New York Times, Monday, March 8, 1999

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. German river to the North Sea : ELBE
5. Houston N.L.er : ASTRO
10. Fictional captain with an ivory leg : AHAB
14. Fishing rod attachment : REEL
15. Oarsman : ROWER
16. Malcolm X, for Denzel Washington : ROLE
17. Where the President works : OVALOFFICE
19. Minute amount : IOTA
20. Jeans material : DENIM
21. Regarding : ASTO
22. Dick and Jane's dog : SPOT
23. Skipped the wedding : ELOPED
25. Coin flips : TOSSES
27. High-hatter : SNOB
29. Cockeyed : ASKEW
32. Seldom seen : RARE
35. Zoo inhabitants : BEASTS
39. Ill temper : IRE
40. Meyers of "Kate & Allie" : ARI
41. Sewing groups : CIRCLES
42. L.B.J.'s successor : RMN
43. Bed-and-breakfast : INN
44. Scrabble unit : LETTER
45. Yards in passing, e.g. : STAT
46. Accepted doctrine : DOGMA
48. Shrink-___ : WRAP
50. Yellowbelly : COWARD
54. Draw out : ELICIT
58. Auto racer A. J. : FOYT
60. Sticky stuff : GOOK
62. Hole-___ (ace) : INONE
63. "That hurts!" : OUCH
64. Camelot fixture : ROUNDTABLE
66. Iwo Jima, e.g. : ISLE
67. Hot coal : EMBER
68. Study for finals : CRAM
69. Lustful look : LEER
70. ___ Park, Col. : ESTES
71. Makes bales for the barn : HAYS
1. Wear away, as earth : ERODE
2. Carpenter's tool : LEVEL
3. Community gambling game : BEANO
4. Area south of the White House, with "the" : ELLIPSE
5. Poodle's bark : ARF
6. Davenport : SOFA
7. Chubby Checker's dance : TWIST
8. Front of a sheet of paper : RECTO
9. Nabisco cookies : OREOS
10. Crops up : ARISES
11. Dress for Scarlett O'Hara : HOOPSKIRT
12. Choir voice : ALTO
13. Tuckered out : BEAT
18. Harbinger : OMEN
24. "The Many Loves of ___ Gillis" : DOBIE
26. Words of disrespect : SASS
28. Lahr of "The Wizard of Oz" : BERT
30. Humorous Bombeck : ERMA
31. "What ___ wrong?" : WENT
32. Narc's bust : RAID
33. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
34. Wagner work : RINGCYCLE
36. Have work in Hollywood : ACT
37. Lot : SLEW
38. ___ Haute, Ind. : TERRE
41. Falcon feature : CLAW
45. Popeye's muscle builder : SPINACH
47. May honoree : MOTHER
49. Came down to earth : ALIT
51. Be in harmony : AGREE
52. Motel units : ROOMS
53. Harbor suspicions : DOUBT
55. Snake charmer's snake : COBRA
56. Dental filling : INLAY
57. Abounds : TEEMS
58. Aluminum sheet : FOIL
59. River in England : OUSE
61. Where gramps jounces junior : KNEE
65. A.M.A. members : DRS

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