New York Times, Thursday, March 25, 1999

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQW} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Natl. Adopt-a-Dog Month : OCT
4. Concert gear : AMPS
8. Knickerbockers : PANTS
13. Malted drink that's not a malted : ALE
14. Experiences losses : DIETS
16. Budget alternative : ALAMO
17. U.S. 36 crosses it : KAN
18. Accessory : EXTRA
19. Defraud : COZEN
20. Obliged : LIABLE
22. With 54-Across, hit from 36-Across : ANYTHING
24. Hosted : EMCEED
25. "___ far, far better thing..." : ITISA
26. North Sea feeder : YSER
27. Got off the ground : BEGAN
29. Popular candy : PEZ
32. Tether : LEASH
34. Heiress, maybe : NIECE
36. Broadway premiere of 1946 : ANNIEGETYOURGUN
41. Active : DOING
42. "Must-___" (NBC slogan) : SEETV
43. 1939 Bogart title role : DRX
44. Actor Hawke : ETHAN
46. Mosque V.I.P. : IMAM
50. Comical introduction : SERIO
52. In the rococo style : ORNATE
54. See 22-Across : YOUCANDO
57. Weyerhaeuser Co. employee : LOGGER
58. Specks : MOTES
59. On ___ (carousing) : ATOOT
61. "Platoon" setting : NAM
62. Canticle : CHANT
63. Mantelpiece : LEDGE
64. I.O.C. member : USA
65. Remains : ASHES
66. Baseball's Ordoñez et al. : REYS
67. Blokes : MEN
1. 36-Across surname : OAKLEY
2. What adjusters adjust : CLAIMS
3. Playing card combo : TENACE
4. Designer Simpson : ADELE
5. Assortment : MIXEDBAG
6. Prized : PET
7. Apt description of 1-Down : STRAIGHTSHOOTER
8. Treaties : PACTS
9. Football's ___ Bowl : ALOHA
10. Axis figure : NAZI
11. Capone's adversaries : TMEN
12. Dance partner : SONG
15. Popular legend of Dutch origin : SANTA
21. See 35-Down : BERLIN
23. Yang's opposite : YIN
28. London-to-Dover dir. : ESE
29. Solitaire puzzle piece : PEG
30. Old French coin : ECU
31. Meditative thought : ZEN
33. Hosp. scan : EEG
34. Fanatic : NUT
35. With 21-Down, composer of 36-Across : IRVING
36. Combine : ADD
37. Hide-hair link : NOR
38. Rule out : NIX
39. Its anagram is a synonym of itself : YEA
40. Winemaking science : OENOLOGY
44. Ocean flier : ERN
45. Word with bore or wave : TIDAL
47. Selleck TV role : MAGNUM
48. Not troubled : ATEASE
49. 36-Across star : MERMAN
50. Brouhaha : SCENE
51. Bridge positions : EASTS
53. Some school methods : ROTES
54. 1979 disco classic : YMCA
55. Circus cries : OOHS
56. Kings Peak locale : UTAH
60. Jonson work : ODE

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