New York Times, Friday, May 14, 1999

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FXZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Starting lineup? : QWERTYUIOP
11. Rock's Bon ___ : JOVI
15. Fib : TARADIDDLE
16. At another time : ANON
17. Under the weather : INDISPOSED
18. Deliquesce : MELT
19. Exemplars of twinship : PEAS
20. Dump drop-off : GARBAGE
22. Fulda tributary : EDER
26. Billy the Kid portrayer Gulager : CLU
27. Like lifeguards : TAN
28. So-called "Little Flower of Jesus" : STTHERESA
32. Kind of cookie : SMART
34. Potters : CERAMISTS
35. Took part temporarily : SATIN
36. Gold-medal speed skater Johann ___ Koss : OLAV
37. Seemingly, at the start : QUASI
39. Busy place : HIVE
40. Join securely : TENON
42. Scams : SKINGAMES
44. Teatro Constanzi premiere of 1900 : TOSCA
45. Severe critics : CENSURERS
46. Grossglockner, e.g. : ALP
47. Randy's skating partner : TAI
49. Speck : IOTA
50. Dispense : DOLEOUT
52. Director Schumacher : JOEL
56. "___ in Calico" (hit of the 40's) : AGAL
57. Rave : DANCEPARTY
62. Sub sinker : MINE
63. Prego ad phrase : ITSINTHERE
64. Where John Candy made his debut : SCTV
65. Quells, in a way : TEARGASSES
1. Medicine cabinet item : QTIP
2. Fall off : WANE
3. "Das Rheingold" goddess : ERDA
4. Maraud : RAISEHAVOC
5. Slo-mo replay subjects, often : TDS
6. Peke squeak : YIP
7. Japanese salad ingredient : UDO
8. Checkpoint requests : IDS
9. "In My Own Fashion" autobiographer : OLEGCASSINI
10. Harp part : PEDAL
11. Architectural sidepiece : JAMB
12. Successively : ONEATATIME
13. Caspian Sea feeder : VOLGARIVER
14. Sharp focus : INTENTNESS
21. Ukr. neighbor : RUSS
23. F.D.R. or J.F.K., e.g. : DEM
24. "ER" actor La Salle : ERIQ
25. Bring back : RESUSCITATE
28. "Dilbert" cartoonist : SCOTTADAMS
29. Caused by providential guidance : TELEOLOGIC
30. Noted Barnard undertaking : TRANSPLANT
31. Tent need : STAKE
33. Ranjit Singh and others : MAHARAJAHS
38. ___ many words : INSO
41. Brussels-based org. : NATO
43. Eviscerate : GUT
48. Sit in on : AUDIT
51. Atlas abbr. : ELEV
53. Lucky strikes : ORES
54. Peut-___ (perhaps): Fr. : ETRE
55. Percolation products : LYES
58. Eavesdropping org. : NSA
59. Equator, e.g.: Abbr. : CIR
60. One of the Bunker twins : ENG
61. Student-focused org. : PTA

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