gather leaves : RAKE
35. "Be ___!" ("Help me out!") : APAL
36. Prankster's item : JOYBUZZER
37. Zones : AREAS
42. Poet who originated the phrase "truth is stranger than fiction" : BYRON
44. Submarine : HERO
48. Thrilled to death : ELATED
50. Church V.I.P. : ELDER
52. Modern multimedia tool : CDROM
53. Accused's need : ALIBI
54. Wretched car : LEMON
55. City on the Ruhr : ESSEN
56. Popular pear : BOSC
57. Infinitesimal amount : IOTA
59. Infinite : VAST
60. Lake that feeds Niagara Falls : ERIE
61. Abhor : HATE
63. Apple picker : EVE

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