New York Times, Monday, December 6, 1999

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQY} This is puzzle # 76 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Family head : MAMA
5. Taken ___ (surprised) : ABACK
10. 50's-60's singer ___ Domino : FATS
14. Whiff : ODOR
15. Winner of 1968 and 1972 : NIXON
16. Help in a holdup : ABET
17. Drill instructor's 41-Across : DOUBLETIME
19. Folk stories : LORE
20. TV's Kovacs : ERNIE
21. A portion : SOME
22. Sugar unit : LUMP
23. Item on a high school jacket : LETTER
25. Princeton's Tiger, e.g. : MASCOT
27. Ireland, poetically : ERIN
29. More than bad : AWFUL
32. Blacken : CHAR
35. Fuddy-duddy : GEEZER
39. Bibliographical suffix : ANA
40. Derby, for one : HAT
41. See 17- and 64-Across, and 11- and 34-Down : COMMAND
42. Op. ___ : CIT
43. "Wherefore ___ thou Romeo?" : ART
44. Circa : AROUND
45. Wine and dine : FETE
46. Freshmen, usually : TEENS
48. New money on the Continent : EURO
50. "___, My God, to Thee" : NEARER
54. Like bad bruises : PURPLE
58. Cracker spread : PATE
60. Lapsed : OVER
62. Base runner's achievement : STEAL
63. Ardent : AVID
64. Drill instructor's 41-Across : PARADEREST
66. It may be reflecting : POOL
67. Bring out : EDUCE
68. What's more : ALSO
69. Diarist Frank : ANNE
70. Extend, as a subscription : RENEW
71. Vegas sign : NEON
1. Architect's construction : MODEL
2. Like a lot : ADORE
3. ___ Rushmore : MOUNT
4. Judge : ARBITER
5. Actress Sue ___ Langdon : ANE
6. Bridle parts : BITS
7. It's a given : AXIOM
8. Pause sign : COMMA
9. Croucher's sore spots : KNEES
10. Unused, as a field : FALLOW
11. Drill instructor's 41-Across : ABOUTFACE
12. School session : TERM
13. Dance lesson : STEP
18. Satyr's stare : LEER
24. Hardship : RIGOR
26. Jack or 10 : CARD
28. Nautilus captain : NEMO
30. The "U" in I.C.U. : UNIT
31. Like the White Rabbit : LATE
32. Tête-à-tête : CHAT
33. Aesop's also-ran : HARE
34. Drill instructor's 41-Across : ATTENTION
36. Down Under bird : EMU
37. Western writer Grey : ZANE
38. Become, at last : ENDUP
41. José's house : CASA
45. Computer language : FORTRAN
47. Knitting tool : NEEDLE
49. Trick : RUSE
51. Rodeo performer : ROPER
52. Avoid, as capture : EVADE
53. What many incumbents do : RERUN
55. "The Old Wives' Tale" playwright : PEELE
56. Cow catcher : LASSO
57. Rock's ___ John : ELTON
58. Mate of 1-Across : PAPA
59. Stratford's stream : AVON
61. Derby, e.g. : RACE
65. Morning moisture : DEW

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