New York Times, Saturday, December 4, 1999

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKPVWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 113 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Accents : STRESSES
9. Thingies: Var. : GISMOS
15. Talk : CHITCHAT
16. "Odyssey" setting : ITHACA
17. Jump, in a way : RECHARGE
18. Elongated tropical fruit : LOOFAH
19. Kind of system, in medicine : ABO
20. Fight : MELEE
22. C.P.A. suggestion : IRA
23. City on the Moselle : METZ
25. Robert Frost farm site : DERRY
27. Casino call : NOIR
28. Just observed : SATIN
30. Prefix with Tibetan : SINO
31. Mil. institution since 1845 : USNA
32. Tease : RAGON
34. Like many carved wooden masks : NIGERIAN
36. Fashion of the times : ZEITGEIST
38. Reclusive and austere : MONASTIC
41. Hard stuff : SAUCE
44. Cut ___ : ARUG
45. 1965 jazz album : ELLA
47. Best Actor of 1990 : IRONS
49. Huts : COTS
50. Theoclymenus and others : SEERS
52. Prefix with -genous : ENDO
53. N.L. East city : ATL
54. Send : RADIO
56. ___ anglais (English horn) : COR
57. Upset : QUEASY
61. Serious warning : REDALERT
63. Virgin : UNTROD
64. Small-time : ONEHORSE
65. 1950's Rangers : EDSELS
66. Natl. Mon. near Charleston, S.C. : FTSUMTER
1. Skedaddles : SCRAMS
2. Classic Faulkner story : THEBEAR
3. Cannoli filling : RICOTTA
4. Numerical ending : ETH
5. Fleece : SCAM
6. Bit : SHRED
7. Reggie White's team when he was named N.F.L. M.V.P. : EAGLES
8. Avoiding : STEERINGCLEAROF
9. "Drums Along the Mohawk" hero : GIL
10. 1995 court V.I.P. : ITO
11. Premium cable network: Abbr. : SHO
12. Some thugs : MAFIOSI
13. Ovate wind instrument : OCARINA
14. Dry : SAHARAN
21. Banks in Chicago : ERNIE
24. Irregular courses : ZIGZAGS
26. Mystics : YOGIS
27. Development : NURTURE
29. Refusals : NOES
33. Informal evenings : NITES
35. Actor Morales : ESAI
37. Home subcontractor : TILER
38. Short-tailed Asian monkey : MACAQUE
39. Strong and clear, as a voice : OROTUND
40. Small seeds : NUTLETS
42. Harmony : CONCERT
43. Back : ENDORSE
46. Devoted : ARDENT
48. One concerned with classes : SORTER
51. A and B, e.g. : SIDES
55. Diamond Head locale : OAHU
58. Is after you? : ARE
59. Peruvian coin : SOL
60. N.F.L. stat. : YDS
62. Actor Herbert of "War and Peace" : LOM

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