New York Times, Monday, September 28, 1998

Author: Robert Dillman
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert Dillman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Dillman. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The "A" of N.E.A. : ARTS
5. Vittles : GRUB
9. Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
14. Cookout in Honolulu : LUAU
15. Convenience : EASE
16. Hangman's ___ : NOOSE
17. Snapshots : PICS
18. Perfectly draftable : ONEA
19. 1966 movie or song : ALFIE
20. Judge's query to a jury : ONTHEFIRSTCOUNT
23. Army div. : INF
24. Confucian path : TAO
25. Muhammad ___ : ALI
28. Apothecary's weight : DRAM
31. Sparkly rock : GNEISS
36. Nothin' : NADA
38. "___ Coming" (1969 hit) : ELIS
40. Prom, say : DANCE
41. Jury's reply to the judge : GUILTYASCHARGED
44. Irregularly edged : EROSE
45. Word to a fly : SHOO
46. Pioneering 70's video game : PONG
47. ___ Cranston (the Shadow, of old radio) : LAMONT
49. Shoemaker's tools : AWLS
51. Golf ball prop : TEE
52. It lacks refinement : ORE
54. ___ Abner : LIL
56. Judge's comment to the spectators : ORDERINTHECOURT
65. Actress Adams and others : MAUDS
66. Live wire, so to speak : DOER
67. Nile queen, informally : CLEO
68. Gladiator's battleground : ARENA
69. More than a goblin : OGRE
70. German philosopher : KANT
71. "Stop worrying!" : RELAX
72. Prison area : WARD
73. Within: Prefix : ENTO
1. Brand for Bowser : ALPO
2. Make a mess of : RUIN
3. Diplomat's forte : TACT
4. Fish food? : SUSHI
5. Tale spinner Chaucer : GEOFFREY
6. Rajah's mate : RANI
7. Druggie : USER
8. Admirer of Beauty : BEAST
9. Tight wrapper? : ANACONDA
10. Unassisted : SOLO
11. Bean curd : TOFU
12. X ___ xylophone : ASIN
13. Shade of red : BEET
21. Stop : END
22. Dog's ID : TAG
25. Broadway backer : ANGEL
26. Classic 1944 mystery film : LAURA
27. "Going to the dogs," e.g. : IDIOM
29. "Oh, woe!" : ALAS
30. Baryshnikov, to friends : MISHA
32. Marshal Wyatt : EARP
33. Gold bar : INGOT
34. Public spat : SCENE
35. Marsh plant : SEDGE
37. "Not only that..." : ALSO
39. Garbage boat : SCOW
42. Jazz combo instrument : TENORSAX
43. Yelled : HOLLERED
48. Prefix with chloride : TRI
50. Urge to attack, with "on" : SIC
53. Provide with funds : ENDOW
55. English philosopher : LOCKE
56. "The Rubáiyát" poet : OMAR
57. Stamp designation : RARE
58. Hamilton's last act : DUEL
59. ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
60. Costume for Claudius : TOGA
61. Mister, in Münster : HERR
62. ___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
63. Monthly money : RENT
64. Dog in Oz : TOTO

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