New York Times, Tuesday, August 18, 1998

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {BJKQZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Leave without paying : STIFF
6. Over the edge : GAGA
10. Not fooled by : ONTO
14. Group that has its own organ : CHOIR
15. "The Black Stallion" boy : ALEX
16. Denunciate, with "at" : RAIL
17. 1958 Rosalind Russell comedy : AUNTIEMAME
19. As to : INRE
20. British sports cars : MGS
21. Utopias : EDENS
22. Dial sounds : TONES
23. Plus : AND
24. Like unwashed hair : OILY
25. 1955 Fred Astaire/Leslie Caron musical : DADDYLONGLEGS
31. Gardens amidst the sands : OASES
32. Left, at sea : APORT
33. Photo ___ : OPS
35. Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
36. Free, as knots : UNTIE
37. ___ Alto, Calif. : PALO
38. Mink's coat : FUR
39. Hankerings : URGES
40. Arrived : GOTIN
41. 1981 Joan Crawford exposé starring Faye Dunaway : MOMMIEDEAREST
44. Chops (off) : LOPS
45. "She loves me ___" : NOT
46. Clumps of earth : CLODS
48. Take care of : SEETO
51. Verse on a vase : ODE
54. Throw a tantrum : RAGE
55. 1963 film of a Chekhov classic with Laurence Olivier : UNCLEVANYA
57. Word after "roger" : OVER
58. Wit Mort : SAHL
59. Animated Fudd : ELMER
60. Caution : WARN
61. "I" problems : EGOS
62. Title pages? : DEEDS
1. Rip-off : SCAM
2. Hood : THUG
3. They're charged : IONS
4. Like a fiddle? : FIT
5. Hit 1990's NBC sitcom : FRIENDS
6. Clue, for one : GAME
7. Money guru Greenspan : ALAN
8. Precious stones : GEMS
9. Woodsman's tool : AXE
10. Cal Ripken, for one : ORIOLE
11. Female butters : NANNYGOATS
12. Spare, maybe : TIRE
13. Bullfight bravos : OLES
18. Whirlpool : EDDY
22. Pinball foul : TILT
23. Yemeni city : ADEN
24. Very nasty sort : OGRE
25. It's a fact : DATUM
26. Reader of heavenly signs : ASTROLOGER
27. Hope of "Peyton Place" : LANGE
28. Made a choice : OPTED
29. Ping or zing : NOISE
30. Challenge for a bowler : SPLIT
31. Bumbling one : OAF
34. Junior : SON
36. "Exodus" author : URIS
37. Dickinson or Frost, e.g. : POET
39. Ballpark figures : UMPS
40. Moved to the music, slangily : GROOVED
42. Contemporary : MODERN
43. Upfront money : ANTE
46. Meal for the humble? : CROW
47. Volcanic flow : LAVA
48. Barely catch : SNAG
49. Kind of chamber : ECHO
50. Building extensions : ELLS
51. Treater's words : ONME
52. Changed colors : DYED
53. Pairs with drums : EARS
55. Take advantage of : USE
56. Hearty brew : ALE

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