New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 1998

Author: Gene Newman
Editor: Will Shortz
Gene Newman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Newman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Book jacket part : FLAP
5. Admonition to Fido : STAY
9. Preserves, as pork : SALTS
14. Lawn care product : LIME
15. Feel the ___ : URGE
16. Send via cyberspace : EMAIL
17. At the summit of : ATOP
18. "Dirty" game : POOL
19. Bad, as weather : NASTY
20. Composer on a spree? : SHOPPINGLISZT
23. Nairobi native : KENYAN
24. Land, as a fish : REELIN
27. Baubles : GEWGAWS
31. Grp. with a lot of pull? : ADA
32. 1973 World Series stadium : SHEA
35. Crucifix inscription : INRI
36. Hilo feast : LUAU
37. Disguise oneself as a composer? : HAYDNPLAINSIGHT
40. Mont Blanc's locale : ALPS
41. Utah ski spot : ALTA
42. She loved Narcissus : ECHO
43. British suffix with American : ISE
44. Quadrennial candidate Harold : STASSEN
46. Pesto seasoning : GARLIC
48. Taoism founder : LAOTSE
53. Composer's personal attendant? : BACHSCRATCHER
57. Baby deliverer : STORK
59. Raindrop sound : PLOP
60. Robin Cook novel : COMA
61. Find the value of x : SOLVE
62. Points (at) : AIMS
63. "Redemption" author : URIS
64. Dirty political tactic : SMEAR
65. Wear a long face : MOPE
66. Wine choice : ROSE
1. Back pocket liquor bottle : FLASK
2. Loose-limbed : LITHE
3. "___ for the Misbegotten" (O'Neill play) : AMOON
4. Full of energy : PEPPY
5. On one's back : SUPINE
6. 1982 Disney film : TRON
7. Bug-eyed : AGOG
8. Cheerleader's cheer : YELL
9. Has a hunch : SENSES
10. Stun : AMAZE
11. Ultimate satisfaction, in a way : LASTLAUGH
12. Small bird : TIT
13. Like a fox : SLY
21. Polytheistic : PAGAN
22. Professor Corey : IRWIN
25. State with a panhandle : IDAHO
26. Seagoing: Abbr. : NAUT
28. Novelist Cather : WILLA
29. Flying pests : GNATS
30. Puccini pieces : ARIAS
32. Tortilla chip topper : SALSA
33. "I could eat a horse," e.g. : HYPERBOLE
34. Asner and Bradley : EDS
36. Driver's need: Abbr. : LIC
37. Secretary of State under Reagan : HAIG
38. Flat fixer : PATCH
39. French legislature : SENAT
44. More disgusted : SICKER
45. Pass by : ELAPSE
47. Caterpillar or grub : LARVA
49. Come about : OCCUR
50. From top to bottom, informally : THORO
51. Teamsters' wheels : SEMIS
52. Wipe out : ERASE
54. W.W. II fare : SPAM
55. Award for Saatchi & Saatchi : CLIO
56. Frolic : ROMP
57. Snaky sound : SSS
58. Mr. Turkey : TOM

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