New York Times, Thursday, October 14, 1999

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Believe in : ACCEPT
7. Telephone bill splitter : ROOMMATE
15. Scratch : MOOLAH
16. Forced to flee : UPROOTED
17. Places for recruiters : BUSINESSSCHOOLS
19. Not req. : OPT
20. Asian caregiver : AMAH
21. Diarist Frank : ANNE
22. Brain ___ : SCAN
23. Trouble : AIL
24. The American way? : FREEENTERPRISE
31. Vital carrier : AORTA
32. Bitters : ALES
33. Crack the whip at, maybe : TAME
35. Result of a squeeze, for short : RBI
36. Humbugged : SCAMMED
39. Kings' org. : NBA
40. Like a kangaroo court : MOCK
42. Suitable for serving : ONEA
43. Point ___ National Seashore : REYES
45. Much-discussed 1998 document : THESTARRREPORT
48. The Carolinas' ___ Dee River : PEE
49. Down Under bird : KIWI
50. Dentist's request : BITE
52. Hopi reservation sight : MESA
53. Former intelligence org. : OSS
56. Cause a big public disturbance : SETOFFFIREWORKS
60. Makes over : REBUILDS
61. Make hand over fist : RAKEIN
62. Lookouts, sometimes : ABETTORS
63. Cyberspace V.I.P.'s : SYSOPS
1. Early pulpit : AMBO
2. Stunning success : COUP
3. Penalty : COST
4. Lilly of pharmaceuticals : ELI
5. They'll take care of everything : PANACEAS
6. Jack Albertson TV role : THEMAN
7. Send by FedEx : RUSH
8. Mother of Jupiter : OPS
9. Mythical monster : ORC
10. Goat's yield : MOHAIR
11. Like a romantic evening, maybe : MOONLIT
12. Immensely : ATON
13. Prefix with type : TELE
14. Trib. workers : EDS
18. City east of Long Beach : SANTAANA
22. Nicely situated : SET
23. Church niche : APSE
24. Kind of team : FARM
25. NASA exploring tool : ROBOT
26. Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
27. Borden bull : ELMER
28. Opinion giver : REMARKER
29. Mitsubishi competitor : SANYO
30. It's got spark : EMBER
34. Certain all-star team : EAST
37. Sheep shelter : COTE
38. Recoiled : DREWAWAY
41. Barred : KEPTOUT
44. It may be left of center : EPI
46. Deem appropriate : SEEFIT
47. Stair parts : RISERS
50. English channel, with "the" : BEEB
51. "Let ___" : ITBE
52. Overshoot, say : MISS
53. Nabisco brand : OREO
54. Record problem : SKIP
55. ID's, of sorts : SSNS
56. Madrid Mrs. : SRA
57. Mrs. Andy Capp : FLO
58. Yalta monogram : FDR
59. Sanctions : OKS

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