New York Times, Monday, March 1, 1999

Author: Ed Early
Editor: Will Shortz
Ed Early
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {VZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Early. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Places to pitch tents : CAMPS
6. BMW rival : AUDI
10. Dr. Pepper, for one : SODA
14. Dress fold : PLEAT
15. Restaurateur Toots : SHOR
16. Golf or tennis championship : OPEN
17. Designer Oscar de la ___ : RENTA
18. Slugger Sammy : SOSA
19. For fear that : LEST
20. Deeply hurt : CUTTOTHEQUICK
23. Nope's counterpart : YUP
24. Force : DINT
25. D.D.E.'s 1952 and '56 opponent : AES
28. Award for a good student : STAR
31. Scorch : SCATHE
35. Blunder : FLUB
37. Neighbor of Pakistan : IRAN
39. Buenos ___ : AIRES
40. Visa alternative : AMERICANEXPRESS
43. Skylark, for one : SEDAN
44. ___ fide : BONA
45. Simplicity : EASE
46. What the fashion-savvy watch for : TRENDS
48. Cry at the doctor's office : NEXT
50. Home for cubs : DEN
51. Goes out, as a fire : DIES
53. "Am ___ time?" : ION
55. Gulliver's creator : JONATHANSWIFT
61. Russian parliament : DUMA
62. Scarlett's home : TARA
63. Pungent : ACRID
65. Man with a spare rib? : ADAM
66. Prepare for publication : EDIT
67. River through Lyons : RHONE
68. Exhausted, with "in" : DONE
69. Not bogus : REAL
70. "The Rehearsal" painter : DEGAS
1. Paramedic's work, in brief : CPR
2. One of the Baldwins : ALEC
3. Computer's option list : MENU
4. Raw quarter-pounder : PATTY
5. Word with symbol or seeker : STATUS
6. Mgr.'s aide : ASST
7. Apprehension expression : UHOH
8. Administered medicine to : DOSED
9. Invaders of Kuwait, 1990 : IRAQIS
10. Game in which players famously cheat : SOLITAIRE
11. Oil cartel : OPEC
12. Work space : DESK
13. Hill resident : ANT
21. Some nerve : OPTIC
22. Flip one's lid? : UNCAP
25. Make ___ buck : AFAST
26. Fictional Gantry : ELMER
27. Soft leather : SUEDE
29. Spirited horse : ARAB
30. Talked and talked and talked : RANON
32. Auto tire necessity : TREAD
33. Novelist Hermann : HESSE
34. Ruhr industrial center : ESSEN
36. Subject of a trademark : BRANDNAME
38. Hawaiian goose : NENE
41. Neighbor of Pakistan : INDIA
42. Horizontal line on a graph : XAXIS
47. Hunting dog : SETTER
49. Facing : TOWARD
52. Sun protection : SHADE
54. Recess for a statuette : NICHE
55. Black belt's activity : JUDO
56. Muscat is its capital : OMAN
57. Diva's song : ARIA
58. Part of N.F.L.: Abbr. : NATL
59. Budweiser ad creature : FROG
60. Actress Louise : TINA
61. June honoree : DAD
64. ___ Plaines, Ill. : DES

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