New York Times, Tuesday, June 22, 1999

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 31 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Scribbles, with "down" : JOTS
5. Purse holder : STRAP
10. St. Louis N.F.L.'ers : RAMS
14. "God's Little ___" : ACRE
15. ___ football (indoor game) : ARENA
16. Slanty type: Abbr. : ITAL
17. First of five poker hands : PAIROFACES
19. Donate : GIVE
20. Pal of Jerry Seinfeld : ELAINE
21. Red-faced : ASHAMED
23. R. J. Reynolds brand : SALEM
24. 17-Across beater : THREETENS
26. Photo tint : SEPIA
28. ___-mo : SLO
29. Letters introducing some names : AKA
32. Hardly a beeline : ESS
33. Itty-bitty biters : GNATS
37. 24-Across beater : SIXHIGHSTRAIGHT
42. Work with the hands : KNEAD
43. John of England : LOO
44. Delivery from Santa : TOY
45. Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
47. Methuselah's father : ENOCH
50. 37-Across beater : FULLHOUSE
54. Coffee order : LATTE
58. Charms : ENAMORS
59. Uncover, with "out" : FERRET
60. Part of a magic incantation : ABRA
61. Winner! : ROYALFLUSH
64. Dino's tail? : SAUR
65. In flames : AFIRE
66. Conductor Klemperer : OTTO
67. Enterprise doings : TREK
68. Sri ___ : LANKA
69. Partner of wherefores : WHYS
1. Makes fun of : JAPES
2. City in central Florida : OCALA
3. Court activity : TRIAL
4. Best of seven, e.g. : SERIES
5. Hotel convenience : SAFE
6. Singer's syllable : TRA
7. VCR button : REC
8. Lend ___ : ANEAR
9. Avoids an F : PASSES
10. Pasta tubes : RIGATONI
11. "___ to every purpose": Eccl. : ATIME
12. Master : MAVEN
13. Mushers' vehicles : SLEDS
18. Treater's words : ONME
22. Mrs. Hägar the Horrible : HELGA
24. Mrs. Addams, to Gomez : TISH
25. Major headaches : HASSLES
27. Tent holder : PEG
29. Plead : ASK
30. Blood, so to speak : KIN
31. Bough breaker : AXE
34. A.T.F. employee: Abbr. : AGT
35. E'en if : THO
36. Place to wallow : STY
38. Distinguishing trait : HALLMARK
39. Quality potato : IDAHO
40. Voice quality : TONE
41. Milne marsupial : ROO
46. Pen in : CORRAL
48. Staff symbol : CLEF
49. Jean of "Bombshell" : HARLOW
50. Thanksgiving celebration : FEAST
51. Open, as a gate : UNBAR
52. Lash of old westerns : LARUE
53. Good ol' country, for short : USOFA
55. Firm fact : TRUTH
56. Snappish : TESTY
57. Cultural credo : ETHOS
59. Kind of market or circus : FLEA
62. The feminine side : YIN
63. It was made of gopher wood : ARK

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