New York Times, Monday, August 24, 1998

Author: Alan Jay Weiss
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Jay Weiss
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Weiss. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Put one's foot down : STOMP
6. They sometimes accompany photos : BIOS
10. Onetime Iranian chief : SHAH
14. Harness racer : PACER
15. Answer an invitation : RSVP
16. Mini's opposite : MAXI
17. All-out response : EXTREMEMEASURES
20. Criticize, in 90's slang : DIS
21. Glimpsed : SAW
22. Messenger ___ : RNA
23. Slalom curve : ESS
24. Country north of Chile : PERU
25. Tipsy : HIGH
27. Rich desserts and soap operas, say : GUILTYPLEASURES
34. "Heaven forbid!" : OHNO
35. Hockey legend Bobby : ORR
36. "The World According to ___" : GARP
37. Director Jean-___ Godard : LUC
38. Having hair like horses : MANED
40. Menagerie : ZOO
41. Monastery titles : FRAS
43. Aviation hero : ACE
44. Alex Trebek, e.g. : HOST
45. Jewelry and gold doubloons, maybe : SUNKENTREASURES
50. Sciences' partner : ARTS
51. Strived (for) : VIED
52. Scottie's bark : ARF
55. "Mamma ___!" : MIA
56. Time in history : ERA
57. Hang on the clothesline : AIR
60. Absolutely confident : SUREASSURECANBE
64. Do as directed : OBEY
65. River deposit : SILT
66. Had title to : OWNED
67. Treat lavishly : FETE
68. P.M. periods : AFTS
69. Dame Rebecca and others : WESTS
1. Went like the dickens : SPED
2. Curbside call : TAXI
3. Fall mos. : OCTS
4. Mal de ___ : MER
5. Like some stations on a car radio : PRESET
6. Concoct : BREWUP
7. Any doctrine : ISM
8. Rescuee's cry : OVERHERE
9. Coronado was one : SPANIARD
10. Dallas sch. : SMU
11. Tortoise's opponent : HARE
12. Chopping tools : AXES
13. Snake's warning : HISS
18. One of two English queens : MARY
19. Gives under pressure : SAGS
24. Arafat's grp. : PLO
26. Warm welcome : HUG
27. Does a round of nine : GOLFS
28. Swahili for "freedom" : UHURU
29. Like an old empire of 24-Across : INCAN
30. Hermit : LONER
31. Gillette product : RAZOR
32. Uneven, as leaves : EROSE
33. Card markings : SPOTS
38. Decimal part of a logarithm : MANTISSA
39. Pretends : ACTSASIF
42. Music with a blend of folk and calypso : SKA
44. 1963 Paul Newman film : HUD
46. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
47. Turns inside out : EVERTS
48. Suffix with million : AIRE
49. Endangered animal in Florida : SEACOW
52. Beginning : ASOF
53. Hick : RUBE
54. Guitar part : FRET
57. Actress Sothern et al. : ANNS
58. Skeptic's comment : IBET
59. Marge Schott's team : REDS
61. It takes in the sights : EYE
62. Final: Abbr. : ULT
63. Amazement : AWE

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