New York Times, Friday, September 25, 1998

Author: Mark Blakeburn
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Blakeburn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Blakeburn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Did a Little bit : APED
5. Streamliner segment : BAGGAGECAR
15. Rex's sleuth : NERO
16. Beryl variety : AQUAMARINE
17. Kit Carson's home : TAOS
18. They may have designs on you : TATTOOISTS
19. Little on the end? : ETTE
20. 23-Across ingredient : BEER
21. E.R. A.S.A.P. : STAT
22. ___ sunt (poetic motif) : UBI
23. Pub quaff : SHANDY
25. Word used before now : ERE
26. Pennsylvania's ___ Mountains : POCONO
28. Like farmland : ACRED
30. Social butterfly : GADABOUT
34. Movers' inventory : VANS
35. The Virginia and the Monitor, e.g. : IRONSIDES
37. Irate reaction : RISE
39. Opens, e.g. : TOURNEYS
42. Breeds : SORTS
43. "Another Time" poet and family : AUDENS
45. Journal addendum? : ESE
46. STP target : SLUDGE
50. Conciliatory gift : SOP
51. Precipitate : RASH
53. Portrayer of WKRP's Jennifer : LONI
54. Part of P.R. : RICO
55. Turning away : ALIENATING
58. AOL logo, e.g. : ICON
59. Having a foot fault? : PIGEONTOED
60. Tattled : SANG
61. They may be done on a beam : HANDSTANDS
62. Scrape site : KNEE
1. Dealer's directive : ANTEUP
2. Fertilizer source : PEATBOG
3. A nice word for dirt? : EROTICA
4. Capsule contents : DOSE
5. Swinger's club : BAT
6. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : AQABA
7. "___ Tag!" : GUTEN
8. Like heaven's entrance : GATED
9. "The Cat and the Curmudgeon" author : AMORY
10. Auditing agcy. : GAO
11. Discordia's Greek counterpart : ERIS
12. Well : CISTERN
13. Southern Hemisphere supergiant : ANTARES
14. Ready to play again : RESTED
23. Gets game : SNARES
24. "Rolling stone" : HOBO
27. Wordsworth, for one : ODIST
28. Way to go : AVENUE
29. Sized up : CASED
31. N.Y. neighbor : ONT
32. Private club, for short? : USO
33. English war god : TIU
36. Aerodynamic force : DRAG
37. Patron saint of Palermo : ROSALIA
38. Defeatist declaration : IRESIGN
40. Non-defeatist declaration : YESICAN
41. Italian ice alternative : SNOCONE
42. Part of an angelic host : SERAPH
44. Kind of cake : SPONGE
46. Way of looking at things : SLANT
47. "Little" girl of old comics : LOTTA
48. Student ___ : UNION
49. Made it through crunch time? : DINED
52. Observe : HEED
54. Underwriter's concern : RISK
56. Our, in Orléans : NOS
57. Mdse. : GDS

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