New York Times, Saturday, August 1, 1998

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJVZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bungles : SCREWSUP
9. Ogre : BEAST
14. Insulation ingredient : URETHANE
15. Lion : ROARER
16. Like a door after a raid : BUSTEDIN
17. Not beyond the line : ONSIDE
18. Link : RELATION
19. Very soon now : ANYDAY
20. Commercial suffix with Movi- : OLA
21. Charlotte-to-Raleigh dir. : ENE
22. Virtues : MERITS
23. Financially stable : SET
24. Env. contents, sometimes : MSS
25. Not large : PETITE
26. "You ___ Lucky Star" (1935 #1 hit) : AREMY
28. Exclamation said with a shake : BRR
29. Prefix that's the opposite of eu- : DYS
30. Bow : ACQUIESCE
34. Call (for) : ASK
36. Leading figure in Italy : UNO
37. Father of Paris : PRIAM
41. Gushed : SPEWED
43. Big inits. in camping : BSA
45. "Up up and away" co. : TWA
46. Judicial no-nos : BIASES
47. 1967 Monkees song : SHE
48. Variety of whale : SEI
49. Concentrating : INTENT
50. TV adjustment : CONTRAST
53. Hockey Hall-of-Famer Marcel : DIONNE
54. Numbers person : OPERATOR
55. Fresh : UNUSED
56. Have the possibility of going to jail : FACETIME
57. Martyr to Nero : PETER
58. Oil source : FLAXSEED
1. Secretly : SUBROSA
2. Not so nice : CRUELER
3. Fix the roof : RESLATE
4. James who sang "Mystery Lady" : ETTA
5. Sharpen : WHET
6. Actress Frost and others : SADIES
7. "Local" groups : UNIONS
8. Trattoria offering : PENNE
9. Article of apparel with a tie : BONNET
10. Classic film with the role of Captain America : EASYRIDER
11. Desert state : ARIDITY
12. Settles : SEDATES
13. Half sixes : TREYS
15. Nomads : ROAMERS
24. Mushroom: Prefix : MYC
25. ___-Columbian : PRE
27. Tally, so to speak : MAKESENSE
28. Prospective employer's request : BIO
31. Hunted : QUESTED
32. German link : UND
33. Many a business school grad : CPA
34. Dumb : ASININE
35. Said quickly : SPATOUT
38. Declaration before going into overtime : ITSATIE
39. Dazzling : AWESOME
40. Busing overseer : MAITRED
42. Rolling Stone founder Jann : WENNER
43. Infamous 1984 gas leak site : BHOPAL
44. "Phaedra" playwright : SENECA
46. Raise the cost of : BIDUP
47. Knock, with "at" : SCOFF
51. Big museum attraction : TREX
52. Word of disappointment : RATS

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