New York Times, Wednesday, December 15, 1999

Author: Ethan Cooper
Editor: Will Shortz
Ethan Cooper
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Cooper. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Watch's innards : WORKS
6. Parts of Morse code : DAHS
10. Wrists, anatomically : CARPI
14. Duck : ELUDE
15. Shiite leader : IMAM
16. Place for a turkey : OVEN
17. Mercury model : SABLE
18. French parent : MERE
19. Leaf part : LOBE
20. Soft headrests : FEATHERPILLOWS
23. "___ won't be afraid" ("Stand by Me" lyric) : NOI
24. Common cowboy nickname : SLIM
25. Chinese Mafia : TONG
28. Undiluted : NEAT
31. Certain steak : TBONE
35. Amiens affirmative : OUI
36. Mideast's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
37. ESPN anchor Rich : EISEN
38. Loser in the first World Series, 1903 : PITTSBURGHPIRATES
42. Rhea's role on "Cheers" : CARLA
43. Bifocal, e.g. : LENS
44. End of some Web site addresses : EDU
45. Zeno was one : STOIC
46. New Jersey cagers : NETS
47. Two tablets, maybe : DOSE
48. "The Godfather" novelist : PUZO
50. Purpose : USE
52. Rich pie filling : MISSISSIPPIMUD
58. "Stop your gabbin'!" : HUSH
59. One of the major leagues: Abbr. : NATL
60. Beach sights : DUNES
62. Toast topper : OLEO
63. Envelope sealer : GLUE
64. Writer Jong : ERICA
65. In a heap : PILED
66. Longings : YENS
67. Fix, as a driveway : RETOP
1. Unseld of the N.B.A. : WES
2. One of five Norwegian kings : OLAF
3. Yokel : RUBE
4. Grammy winner for "Constant Craving," 1992 : KDLANG
5. Take care of : SEETO
6. Five's partner : DIME
7. One of the major leagues: Abbr. : AMER
8. Player with a string quintet : HARPIST
9. It may be picked up in a gym : SMELL
10. Equatorial nation : COLOMBIA
11. Swear : AVOW
12. Graycoats : REBS
13. Log cabin material, maybe : PINE
21. Shiva worshiper : HINDU
22. Engine measures : LITERS
25. Subjects : TOPICS
26. ___ first (diamond call) : OUTAT
27. Prefix with glycerine : NITRO
29. Alway : EER
30. It's measured in degrees : ANGLE
32. Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
33. Food and shelter, e.g. : NEEDS
34. Follow : ENSUE
36. Item with beads : ABACUS
39. Sloppy : SLIPSHOD
40. Worked (up) : HET
41. Starts to raise, as a hem : PINSUP
46. Register button : NOSALE
47. Reserved : DEMURE
49. Full of life : ZINGY
51. Fly catcher : SPIDER
52. Think (over) : MULL
53. "Gotcha" : ISEE
54. Take aback : STUN
55. Guadeloupe and others : ILES
56. Soldier's assignment : UNIT
57. Art ___ : DECO
58. Western Indian : HOPI
61. Sucker : SAP

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