New York Times, Saturday, July 10, 1999

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 106 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unexpected pitch : CHANGEUP
9. Land of which Burns fondly wrote : SCOTIA
15. Possessed useful information (on) : HADALINE
16. Ancient land east of Macedonia : THRACE
17. Suspension : ABEYANCE
18. Less strict : EASIER
19. Lacking value : NIL
20. Having great value : DEAR
21. Office diversions : POOLS
22. Smooth : GLIB
24. Some oil containers : LAMPS
26. Some payments: Abbr. : CKS
28. Amphilochus, in Greek legend : SEER
29. Sea drifters? : ALGAE
30. Fund-raising need : GOAL
31. Matches : AGREES
33. Hot : IRATE
34. Polite : REFINED
37. Given a shot, maybe : SEDATED
39. Hug : CLASP
40. Nabob : FATCAT
42. Literally, "numbered" : MENE
43. Johnston McCulley literary creation : ZORRO
44. "Wishing won't make ___" : ITSO
48. Loan figure: Abbr. : PCT
49. Player in a record 75 World Series games : BERRA
50. Prove : SHOW
51. Small drum : TABOR
53. Parts to tie : ENDS
56. Actor Holm : IAN
57. Knowing about : WISETO
58. Seemingly : ASITWERE
60. Display : EVINCE
61. Traverse : RIDEOVER
62. Insurable events : DEATHS
63. Toughies : STINKERS
1. There are more of these than Smiths or Joneses : CHANGS
2. Adroit : HABILE
3. Antarctica's ___ Coast : ADELIE
4. Word of rejection : NAY
5. Willing : GLAD
6. Article for Mozart : EINE
7. Not justified : UNCALLEDFOR
8. Nobility : PEERAGE
9. Ukrainian geographical feature : STEPPE
10. Zoo feature? : CHAOS
11. Roughly : ORSO
12. Formal attire : TAILCOAT
13. Compete in the Winter Olympics, say : ICESKATE
14. ___ Lingus : AER
23. Slow-cook, in a way : BRAISE
25. Commuting option : MASSTRANSIT
27. Perennial Christmas gift : SLED
29. It often follows you : ARE
30. Free : GRATIS
32. It's up over 1000% since 1960: Abbr. : GNP
33. Writer Tarbell : IDA
34. Noted law enforcement grp. : RCMP
35. Public Speaking 101, e.g. : ELECTIVE
36. Pioneering film of 1940 : FANTASIA
38. Prefix with climate : ECO
41. They may be paid with interest : ARREARS
43. Round numbers : ZEROES
45. Steal : THIEVE
46. Hawk, e.g. : SOARER
47. They often have titles : OWNERS
49. Muff : BOTCH
52. Propensity : BENT
54. Conn of "Benson" : DIDI
55. Predecessor of an Uzi : STEN
57. Together : WED
59. Cooking utensil : WOK

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