New York Times, Wednesday, April 28, 1999

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Flourishing, in Florida? : PALMY
6. Turn red, in a way : SHAME
11. Pitcher's asset : ARM
14. Economize on the wedding : ELOPE
15. Breakfast fruit : MELON
16. Common middle name : LEE
17. Start of a quip : CATSAREALOT
19. Gobbled (up) : ATE
20. Supper scrap : ORT
21. Scorch : SEAR
22. Get a bead on : AIMAT
24. Part 2 of the quip : SMARTERTHANDOGS
28. Says "When?" : ASKS
29. Toaster waffle : EGGO
30. Penny-pinching : MEAN
33. Missing G.I. : AWOL
34. KLM announcement : ETA
37. Part 3 of the quip : TRYGETTINGEIGHT
42. Sweater letter? : VEE
43. Part of a parachute : CORD
44. Holiday song : NOEL
45. Spumante producer : ASTI
46. Dark beer : BOCK
49. Part 4 of the quip : CATSTOPULLASLED
56. Ho hello : ALOHA
57. Afrikaner : BOER
58. Printemps follower : ETE
59. Nonexistent : NIL
60. End of the quip : THROUGHSNOW
64. Apple eater of note : EVE
65. Just jots : IOTAS
66. Put in one's two cents worth : OPINE
67. "Quiet on the ___!" : SET
68. Where Minos ruled : CRETE
69. Violet : PANSY
1. Bill of legend : PECOS
2. Oversleeper's need : ALARM
3. "Whole ___ Shakin' Goin' On" : LOTTA
4. Pursuers of 33-Across : MPS
5. Rise inducers : YEASTS
6. Spreads, as cream cheese : SMEARS
7. One of the Four H's : HEART
8. Kit and caboodle : ALL
9. Milk deliverer's call : MOO
10. Get caught up : ENTANGLE
11. Siege site of 1836 : ALAMO
12. Mark down, perhaps : RETAG
13. Chances upon : MEETS
18. Raise a stink : REEK
23. Groom's vow : IDO
25. Gave a buzz : RANG
26. Chopped down : HEWN
27. Awestruck : AGOG
30. Teen tube fave : MTV
31. Shortly before? : ERE
32. Agreeable reply : AYE
33. Band-___ : AID
34. Fathead's excess : EGO
35. Frequent title starter : THE
36. Oceanic abbr. : ATL
38. In seventh heaven : ECSTATIC
39. Canine from Kansas : TOTO
40. Send headlong : TRIP
41. Squid's squirts : INKS
45. Hair color : ASH
46. Skirt's complement : BLOUSE
47. Designer Cassini : OLEG
48. Meals on wheels server? : CARHOP
49. Christmas decorations : CANES
50. "It's ___!" ('74 thriller) : ALIVE
51. Renter's sign : TOLET
52. German sub : UBOAT
53. Red leader : LENIN
54. Collars of a sort : ETONS
55. Decimal preceder? : DEWEY
61. TV adjustment: Abbr. : HOR
62. 66, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE
63. Site for three men in a tub? : SPA

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