New York Times, Friday, November 12, 1999

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FV} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Morning time : TENAM
6. Stressed, in more ways than one? : PASTTENSE
15. Phrase repeated in Ecclesiastes : ATIME
16. Not behind : INTHELEAD
17. Kind of sentence : RUNON
18. Elvis was known for them : GYRATIONS
19. Fine-tunes : ADJUSTS
21. Rockies tribe : UTES
22. One may be warranted : SEARCH
23. Oil units: Abbr. : QTS
24. They're broken up : EXES
28. Sage, for one : HERB
30. Office no. : EXT
31. Went off the beam? : LOSTONESBALANCE
39. Opening of McDonald's restaurants abroad, e.g. : AMERICANIZATION
40. Savings for senior trips? : RETIREMENTPLANS
41. It's protected in South Africa : GNU
42. 1966 A.L. Rookie of the Year : AGEE
43. Interest of armchair athletes : ESPN
45. 100 qintars : LEK
47. Attack, like a bear : CLAWAT
52. Outstanding : OWED
54. Malign : ASPERSE
55. Bill Russell's was retired : NUMBERSIX
59. Olympic figure skater Slutskaya : IRINA
60. Early NASA effort : APOLLOONE
61. Fertilizer ingredient : NITER
62. Transported, as gas : PIPELINED
63. They deal in futures : SEERS
1. Gogol's "___ Bulba" : TARAS
2. One of 12 by Debussy : ETUDE
3. Old Japanese mercenary : NINJA
4. Affaire de coeur : AMOUR
5. Unlikely place for a soprano : MENSCHOIR
6. Pen pals? : PIGS
7. Whatever : ANY
8. Car bar : STRUT
9. "___ enough!" : THATS
10. French noodle? : TETE
11. "Beloved" actress Kimberly : ELISE
12. Liberal leader? : NEO
13. Japanese name tag : SAN
14. They improve the quality of Life: Abbr. : EDS
20. After that : THENCE
23. Post-snap ploy, briefly : QBSNEAK
25. Seat of Greene County, Ohio : XENIA
26. One whose sentence is complete : EXCON
27. British guns : STENS
29. Set of sheets? : REAM
31. Cyclopean : LARGE
32. Straws in the wind : OMENS
33. Establish : SETUP
34. Part of TNT : TRI
35. ___ cherry : BING
36. Anáhuac residents : AZTECS
37. Blazer attachments : LAPELPINS
38. Part of A.S.T.: Abbr. : ATL
44. Like Brutus : NOBLE
45. Playwright Jones : LEROI
46. Pelé's real first name : EDSON
48. Home with a view : AERIE
49. Dash off : WRITE
50. Ed of Hollywood : ASNER
51. Streamers? : TEARS
53. Drawing place : WELL
54. Let go : AXED
55. Time out? : NAP
56. Inits. in news : UPI
57. Dry ___ : MOP
58. Suffix with nectar : INE

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