New York Times, Monday, October 18, 1999

Author: Nancy Salomon and Karen Riekert
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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Karen Riekert
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210/18/19999/10/20012
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1.53000

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXY} This is puzzle # 36 for Ms. Salomon. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Riekert. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Play parts : ACTS
5. Atty. Gen. Janet : RENO
9. Greek column style : IONIC
14. ___ & Chandon (champagne) : MOET
15. With, en français : AVEC
16. Onetime Trump : IVANA
17. Prince Charles's top : POLOSHIRT
19. Exploding stars : NOVAS
20. Bowler's 7-10, e.g. : SPLIT
21. Sends to a certain fate : DOOMS
23. Likely : APT
24. Actor's minimum wage : SCALE
26. Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
27. Hurry : HIE
28. Chinese Chairman : MAO
30. Steffi Graf's footwear : TENNISSHOES
33. Out-of-doors, as dining : ALFRESCO
35. Absorbed, as a loss : ATE
36. She said "I do" : WIFE
37. New Year's ___ : EVE
39. Tear down : RAZE
43. Old gray mare, say : NAG
46. Ushered : ESCORTED
49. Cal Ripkin's lid : BASEBALLCAP
53. Gridders' scores : TDS
54. McClanahan of "The Golden Girls" : RUE
55. Place to recuperate : SPA
56. Combat zone : ARENA
58. Height: Abbr. : ALT
59. Name on a children's book : AESOP
61. "Casablanca" cafe : RICKS
64. Birth-related : NATAL
66. Picabo Street's outerwear : SKIJACKET
68. Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
69. Roughly : ORSO
70. It's rounded up in a roundup : HERD
71. Sen. Thurmond : STROM
72. "___ here" ("Ditto") : SAME
73. Goofs up : ERRS
1. Stereo parts : AMPS
2. City dwelling : COOP
3. Chews out : TELLSOFF
4. Impassive : STOIC
5. Cheerleader's cry : RAH
6. Prosecutor's presentation : EVIDENCE
7. Roman "fiddler" : NERO
8. Squids' relatives : OCTOPI
9. "Really! It's MY treat!" : IINSIST
10. Ab ___ (from the beginning) : OVO
11. Arizona Indian : NAVAHO
12. Where to find baked blackbirds : INAPIE
13. Social classes : CASTES
18. Senator's constituency : STATE
22. Phoenix neighbor : MESA
25. ___ États-Unis : LES
28. Paw's mate : MAW
29. MacGraw of "Love Story" : ALI
31. Steinbeck work : NOVEL
32. Frau's counterpart : HERR
34. Philosopher Descartes : RENE
38. Avoidance of reality : ESCAPISM
40. Assailant : ATTACKER
41. A's opposite, in England : ZED
42. Begley and Bradley : EDS
44. King David's wayward son : ABSALOM
45. Stare with lax jaw : GAPE
47. Mustang or Lynx : CAR
48. "Carmen," e.g. : OPERA
49. Ranches and corporations have them : BRANDS
50. Café ___ : AULAIT
51. Irish canine : SETTER
52. Rodeo ropes : LASSOS
57. Specialty : NICHE
60. Gumbo staple : OKRA
62. Brynner's co-star in "The King and I" : KERR
63. Norms: Abbr. : STDS
65. Back from now : AGO
67. Coffee, slangily : JOE

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