New York Times, Monday, August 31, 1998

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FQV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Moistureless : ARID
5. Feeling for the unfortunate : PITY
9. Onetime late-night host Jack : PAAR
13. Provide with a new soundtrack : REDUB
15. Nabisco favorite : OREO
16. Wheel rod : AXLE
17. Ice cream flavor #1 : COOKIESANDCREAM
20. Vulgarity : SLEAZE
21. ___ Lee cakes : SARA
22. Neither masc. nor fem. : NEUT
24. "Too many cooks spoil the broth," e.g. : ADAGE
28. Ice cream flavor #2 : BLACKRASPBERRY
33. Model airplane wood : BALSA
34. Team at Shea : METS
35. Massachusetts' Cape ___ : COD
36. Ad-___ (improvises) : LIBS
37. Mocks : JAPES
39. Sewing case : ETUI
40. Brew : ALE
41. Grab hold of : TAKE
42. $1.09 a dozen, say : PRICE
43. Ice cream flavor #3 : HEATHBARCRUNCH
47. Mister, in México : SENOR
48. Argue (with) : SPAR
49. Faddish 90's collectibles : POGS
52. Cause for a blessing? : SNEEZE
56. Ice cream flavor #4 : PEPPERMINTSTICK
61. Merle Haggard's "___ From Muskogee" : OKIE
62. G.M. or MG product : AUTO
63. Safe investment, informally : TNOTE
64. Gardener's problem : WEED
65. Keep, as cargo : STOW
66. Any day now : ANON
1. Comet's path : ARC
2. 20's-30's cars : REOS
3. Someone who's looked up to : IDOL
4. North Carolina school : DUKE
5. Charlatan : POSEUR
6. Lyricist Gershwin : IRA
7. Change for a twenty : TENS
8. "Star Wars" sage : YODA
9. Independence Day event : PARADE
10. Pink-slip : AXE
11. Pie ___ mode : ALA
12. Rock group with the 1994 #1 album "Monster" : REM
14. Environmental activist Jagger : BIANCA
18. Book before Daniel: Abbr. : EZEK
19. Shelled critters : CRABS
23. Fools (with) : TAMPERS
25. Frigid : ARCTIC
26. Chronic complainer : GROUCH
27. Singer Gormé : EYDIE
28. Person who holds property in trust : BAILEE
29. Popular catalogue company : LLBEAN
30. Buffoon : ASS
31. "Do you get it?" : SEE
32. A TD is worth 6 of these : PTS
33. Down-in-the-dumps feeling, with "the" : BLAHS
37. Boxer's punch : JAB
38. Wanted poster abbr. : AKA
39. Directional suffix : ERN
41. Spasm of pain : THROE
42. Least tainted : PUREST
44. Made a better offer than : TOPPED
45. "Strangers and Brothers" novelist : CPSNOW
46. Throw a tantrum : RANT
50. Mardi ___ : GRAS
51. Porn : SMUT
53. Sicilian spouter : ETNA
54. Jerusalem's Mount ___ : ZION
55. Opposite of endo- : ECTO
56. Comic book punch sound : POW
57. Make (out) : EKE
58. Item for Little Jack Horner : PIE
59. Judge Lance ___ : ITO
60. Barbie's beau : KEN

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