New York Times, Thursday, June 17, 1999

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Will Shortz
Richard Silvestri
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Silvestri. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Breakfast choice : EGGS
5. Gorge : CHASM
10. Witty one : WAG
13. Mucks up : MIRES
15. Popular 90's beverage : LATTE
16. Hacker : AXE
17. Where pants cuffs usually fall? : OVERTHEHEEL
19. Connections : KIN
20. Idiot box : TEEVEE
21. Like some mountain guides : NEPALESE
23. Makes lovable : ENDEARS
25. ___ moment : INA
26. Soporific rind? : SLEEPINGPEEL
32. Cry of contempt : BAH
35. Home extension : STEAD
36. Top scout : EAGLE
37. "One" on a one : UNUM
39. Blotto : OILED
41. Broadcast journalist Paula : ZAHN
42. Watch part : STRAP
44. Opposite of pulls away : NEARS
46. Morse minimum : DIT
47. Metal for chairs? : SITTINGSTEEL
50. Central truth : TAO
51. Clad : ENROBED
55. Rough : UNGENTLE
60. She won an Emmy playing Miss Jean : CICELY
61. Apron material : TAR
62. Barnacle location? : INATTHEKEEL
64. Collected quotes : ANA
65. ___ voce : SOTTO
66. Medicinal plant : SENNA
67. Mudder's fodder : HAY
68. Sound from a nest : TWEET
69. Campus V.I.P. : DEAN
1. Hardly underplay : EMOTE
2. Established fact : GIVEN
3. Midas's undoing : GREED
4. Starts court proceedings? : SERVES
5. Diminutive suffix : CLE
6. 1944 Chemistry Nobelist : HAHN
7. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
8. Intervene : STEPIN
9. Mixture : MELANGE
10. Boat trailer : WAKE
11. Central line : AXIS
12. Something to splice : GENE
14. Breaks a commandment : STEALS
18. Regarding this point : HERETO
22. World's highest capital : LAPAZ
24. Inasmuch (as) : SEEING
27. Loses luster : PALES
28. Make plans, maybe : IDEATE
29. Old-time oath : EGAD
30. Precollege : ELHI
31. Temporarily gone : LENT
32. Smack : BUSS
33. Non-pro? : ANTI
34. In pain : HURT
38. Photo finish : MATTE
40. Soak to the skin : DRENCH
43. Cafe booking : PIANIST
45. One thing after another : SERIES
48. Later : NOTNOW
49. Like some cells : LOCKED
52. Geoffrey of fashion : BEENE
53. "Maria ___" (1933 tune) : ELENA
54. Folk-rock pioneer : DYLAN
55. Jazz home : UTAH
56. "Peter Pan" pooch : NANA
57. Lee side? : GRAY
58. After curfew : LATE
59. Novel conclusion : ETTE
63. Wee one : TOT

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