New York Times, Wednesday, July 1, 1998

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Hey, Mac!" : PSST
5. Nautical pole : SPAR
9. Home of Iowa State : AMES
13. Bank take-back : REPO
14. Vacation destination, with "the" : SHORE
15. Diminished by : LESS
16. Author ___ S. Connell : EVAN
17. Vicksburg lithographs? : MISSPRINTS
19. ___-de-lance : FER
20. Goes phhht! : DIES
21. List recipient : SANTA
22. Jonesboro metal worker? : ARKWELDER
25. Conductor Zubin : MEHTA
27. Israel ___ (Irving Berlin, originally) : BALINE
28. Yodeler's perch : ALP
30. Brit. lexicon : OED
31. Positive reply to an invitation : LETS
32. Ed.'s request : SASE
34. To boot : ALSO
35. Oak Ridge highway posting? : TENNSPEED
38. Peppy : SPRY
41. Cheat, in a way : COPY
42. Sahara rarity : RAIN
45. Stella D'___ (cookie name) : ORO
46. Tic-tac-toe win : OOO
47. Cool treat : SUNDAE
49. "Peanuts," e.g. : COMIC
51. Erie lighthouse locale? : PENNPOINT
54. African tribesman : BANTU
56. "Hurry up and ___" : WAIT
57. When doubled, a Thor Heyerdahl title : AKU
58. Mystic painter? : CONNARTIST
60. In the thick of : AMID
61. Erstwhile : ONCE
62. Rest room sign : GENTS
63. Construction wood : PINE
64. One on the go : DOER
65. Irascible : EDGY
66. M.I.T. grads : ENGS
1. Ready-made : PREFAB
2. Unspecified number : SEVERAL
3. Champagnes do this : SPARKLE
4. Whole bunch : TON
5. Shrank (from) : SHIED
6. Group whose work is picking up : POSSE
7. Horace's "___ Poetica" : ARS
8. Bench-press iterations : REPS
9. Dress cut : ALINE
10. Vicks VapoRub ingredient : MENTHOL
11. Ritzy homes : ESTATES
12. Conscription org. : SSS
14. Photog's request : SMILE
18. Water-skier's apparatus : RAMP
20. None too brainy : DENSE
23. Quick with the comebacks : WITTY
24. Like W. C. Fields's voice : RASPY
26. ___ Annie, of "Oklahoma!" : ADO
29. Annie ___, Enoch Arden's wife : LEE
32. Busybody : SNOOP
33. Cleo's undoing : ASP
34. Hersey locale : ADANO
36. Sgt., for one : NCO
37. Explode : ERUPT
38. Leftist label: Abbr. : SOC
39. Without compensation : PROBONO
40. Woo : ROMANCE
43. 70's-80's despot : IDIAMIN
44. City on the Yangtze : NANKING
46. Prefix with -gon : OCTA
47. Fits of anger : SNITS
48. Piano school assignments : ETUDES
50. Word with city or circle : INNER
52. The "E." in A.E.S. : EWING
53. Unpleasant, as weather : NASTY
55. Importune : URGE
58. Package letters : COD
59. Dancer Shawn : TED
60. Goon : APE

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