New York Times, Friday, March 5, 1999

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQWZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
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1. 7-10 and others : SPLITS
7. It appears next to some records : ASTERISK
15. College unit : CREDIT
16. Check out : LOOKINTO
17. Lots and plots : REALTY
18. Join : TAKEPART
19. Legal action : APPEAL
20. Suffix with verb : OSE
21. It was, to Ovid : ERAT
22. Kind of scallop : BAY
23. Mad : NUTS
25. All-American name : KNUTE
26. Brought up : BRED
28. Smooth, in a way : SHAVEN
31. Toni Morrison's "___ Baby" : TAR
32. Investigation aids : LEADS
34. Some are political : EXILES
36. Proof goof : ERRATUM
38. Stovepipe : SILKHAT
42. Dweller on the Red Sea : YEMENI
44. Saw things : TEETH
45. ___-crab soup : SHE
48. Out to lunch : EATING
50. Proceeds : GATE
51. One holding a chair, perhaps : TAMER
53. Bill Gates and Steve Jobs : CEOS
55. Cold Harbor soldier : REB
56. "A Little Bitty Tear" singer, 1962 : IVES
57. Catullus composition : ODE
59. Valentine's Day message : BEMINE
61. Didn't have enough : RANSHORT
63. British protectorate until 1962 : UGANDA
64. Like a birdie : UNDERPAR
65. Electrical phenomena : SURGES
66. Disregards : PASSESBY
67. China shop purchase : TEASET
1. Kind of tile : SCRABBLE
2. Chef : PREPARER
3. 2000, for one : LEAPYEAR
4. Run without moving : IDLE
5. Powerhouse : TITAN
6. Record cutter : STYLUS
7. Part of a jazz combo : ALTOSAX
8. In order (to) : SOAS
9. It's a drag : TOKE
10. Squeeze (out) : EKE
11. Turn yellow, maybe : RIPEN
12. Bound by routine : INARUT
13. Sheets : STRATA
14. Title character in 70's TV : KOTTER
24. Aspiring diva's goal : THEMET
25. Showed respect, in a way : KNELT
27. When zero hour occurs : DDAY
29. Tetrahydrozoline brand : VISINE
30. Shiloh priest : ELI
33. What a wrangler wrangles : STEER
35. Rudder support : SKEG
37. She played Mia in "Pulp Fiction" : UMA
39. Capitol Hill doings : HEARINGS
40. Audience member : ATTENDEE
41. Fairy tale title character : THEBEAST
43. "Well, almost!" : NICETRY
45. Incite : STIRUP
46. Plaza de la Revolución locale : HAVANA
47. Improves : EMENDS
49. Lose one's shirt : GOBUST
52. Pluralizers : ESSES
54. Smooth link : SEGUE
57. Cry over spilled milk : OOPS
58. Hardly exciting : DRAB
60. "Matilda" star ___ Wilson : MARA
62. Charles V's domain: Abbr. : HRE

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