New York Times, Wednesday, March 10, 1999

Author: Wesley R. Johnson
Editor: Will Shortz
Wesley Johnson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Johnson. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Center of an old-fashioned roast : BOAR
5. Old Jewish scholars : ABBAS
10. Kid : JOSH
14. Fully fit : ABLE
15. Coin being replaced by the euro : FRANC
16. Got down : ALIT
17. What boxer #1 did : HITBELOWTHEBELT
20. Got up : STOOD
21. More wily : SLIER
22. Political grp. since 1854 : GOP
23. Umbrella part : RIB
25. Launch of 1986 : MIR
27. What boxer #2 was : DOWNFORTHECOUNT
36. Slice of history : ERA
37. "___ so right!" : YOURE
38. "Li'l" guy : ABNER
39. Othello's betrayer : IAGO
41. Dishonest sort : SNEAK
43. Actor Morales : ESAI
44. Bloodhound's guide : SCENT
46. "A Garden of Earthly Delights" author : OATES
48. Pipe joint : ELL
49. What boxer #2 then had to do : THROWINTHETOWEL
52. Late Cabinet Secretary Brown : RON
53. White House souvenir : PEN
54. Draft org. : SSS
57. Schiller's "___ Joy" : ODETO
61. Swindler's name, possibly : ALIAS
65. What the boxers and fans now do : HOPEFORAREMATCH
68. "What a shame!" : ALAS
69. Certain fur : OTTER
70. Say ___ (deny) : NOTO
71. "___ No Angels" (Bogart flick) : WERE
72. Studio stock : REELS
73. "Go ahead!" : DOIT
1. Scroogeisms : BAHS
2. Life preserver? : OBIT
3. Kind of flute : ALTO
4. Like some Christians : REBORN
5. Union in a 1955 merger : AFL
6. Ringling ___ : BROS
7. Wail : BAWL
8. Hostile to : ANTI
9. Machination : SCHEME
10. Boxer's move : JAB
11. Designer Cassini : OLEG
12. Forage holder : SILO
13. Start of a Web site address : HTTP
18. Uplift : EDIFY
19. Writer Jong : ERICA
24. Ringside responses : BOOS
26. Boxer's wear : ROBE
27. Franklin, religiously : DEIST
28. Spinachlike plant : ORACH
29. It's made at fights : WAGER
30. Like some sentences : RUNON
31. Trick's alternative : TREAT
32. Moor : HEATH
33. Remove stitches from : UNSEW
34. Football Hall-of-Famer Greasy ___ : NEALE
35. Bird's sound : TRILL
40. ___ about (near) : ONOR
42. Hoard : KEEP
45. ___ a kind (pair) : TWOOF
47. Recipe direction : STEAM
50. Protected from the elements : INDOOR
51. Back from flying : ONLAND
54. "Pygmalion" dramatist : SHAW
55. Only : SOLE
56. Practice in the ring : SPAR
58. Art Deco name : ERTE
59. London's ___ Gallery : TATE
60. Hurler Hershiser : OREL
62. Classic Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
63. Play opener : ACTI
64. Whisky amount : SHOT
66. Opp. of WNW : ESE
67. E.M.T. destinations : ERS

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