New York Times, Thursday, January 14, 1999

Author: Rand H. Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Rand H. Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {KQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Turned on the waterworks : WEPT
5. Former East German secret police : STASI
10. Hot tub inlets : JETS
14. In charge of : OVER
15. Range feature : TIMER
16. Half of dieciseis : OCHO
17. CBS reporter Braver : RITA
18. You must remember this : ALAMO
19. Tartan representation : CLAN
20. Snake in the grass, literally : MARIPYTHONJUANA
23. Take potshots (at) : SNIPE
24. Wren's wing : ELL
25. Let down, say : ALTER
26. Scooted : SPED
28. "The Mystery of ___ Vep" (Charles Ludlam play) : IRMA
30. Arm muscle : BICEPS
33. Villains, at times : SNEERERS
37. Awarder of badges: Abbr. : BSA
38. Swaddles : ENWRAPS
40. Stay flat : LIE
41. Mariachi topper : SOMBRERO
43. Cossack chief : ATAMAN
45. Parks on a bus : ROSA
46. Where the Saône and Rhône meet : LYON
47. ___ High Dam : ASWAN
50. Big Board's Can. equivalent : TSE
52. Midsection : WAIST
56. Flash in the pan, literally : SPILIGHTNINGDER
59. Needle dropper : PINE
60. Underway : AFOOT
61. Road ___ : RAGE
62. Work units : ERGS
63. "The Unbearable Bassington" writer : MUNRO
64. Attention-getter at sea : AHOY
65. Untouchables chief : NESS
66. More devious : SLYER
67. Symbol of inactivity : MOSS
1. Diet site : WORMS
2. Lake Geneva spa : EVIAN
3. Kind of dish : PETRI
4. Gallivant : TRAIPSE
5. Sojourn : STAY
6. Out of plumb : TILTED
7. Menotti title role : AMAHL
8. Pasta ingredient : SEMOLINA
9. Unyielding : IRON
10. Waggish : JOCULAR
11. Showiness : ECLAT
12. Anglo-Saxon aristocrat : THANE
13. Whale finder : SONAR
21. Alternative to mushrooms : PEPPERONI
22. Where John Rolfe married Pocahontas : JAMESTOWN
27. Anglo-Saxon laborers : ESNES
29. Indemnify : REPAY
30. Small shot : BBS
31. Prefix with diametric : ISO
32. Picture taker, in combinations : CAM
33. Sign of a big crowd : SRO
34. Hackberry's kin : ELM
35. Estuary : RIA
36. Hill person: Abbr. : SEN
39. Hardly kindly : WRATHFUL
42. Not in one's cups? : BRALESS
44. 8-Down, to Sal Mineo : ANAGRAM
46. Poe poem : LENORE
47. Quaker? : ASPEN
48. Cathedral topper : SPIRE
49. Waiting area, with "the" : WINGS
51. Unsentimental : STONY
53. Sun Valley locale : IDAHO
54. Bell-shaped flowers : SEGOS
55. Low poker pair : TREYS
57. Schools of whales : GAMS
58. "...like ___ not!" : ITOR

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