New York Times, Saturday, December 11, 1999

Author: William S. Cotter
Editor: Will Shortz
William S. Cotter
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QUX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Cotter. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tried to bring down : SHOTAT
7. It may be brought before a board : HANDSAW
14. Ripple : WAVELET
16. Apple-pie order : ALAMODE
17. Facial hair : EYELASH
18. Insect that's the last word in the Scrabble Players Dictionary : ZYZZYVA
19. Machine gun : BREN
20. 1999 Emmy-winning soap role : ERICA
22. Drink: Abbr. : BEV
23. Explorer Balboa : VASCO
24. Like some points : FINER
25. From Ft. Myers to Ft. Pierce : ENE
26. Comet's purpose : CLEANSING
28. Québec's southern neighbors : ETATS
30. Tony-winning "Nicholas Nickleby" actor : REES
31. Tablet holder : ARK
32. Submachine guns : STENS
33. Dodger pitcher, A.L. Comeback Player of the Year in 1976 : TOMMYJOHN
36. Immune response orchestrator : TCELL
38. Party preparation : DIP
39. Husband of Poppaea Sabina : NERO
43. Turf : SWARD
44. Countercultural magazine since 1974 : HIGHTIMES
46. Affirmative action : NOD
47. Cast : FLING
49. Siouan tongue : OSAGE
50. Land in la mer : ILE
51. Kosher deli offering : LATKE
52. Mideast capital : SANA
53. 51-Across, e.g. : PANCAKE
55. They're no angels : RASCALS
58. They cause breakdowns : ENZYMES
59. Biting insect, informally : SKEETER
60. Billet-doux opening : DEAREST
61. Take stock of : ASSESS
1. Winter Olympics powerhouse: Abbr. : SWE
2. Seat at a square dance : HAYBALE
3. Quarterback : OVERSEE
4. One who puts on a show : TELECASTER
5. Family support group : ALANON
6. Your, in Paris : TES
7. Illegal trials? : HAZING
8. ___ clover : ALYCE
9. View from Mount Tabor : NAZARETH
10. No place for a base, in brief : DMZ
11. Hoisin sauce ingredient : SOYBEAN
12. Onsets : ADVENTS
13. Drives dangerously : WEAVES
15. 1991 best-selling legal thriller : THEFIRM
21. Small-time : RINKYDINK
23. Clicker target : VCR
27. Heb. judge : SAML
29. They're not returned : TENNISACES
32. Short school year? : SOPH
34. Ex : OLDFLAME
35. Shot glasses : JIGGERS
36. Like many blacktops : TWOLANE
37. Concerto feature : CADENZA
40. Spring : EMANATE
41. Entertains : REGALES
42. Verb ending : OSE
43. 1-Across surreptitiously : SNIPED
44. Gasoline type, informally : HITEST
45. Casts : TOSSES
48. Finger ___ : LAKES
54. St.-___-l'École, France : CYR
56. Cognomen preceder : AKA
57. Some ring buyers: Abbr. : SRS

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