New York Times, Friday, September 4, 1998

Author: Hugh Davis
Editor: Will Shortz
Hugh Davis
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Davis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tchotchke : TRINKET
8. The so-called "Tenth Muse" : SAPPHO
14. War's mount, in the Apocalypse : REDHORSE
16. Bright northern star : ALTAIR
17. Cages : ENCLOSES
18. Congo tributary : UBANGI
19. "Give ___ break!" : MEA
20. Cultural prose and poetry : LETTERS
22. Words to masseuses : AHS
23. Bugbear : OGRE
25. Dobbin might pull one : SHAY
26. "Me too" response : ECHO
27. Caused : LEDTO
29. Some Caltech grads : EES
30. Follow the reaper : GLEAN
31. Hero/poet of Gaelic legend : OSSIAN
33. Quiet spots : RETREATS
35. Open-fronted jacket : ETON
37. Like some church matters : LAIC
38. Accumulated : GARNERED
42. "You ___!" : BETCHA
46. "Reversal of Fortune" star : IRONS
47. Antiprohibition : WET
49. Slave's response : GROAN
50. Handle : NAME
51. Movie princess : LEIA
52. Mass booklet : ORDO
53. Bug : FLU
54. Slicker : OILSKIN
57. "Awesome!" : RAD
58. ___ of Langerhans (pancreatic parts) : ISLETS
60. Bulldog's quality : TENACITY
62. Person with a cause : ZEALOT
63. Registered : SIGNEDIN
64. Laurel and Hardy, e.g. : ZANIES
65. Recent delivery : NEONATE
1. Organ effect : TREMOLO
2. Cops out : RENEGES
3. Bouncer's requests : IDCARDS
4. Lady Byng Trophy org. : NHL
5. Leader of the Gang, in 70's-80's music : KOOL
6. Language spoken in Stornoway : ERSE
7. African scourge : TSETSE
8. Cousin of the needlefish : SAURY
9. Clergyman's closetful : ALBS
10. Sp. simoleon : PTA
11. It'll cure what ails you : PANACEA
12. Snub : HIGHHAT
13. Devout petitions : ORISONS
15. Feast of Lots book : ESTHER
21. Masking frame, in photography : EASEL
24. Saint-___ (Loire's capital) : ETIENNE
26. Dynamic beginning? : ELECTRO
28. "Bellefleur" author : OATES
30. "Anitra's Dance" composer : GRIEG
32. Easter preceder : NOR
34. Restaurant pickup : TAB
36. Stair post : NEWEL
38. Mixologist's concoction : GINFIZZ
39. World's fourth-largest inland body of water : ARALSEA
40. "Star Trek" alien : ROMULAN
41. Jefferson and Voltaire, for two : DEISTS
43. Contest for El Cordobés : CORRIDA
44. Scrapped : HADATIT
45. Pain-relieving : ANODYNE
48. Attend, as a movie : TAKEIN
51. Leans : LISTS
54. Plains Indian : OTOE
55. 1953 Pulitzer winner for Drama : INGE
56. Prefix with second : NANO
59. Bush or Taft : ELI
61. The 1900's, e.g.: Abbr. : CEN

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