New York Times, Monday, September 13, 1999

Author: Fran and Lou Sabin
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 23 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 127 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Leader opposed by the Bolsheviks : TSAR
5. Stockholm native : SWEDE
10. Prefix with distant : EQUI
14. Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
15. Like some kitchens, in real estate ads : EATIN
16. Moscow's land: Abbr. : RUSS
17. Rosy, as a complexion : PEACHESANDCREAM
20. Dwindles, with "out" : PETERS
21. Surgeon's assistant : NURSE
22. "Tinker to ___ to Chance" : EVERS
23. Manicurist's board : EMERY
25. To the ___ degree : NTH
28. ___ Moines, Iowa : DES
29. Rude look : STARE
30. Peek-___ : ABOO
31. Entree fowl : CAPON
33. Alaskan islander : ALEUT
34. Speckled, as hair : SALTANDPEPPER
38. Nun's wear : HABIT
39. Fussy relatives, stereotypically : AUNTS
40. Take apart : UNDO
41. Montana metropolis : BUTTE
43. Egyptian cobra : ASP
46. Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
47. Someone ___ (not mine) : ELSES
48. Trattoria sauce : PESTO
50. Madame with a Nobel : CURIE
52. Detects : SENSES
53. Fundamental, as issues : MEATANDPOTATOES
57. Baby-faced : CUTE
58. Spanish mistress : DUENA
59. Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
60. Hot tempers : IRES
61. Jack who would eat no fat : SPRAT
62. Numbered rds. : RTES
1. Surpassed : TOPPED
2. Record holder : SLEEVE
3. Glass marbles : AGATES
4. Soapbox derby entrant : RACER
5. Visits : SEES
6. Lived : WAS
7. Fraternity letter : ETA
8. Sit-down affair : DINNER
9. Hang on : ENDURE
10. Bumbles : ERRS
11. She has lots of workers : QUEENBEE
12. It's between Can. and Mex. : USA
13. Theory suffix : ISM
18. "48___" : HRS
19. Boo-hoo : CRY
23. School with historic playing fields : ETON
24. Authorization : MANDATE
26. Take the show on the road : TOUR
27. Sizzling : HOT
29. Health resort : SPA
30. Hannibal's challenge : ALPS
31. Muse of history : CLIO
32. Long distance inits. : ATT
33. Suitable : APT
34. Not loco : SANE
35. Step down : ABDICATE
36. Implants : PUTS
37. WSW's reverse : ENE
38. Drill sergeant's call : HUP
41. They're often pulled at night : BLINDS
42. Exhausted : USEDUP
43. Categorize : ASSORT
44. British essayist Sir Richard : STEELE
45. Sheriffs' aids : POSSES
47. Time to remember : ERA
48. Shooter ammo : PEA
49. "Step right in!" : ENTER
51. Western tribe : UTES
52. Rebounds, e.g. : STAT
53. Long distance inits. : MCI
54. Where Switz. is : EUR
55. The "p" of m.p.h. : PER
56. "Put ___ Happy Face" : ONA

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