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  • Title: New York Times, Tuesday, November 17, 1998
  • Author: Arthur S. Verdesca
  • Editor: Will Shortz
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  • Title: ALL IN ALL
  • Author: By Lewis Graham / Timothy Parker
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  • Title: HAVING IT ALL
  • Author: By Ganny Gross / Timothy Parker
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A1. Carried on ~ WAGED
A1. Mambo relative ~ RUMBA
A1. Easily understandable ~ LUCID
A6. "Think Fast, Mr. ___" (1937 mystery) ~ MOTO
A6. Part of a profit calculation ~ COST
A6. At one's ___ and call ~ BECK
A10. Dour ~ GLUM
A10. Talk casually ~ CHAT
A10. Deer in a petting zoo ~ FAWN
A14. Single-handedly ~ ALONE
A14. Newton of gravity fame ~ ISAAC
A14. Cleverly avoid ~ ELUDE
A15. "...and make it snappy!" ~ ASAP
A15. Cambodia's continent ~ ASIA
A15. Symptom for a dentist ~ ACHE
A16. Field of work ~ LINE
A16. Add punch to punch? ~ LACE
A16. Bait with honey ~ LURE
A17. Poles, e.g. ~ SLAVS
A17. Horse blanket ~ MANTA
A17. Fancy hotel lobbies ~ ATRIA
A18. Fingerprint or dropped handkerchief, say ~ CLUE
A18. Large quantity ~ SLEW
A18. Storyteller's link ~ THEN
A19. Kimono sashes ~ OBIS
A19. On the sheltered side ~ ALEE
A19. Abridge ~ EDIT
A20. Oppose ~ LOCKHORNSWITH
A20. Oppose ~ LOCKHORNSWITH
A20. Oppose ~ LOCKHORNSWITH
A23. Some ancient writings ~ PAPYRI
A23. Keep under control ~ REININ
A23. A Neptune moon ~ TRITON
A25. Exploit ~ USE
A25. Deli bread ~ RYE
A25. Scandinavian rug type ~ RYA
A26. Just-passing grade ~ DEE
A26. Tossed cube ~ DIE
A26. Title word often omitted ~ THE
A27. Gone by ~ AGO
A27. Get a lode of this ~ ORE
A27. "Sure, skipper!" ~ AYE
A28. Mournful cries ~ YOWLS
A28. Cardiology concern ~ AORTA
A28. Icky-tasting ~ NASTY
A31. Drudges ~ PLODS
A31. Cake portion ~ PIECE
A31. Man of rare gifts? ~ MISER
A33. Dinner at boot camp ~ MESS
A33. Drying chamber ~ OAST
A33. Poll answerer (Abbr.) ~ RESP
A35. The Baltic, e.g. ~ SEA
A35. Snooker stick ~ CUE
A35. "Good morrow, cousin," for Romeo ~ CUE
A36. Home on the farm ~ STY
A36. Commandment violation ~ SIN
A36. Grand duke, to a czar ~ SON
A37. Wall Street fixture ~ STOCKEXCHANGE
A37. Wall Street fixture ~ STOCKEXCHANGE
A37. Wall Street fixture ~ STOCKEXCHANGE
A42. Exclamations of regret ~ AHS
A42. Pit stop commodity ~ GAS
A42. "I see" words ~ OHS
A43. Bud's pal ~ LOU
A43. Rue Morgue culprit ~ APE
A43. Request in a stuffy room ~ AIR
A44. Empty, in math ~ NULL
A44. Needing liniment, e.g. ~ SORE
A44. Black-and-white leviathan ~ ORCA
A46. "Amerika" author ~ KAFKA
A46. Earth bound? ~ ATLAS
A46. Black Sea bungalow ~ DACHA
A49. Film critic Jeffrey ~ LYONS
A49. King David output ~ PSALM
A49. Winning smile, they say ~ ASSET
A51. The Greatest ~ ALI
A51. It's next to nothing? ~ ONE
A51. Trajectory of a volleyball serve ~ ARC
A52. Lofty lyric ~ ODE
A52. Lifting device ~ BRA
A52. Stat for a reliever ~ ERA
A53. Utter ~ SAY
A53. It's after sigma ~ TAU
A53. ABC overseer ~ FCC
A55. Asian capital ~ TEHRAN
A55. Structure for climbing ~ LADDER
A55. A wood stain ~ WALNUT
A57. Like some tenors ~ BARRELCHESTED
A57. With a large trunk? ~ BARRELCHESTED
A57. With a large trunk? ~ BARRELCHESTED
A61. Mean one ~ OGRE
A61. Continental currency ~ EURO
A61. With the wherewithal ~ ABLE
A62. Compote fruit ~ PEAR
A62. Satisfactory ~ OKAY
A62. "___ better believe it!" ~ YOUD
A63. Fine suit material ~ TWILL
A63. Allowances for waste ~ TRETS
A63. Sri Lankan language ~ TAMIL
A66. Property claim ~ LIEN
A66. Web filter target ~ SMUT
A66. Revolting development? ~ RIOT
A67. Island dance ~ HULA
A67. "Present" alternative ~ HERE
A67. Barrel bottom bit ~ DREG
A68. Bequeath ~ LEAVE
A68. Internet message ~ EMAIL
A68. Avoid, as capture ~ EVADE
A69. Lavish affection (on) ~ DOTE
A69. Suckers ~ SAPS
A69. Appease ~ SATE
A70. Site of Iowa State ~ AMES
A70. Instruments of war ~ ARMS
A70. "Electric Avenue" singer Grant ~ EDDY
A71. Bud Grace comic strip ~ ERNIE
A71. Peppy gathering ~ RALLY
A71. Take to the chaise ~ RELAX
D1. Is no longer ~ WAS
D1. Wheel part ~ RIM
D1. Grazing ground ~ LEA
D2. "Is that ___?" ~ ALL
D2. "Born in the ___" ~ USA
D2. Farthest or highest, briefly ~ ULT
D3. Kicker's target ~ GOALPOST
D3. Most macho ~ MANLIEST
D3. Larry, compared to the other stooges ~ CURLIEST
D4. Accredited diplomat ~ ENVOY
D4. Conductor's stick ~ BATON
D4. Blithering fool ~ IDIOT
D5. Catch sight of ~ DESCRY
D5. Source of gum arabic ~ ACACIA
D5. "The King of Queens" character ~ DEACON
D6. Jet speed measure ~ MACH
D6. Simplest form of payment ~ CASH
D6. "Splish Splash" spot ~ BATH
D7. Capital near the 60th parallel ~ OSLO
D7. Norwegian seaport ~ OSLO
D7. Alpine reverberation ~ ECHO
D8. Ford debut of 1988 ~ TAURUS
D8. Rugged mountain range ~ SIERRA
D8. Bar garnish ~ CHERRY
D9. Makes the first bid ~ OPENS
D9. Yellow-brown ~ TAWNY
D9. "Footloose" singer Loggins ~ KENNY
D10. Gentle firelight ~ GLOW
D10. Lobster's pride ~ CLAW
D10. Took a puddle-jumper ~ FLEW
D11. Psychic energy, to Freud ~ LIBIDO
D11. Compound with a halogen atom ~ HALIDE
D11. Accountants' activities ~ AUDITS
D12. Married ~ UNITED
D12. Acid found in vinegar ~ ACETIC
D12. Do some squirming ~ WRITHE
D13. Interlocks ~ MESHES
D13. Giggle ~ TEEHEE
D13. Word with "world" ~ NETHER
D21. Newsstands ~ KIOSKS
D21. Disparages ~ KNOCKS
D21. Special talents ~ KNACKS
D22. Nasal partitions ~ SEPTA
D22. Art photo shade ~ SEPIA
D22. "Coming of Age in ___" ~ SAMOA
D23. Tennis's Shriver ~ PAM
D23. Eeyore's bookmate ~ ROO
D23. Substance used in an old punishment ~ TAR
D24. Census data ~ AGES
D24. Notable times ~ ERAS
D24. Things to eat and drink ~ RYES
D29. Teeny ~ WEE
D29. Wish things otherwise ~ RUE
D29. Word of legal advice ~ SUE
D30. Without strict oversight ~ LAXLY
D30. 28th state ~ TEXAS
D30. Crawford's setting ~ TEXAS
D32. Boston suburb ~ LYNN
D32. Cozy country lodges ~ INNS
D32. ___ uncertain terms ~ INNO
D34. Overcharge, slangily ~ SOAK
D34. Roman robe ~ TOGA
D34. Hundred Acre Wood resident ~ POOH
D36. Railroad switches ~ SHUNTS
D36. Conchs, e.g. ~ SHELLS
D36. Chronic nags ~ SHREWS
D38. Many a climactic movie scene ~ CHASE
D38. Hindu social group ~ CASTE
D38. Abrade ~ CHAFE
D39. Dove's cry ~ COO
D39. Apr. workhorse ~ CPA
D39. USSR successor ~ CIS
D40. Protector ~ GUARDIAN
D40. What a poker player may seek ~ GOODDEAL
D40. Severe form of epilepsy ~ GRANDMAL
D41. Raines of 40's-50's film ~ ELLA
D41. Long-winged sea eagle ~ ERNE
D41. A shade of beige ~ ECRU
D45. Author ___ Yutang ~ LIN
D45. Poetically "always" ~ EER
D45. Song and dance, sometimes ~ ACT
D46. German goblin ~ KOBOLD
D46. Sisters' superior ~ ABBESS
D46. Excludes or prohibits ~ DEBARS
D47. Slow ballet dance ~ ADAGIO
D47. Severe emotional shock ~ TRAUMA
D47. World's largest peninsula ~ ARABIA
D48. Animal that drives rabbits from their burrows ~ FERRET
D48. Thrash ~ LARRUP
D48. Rental fleet's place ~ CARLOT
D49. Lecture hall ~ LYCEUM
D49. React to a lemon ~ PUCKER
D49. Popular Honda ~ ACCORD
D50. Not demand everything one wants ~ SETTLE
D50. Substance ~ MATTER
D50. Reduce to rags ~ TATTER
D54. Beginning ~ ALPHA
D54. Hawaiian "hello" ~ ALOHA
D54. Robber Barrow ~ CLYDE
D56. Tree cutter ~ HEWER
D56. Inner layer of the skin (Var.) ~ DERMA
D56. Service break? ~ LEAVE
D58. Actor Auberjonois ~ RENE
D58. Deteriorates ~ ROTS
D58. Network of nerves, e.g. ~ RETE
D59. Sound in body ~ HALE
D59. Damage ~ HARM
D59. Colored ~ HUED
D60. Times to live through ~ ERAS
D60. Peepers ~ EYES
D60. Trend-setting ~ EDGY
D64. 56, to Flavius ~ LVI
D64. "___ death do us ..." ~ TIL
D64. "Sweet as apple cider" girl of song ~ IDA
D65. Grant's opposite ~ LEE
D65. Like a fox ~ SLY
D65. Superman's archenemy Luthor ~ LEX

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