New York Times, Tuesday, May 25, 1999

Author: Philip Lew
Editor: Will Shortz
Philip Lew
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVWZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Lew. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. "Wow!" : OHBABY
7. Doll's cry : MAMA
11. Film director's cry : CUT
14. "Shoulda listened to me!" : TOLDYA
15. Smudge : SPOT
16. From ___ Z : ATO
17. Darn good looking : SPIFFY
18. Movie critics' approval : THUMBSUP
20. Cultural underwriting org. : NEA
21. Companies selling stock, e.g. : ISSUERS
22. Speakers' aids : INDEXCARDS
27. Manhattan address: Abbr. : NYNY
28. Pitch's partner : TOSS
29. ___ Dhabi (Gulf emirate) : ABU
30. Partake of : EAT
32. Wallach of "The Associate" : ELI
33. "Time ___ the essence" : ISOF
34. Milk, in Madrid : LECHE
38. Not extreme : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
42. Future predictors : SEERS
43. Rainbow goddess : IRIS
44. Flavor enhancer, for short : MSG
45. Big, fat mouth : YAP
47. Not do well : AIL
48. Greek cheese : FETA
49. BMW competitor : AUDI
52. Chief plotter : RINGLEADER
55. Movie that rates 0 stars : STINKER
57. Wild blue yonder : SKY
58. Comic who had a 1950 sitcom : PINKYLEE
60. "Relax, and that's an order!" : ATEASE
63. Man in a lodge : ELK
64. Orange cover : RIND
65. Windshield clearer : DEICER
66. Juan Carlos, e.g. : REY
67. Spy Aldrich ___ : AMES
68. Gumption : METTLE
1. Game finales: Abbr. : OTS
2. Skip preceder : HOP
3. Hit, seemingly from nowhere : BLINDSIDE
4. Payments to Madison Avenue firms : ADFEES
5. One way to reach someone : BYFAX
6. Happy cheer : YAY
7. Colo. clock setting : MST
8. Plant sucker : APHID
9. Hairstylist's stuff : MOUSSE
10. Bill producers, briefly : ATMS
11. Mudville's most famous batter : CASEY
12. About-face : UTURN
13. ___-turvy : TOPSY
19. Sacrifice offerer? : BUNTER
22. Articles : ITEMS
23. "And that's ___" ("Believe you me") : NOLIE
24. Part of a judge's docket : CASE
25. Ending with bug or peek : ABOO
26. Brute : RUFFIAN
31. Porters : ALES
33. ___ Lund of "Casablanca" : ILSA
35. It's good for a laugh : COMEDYACT
36. Rush : HASTE
37. Mystery writer's prize : EDGAR
39. Photocopier toner, e.g. : DRYINK
40. H.S. math : TRIG
41. ___ Valley ("Back to the Future" locale) : HILL
46. Early round : PRELIM
48. Put on an act : FAKEIT
49. According to : ASPER
50. Being of value : UTILE
51. Pint-sized : DINKY
53. Cara of "Fame" : IRENE
54. ___ Lauder : ESTEE
56. Actress Sedgwick : KYRA
59. Wynn and Koch : EDS
60. Naval off. : ADM
61. French seasoning : SEL
62. Before, in verse : ERE

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