New York Times, Monday, July 19, 1999

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Love, Spanish-style : AMOR
5. Santa ___ race track : ANITA
10. Tom Jones's "___ a Lady" : SHES
14. Merry-go-round or roller coaster : RIDE
15. Fountain drinks : SODAS
16. Item in a garage : AUTO
17. Kind of joke : KNOCKKNOCK
19. Ski lift : TBAR
20. Peaceful : SERENE
21. Easily defended : TENABLE
23. Wooden pin : DOWEL
26. Lady of La Mancha : DONA
27. Father : BEGET
30. Race unit : LAP
32. Ring (in) : USHER
35. Son of Seth : ENOS
36. Headmistress : MATRON
38. Half of dos : UNO
39. Hoopla : ADO
40. Triangular sails : LATEENS
41. Air conditioner measure, for short : BTU
42. Like roses : RED
43. Reluctant : AVERSE
44. Help a hoodlum : ABET
45. Clothesline alternative : DRYER
47. "Can't Help Lovin' ___ Man" : DAT
48. It's catching : SNARE
49. The "G" in EKG : GRAM
51. Game with a jackpot : LOTTO
53. Nighttime view : MOONSET
56. Somewhat : RATHER
60. Skin cream ingredient : ALOE
61. Words of consolation : THERETHERE
64. Kennedy and Koppel : TEDS
65. Spooky : EERIE
66. Toledo's lake : ERIE
67. Singer/songwriter Axton : HOYT
68. Ginger cookies : SNAPS
69. Split : REND
1. Places where Torah scrolls are kept : ARKS
2. Coal site : MINE
3. Fragrance : ODOR
4. Falls back : RECEDES
5. Cockeyed : ASKEW
6. Oui's opposite : NON
7. Wedding vow : IDO
8. Delicate use of words : TACT
9. Proposed : ASKED
10. "___ Cheerleaders" (1977 film) : SATANS
11. Old-fashioned whoop : HUBBAHUBBA
12. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
13. Painful : SORE
18. Shoelace woe : KNOT
22. Verb preceders : NOUNS
24. In seventh heaven : ELATED
25. Sidelong pass : LATERAL
27. Benjamin Harrison was the last President to have one : BEARD
28. Terminator : ENDER
29. "I can't wait!" : GOODYGOODY
31. Magician's word : PRESTO
33. Computer command : ENTER
34. Way to go : ROUTE
36. Dallas cager, for short : MAV
37. 38-Across, to us : ONE
40. "___ Theme" ("Doctor Zhivago" tune) : LARAS
44. One more : ANOTHER
46. Writer Hemingway : ERNEST
48. Goals or assists : STAT
50. Distributes, with "out" : METES
52. Arbor Day honorees : TREES
53. Geometry, e.g. : MATH
54. Grocery list item : OLEO
55. Following that : THEN
57. Roll call reply : HERE
58. Ireland : ERIN
59. Hollow-stemmed plant : REED
62. Memorable time : ERA
63. Kind of cord : RIP

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