New York Times, Wednesday, March 3, 1999

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Relative of a gator : CROC
5. Many miles off : AFAR
9. Sign of healing : SCAB
13. City southeast of Honolulu : HILO
14. "Damn Yankees" girl : LOLA
15. Strong will? : SHALL
16. "A New Leaf" actress/director, 1971 : ELAINEMAY
18. Hackneyed : TRITE
19. Athletes need good ones : REFLEXES
20. Bowls : ARENAS
21. Victory : WIN
22. Slippery ones : EVADERS
23. "Deep Purple" singer, 1963 : APRILSTEVENS
28. In on, with "to" : PRIVY
29. Overly brainy sort : NERD
30. Nourished : FED
33. Grub : EATS
34. Take another shot : RETRY
36. Cry that stops traffic : TAXI
37. Ending sequence : XYZ
38. Kind of therapy : GENE
39. Strong-willed athletic type, supposedly : ARIES
40. Best Actor of 1932 and 1946 : FREDRICMARCH
43. Haunted house sounds : SHRIEKS
46. French pooh-bah : ROI
47. Snakes : WEAVES
48. Iditarod runners : DOGSLEDS
53. Signed : INKED
54. "Brewster's Millions" actress, 1945 : JUNEHAVOC
55. Devoutness : PIETY
56. Similar : AKIN
57. Change the decor : REDO
58. Architect Saarinen : EERO
59. Geometric fig. : RECT
60. Be sure of : KNOW
1. "If I Could Turn Back Time" singer : CHER
2. Anger : RILE
3. Norwegian king : OLAF
4. Stamp purchase : COIL
5. "Dynasty" conniver : ALEXIS
6. Kindle : FOMENT
7. Woeful word : ALAS
8. Beam : RAY
9. Destroys, as documents : SHREDS
10. Queeg's command : CAINE
11. Site of many promises : ALTAR
12. Sanctify : BLESS
15. Beach : STRAND
17. Freshly : NEWLY
20. New York's ___ Fisher Hall : AVERY
22. At any time : EVER
23. Zenith : APEX
24. Beseech : PRAY
25. Big name in hotels : RITZ
26. R.N. responsibilities : IVS
27. Oft-used computer key : ENTER
30. Carnival : FAIR
31. Corp. kingpin : EXEC
32. Any course : DISH
34. Stinks : REEKS
35. Means justifiers : ENDS
36. "La la" preceder : TRA
38. Midaslike : GREEDY
39. Mennonites : AMISH
40. 55 minutes past the hour : FIVETO
41. Unexpectedly appropriate, maybe : IRONIC
42. Sound : COGENT
43. Steal : SWIPE
44. Skater Sonja : HENIE
45. Autumn sight in suburbia : RAKER
48. ___ it out (fight) : DUKE
49. Songbird : LARK
50. Tied : EVEN
51. No Einstein : DODO
52. Boat with an open hold : SCOW
54. Disconcert and then some : JAR

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