New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 1999

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Idaho, e.g. : TATER
6. Calcutta dress : SARI
10. Alain's girlfriend : AMIE
14. Accustom : INURE
15. Caddie's offering : IRON
16. Bad luck cause : JINX
17. Single year's record : ANNAL
18. Cuts, as branches : LOPS
19. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
20. Be mildly surprising, to an egotist? : RAISESOMEIBROWS
23. Trip up a mountain : ASCENT
24. Wine city near Turin : ASTI
25. ___ Mahal : TAJ
27. Still in the womb : UNBORN
32. Office transmittal : MEMO
36. Iran's ___ Shah Pahlavi : REZA
39. Lively French dance : GIGUE
40. Long-lost friend, to an egotist? : ASIGHTFORSOREIS
43. Carpet fiber : ISTLE
44. Altimeter units : FEET
45. Job for a body shop : DENT
46. More than dislike : DETEST
48. ... _ _ _ ... : SOS
50. Ocean prowlers : SUBS
53. Pursued : CHASED
58. With surprising speed, to an egotist? : INTHEBLINKOFANI
63. ___ Clinic : MAYO
64. Kismet : FATE
65. Longest river in Europe : VOLGA
66. Fuse units : AMPS
67. "Trinity" author : URIS
68. Prolific writer on calculus : EULER
69. Swim contest : MEET
70. Word with contact or zoom : LENS
71. With subterfuge : SLYLY
1. Princess' headgear : TIARA
2. Magnani and Christie : ANNAS
3. Part of a military uniform : TUNIC
4. Make blank : ERASE
5. Give in : RELENT
6. Round building : SILO
7. It may be picked up in a tobacco shop : AROMA
8. Items in bell towers : ROPES
9. Undisturbed : INSITU
10. Open a bit : AJAR
11. Actor O'Shea : MILO
12. "___ pronounce..." : INOW
13. Divorcées : EXES
21. Skittish move : START
22. Evening fare at some churches : BINGO
26. Newsman Greenfield : JEFF
28. Wren or hen : BIRD
29. Double curve : OGEE
30. Havoc : RUIN
31. Habitat for 28-Down : NEST
32. Motel employee : MAID
33. Start of North Carolina's motto : ESSE
34. Hand holder : MITT
35. Eye up and down : OGLE
37. Playwright Akins : ZOE
38. God of war : ARES
41. 1946 Literature Nobelist : HESSE
42. Nasdaq offering : STOCK
47. Bath water quantity : TUBFUL
49. Elbows : SHOVES
51. Trumpet emanation : BLARE
52. 1960's protest : SITIN
54. Run ___ of : AFOUL
55. Rand of fan dancing fame : SALLY
56. Broadway conductor Lehman ___ : ENGEL
57. "Dear" book : DIARY
58. Shi'ite leader : IMAM
59. Be specific about : NAME
60. Key in : TYPE
61. Virus's target : HOST
62. Loch of Scotland : NESS

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