New York Times, Thursday, February 4, 1999

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 97 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Harmful : BAD
4. Insufficient, as an excuse : SAD
7. Kind of gun : SPRAY
12. Reveals, à la Shakespeare : OPES
14. Potential C.I.A. problem : MOLE
15. Unequaled : ALONE
16. Amble : ROVE
17. In ___ (clueless) : AFOG
18. Woman of letters? : VANNA
19. Deli counter order : SLICEDTURKEY
22. Campus groups : CLASSES
23. Reproducible in great detail : EIDETIC
27. In demand : HOT
28. Like most stadiums : TIERED
30. Dumb cluck : DODO
31. Literary monogram : TSE
32. First name in jazz : ELLA
33. Brave : GUTSY
34. It creates a big splash : BELLYFLOP
37. Obscure : BEDIM
40. Eastern ties : OBIS
41. Jerk : ASS
44. Enthralled : AGOG
45. Send away : BANISH
47. Capt.'s prediction : ETA
48. Perdue product : ROASTER
50. Retracted reluctantly : ATECROW
52. It was first tested in 1952 : HYDROGENBOMB
54. "The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" writer : AESOP
57. Rising locale? : OVEN
58. Adah's spouse : ESAU
59. Totaled : RANTO
60. Hungers : YENS
61. Mil. education grp. : ROTC
62. Betray : CROSS
63. Scrap : ORT
64. "Mighty ___ a Rose" : LAK
1. Soup served with sour cream : BORSCHT
2. Hunks, so to speak : APOLLOS
3. Drift : DEVIATE
4. Marketing technique : SOFTSELL
5. Slugger Moises : ALOU
6. Extent : DEGREE
7. Kept : SAVED
8. Emphasized : PLAYEDUP
9. Former Dodger Cey : RON
10. Richards of Texas : ANN
11. Formal vote : YEA
13. Brief moments? : SECS
14. Sickened : MADEILL
20. Honor : ESTEEM
21. Youngster : KID
24. Youngster : TOT
25. Fingers : IDS
26. Playing hard to get : COY
29. Jersey fabric : RAYON
33. Israelites' pre-Exodus home : GOSHEN
34. Moguls : BIGSHOTS
35. "Mississippi Burning" part : FBIAGENT
36. Is attentive : LISTENS
37. Obstacle : BAR
38. Inflatable item : EGO
39. 1988 Meg Ryan film : DOA
41. Kind of can : AEROSOL
42. Leaf apertures : STOMATA
43. Carpenter's aid : SAWBUCK
45. Night spot? : BED
46. Gulch : ARROYO
49. Editor's concerns : TYPOS
51. Breaker, maybe : CBER
53. Surpassing in rank : OVER
54. Line made with a compass : ARC
55. Keen perception : EAR
56. ___-Cat : SNO

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