New York Times, Monday, August 10, 1998

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Spare" items at a barbecue : RIBS
5. Popular athletic shoes : AVIAS
10. Bullets and such : AMMO
14. Melville tale : OMOO
15. Beatle with a beat : RINGO
16. Many a Seattle weather forecast : RAIN
17. Classic pickup line #1 : YOURPLACEORMINE
20. "Six Days, Seven Nights" co-star : ANNEHECHE
21. Early night, to a poet : EEN
22. Permit: Abbr. : LIC
23. Prefix with -metric : ISO
24. Heavy hammer : SLEDGE
27. Proofreader's mark : STET
29. Not glossy, as a photo : MATTE
32. Captain Morgan's drink : RUM
33. "Norma ___" : RAE
36. Dish served under glass : PHEASANT
38. Classic pickup line #2 : WHATSYOURSIGN
41. Geometric measurement : DIAMETER
42. What Yahoo! searches, with "the" : NET
43. Whichever : ANY
44. ___-off coupon : CENTS
46. Mets stadium : SHEA
50. Directs (to) : REFERS
52. Ecol. watchdog : EPA
55. The "I" in T.G.I.F. : ITS
56. Prefix with skeleton : EXO
57. Numbers usually in parentheses : AREACODES
60. Classic pickup line #3 : HAVEWEMETBEFORE
63. Pitcher : EWER
64. Genesis woman and namesakes : LEAHS
65. Allen of "Candid Camera" : FUNT
66. Smart-mouthed : PERT
67. Cove : INLET
68. Fr. holy women : STES
1. Kansas City team : ROYALS
2. "Consider it done" : IMONIT
3. Dribble : BOUNCE
4. Achy : SORE
5. City where van Gogh painted : ARLES
6. Broadcasting giant : VIACOM
7. Ruler unit : INCH
8. Poet and novelist James : AGEE
9. Michigan's ___ Canals : SOO
10. Napoléon led one : ARMEE
11. Wisconsin Avenue, in Georgetown : MAINDRAG
12. Opposite of max. : MIN
13. Washington's bill : ONE
18. ___ Beta Kappa : PHI
19. Let go of : RELEASE
24. Uncompromising : STERN
25. "Peter ___" of 50's-60's TV : GUNN
26. Ambulance driver, for short : EMT
28. Car on rails : TRAM
30. To the left, to sailors : APORT
31. Fri. preceder : THU
34. Suffered humiliation : ATECROW
35. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
37. Takes a chair : SITS
38. Soave, e.g. : WINE
39. Spring woe : HAYFEVER
40. Liking : YEN
41. Flag-waving org. : DAR
45. Churn : SEETHE
47. Went into seclusion : HIDOUT
48. Endless, poetically : ETERNE
49. Liabilities' opposites : ASSETS
51. Put forth, as effort : EXERT
53. ___ Blue Ribbon : PABST
54. Smashing point? : ACE
57. "You said it, brother!" : AMEN
58. Sincere : REAL
59. Murders, slangily : OFFS
60. Cool, once : HEP
61. Wonderment : AWE
62. ___ Lilly and Company : ELI

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