New York Times, Monday, October 4, 1999

Author: Joey Crumley
Editor: Will Shortz
Joey Crumley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QW} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Crumley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Pre-entree course : SALAD
6. ___ Canaveral : CAPE
10. Cheetah feature : SPOT
14. Palate appendage : UVULA
15. Mozart's "Il mio tesoro," e.g. : ARIA
16. Soothing succulent : ALOE
17. Spillane detective : MIKEHAMMER
19. Completely demolish : RAZE
20. Cover : OVERLIE
21. Quills : SPINES
23. Worked the field : TILLED
26. Enzyme suffix : ASE
27. "Don't get any funny ___!" : IDEAS
29. Abominable Snowman : YETI
31. Number after due : TRE
34. Telephone attachment : CORD
35. Hercules type : HEMAN
36. Popular dog's name : REX
37. "Gimme ___!" (start of an Iowa State cheer) : ANI
38. Deduces : REASONS
40. ___ de France : ILE
41. Nada : NIL
42. Ohio tire city : AKRON
43. Watering holes : SPAS
44. Actor Mineo : SAL
45. Tavern offering : BEER
46. Like craft shows : ARTSY
48. Darjeeling or oolong : TEA
50. One who's been initiated : MEMBER
52. Turns away : AVERTS
55. Like pottery : CERAMIC
59. ___ of Arc : JOAN
60. Grade school marching orders : SINGLEFILE
63. After-hours money sources, for short : ATMS
64. Shade provider : TREE
65. Scrawny chicken parts : NECKS
66. Musical symbol : REST
67. Swami : SAGE
68. Sugary snack, say : TREAT
1. Kind of wrestling : SUMO
2. Tel ___ : AVIV
3. Book before John : LUKE
4. Warned : ALERTED
5. Showy bloom : DAHLIA
6. Oasis animal : CAMEL
7. Take up weapons : ARM
8. Epitome of easiness : PIE
9. Obstacles for barbers : EARS
10. Madras dresses : SARIS
11. Flights : PLANETRIPS
12. Seep : OOZE
13. Golfer's bagful : TEES
18. Is under the weather : AILS
22. Nuisances : PAINS
24. Rundown shack, e.g. : EYESORE
25. Evil one : DEMON
27. Ancient Aegean land : IONIA
28. Precision squads : DRILLTEAMS
30. Turn into leather : TAN
32. Race with a baton : RELAY
33. Men in Liz's past : EXES
34. Trash holders : CANS
35. Sheik's bevy : HAREM
38. Morocco's capital : RABAT
39. Barely make, with "out" : EKE
43. Aerial assailant : STRAFER
46. Genesis brother : ABEL
47. Sublet : RERENT
49. Dadaist Max : ERNST
51. Former NBC newsman Frank : MCGEE
52. Not fully closed : AJAR
53. November exhortation : VOTE
54. J.F.K. arrivals : SSTS
56. Cheese lovers? : MICE
57. Actress Chase : ILKA
58. "___ la vie" : CEST
61. Golden-ager's nest egg, for short : IRA
62. A photog saves it : NEG

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