New York Times, Thursday, September 24, 1998

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Will Shortz
Frances Hansen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 99 for Ms. Hansen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. See 28-Down : CHASE
6. "Bleak House" girl and others : ADAS
10. "A Passage to India" doctor : AZIZ
14. Book of prophecies : HOSEA
15. Heart : GIST
16. Oliver's request : MORE
17. Garden annual : ASTER
18. Spanish direction : ESTE
19. Children's author Blyton : ENID
20. Newsman's dramatic cry : STOPTHEPRESSES
23. Mason of "The Goodbye Girl" : MARSHA
24. It precedes 15 : LOVE
25. Greek gulf or city : ARTA
27. Literary postscript : EPILOG
32. Rock stars' dates : GIGS
36. Kind of terrier : SKYE
38. Welcome to paradise? : ALOHA
39. Travolta film, 1989 : LOOKWHOSTALKING
42. Common trash can site : ALLEY
43. Con : SCAM
44. A long time in México : ANOS
45. Overpower : DEFEAT
47. Troubadour's dawn song : ALBA
49. "Grand" : THOU
51. Storm's cause, maybe : ELNINO
56. Heed sound advice : LISTENTOREASON
60. Incisiveness : BITE
61. Early 11th-century date : MIII
62. Vitality : PULSE
63. Wall St. acronym : AMEX
64. Park director's concern: Abbr. : ECOL
65. Comb and comb and comb : PREEN
66. Slightly tainted : GAMY
67. Naysay : DENY
68. No longer in the closet : OUTED
1. Gulf : CHASM
2. Popular landscaping plant : HOSTA
3. New York's ___ Place : ASTOR
4. Oozes : SEEPS
5. Kitt who wrote "A Tart Is Not a Sweet" : EARTHA
6. Humorist/illustrator Jon : AGEE
7. Is circumspect : DISPLAYSCAUTION
8. Player in a dome : ASTRO
9. Stow, as cargo : STEEVE
10. University town west of Cedar Rapids : AMES
11. Commercial ___ : ZONE
12. Colored part of a ball? : IRIS
13. British ending : ZED
21. Draconian : HARSH
22. Calyx part : SEPAL
26. Boxing stat : TKOS
28. With 1-Across, star of Broadway's "The Women," 1936 : ILKA
29. Meat purchase : LOIN
30. Cousin of "whoops!" : OHNO
31. Comedian's stock : GAGS
32. Tickled : GLAD
33. Heracles' captive maiden : IOLE
34. Play a round : GOLF
35. ___-Ball (arcade game) : SKEE
37. Bibliographical abbr. : ETAL
40. "Easy Rider" biker : WYATT
41. Color appropriate for 7-Down : AMBER
46. Like this puzzle : THEMED
48. Syrian hub : ALEPPO
50. In reserve : ONICE
52. Pacific republic : NAURU
53. Seagull spot : ISLET
54. "Long time ___" : NOSEE
55. Ceaselessly : ONEND
56. Stew bean : LIMA
57. Columnist's squib : ITEM
58. Like a Playmate : SEXY
59. Slick : OILY
60. Do a supermarket job : BAG

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