New York Times, Thursday, July 8, 1999

Author: M. Francis Vuolo
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Vuolo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Vuolo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gallagher of "Millennium" : MEGAN
6. Painter's plaster : GESSO
11. Rack item, for short : MAG
14. Java waft : AROMA
15. King known as "The Short" : PEPIN
16. Part of E.T.A.: Abbr. : ARR
17. "Write!" : DROPMEALINE
19. "___ Bravo" (1959 film) : RIO
20. Raymond of "Dr. Kildare" : MASSEY
21. Yuletide landing site : ROOFTOP
23. Absorbed, as a cost : ATE
24. Hill count in Roma : SETTE
27. Looped sofa fabric : FRISE
28. Zilch : NADA
30. Make a shambles of : TRASH
32. Son of Seth : ENOS
33. Raven's call : CROAK
35. Nice notions : IDEES
37. "Call!" : GIVEMEABUZZ
39. Like a bubble bath : SUDSY
40. Spectacle : SCENE
41. Jai ___ : ALAI
42. Compound present in beer : ESTER
44. Put out of business : SHUT
48. Little ones : RUNTS
50. "___ Doone" : LORNA
52. Unlock, in verse : OPE
53. Name on a flip-top box : CRAYOLA
55. Maltreat : ILLUSE
57. ___ welder : ARC
58. "Stop by!" : PAYMEAVISIT
61. Opposite of paleo- : NEO
62. "...down and ___ go!" : ONETO
63. ___ la Cité (Paris site) : ILEDE
64. People at People, for short : EDS
65. Aired again : RERAN
66. Corvair critic : NADER
1. Bedlamite : MADMAN
2. Slips on a slip? : ERRATA
3. Gave an unwelcome poke : GOOSED
4. Woodstock gear : AMPS
5. Fingers : NAMES
6. Valedictorian's pride: Abbr. : GPA
7. Sniggler's quarry : EEL
8. Bryce Canyon formations : SPIRES
9. Chinese leader? : SINO
10. ___ those things : ONEOF
11. Tennis's Conchita : MARTINEZ
12. Short vocal solos : ARIOSOS
13. Searches blindly : GROPES
18. One way to see : EYETOEYE
22. Succumbs to stage fright, maybe : FREEZES
25. Overhead transport : TRAM
26. Acquires a liking for : TAKESTO
29. Milk of magnesia target : ACIDITY
31. Emerald Isle, in verse : HIBERNIA
34. Winnebagos, for short : RVS
36. Horse's hue : DUN
37. Llamas' cousins : GUANACOS
38. Pete Sampras, often : ACER
39. Cast aspersions on : SLURRED
41. Esoteric : ARCANE
43. Beowulf, to Grendel : SLAYER
45. Quartered : HOUSED
46. Positive aspect : UPSIDE
47. Show instability : TEETER
49. Deep sleep : SOPOR
51. Agile Ailey : ALVIN
54. Sprinter's assignment : LANE
56. Wallace of Reader's Digest : LILA
59. N.Y.C. subway inits. : MTA
60. Loooong wait : EON

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