New York Times, Tuesday, January 12, 1999

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQY} This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nabisco cracker : RITZ
5. Respond to seeing red? : STOP
9. Central highway : AORTA
14. Brainstorm : IDEA
15. Not taped : LIVE
16. Former : PRIOR
17. Summon Warsaw citizens? : FLAGPOLES
19. Hint of color : TINGE
20. Opposite of masc. : FEM
21. F.B.I. workers : AGENTS
23. The I's have them : EGOS
24. Mileage testing grp. : EPA
25. Undercover operation : STING
27. Small change for a Brit : TUPPENCE
32. Unimagined : ACTUAL
35. Broadcast studio sign : ONAIR
36. Any hit by Elvis : OLDIE
38. Hubbub : ADO
39. Artificial locks : WIG
40. Summon the elected? : CALLINS
42. Hit on the knuckles : RAP
43. Sorbonne summer : ETE
44. Bottle capacity : LITER
45. Common nest locale : HEDGE
47. Fine point : DETAIL
49. Under pressure : STRESSED
51. ___ Nile : UPPER
53. Opponent of D.D.E. : AES
54. Songstress Vikki : CARR
56. Dressed, so to speak : DECENT
59. Trendy : HOT
62. Talk a blue streak : RUNON
64. Summon actress Sharon? : HAILSTONE
66. ___ football (indoor sport) : ARENA
67. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
68. "A Clockwork Orange" hooligan : ALEX
69. Cattail's locale : MARSH
70. Made a bubble, in a way : BLEW
71. Crème de la crème : BEST
1. Jazz phrase : RIFF
2. Goofing off : IDLE
3. Broncos or Chargers : TEAM
4. Veer suddenly : ZAG
5. Campaign ad feature : SLOGAN
6. Scrabble piece : TILE
7. Broiling locale : OVEN
8. Pains in the neck : PESTS
9. To the point : APT
10. The East : ORIENT
11. Summon Michael Jordan and John Stockton? : RINGGUARDS
12. Take-out words : TOGO
13. War god : ARES
18. Office fastener : PAPERCLIP
22. Gravy spot : STAIN
24. Prefix with center : EPI
26. Glaciers : ICESHEETS
27. Like illegally parked cars, sometimes : TOWED
28. Get together : UNITE
29. Summon a cable magnate? : PAGETURNER
30. Derby prospect : COLT
31. French fashion magazines : ELLES
33. "Waste not, want not," e.g. : ADAGE
34. Ran : LOPED
37. Malicious gossip : DIRT
41. Was bedbound : AILED
46. Snaky letter : ESS
48. Chefs' wear : APRONS
50. Was almost out of inventory : RANLOW
52. Get-well site : REHAB
54. Study late : CRAM
55. Ambiance : AURA
57. Baseball's Yastrzemski : CARL
58. German article : EINE
59. Links target : HOLE
60. Washington bills : ONES
61. Student's book : TEXT
63. "No dice" : NAH
65. Bill : TAB

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