New York Times, Tuesday, May 4, 1999

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Will Shortz
Gayle Dean
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ScrabbleRebusCirclePangrampre-WS
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {EJZ} This is puzzle # 32 for Ms. Dean. NYT links: Across Lite

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Notepad: A particular thing -- a common part of almost all crosswords -- is wholly missing today. What is it?
JimH notes: There are no E's in either the answers or the clues.
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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Daddy : PAPA
5. "Now!" in a hospital : STAT
9. Points : LOCI
13. King of Norway : OLAV
14. Mountain lion : PUMA
15. It follows larval : PUPAL
16. Cunning : SLYASAFOX
18. Of any amount : ATALL
19. Chit : IOU
20. Music and painting, for two : ARTS
21. Drinks in big amounts : SWILLS
22. Author's assistant : TYPIST
24. Spinning toys : TOPS
25. Quick-thinking : SHARPASATACK
31. Cain was his son : ADAM
34. Thin : NARROW
35. John, abroad : LOO
36. Words said at an altar : VOWS
37. Dah's go-with : DIT
38. Go yachting : SAIL
39. Words said at an altar : IDO
40. Zoo inhabitant : ANIMAL
43. Paquin or Magnani : ANNA
44. Gibraltar-ish? : SOLIDASAROCK
47. Long cut : GASH
48. Patchwork works : QUILTS
52. Curt : ABRUPT
55. Clock division : HOUR
57. "Gotcha!" : AHA
58. Balloon : BLOAT
59. Chubby plus : FATASAPIG
61. Favors sought : BOONS
62. Got off : ALIT
63. Popular insulator : MICA
64. Start with boy or girl : ATTA
65. "Mahogany" vocalist Diana : ROSS
66. Solicits : ASKS
1. Put forward for study : POSIT
2. Amalgam : ALLOY
3. Fulfill an obligation : PAYUP
4. "Mogambo" star, familiarly : AVA
5. Lacking luxury and comfort : SPARTAN
6. Bunch of hairs : TUFT
7. Famous ___ : AMOS
8. Word with withholding : TAX
9. Musician of old : LUTIST
10. It's found in a ring : OPAL
11. Summon : CALL
12. Harms : ILLS
15. Shrub with a tasty fruit : PAWPAW
17. Door part : SASH
21. Middling : SOSO
23. Philosophical holdings : ISMS
24. Tooth buildup : TARTAR
26. Bit in a salad bar : RADISH
27. ___ donna : PRIMA
28. Comic King : ALAN
29. Half-dollar, say : COIN
30. Kind of nut : KOLA
31. Company with cars : AVIS
32. Dummy : DODO
33. Army no-show : AWOL
38. Alias of H. H. Munro : SAKI
40. Conforms : ADAPTS
41. Cartoonist Thomas : NAST
42. Asian fruits : LOQUATS
45. Common lizard : IGUANA
46. Junkyard dogs : CURS
49. ___ lazuli : LAPIS
50. Not too brainy : THICK
51. Historical writings : SAGAS
52. "S.O.S." pop group : ABBA
53. Rorschach stain : BLOT
54. Applaud (for) : ROOT
55. Luminous ring : HALO
56. Football's ___ Armstrong : OTIS
59. ___ and away : FAR
60. Dr.'s org. : AMA

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