New York Times, Saturday, March 20, 1999

Author: Chuck Deodene
Editor: Will Shortz
Chuck Deodene
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Best-selling novel set in ancient Rome : QUOVADIS
9. Like salon customers : COIFED
15. Rigor : ASPERITY
16. When surfing is possible? : UPTIME
17. Béarnaise ingredient : TARRAGON
18. Computing timesavers : MACROS
19. Germs might grow in it : AGAR
20. Catchall reason for failure : SNAFU
22. Quartermaster's post : HELM
23. Overhaul : REHAB
25. Ward heelers : POLS
27. ___-Pitch : SLO
28. Cat's covering : ZOOTSUIT
31. Sequel tag : III
32. Leaner : SCRAWNIER
35. The Osmonds' birthplace : OGDEN
37. Philosopher : THINKER
38. Gary's "Desire" co-star : MARLENE
40. Scouting outing : RECON
41. David and others : PSALMISTS
43. Telegraph ender : ESE
44. Word after family or detail : ORIENTED
46. Subject of psych. experiments : ESP
47. Uses a shuttle : TATS
48. Homme ___ (French V.I.P.) : DETAT
52. Letters for nine-to-fivers : TGIF
54. The "Little Ol' Band From Texas" : ZZTOP
57. Quince, e.g. : POME
58. Pied : CALICO
60. Heathen of sorts : IDOLATER
62. Key of Beethoven's Seventh : AMAJOR
63. Gay old time : NINETIES
64. Accouters anew : REFITS
65. 1945 Cahn/Styne tune : ANYWHERE
1. Where to spend dirhams : QATAR
2. Meter reader's concern : USAGE
3. Sofia's portrayer in "The Color Purple" : OPRAH
4. First European to enter New York Bay : VERRAZANO
5. Southern Hemisphere constellation : ARA
6. Pad : DIGS
7. Pour ___ : ITON
8. Neurotransmission site : SYNAPSE
9. Some clouds : CUMULI
10. W.W. II agcy. : OPA
11. It's a sensation : ITCH
12. Chat sites : FIRESIDES
13. 11-Down application : EMOLLIENT
14. "State Fair" setting : DESMOINES
21. Kind of bobsled : FOURMAN
24. Option for the present : BOWKNOT
26. Charged : STORMED
29. Inseparable : ONE
30. German battleship sunk in 1944 : TIRPITZ
32. Source of much bell-ringing : STREETCAR
33. Kings' milieu : CHESSGAME
34. Alternative to a baked potato : RICEPILAF
36. Aircraft's approach : GLIDEPATH
39. Aircraft abbr. : ALT
42. 39-line verse : SESTINA
45. They may be straight : RAZORS
49. Fields of comedy : TOTIE
50. Bahraini bigwig: Var. : AMEER
51. Not windy : TERSE
53. Land in which men wear skirts called sulus : FIJI
55. One-eyed overlord : ODIN
56. Pay (up) : PONY
59. Rollaway relative : COT
61. 1950's All-Star Burdette : LEW

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