New York Times, Wednesday, February 24, 1999

Author: Mark Elliot Skolsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Elliot Skolsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {V} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Skolsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Make fat : LARD
5. Teaser : PROMO
10. Survivalist's stockpile : AMMO
14. Needle case : ETUI
15. "They Died With Their Boots On," e.g. : OATER
16. Bad news for a bookie : RAID
17. It may be hit with a hammer : GONG
18. Cheesy part of the neck? : EDAMSAPPLE
20. Kind of nerve : OPTIC
22. Ballpark figure : RBIS
23. Tennis call : LET
24. Cheesy 60's TV show? : THEMUENSTERS
28. Frito-Lay's parent : PEPSICO
31. Longtime Delaware Senator : ROTH
32. Put away : ICE
33. Not be a polite winner : CROW
35. Eerie sightings : UFOS
39. Cheesy 1977 comedy? : THEGOUDABYEGIRL
44. Coupling : YOKE
45. Element found in Geiger counters : NEON
46. Word with snake or quake : SEA
47. Writer on music David ___ : EWEN
51. View : EYESHOT
53. Cheesy TV private eye? : JIMROQUEFORT
57. "Wheel of Fortune" purchase : ANE
58. Ballpark figure : OUTS
59. Lowest deck : ORLOP
63. Cheesy gabber? : CHEDDARBOX
67. "Hawaii Five-O" locale : OAHU
68. Item designed to be blown up? : KITE
69. Jungle vine : LIANE
70. Tito's family name : BROZ
71. Bones, zoologically : OSSA
72. Like happy diners : SATED
73. Exxon, once : ESSO
1. Kind of blocks : LEGO
2. On : ATOP
3. Shrimp : RUNT
4. Fingers : DIGITS
5. "Ulalume" poet : POE
6. Dosage unit at a reactor : RAD
7. Northern Japanese city : OTARU
8. Initiate : MEMBER
9. "Twelfth Night" lover : ORSINO
10. Dadaism founder : ARP
11. Common bedroom furniture material : MAPLE
12. Track athlete : MILER
13. Dramatist Clifford : ODETS
19. Secy. : ASST
21. City north of Sacramento : CHICO
25. Hosiery shade : ECRU
26. Kind of ring or swing : MOOD
27. Racketeer : THUG
28. Ruefulness : PITY
29. Feature of an empty house : ECHO
30. Furtive look : PEEK
34. Pallid : WAN
36. Denizens of the 46-Across : FISH
37. It comes in black and white : OREO
38. Part of a deck chair : SLAT
40. Will of "The Waltons" : GEER
41. Complaint : BEEF
42. "Space cadet" : YOYO
43. Año starter : ENERO
48. Not an iron : WOOD
49. Peers : EQUALS
50. Beaverlike fur : NUTRIA
52. Photographer's light : STROBE
53. "Thriller" singer, in tabloids : JACKO
54. "It's ___ Kiss" (1964 hit) : INHIS
55. Track events : MEETS
56. Convocation of witches : ESBAT
60. Cousin of Sven : LARS
61. Cries of surprise : OHOS
62. Corleone's creator : PUZO
64. Narcs' employer: Abbr. : DEA
65. Half and half : ONE
66. Crossed through : XED

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