New York Times, Tuesday, March 16, 1999

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Golf peril : TRAP
5. South African author Alan : PATON
10. Impoverished : POOR
14. Latvia's capital : RIGA
15. TV's Morgenstern : RHODA
16. Witty Bombeck : ERMA
17. Bartender's supply, squashed flat? : ICESQUARES
19. Jack-o'-lantern feature : GRIN
20. Plunder : MARAUD
21. Working with a dragnet : TRAWLING
23. Carpe ___ : DIEM
25. Actress Taylor of "The Nanny" : RENEE
26. Apportioned, with "out" : METED
29. Car safety device : AIRBAG
33. Take in : EARN
34. Total, as an effort : ALLOUT
35. G.I. address : APO
38. Some scams, squashed flat? : TRIANGLESCHEMES
41. Nile slitherer : ASP
42. Gladiatorial sites : ARENAS
43. Bona fide : REAL
44. Trattoria gadget : GRATER
45. ___ Domingo : SANTO
46. Zeno, notably : STOIC
49. Actor Montand : YVES
51. Game with sticks : LACROSSE
55. Brings a smile to : AMUSES
59. No longer mint : USED
60. Meteorologist's study, squashed flat? : ATMOCIRCLE
62. Catchall abbr. : ETAL
63. Pacific nation since 1968 : NAURU
64. The life of Riley : EASE
65. January song ender : SYNE
66. Muddleheaded : ATSEA
67. Common flag feature : STAR
1. Remove the fat from : TRIM
2. Costa ___ : RICA
3. Ripening factor : AGER
4. Rose Bowl site : PASADENA
5. Victorian type : PRUDE
6. "So, it's YOU!" : AHA
7. Suit material, perhaps : TORT
8. River to the Baltic : ODER
9. Discovery grp. : NASA
10. Stereotypical pirate feature : PEGLEG
11. Utah's Hatch : ORRIN
12. "Mother ___" (old standard) : OMINE
13. Outfielder's asset : RANGE
18. Pound sterling, informally : QUID
22. Vindictive anger : WRATH
24. Gong hitter : MALLET
26. Intro to physics? : META
27. Shuckers' units : EARS
28. Junket : TRIP
30. Actress Graff : ILENE
31. "Hail Mary" counter : ROSARY
32. Tampa Bay players, in headlines : BUCS
34. Taj Mahal home : AGRA
35. "Right on!" : AMEN
36. Bog stuff : PEAT
37. Capital on a fjord : OSLO
39. Pusher's pursuer : NARCO
40. Crossword solvers' smudges : ERASURES
44. Elasticized garment : GIRDLE
45. Top Four matchup : SEMI
46. Turns on an axis : SLUES
47. Delicious : TASTY
48. Neptune's realm : OCEAN
50. Empty spaces : VACUA
52. Yemen's capital : SANA
53. P.D.Q., on "ER" : STAT
54. Six-foot avians : EMUS
56. "Vamoose!" : SCAT
57. Socialite Maxwell : ELSA
58. Nostradamus, for one : SEER
61. Assayer's specimen : ORE

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