New York Times, Saturday, June 5, 1999

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {GWZ} This is puzzle # 104 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Prepare to fight : SQUAREOFF
10. Compensate : ATONE
15. Arch : CURVATURE
16. Big house : MANOR
17. Steals, slangily : LIBERATES
18. Circus site : ARENA
19. Actress Le Gallienne : EVA
20. Chevets : APSES
21. Jewelry pieces : STUDS
22. Ripped : RENT
24. Where to get down : EIDER
26. Hit with unwanted messages : SPAM
27. Departments : AREAS
29. Guys : DUDES
31. More, in music : PIU
32. Antibiotic target : STREP
34. Three-time A.B.A. champs : PACERS
36. More active : BUSIER
38. Strain : MELODY
39. State bordering Arizona : SONORA
40. Blows : JOLTS
41. Experienced, as a pro : OLD
42. It may be saved at the bar : STOOL
44. Protective garment : SMOCK
48. Print, maybe : CLUE
50. Son of Jacob : ASHER
52. City captured by Allied forces, November 1942 : ORAN
53. Douses : KILLS
55. Chimu destroyers : INCAS
57. In advance of : ERE
58. Ennoble : EXALT
59. Scholastic : EDUCATIVE
61. Eliza Doolittle, for one : TUTEE
62. Ideal, ideally : ROLEMODEL
63. Drained : SPENT
64. Is dizzy : SEESSTARS
1. Eye piece? : SCLERA
2. Where to pick up some pointers? : QUIVER
3. Debonair : URBANE
4. Fifth, e.g.: Abbr. : AVE
5. Extraordinary, in a phrase : RARA
6. Military camp : ETAPE
7. Nonmember : OUTSIDER
8. Disentangled : FREEDUP
9. Owned (up) : FESSED
10. Conjugation lesson word : AMAS
11. Hardly prim sorts : TARTS
12. Outdid : ONEUPPED
13. Like some diets : NONDAIRY
14. "Colloquia" author : ERASMUS
23. Liszt symphonic poem : TASSO
25. Keep off : REPEL
28. Uproars : STIRS
30. Sea dogs : SALTS
33. Lariat : REATA
35. Popular Hearst mag : COSMO
36. Ruin : BOLLIXUP
37. Make waves : UNDULATE
38. Tiny bit : MOLECULE
39. Places to make connections? : SOCKETS
40. Legal anonym : JOHNDOE
43. Wicker sources : OSIERS
45. Food company owned by H. J. Heinz : OREIDA
46. Thanksgiving V.I.P. : CARVER
47. Shows respect, in a way : KNEELS
49. Groundbreaking sitcom : ELLEN
51. Campaigns : RACES
54. Editor's mark : STET
56. Dangers to military planes : SAMS
60. Kid : TOT

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