New York Times, Friday, October 8, 1999

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 35 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Afraid of being shot : CAMERASHY
10. Bruce Springsteen affiliation : ASCAP
15. Skin tone : ALABASTER
16. Tantara : BLARE
17. Home economics : DOMESTICSCIENCE
19. Raison d'être of many annual conventions : STARTREK
20. People person? : EDITOR
21. Where to spend a kip : LAOS
22. Thomas Gibson's sitcom title role : GREG
23. Recipient of a stop order? : THIEF
26. Lead-in for house or wife : ALE
27. "___ to Hold" (1943 musical romance) : HERS
31. Clock watcher's wait, seemingly : EON
32. Blessing : APPROBATION
36. ZIP codes: Abbr. : NOS
37. Dustup : RHUBARB
38. Prefix with tone : DUO
39. Billy Joel, self-referentially : THEPIANOMAN
41. Feelings : EGO
42. Shakespearean verb : HATH
43. A.T.M. mfr. : NCR
44. Source of ornamental plumes : EGRET
46. Stucco backing : LATH
48. Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
50. Shell alternative : SUNOCO
53. "The Mothers-in-Law" star : EVEARDEN
57. It's 4.28 light years away : PROXIMACENTAURI
59. Like cornstalks : EARED
60. Self publisher : CONDENAST
61. One may have a ring : CLASS
62. Takes a load off the back : UNSADDLES
1. Untrustworthy types : CADS
2. Scores : ALOT
3. Peggy Wood's title role on 50's TV : MAMA
4. Glenn Miller protégé Ray : EBERLE
5. Believer in Africa as the Promised Land : RASTAFARI
6. Nolan Ryan, notably : ASTRO
7. Bachelor pads, stereotypically : STIES
8. "Gosh darn!" : HECK
9. 31-Across divs. : YRS
10. Stand : ABIDE
11. Dexterity : SLEIGHT
12. Pessimist's word : CANT
13. "Giovanna d'___" (Verdi opera) : ARCO
14. One may exert pressure : PEER
18. Thought originators : CEREBRA
22. Twilight, old-style : GLOAM
23. States' rights Amendment : TENTH
24. Stir : HOOHA
25. Cartographic closeup : INSET
26. Shady place : ARBOR
28. Relative of a goldeneye : EIDER
29. Compact stuff : ROUGE
30. High-hatter : SNOOT
33. Illusory : PHANTOM
34. Right or left : PUNCH
35. Gave up : ABNEGATED
40. Wild sweet william and moss pink : PHLOXES
45. W.W. II rifle : GARAND
47. Niacin and vitamin C : ACIDS
48. Roasters : OVENS
49. ___ hand : LENDA
50. Small detail? : SPEC
51. It flows for 1,575 miles : URAL
52. Myrna played her : NORA
53. H.S. class : ECON
54. Kind of income : DUAL
55. Highland tongue : ERSE
56. Coll. hoops competitions : NITS
58. Prefix with puncture : ACU

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