New York Times, Saturday, August 14, 1999

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. See 9-Down : CONE
5. Spins out on the ice : AXELS
10. Bubble ___ : WRAP
14. Exile of A.D. 8 : OVID
15. Irredeemable : BEYONDHOPE
17. One may run in it : MEET
18. Set in stone : INEXORABLE
19. "Straight Line" star, 1988 : MRT
20. Driver's license stat. : DOB
21. Dauntless : STOUT
22. Italian soup ingredient : ORZO
24. Cover up : ENROBE
27. Chwang-___ (Chinese mystic) : TSE
28. It may be out on a limb : NEST
29. Better : ONEUP
31. A person : EACH
32. 1977 Time Man of the Year : ANWARSADAT
37. Playful movement : SCHERZO
39. Prompt : INSPIRE
40. Words that might accompany a 45-Across : THERETHERE
42. Swear : AVER
43. Rathskeller item : STEIN
44. Sentence unit : YEAR
45. Consoler's offering : HUG
48. Play center, sometimes : ACTTWO
51. "Giovanna d'___" (Verdi opera) : ARCO
52. Like some prospects : BLEAK
54. Slowing, in mus. : RIT
55. Camera ___ (Cannes Film Festival award) : DOR
56. Whole alternative : ONEPERCENT
59. "Hook" producer Fayed : DODI
60. Buries the hatchet : MAKESPEACE
61. Isn't in the black : OWES
62. She was wild about Harry : BESS
63. Curbside sight : METER
64. Education location: Abbr. : INST
1. Least likely to be missed : COMMONEST
2. Exceed : OVERREACH
3. Superman creator : NIETZSCHE
4. Summer setting: Abbr. : EDT
5. Stomach : ABIDE
6. It doesn't react well : XENON
7. It may be penciled in : EYEBROW
8. Nova, e.g. : LOX
9. With 1-Across, carnival cooler : SNO
10. Request for repetition : WHAT
11. Metalhead? : ROBOT
12. Super mark, it : APLUS
13. Golf's Vardon Trophy winner, 1984 : PEETE
16. "There's a Wocket in My Pocket" author : DRSEUSS
23. Some are significant : OTHERS
25. Studio alert : ONAIR
26. "Games People Play" author : BERNE
30. Juice source : PAPAYA
32. Like some ruins : AZTEC
33. Like very few games : NOHIT
34. Warning at sea : DIVERDOWN
35. They're often found in parentheses : AREACODES
36. Delta team target : TERRORIST
38. Directors' prerogatives : RETAKES
41. Press : ENTREAT
45. The first one went off in 1952 : HBOMB
46. Olecranons are part of them : ULNAE
47. Oddballs : GEEKS
49. Start : WINCE
50. SeaWorld performer : OTTER
53. People preceders : APES
57. Spin cycle?: Abbr. : RPM
58. Clamp shape : CEE
59. "And how!" : DOI

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