New York Times, Wednesday, February 17, 1999

Author: Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521
Harvey Estes
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11612/29/199311/26/200845
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2015151219278
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1.52700

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {CJVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 24 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mayberry toper : OTIS
5. C sharp : DFLAT
10. Sound astonished : GASP
14. Job for a body shop : DENT
15. Baghdad native : IRAQI
16. "Takin' ___ the Streets" (Doobie Brothers hit) : ITTO
17. Newswoman Klensch : ELSA
18. Kind of calendar : PINUP
19. Enthusiasm : ZEAL
20. Beginning of a prayer : LORDPLEASEMAKE
23. Author Bennett : HAL
24. Popeye's Olive : OYL
25. Schlemiel : LOSER
26. Walrus hunter : ALEUT
28. Yankee legend Rizzuto : PHIL
31. Pub. workers : EDS
32. Collar stain : RING
33. Butts of jokes : STOOGES
36. Middle of the prayer : METHEPERSONTHAT
41. Suffer sans air conditioning : SWELTER
42. ___ Honor : YOUR
43. Sch. for ministers : SEM
46. Fateful day : IDES
47. Davis of Hollywood : BETTE
48. Hunger (for) : YEARN
50. ___ minérale : EAU
52. Agony : WOE
53. End of the prayer : MYDOGTHINKSIAM
58. Clunker : BOMB
59. Language of 380 million : HINDI
60. Sports figure : STAT
62. After-lunch sandwich : OREO
63. Just kidding around : INFUN
64. Clears : NETS
65. Easter preparation : LENT
66. Quits : STOPS
67. Not just a trip across town : TREK
1. Words of praise : ODE
2. Fib : TELLALIE
3. Mouthing off : INSOLENT
4. Night light : STAR
5. Totally uncool : DIPPY
6. Bell or whistle : FRILL
7. Pool demarcation : LANE
8. Marine shade : AQUA
9. Q followers? : TIPS
10. Thingamajig : GIZMO
11. Loose : ATEASE
12. Slew a vampire, perhaps : STAKED
13. Raft steerers : POLERS
21. Part of an E-mail address : DOT
22. 1990's sitcom : ELLEN
23. Injure : HARM
27. Bad reviews : UGHS
28. Ship refueling places : PORTS
29. Water (down) : HOSE
30. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
33. Scurried : SPED
34. Prefix with photo : TELE
35. Eye sore : STYE
37. Knicks center who was the 1986 Rookie of the Year : EWING
38. Deep trouble : HOTWATER
39. Mechanize : AUTOMATE
40. It has a bark but no bite : TREE
43. $, #, % or & : SYMBOL
44. Pooh's grumpy pal : EEYORE
45. Maniacs : MADMEN
47. Clear tables : BUS
49. Martian explorer, e.g. : ROBOT
50. Come out in the long run : ENDUP
51. Actor Claude : AKINS
54. "What's ___?" : THIS
55. Clue : HINT
56. Dope : INFO
57. Ain't correct? : ISNT
61. Condescending cluck : TSK

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