New York Times, Tuesday, November 16, 1999

Author: Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor: Will Shortz
Arthur S. Verdesca
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 41 for Mr. Verdesca. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. James of "Brian's Song" : CAAN
5. "Hurry!" : ASAP
9. It's west of Togo : GHANA
14. Regarding : ASTO
15. Berg opera : LULU
16. "You've got nothing to worry about!" : RELAX
17. What a tough puzzle can give you : FITS
18. Sonny and Cher's "___ You Babe" : IGOT
19. Film projection : IMAGE
20. Emmy-winning newswoman of the 80's-90's : FAITHDANIELS
23. Ink, in France : ENCRE
24. Kind of artery : RENAL
25. Prince of Broadway : HAL
28. Obi-Wan player : ALEC
30. Refuse to follow suit : RENEGE
32. Onetime network of 20-Across : CBS
35. Not a nice feeling : GROPE
38. Sting operation : TRAP
39. Never say die : HOPEAGAINSTHOPE
43. The Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
44. Prefix with -hedron : TETRA
45. Fresh : NEW
46. Infrequently : SELDOM
49. Reagan Sr. and Jr. : RONS
51. Werner Erhard teaching : EST
52. Hot sauce : SALSA
55. Brewer's need : YEAST
59. 1966 musical starring Gwen Verdon : SWEETCHARITY
61. Count with a keyboard : BASIE
64. Prefix with physics : META
65. Winged youth of myth : EROS
66. Honor ___ thieves : AMONG
67. Finito : OVER
68. His dying words were "What an artist the world is losing in me!" : NERO
69. Ballroom staple : TANGO
70. Wasp's home : NEST
71. First place : EDEN
1. Cappuccino, e.g. : CAFFE
2. One of 3.5 billion : ASIAN
3. Cobweb site : ATTIC
4. Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
5. "Put ___ on it!" : ALID
6. Make easier to swallow : SUGARCOAT
7. Without equal : ALONE
8. Enter a harbor : PUTIN
9. Prominent Edsel feature : GRILLE
10. Fashion lines : HEMS
11. In the style of : ALA
12. Carp, carp, carp : NAG
13. Can : AXE
21. Andrew Wyeth subject : HELGA
22. Canal site : EAR
25. Marsh wader : HERON
26. Wide open : AGAPE
27. Cartoon skunk : LEPEW
29. Unit of work : ERG
31. High degree : NTH
32. Event for foxhounds : CHASE
33. Portends : BODES
34. Took part in a bee : SPELT
36. Cobbler, e.g. : PIE
37. Intermissions : ENTRACTES
40. Finis : END
41. Like hit shows : SRO
42. Singer Tucker : TANYA
47. New York city, county or river : OSWEGO
48. West of films : MAE
50. Unclouded : SERENE
53. Problematic car : LEMON
54. Allen or Martin : STEVE
56. Televised : AIRED
57. Put away : STORE
58. Boxer with a nasty bite : TYSON
59. Carol : SING
60. Male deer : HART
61. Vampire ___ : BAT
62. Docs' org. : AMA
63. Last word in many company names : SON

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