New York Times, Saturday, September 5, 1998

Author: Thomas W. Schier
Editor: Will Shortz
Thomas W. Schier
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {BQZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Schier. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. First name in horror : WES
4. "The Mosquito Coast" hero : ALLIE
9. Iron-rich dish : LIVER
14. Removals : EXCISIONS
16. Worth keeping : UTILE
17. Most mephitic : STINKIEST
18. Sharp-___ : NOSED
19. Golfer's obstacle : TREE
20. Charger : STEED
22. Bad date, perhaps : CAD
23. Ch'in dynasty follower : HAN
24. Corsair, Ranger and Citation : EDSELS
26. Peace Nobelist Cassin : RENE
27. Acquiesce : ACCEDE
29. West Bank grp. : PLO
30. "Theogony" figure : EROS
31. Workshop of Hephaestus : MTETNA
32. Isolate : SETAPART
34. One of the Pillars of Islam : HADJ
36. Hospital supplies : SERA
37. Polish worker? : FINISHER
41. Election extension : REVOTE
45. "The True Believer" author Hoffer : ERIC
46. Chaud period : ETE
47. 1984 Timothy Hutton film : ICEMAN
48. Old-___-beard (green lichen) : MANS
49. Silky wool source : ALPACA
51. Country on the Atl. : ARG
52. Took in a poor boy : ATE
53. With lance in hand : ATILT
54. Prefix with plano : ALTI
55. Kalaupapa colonist : LEPER
57. Mexican tongue : NAHUATLAN
60. The 400 : ELITE
61. Life-support system : ECOSPHERE
62. Lip-___ : SYNCS
63. Adjusted : RESET
64. Survey choice : YES
1. Home of soccer's United : WESTHAM
2. Get to the root of? : EXTRACT
3. Kind of fair : SCIENCE
4. Break a rule in the military : ASK
5. Number of weeks per annum : LII
6. Mississippi Valley deposit : LOESS
7. Arch locales : INSTEPS
8. Actress Winwood and others : ESTELLES
9. "My Friend Irma" star : LUND
10. Yamaguchi's 1992 rival : ITO
11. Guts : VISCERA
12. Feminist Smeal : ELEANOR
13. Most embarrassed : REDDEST
15. Like Bach's Sonata No. 3 : INE
21. Secret : ESOTERIC
24. Purviance and O'Brien : EDNAS
25. Tie : DEADHEAT
26. Do some roadwork : REPAVE
28. Deontology : ETHICS
33. Betel nut source : ARECA
35. Boeing product : JETLINER
37. Does, for example : FEMALES
38. How hotheads react : IRATELY
39. Part of some splits : NINEPIN
40. Succeed : REPLACE
42. Longtime Dodgers owner : OMALLEY
43. Rarer than rare : TARTARE
44. 35-Down's quartet : ENGINES
50. Fictional blade : ATHOS
53. He favored the Trojans : ARES
54. Part of N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ATH
56. Abbr. after a comma : ETC
58. Consumption : USE
59. Quick-witted : APT

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