New York Times, Tuesday, October 19, 1999

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Poet Khayyám : OMAR
5. "Naughty you!" : SHAME
10. Went for the cuspidor : SPAT
14. F.B.I. info : FILE
15. Place for croutons : SALAD
16. Mafia bigwig : CAPO
17. Halloween wear : FRIGHTWIGS
19. Geraint's lady : ENID
20. ___ Tafari (Haile Selassie) : RAS
21. Trash bag accessory : TIE
22. City on the Arno : PISA
23. Burglar's advance man, maybe : CASER
26. Tending to grab : CLUTCHY
28. Smokers' needs : ASHTRAYS
32. "The Purple People Eater" singer Wooley : SHEB
33. "O Sole ___" : MIO
34. Triangular road sign : YIELD
36. Not a stylish dresser : FRUMP
39. A throw : EACH
41. "Eating ___" (1982 black comedy) : RAOUL
43. Milky Way unit : STAR
44. Neither sharp nor flat : ONKEY
46. Trainees learn these : ROPES
48. Singing syllable : TRA
49. Pack down : TAMP
51. Study of prison management : PENOLOGY
53. Crimson : HARVARD
56. Good gymnastic scores : NINES
57. "The Time Machine" people : ELOI
58. Brit. lexicon : OED
60. Move it : HIE
61. Balm ingredient : ALOE
62. Feature of some radios : ALARMCLOCK
67. Laces (into) : RIPS
68. Sal of "Exodus" : MINEO
69. Aunt Bee's boy : OPIE
70. Audition : TEST
71. Preserves, as pork : SALTS
72. Withdraw gradually : WEAN
1. Wide of the mark : OFF
2. Aging orbiter : MIR
3. "Aladdin" prince : ALI
4. "That I have but one life to lose for my country," to Hale : REGRET
5. Air France fleet members : SSTS
6. End of a bray : HAW
7. Came to rest : ALIT
8. Hoodoo : MAGIC
9. Detroit duds : EDSELS
10. Regalia items : SCEPTERS
11. Pusher's target? : PANICBUTTON
12. Imitative : APISH
13. NBC debut of 1/14/52 : TODAY
18. He followed Franklin : HARRY
23. Small role for a big star : CAMEO
24. Kind of flu : ASIAN
25. Infantry assault group : SHOCKTROOPS
27. 14 and up, for short : UHF
29. Gas station offering : AIR
30. Wine taster's concern : YEAR
31. Single-master : SLOOP
35. Trick : DUPE
37. Blue-haired Simpson : MARGE
38. Earnestly hopes : PRAYS
40. Most likely to break a scale : HEAVIEST
42. Football Hall-of-Famer Dawson : LEN
45. Singer Sumac : YMA
47. Like some booms : SONIC
50. Some golf tourneys : PROAMS
52. Stay out of sight : LIELOW
53. Coward's lack : HEART
54. Kate's TV partner : ALLIE
55. Daniel's "Sonnets to ___" : DELIA
59. Frontiersman Boone, for short : DANL
60. Med. care grps. : HMOS
63. Not active: Abbr. : RET
64. Unlock, in verse : OPE
65. Cloak-and-dagger org. : CIA
66. Barbie's doll : KEN

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