New York Times, Wednesday, April 7, 1999

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 101 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Slender-bodied insect : WASP
5. Rogue : SCAMP
10. Kind of sax : ALTO
14. Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
15. Tyrolean refrain : YODEL
16. Equal : PEER
17. Loses to a late-night host? : SCORESBELOWPAAR
20. W.W. II Gen. ___ Arnold : HAP
21. "September ___" (Neil Diamond hit) : MORN
22. Fuse : WELD
23. Prefix with cycle : UNI
24. Emissions control grp. : EPA
25. It may be wild : DEUCE
28. One of the Fondas : PETER
30. Tout's hangout, briefly : OTB
33. Agile : SPRY
34. Initiates : LAUNCHES
38. Menlo Park monogram : TAE
39. Fills in for an actor? : PULLSACAANJOB
42. Shade maker : ELM
43. Exposed as false : DEBUNKED
44. Ali ___ : BABA
46. Old geog. initials : SSR
47. Bar at the bar : ESTOP
51. "Mr. Tambourine Man" group, with "the" : BYRDS
53. Cutting tool : ADZ
55. Capek play : RUR
56. Put in or take out, maybe : EDIT
58. "Peter Pan" pirate : SMEE
59. "Make ___ double" : ITA
60. What the foreign car driver does after a trip? : TELLSASAABSTORY
64. Look longingly at : OGLE
65. Japanese commercial district : GINZA
66. Together, in music : ADUE
67. Incite : GOAD
68. Have the helm : STEER
69. Sew up : MEND
1. Mom's pre-meal instruction : WASHUP
2. Mysterious : ARCANE
3. "Enough!" : STOPIT
4. A pop : PER
5. On-line V.I.P. : SYSOP
6. Deadly snake : COBRA
7. Yemen's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
8. Funnyman Brooks : MEL
9. Clear the roads, in a way : PLOW
10. Lunchbox items : APPLES
11. Approach carefully, as a subject : LEADUPTO
12. Social : TEA
13. N.H.L. Hall-of-Famer since 1979 : ORR
18. May birthstone : EMERALD
19. United : WED
26. Grouch : CRAB
27. Pupil's locale : EYE
29. Plumbing connection : ELL
30. Transpire : OCCUR
31. Compared to : THAN
32. Bill : BEAK
35. Puts to work : USES
36. Catches : NABS
37. Blessed events? : SNEEZES
39. Be in the game : PLAY
40. Kind of insurance policy : UMBRELLA
41. Law degs. : JDS
42. Go back : EBB
45. Confused : ADDLED
48. Vacuum tube with three elements : TRIODE
49. Beat to the finish line : OUTRUN
50. Hoped for the best : PRAYED
52. Lisa Simpson, to Bart : SIS
53. Wow : AMAZE
54. Exclude : DEBAR
57. Some ID's : TAGS
58. On one's rocker? : SANE
60. Dress (up) : TOG
61. I, to Claudius : EGO
62. Take a load off : SIT
63. Hat with a pompon : TAM

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