New York Times, Tuesday, December 7, 1999

Author: Norman S. Wizer
Editor: Will Shortz
Norman S. Wizer
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Wizer. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Give and take : SWAP
5. There are three in a tbs. : TSPS
9. Record player : PHONO
14. Rhine feeder : AARE
15. ___ monde (high society) : HAUT
16. News bit from a supermarket tabloid : RUMOR
17. Boar : WILDSWINE
19. Boredom : ENNUI
20. Impassive : STOICAL
21. Ham comedian's ploy : MUGGING
23. Painter of the Barbizon School : COROT
25. Sigma follower : TAU
26. Boor : COUNTRYBUMPKIN
32. English county : SHIRE
33. Spot for a sweat bead : PORE
34. Puzzle doer, apparently : YOU
35. Mah-jongg piece : TILE
36. Completely off drugs : CLEAN
38. Pillow filler : DOWN
39. It might help wash down a banger : ALE
40. Miscellanies : ANAS
41. ___ a fiddle : FITAS
42. Bore : TIRESOMEPERSON
46. Dead-on : APT
47. Belief : TENET
48. Requests for quiet : SHUSHES
52. Ordinarily : ASARULE
56. Main stream : AORTA
57. Boer : AFRIKANER
59. Cream cheese base : BAGEL
60. Velvet spread : PALL
61. "So long!" : CIAO
62. Make, as an effort : EXERT
63. Eyelid swelling : STYE
64. Reproaches : TSKS
1. They go back and forth in the woods : SAWS
2. "Hold on!" : WAIT
3. Guthrie with a guitar : ARLO
4. Treat for the feet : PEDICURE
5. Foil : THWART
6. Jack-tar : SAILOR
7. Wit's end? : PUN
8. Florist's unit : STEM
9. Like some sports programs : PREGAME
10. Put down the phone : HUNGUP
11. Prefix with present : OMNI
12. Sentence starter : NOUN
13. Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
18. Teatime treat : SCONE
22. 180, so to speak : UTURN
24. Like the text on proof sheets : TYPESET
26. Kind of sauce : CHILI
27. Ship from Valdez : OILER
28. Jungle danger : BOA
29. Former capital of Japan : KYOTO
30. Hawkeye : IOWAN
31. Women with vows : NUNS
32. Photo finish? : STAT
36. $100 bill : CNOTE
37. Hasty escape : LAM
38. Preoccupy : DISTRACT
40. Garage surface : ASPHALT
41. Sideshow attraction : FREAK
43. Egg rolling time : EASTER
44. Lustrously white : PEARLY
45. Provide storage for forage : ENSILE
48. Kemo ___ : SABE
49. Put-on : HOAX
50. Itch : URGE
51. Easy dupes : SAPS
53. Les √Čtats-___ : UNIS
54. Reporter's news source : LEAK
55. Love child : EROS
58. Blubber : FAT

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