New York Times, Monday, August 2, 1999

Author: Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 41 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. City where "Phantom of the Opera" is set : PARIS
6. Langley, for one: Abbr. : AFB
9. Where to put a pin on a jacket : LAPEL
14. By oneself : ALONE
15. Ripken of the Orioles : CAL
16. Furious : IRATE
17. "Come on, ducks, it's time to start!" : LETSGETQUACKING
20. Clothes lines : SEAMS
21. A or B, on a record : SIDE
22. ___-tse : LAO
23. Court dividers : NETS
25. Royal heirs : SONS
27. "Down with the glue factory proposal!" : VOTENEIGH
31. 1999 combatants : SERBS
35. A Gershwin : IRA
36. Head, to Henri : TETE
37. Ancient city north of Jerusalem : BETHEL
38. Take the show on the road : TOUR
40. Reagan Attorney General Edwin : MEESE
42. Kind of bean : SOYA
43. Historical records : ANNALS
45. Close : NEAR
47. Tues. preceder : MON
48. Make-a-million game : LOTTO
49. "Phooey! It's shearing time again!" : BAAHUMBUG
51. Up to speed : ABLE
53. Late-night host Jay : LENO
54. Nabokov novel : ADA
57. Lady's man : BEAU
59. Highway exits : RAMPS
62. "I need instructions on catching mice!" : WILLYOUSHOWMEOW
66. Flood protector : LEVEE
67. Earl Grey, e.g. : TEA
68. Alternative to "window" : AISLE
69. Step : STAIR
70. 1492 and 2001: Abbr. : YRS
71. Tibetan legends : YETIS
1. Chum : PAL
2. Pub brews : ALES
3. Uncreative education : ROTE
4. Crazy : INSANE
5. Part : SEGMENT
6. Play a role : ACT
7. Queries on the Internet : FAQS
8. Somewhat sky-colored : BLUISH
9. Permit : LICENSE
10. Biblical vessel : ARK
11. Kid's beach toy : PAIL
12. Sicilian volcano : ETNA
13. Toy building block : LEGO
18. Holds in high regard : ESTEEMS
19. Hubbub : ADO
24. Place : SITE
26. Studio stages : SETS
27. Critically important : VITAL
28. Maine university town : ORONO
29. Ridicule : TAUNT
30. Actress Davis : GEENA
32. Skewed square : RHOMB
33. "It Had to ___" : BEYOU
34. Breezy talk : SLANG
37. Do something courageous : BEAHERO
39. Pro ___ : RATA
41. Circus performer : SEAL
44. Washington arm-bender : LOBBYER
46. Escape : RUNAWAY
49. Pageant winner : BEAUTY
50. Hollywood bio "___ Dearest" : MOMMIE
52. Durocher or DiCaprio : LEO
54. Pointed tools : AWLS
55. Eating regimen : DIET
56. Thomas ___ Edison : ALVA
58. Addict : USER
60. Nuisance : PEST
61. Songs for one : SOLI
63. Flower garland : LEI
64. Possesses : HAS
65. "A Nightmare on Elm Street" creator Craven : WES

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