New York Times, Friday, July 16, 1999

Author: Gerald R. Ferguson
Editor: Will Shortz
Gerald R. Ferguson
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJQWXYZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Ferguson. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Under control : INHAND
7. Substituted for : ACTEDAS
14. Commune dweller, maybe : MOONIE
15. Risk-taker's self-question : DOIDARE
16. Harlequinade : ANTICS
17. Studio workers : ARTISANS
19. Cold symptom? : GOOSEPIMPLE
21. 251.9 cals. : BTU
22. Non-P.C. suffix : ENNE
23. Off : ERASE
24. Losing hope? : DIET
25. Seafood selection : ROE
26. Old hag : CRONE
27. Kind of goose : BRANT
28. 4-Down, for one : PLANT
29. Communication between planes? : SEANCE
30. Attaches another clip : RELOADS
33. Creator of the Red Cross Knight : SPENSER
34. Designer Pucci : EMILIO
35. Like many a contrast : STARK
36. More stable : SANER
37. Medium-range ballistic missiles : THORS
38. It has you seeing things : REM
41. Moors : TIES
42. Get the class back together : REUNE
43. Abolitionist Coffin : LEVI
44. Ivy Leaguer : ELI
45. Queen's subjects : MURDERCASES
47. Like some instructions : DETAILED
49. Thyroid treatment : IODINE
50. Brimming : REPLETE
51. Having less top growth : BALDER
52. Dirty campaigner : SMEARER
53. Mighty mounts : STEEDS
1. Copier component : IMAGER
2. Emphatic denial : NONONO
3. Knee-slapper : HOTONE
4. Sambuca flavoring : ANISE
5. "Good shot!" : NICE
6. Western figure : DESPERADO
7. Far from easygoing : ADAMANT
8. Body : CORPSE
9. It's often italicized : TITLE
10. Peter Gunn's girlfriend : EDIE
11. They may be assigned to 45-Across: Abbr. : DAS
12. Some 53-Across : ARABIANS
13. Life, for one : SENTENCE
18. California gold rush name : SUTTER
20. Pleat producers : IRONS
24. Had a shot : DRANK
26. One of the Huxtables : CLAIR
27. Round components? : BEERS
28. Planetary pair : POLES
29. Messy dish : SPARERIBS
30. Back from vacation, say : RESTED
31. Modern correspondents : EMAILERS
32. Bookkeeping entry : LINEITEM
33. Grave marker : STONE
35. React to the cold, in a way : SHUDDER
37. Cylindrical with tapered ends : TERETE
38. Lodge : RESIDE
39. Squared : EVENED
40. Ungiving group : MISERS
42. What "Henry" means, literally : RULER
43. It may be in a stew : LADLE
45. Uris's "___ 18" : MILA
46. It can be checked : COAT
48. One who swings a good deal : APE

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