New York Times, Tuesday, April 13, 1999

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXYZ} This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. False witnesses : LIARS
6. Vocalizes like the Beastie Boys : RAPS
10. Parks in 1955 news : ROSA
14. Venezuela's ___ Falls : ANGEL
15. Clairvoyant's start : ISEE
16. Has a tab : OWES
17. Suffix with sea or moon : SCAPE
18. Grocery vehicle : CART
19. College course division : UNIT
20. Production in a given period : THROUGHPUT
22. Trait determinant : GENE
23. Pirouette point : TOE
24. MacNeil's longtime partner : LEHRER
26. Sombrero accompanier : PONCHO
30. Transparent : CLEAR
32. "___'Clock Jump" : ONEO
33. Classic soft drink : NEHI
35. Italian tourist center : SIENA
39. Third-stringer : SCRUB
41. Sharpshooter's gift : AIM
42. Beat by a whisker : EDGED
43. Use weasel words : HEDGE
44. Meat loaf serving : SLAB
46. "Holy moly!" : EGAD
47. Papa Doc ruled it : HAITI
49. Stats for a porous defense : ERRORS
51. Battle site of 1916 : VERDUN
54. Gulped down : ATE
55. Mideast bigwig : EMIR
56. Pro-slavery Northerners, before the Civil War : DOUGHFACES
63. Mission cancellation : NOGO
64. Folklore fiend : OGRE
65. Speechify : ORATE
66. Lone Star State sch. : UTEP
67. Chemicals giant : OLIN
68. Hertz ___-Car : RENTA
69. Slippery critters : EELS
70. Sit a spell : REST
71. Alma ___ : MATER
1. In the cellar : LAST
2. Rainfall measurement : INCH
3. Lab gel : AGAR
4. Bank takeback : REPO
5. Mr. Moto, e.g. : SLEUTH
6. Nouveau ___ : RICHE
7. "Hurry, please!" : ASAP
8. Pizarro conquest : PERU
9. Avoid a trial : SETTLE
10. Hero of 1898 : ROUGHRIDER
11. Dog tag datum : OWNER
12. Left Bank river : SEINE
13. Autumn bloomer : ASTER
21. Hoodlum : GOON
25. Move carefully (into) : EASE
26. Swanky : POSH
27. Years ago : ONCE
28. Uncool sort : NERD
29. Cold comfort? : COUGHDROPS
30. Burger or dog topper : CHILI
31. Vegetable soup bean : LIMA
34. All-star game side, often : EAST
36. Waffle brand : EGGO
37. Warm, so to speak : NEAR
38. States further : ADDS
40. Belle's man : BEAU
45. One of Alcott's "Little Women" : BETH
48. Like some pools or paint : INDOOR
50. ___ Judaism : REFORM
51. Stage or stadium, say : VENUE
52. Ham it up : EMOTE
53. Star in Orion : RIGEL
54. Insurance seller : AGENT
57. Look lustfully : OGLE
58. "QB VII" author : URIS
59. Field of study : AREA
60. Defeatist's word : CANT
61. Politically incorrect suffix : ETTE
62. Mark with a branding iron : SEAR

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