New York Times, Tuesday, June 1, 1999

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Plays in alleys, maybe : BOWLS
6. Broad valley : DALE
10. ___ the Hyena of "Li'l Abner" : LENA
14. Actor Milo : OSHEA
15. Bard's river : AVON
16. Savings plans : IRAS
17. Peck, illegally? : STEALAKISS
19. Drop a line? : FISH
20. Op. ___ (footnote abbr.) : CIT
21. "___ the night before..." : TWAS
22. Hummable, perhaps : CATCHY
24. Less deliberate : HASTIER
26. Conclusion : CODA
27. In addition : AND
28. Tiebreakers : RUNOFFS
31. Quench : SLAKE
34. Ford Motor product, informally : MERC
35. Press : IRON
37. It must be cast : ROLE
38. High nest: Var. : EYRIE
39. Husband of Poppaea : NERO
40. Theta-kappa go-between : IOTA
41. Rock's Mötley ___ : CRUE
42. Poet Nash : OGDEN
43. Filmgoer's purchase : POPCORN
45. Before, in verse : ERE
46. It may be minced : OATH
47. Decorative craft : MACRAME
51. Take a wrong turn : GOAWRY
54. Poland's Walesa : LECH
55. ___ Victor : RCA
56. Surrounded by : AMID
57. Make breakfast, illegally? : POACHANEGG
60. Wait : BIDE
61. Many a miniseries : EPIC
62. Rajah's wife : RANEE
63. Military award : STAR
64. Watery fluids : SERA
65. Discourage : DETER
1. "Garden of Earthly Delights" artist : BOSCH
2. Ancient city at the mouth of the Tiber : OSTIA
3. Stimulates : WHETS
4. Meadow : LEA
5. Soup cracker : SALTINE
6. Senegal's capital : DAKAR
7. "We try harder" company : AVIS
8. ___ Altos, Calif. : LOS
9. Settle snugly : ENSCONCE
10. Assist, illegally? : LIFTAFINGER
11. Late CBS newsman Sevareid : ERIC
12. Rambler maker : NASH
13. Pale : ASHY
18. Impressed : AWED
23. Fuss : ADO
25. Flee, illegally? : TAKEAPOWDER
26. 1911 Chemistry Nobelist : CURIE
28. Any "Seinfeld," now : RERUN
29. A Flintstone : FRED
30. None too happy : SORE
31. ___ Lanka : SRI
32. Roller coaster maneuver : LOOP
33. Part in an ensemble : ALTO
34. Gift of the Wise Men : MYRRH
36. Oui's opposite : NON
38. Groups that have adapted to their environments : ECOTYPES
42. Site for an apple press : ORCHARD
44. Ford Motor product : CAR
45. Apiece : EACH
47. Tourist magnet : MECCA
48. "___ you glad you did?" : ARENT
49. Old radio's Fibber ___ : MCGEE
50. Enthusiastic : EAGER
51. Yaks : GABS
52. Leave out : OMIT
53. Verdi slave girl : AIDA
54. Cougar's retreat : LAIR
58. Unlock, poetically : OPE
59. Scot's negative : NAE

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