New York Times, Monday, November 1, 1999

Author: Robert Frank
Editor: Will Shortz
Bob Frank
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Frank. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Plane reservation : SEAT
5. Brief fight : SETTO
10. Person whose name starts with Mac-, maybe : SCOT
14. Burn balm : ALOE
15. Scout group : TROOP
16. ___ Alto, Calif. : PALO
17. Horne who sang "Stormy Weather" : LENA
18. Tending (to) : PRONE
19. The Emerald Isle : ERIN
20. 1967 Robert Knight hit : EVERLASTINGLOVE
23. Not "dis," in Brooklyn : DAT
24. More complete : FULLER
25. Group of bees : SWARM
28. Country estates : VILLAS
31. Louisville's river : OHIO
32. South Pacific islander : SAMOAN
33. It once billed itself "The most trusted name in television" : RCA
36. Inventor's impossible goal : PERPETUALMOTION
39. "Take your hands off me!" : HEY
40. Rigid bracelet : BANGLE
41. Supply-and-demand subj. : ECON
42. Rich pastries : TORTES
43. Fire sign : SMOKE
44. Word on express mail : URGENT
47. Republicans, for short : GOP
48. 1995 Deepak Chopra book : BOUNDLESSENERGY
55. Belonging to us : OURS
56. Steamed : IRATE
57. San ___, Italy : REMO
58. Fit of fever : AGUE
59. Sneakers with swooshes : NIKES
60. Popular on-line auction company : EBAY
61. "___ of the D'Urbervilles" : TESS
62. Beau ___ : GESTE
63. Soap actress Linda : DANO
1. Dollar days event : SALE
2. Abbr. on a contour map : ELEV
3. Top-notch : AONE
4. Sign of unhappiness : TEARDROP
5. March 17 honoree, briefly : STPAT
6. Goes astray : ERRS
7. Horn sound : TOOT
8. Novelist Morrison : TONI
9. Danger near an aerosol spray : OPENFLAME
10. Incantations : SPELLS
11. "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen," e.g. : CAROL
12. Fruit on a toothpick : OLIVE
13. Printer need : TONER
21. On the ___ (fleeing) : LAM
22. Rich fertilizer : GUANO
25. Frosh, next year : SOPH
26. Cry on a roller coaster : WHEE
27. Subject to a draft : AIRY
28. Speak boastfully of : VAUNT
29. Mirror ___ : IMAGE
30. Takes it easy : LOLLS
32. Amazing : STARTLING
33. Puerto ___ : RICO
34. Person in an apron : COOK
35. Writer Rice : ANNE
37. U.S. investment instrument : EBOND
38. Moderated : TEMPERED
42. Past, present and future : TENSES
43. Henry V, to Henry IV : SON
44. Sub that sank Allied ships : UBOAT
45. Cheek coloring : ROUGE
46. Mentors : GURUS
47. Farmyard honkers : GEESE
49. Lake near Niagara Falls : ERIE
50. Fifth Avenue retailer : SAKS
51. "Let it stand" : STET
52. Singer McEntire : REBA
53. Crime buster : GMAN
54. It has its ups and downs : YOYO

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