New York Times, Monday, April 19, 1999

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 69 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lent activity : FAST
5. Ages and ages : EONS
9. Tin Pan Alley grp. : ASCAP
14. It connects to the wrist : ULNA
15. ___ gin fizz : SLOE
16. String quartet member : VIOLA
17. Trunk item : SPARETIRE
19. Bogeymen : OGRES
20. Psychic power : ESP
21. Restroom, for short : LAV
22. Plains tribe : PAWNEES
24. Mythological trio, with "the" : FATES
26. Grazing ground : LEA
27. Well-behaved : POLITE
30. Lacking trees : WOODLESS
35. Love, Italian-style : AMORE
36. Workplaces for Edison : LABS
37. Dog biter : FLEA
38. Veterans Day solo : TAPS
39. Where trunks are : AUTOS
40. Boys : LADS
41. Newsman Huntley : CHET
42. Do a critic's job : RATE
43. Copenhageners : DANES
44. Severe scolding : HARANGUE
46. Hang out on the line : AIRDRY
47. Debtor's note : IOU
48. Ballet : DANCE
50. Love ___ : HANDLES
54. TV's "Science Guy" Bill : NYE
55. Maple fluid : SAP
58. "___ and Sing!" (1935 play by 65-Across) : AWAKE
59. Trunk item : LUGWRENCH
62. Weekend wear : LEVIS
63. On the Aegean, say : ASEA
64. Filly's father : SIRE
65. See 58-Across : ODETS
66. Crèche figure : MARY
67. Release, as lava : SPEW
1. Electrical safeguard : FUSE
2. "The Sound of Music" backdrop : ALPS
3. Ginger cookie : SNAP
4. Part of cigarette smoke : TAR
5. Jefferson's Monticello, e.g. : ESTATE
6. Kind of branch offered in peace : OLIVE
7. Neither's partner : NOR
8. Trickle : SEEP
9. Declared : AVOWED
10. Trunk item : SIGNALFLARE
11. Apple leftover : CORE
12. Out of the wind : ALEE
13. Quarterback's option : PASS
18. Overjoy : ELATE
23. At ___ for words : ALOSS
24. Trunk item : FIRSTAIDKIT
25. Went after houseflies : SWATTED
27. Quilt square : PATCH
28. D-Day beach : OMAHA
29. Easygoing gazelle, e.g. : LOPER
31. Sweet-toned musical instrument : OBOE
32. Safari sighting : ELAND
33. Passover meal : SEDER
34. Pert : SASSY
36. Meal accompanied by a hula : LUAU
39. Debate : ARGUE
43. Kitchen gadget : DICER
45. As a surprising fact : NOLESS
46. No matter what : ANYWAY
49. A deadly sin : ANGER
50. Light ring : HALO
51. Overwhelmed : AWED
52. Pews' place : NAVE
53. Cutting criticism : SLAM
55. Use scissors : SNIP
56. Farm unit : ACRE
57. "That was close!" : PHEW
60. Top medals winner at the 1996 Olympics : USA
61. Swirly letter : ESS

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