New York Times, Monday, February 1, 1999

Author: Dorothy Smitonick
Editor: Will Shortz
Dorothy Smitonick
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Ms. Smitonick. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. "Damn Yankees" seductress : LOLA
5. Thick piece : SLAB
9. Where Rome is home : ITALY
14. Frosted : ICED
15. Jay who chins with guests : LENO
16. Wanderer : NOMAD
17. Not much : ATAD
18. Say positively : AVER
19. Brawls : FRAYS
20. Company with high personnel turnover : REVOLVINGDOOR
23. Dictation taker : STENO
24. "New Look" designer : DIOR
25. Sweet potato : YAM
28. Graceful bird : SWAN
31. Winnie-the-Pooh's creator : AAMILNE
33. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
36. Regret : RUE
38. Mystery writer Gardner et al. : ERLES
39. Eastern dancer : WHIRLINGDERVISH
44. Bicker : ARGUE
45. Umpire's call : OUT
46. Home for Babe : STY
47. Show, as a historic battle : REENACT
50. Stands in the way of : BARS
53. Always, to a verse writer : EER
54. Verse writer : POET
56. Partner of pains : ACHES
60. Yarn-making device : SPINNINGWHEEL
64. Pageant winner : QUEEN
66. Something the nose knows : ODOR
67. Chorus syllables : LALA
68. Lovers' lane event : TRYST
69. Popular sauce : RAGU
70. Lacking bumps : EVEN
71. Take care of : SEETO
72. Messy dresser : SLOB
73. Sprightly : PERT
1. Whopper tellers : LIARS
2. Eight-man band : OCTET
3. "Get out!" : LEAVE
4. Extensions : ADDONS
5. Pole, e.g. : SLAV
6. ___ Strauss & Co. : LEVI
7. Put ___ to (finish) : ANEND
8. Infamous Italian family name : BORGIA
9. Tattletale : INFORMER
10. Bullfight bull : TORO
11. Lilylike flower : AMARYLLIS
12. Song played on a mandolin : LAY
13. Football gains: Abbr. : YDS
21. Daily temperature extreme : LOW
22. ___ good turn : DOA
26. "___ of robins in her hair" : ANEST
27. Having an open weave : MESHY
29. Jackie's second : ARI
30. Convent dweller : NUN
32. TV personality Kupcinet : IRV
33. Not in a fog : AWARE
34. Perpetual time on the clock at Independence Hall : THREE
35. Ornamental stone : TIGERSEYE
37. "I" problem : EGO
40. Operate : RUN
41. Enter full force : LEAPINTO
42. Nickname : DUB
43. Guesstimate letters : ETA
48. Jailbird : CON
49. Pavarotti and Domingo : TENORS
51. Green : RAW
52. Lug : SCHLEP
55. Kind of wave : TIDAL
57. Throw : HEAVE
58. Specialist in fishing : EELER
59. Viewpoint : SLANT
61. Botherer : PEST
62. Failed attempt : NOGO
63. Chow : GRUB
64. Parts of gals. : QTS
65. Suffix with press : URE

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