New York Times, Tuesday, June 29, 1999

Author: Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor: Will Shortz
Arthur S. Verdesca
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Verdesca. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. What a test driver test-drives : DEMO
5. Adventuresome story girl : ALICE
10. Dutch treat : EDAM
14. Nabisco favorite : OREO
15. Coup ___ : DETAT
16. Balcony section : LOGE
17. Founding member of a 60's-80's pop trio : GRAHAMNASH
19. Santa soiler : SOOT
20. Back-to-work time: Abbr. : MON
21. English ___ : LIT
22. Broaden : ENLARGE
24. Lad who drew a sword from a stone : ARTHUR
26. Intense hatred : ODIUM
27. Desktop communication : EMAIL
29. Jalopies : CRATES
33. Nine inches : SPAN
36. "This Gun for Hire" star : LADD
38. Use energetically : EXERT
39. Delta city : CAIRO
41. Sgt., e.g. : NCO
42. Low area of land : SWALE
43. Comic Joslyn of "The Eve Arden Show" : ALLYN
44. Actress Thompson : SADA
46. Kind of sch. : ELEM
47. Snacked : NOSHED
49. Wheel on a spur : ROWEL
51. Apartments, in real estate talk : UNITS
53. Gives as one's share : ALLOTS
57. English cheese : CHEDDAR
60. 65-Down, to us : MRS
61. "You ___ There" : ARE
62. Some wines : REDS
63. "That'll Be the Day" star, 1974 : DAVIDESSEX
66. Ship that sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece : ARGO
67. Site of French learning : ECOLE
68. Split : RIVE
69. ___ Mawr, Pa. : BRYN
70. Asked for Friskies? : MEWED
71. Sale condition : ASIS
1. You'd better believe it : DOGMA
2. Miscue : ERROR
3. Intended : MEANT
4. La-la preceder : OOH
5. Large, colorful butterfly : ADMIRAL
6. Fast time : LENT
7. Call ___ day : ITA
8. Examined before robbing : CASED
9. Italian-American, say : ETHNIC
10. Old-time journalist-socialite : ELSAMAXWELL
11. "Let's Make a Deal" option : DOOR
12. In a state of excitement : AGOG
13. Distribute, with "out" : METE
18. Astringent : ALUM
23. Artificial bait : LURES
25. Half Moon captain : HENRYHUDSON
26. This puzzle's theme : OLDCARS
28. Fleming and McKellen : IANS
30. Freshwater duck : TEAL
31. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
32. Banana stalk : STEM
33. Examination by remote camera : SCAN
34. ___ Alto, Calif. : PALO
35. Is unwell : AILS
37. A genius? No : DODO
40. Ceaselessly : ONEND
45. Bestowed : AWARDED
48. Crown : DIADEM
50. Alternative word : ELSE
52. Vestige : TRACE
54. Where to get a date? : OASIS
55. Fountain locale : TREVI
56. Male and female : SEXES
57. Grumble : CRAB
58. Mister, in Bonn : HERR
59. Nervous : EDGY
60. Marathon unit : MILE
64. Promise : VOW
65. Mme., in Sonora : SRA

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