New York Times, Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Author: Alan Arbesfeld
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Arbesfeld
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {GJQVWZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Subbed (for) : SATIN
6. Binge : TOOT
10. Churchill successor : EDEN
14. Lickety-split : APACE
15. Boxer's fare : ALPO
16. Strike from a list : XOUT
17. Prepares a veggie? : FIXESALEEK
19. Be a crybaby : PULE
20. Letter from Jude : EPISTLE
21. Agents of retribution : NEMESES
23. Let up : EASED
25. "Heads up!," e.g. : ALERT
26. Leftover veggie? : CHARDREMAINS
31. Pearl Harbor locale : OAHU
32. The ___ Reader : UTNE
33. Dispirited : SAD
36. Many a mummy, in life : PHARAOH
40. Qualify : ENTITLE
42. It might be run at a bar : TAB
43. "Iliad" city : TROY
45. Tee off : MIFF
46. Pesticide for a veggie? : LETTUCESPRAY
50. Le Duc Tho's capital : HANOI
53. Mild cigar : CLARO
54. South Seas islands : OCEANIA
56. Accessory for Mr. Peanut : MONOCLE
61. Kind of woman : KEPT
62. Forgets about a veggie? : SKIPSABEET
64. Bryce Canyon locale : UTAH
65. Presenter of choices : MENU
66. The Man Without a Country : NOLAN
67. Marilyn Monroe facial feature : MOLE
68. Atl. fliers : SSTS
69. Tropical fish : TETRA
1. Two-palms-down signal : SAFE
2. "You're ___, ya know that?": Archie Bunker : APIP
3. Sight at a station : TAXI
4. Sews up : ICES
5. Fit snugly one inside another : NESTED
6. "Honor Thy Father" author : TALESE
7. Bull session shout? : OLE
8. Time for a makeup game : OPENDATE
9. Strong puff : TOKE
10. Ousts : EXPELS
11. Put out : DOUSE
12. Noted Swiss mathematician : EULER
13. Bikini experiment, for short : NTEST
18. Controversial apple growth regulator : ALAR
22. "Olympia" painter : MANET
24. Tall bird : EMU
26. Egyptian Christian : COPT
27. That's a laugh! : HAHA
28. Peck role of 1956 : AHAB
29. Futuristic play of 1921 : RUR
30. Bed-and-breakfast : INN
33. Begin to wake : STIR
34. Via Veneto auto, briefly : ALFA
35. Stand up to : DEFY
37. Ordered room service, say : ATEIN
38. Food scrap : ORT
39. Fast sellers : HOTCAKES
41. Mischievous one : IMP
44. Ingrid's "Anastasia" co-star : YUL
46. Can't stomach : LOATHE
47. Brown spot : CAMPUS
48. Son of Aphrodite : EROS
49. Voiced : SONANT
50. Malarkey : HOKUM
51. Vinegar: Prefix : ACETO
52. Sherpa's home : NEPAL
55. Theories : ISMS
57. Slender reed : OBOE
58. Boston player, informally : CELT
59. Regan's father : LEAR
60. View from Catania : ETNA
63. Acct. info : INT

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