New York Times, Tuesday, August 17, 1999

Author: Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 42 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Plays a part : ACTS
5. Purple color : PLUM
9. American symbol : EAGLE
14. Boutique : SHOP
15. Left the couch : ROSE
16. Implore : PLEAD
17. Snit? : PIQUEEXPERIENCE
20. Dodges : ELUDES
21. Wall upright : STUD
22. Noted Downing Street address : TEN
23. Maiden name indicator : NEE
24. Give the gas : REV
26. Garden store purchase : SEED
28. Not the glad-handing sort : LONER
30. Slanders : SMEARS
34. Hope/Crosby "Road" destination : BALI
37. Gunk : CRUD
39. Permeate : IMBUE
40. Autobiography? : IWITNESSACCOUNT
43. Late singer Mel : TORME
44. Carve : ETCH
45. Comic Bill et al. : NYES
46. Detective : SLEUTH
48. Harbor sights : SHIPS
50. Use a mop : SWAB
52. Downed : ATE
53. High ___ kite : ASA
56. Trash bag accessory : TIE
59. Designer Cassini : OLEG
61. Like a baguette : CRUSTY
63. Ambivalent? : UNDERTHEWHETHER
66. Lively : BRISK
67. Geometry calculation : AREA
68. Hawaiian bird : NENE
69. Oozes : SEEPS
70. Airy home : NEST
71. Baseball's ___ Slaughter : ENOS
1. Western ski area : ASPEN
2. 2,880-mile long country : CHILE
3. Close-fitting hat : TOQUE
4. Tater : SPUD
5. Charisma : PRESENCE
6. Bagel topper : LOX
7. Mail org. : USPS
8. Track-and-field contests : MEETS
9. Not localized : EPIDEMIC
10. Brewery product : ALE
11. Polite fellow : GENT
12. Alençon product : LACE
13. Paradise : EDEN
18. A Saarinen : EERO
19. Paris gridwork : RUES
25. Chapter's partner : VERSE
27. They harass the insane : DEMONS
28. Kind of paper or test : LITMUS
29. Oxidizes : RUSTS
31. "What ___!" ("Don't pass up this offer!") : ABUY
32. Part of an ancient inscription : RUNE
33. Arranges, as music : SETS
34. Morsels : BITS
35. Missing at roll call, maybe : AWOL
36. Marco's money : LIRE
38. Russian country house : DACHA
41. ABC, CBS, etc. : NETWORKS
42. Small talk : CHITCHAT
47. "Stop!" : HALT
49. François's father : PERE
51. Dramatist Brendan : BEHAN
53. Grayish : ASHEN
54. Office worker : STENO
55. Actor Lew : AYRES
56. Big basins : TUBS
57. Regarding : INRE
58. Singer Brickell : EDIE
60. Actor Richard : GERE
62. The ___ Reader (magazine) : UTNE
64. One means of knowing : ESP
65. Horror film director Craven : WES

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