New York Times, Saturday, February 20, 1999

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 98 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Popular fund-raising event : CRAFTSHOW
10. High-powered language? : EMAIL
15. W.W. II British fighter plane : HURRICANE
16. Jazz composer Guaraldi : VINCE
17. Renounces : ABNEGATES
18. Actress Susan : ANTON
19. One using a cat-o'-nine-tails : FLAYER
20. Subs : STANDINS
22. Tasseled cap : FEZ
23. Mellow-toned : RICH
25. City ___ : DESK
26. Reduces gradually : ERODES
28. "Uh-uh" : NAH
31. Shares : CUTS
35. Bristle: Prefix : SETI
36. Big bill : CNOTE
38. Extremists : ZEALOTS
40. Percy ___, inventor of the microwave oven : SPENCER
42. No less than : ALLOF
43. ___-shanter : TAMO
45. Scratched (out) : EKED
46. Cath. or Hind., e.g. : REL
47. Financial : FISCAL
49. Miss : OMIT
51. Shoe sound : CLOP
53. E.R. technique : CPR
56. Less forgiving : STRICTER
59. Rogue : PICARO
61. Skilled force : CADRE
62. Self-reliant : AUTONOMIC
64. "Doe, ___..." (song lyric) : ADEER
65. Deferral : RAINCHECK
66. Versifiers : BARDS
67. Stay home, maybe : PLAYHOOKY
1. Refuse : CHAFF
2. Declining currency : RUBLE
3. Ball's partner : ARNAZ
4. Scandinavian god of fertility : FREY
5. Clemson athlete : TIGER
6. Most alarming : SCARIEST
7. It's sometimes passed : HAT
8. What a foul might result in : ONESHOT
9. ___ Bank : WEST
10. Fade away : EVANESCE
11. Watches : MINDS
12. Like some gasolines : ANTIKNOCK
13. Garbage pail, maybe : ICON
14. Frame insert : LENS
21. Fruit drink : ADE
24. Tops : CRESTS
27. Cheerless : DISMAL
29. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
30. Large number : HERD
31. Industry magnate : CZAR
32. River to the Ubangi : UELE
33. Lot to ask : TALLORDER
34. Pavement caution : SLO
37. Ship's hdg. : NNE
39. Kind of club : OFFICERS
41. Agile equine : POLOPONY
44. Increase : ACCRUAL
48. Sheraton Hotels owner : ITT
50. Stuck : MIRED
52. Small amount : PINCH
53. Small part : CAMEO
54. Small wound : PRICK
55. Uncertain : ROCKY
56. Sore point? : SCAB
57. "Hooray for me!" : TADA
58. 1957 Lancaster role : EARP
60. Fish also called "blue jack" : COHO
63. Maria lead-in : TIA

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