New York Times, Thursday, September 2, 1999

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Shogun's capital : EDO
4. Maid's supply : RAGS
8. Stuck : INAJAM
14. ___-eared : LOP
15. M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
16. "Blue Monday" singer : DOMINO
17. Way to stand : PAT
18. Fortune : FATE
19. Mickey Mantle, for the Yankees : #SEVEN
20. More than once : A#OFTIMES
23. "Little ___" (early comic strip) : NEMO
24. Music category : SOUL
25. Deli request : TAKEA#
28. Whirligig : TOP
29. Scheduled : ONTAP
31. ___ list : DEANS
32. "Wheel of Fortune" purchase : ANO
33. Public radio's Glass : IRA
35. Boring one : DRIP
36. Called the shots : LED
37. Can't be pinned down : VARIES
40. Over-the-counter buys : STOCKS
42. 100 yrs. : CEN
43. It may swing : MOOD
45. "You've got mail" co. : AOL
46. Additionally : AND
47. Cause of yawning : ENNUI
49. Fatty compound : LIPID
53. Smear : TAR
54. You'll need six of them to finish this puzzle : #SIGNS
56. "Life is a banquet" lady : MAME
57. Sean Connery, for one : SCOT
59. Early art form? : COLORBY#S
61. Means of getting in touch : PAGER#
64. First of a traveling threesome : NINA
65. Payoff : SOP
66. Park, for one : AVENUE
67. Punkie : GNAT
68. A, as in Assisi : UNO
69. Poster heading : WANTED
70. Dry as dust : SERE
71. Pique : PET
1. Rio Grande city : ELPASO
2. Thoroughly humiliate : DOA#ON
3. Decline an invitation : OPTOUT
4. Inflatable item, maybe : RAFT
5. Expect : AWAIT
6. Lost it : GOTMAD
7. Made lustrous : SLEEKED
8. Insurance card info : ID#
9. Rejection after rejection? : NOS
10. ___ corner (church area) : AMEN
11. Jazzman's lingo : JIVETALK
12. See 62-Down : ANEMONES
13. Hand-held camera support : MONOPOD
21. Popular pen : FLAIR
22. ___ Tower : SEARS
26. One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
27. Illegal lottery game : #SPOOL
30. Three, e.g. : PRIME#
34. Forever, seemingly : AEONS
37. The way to a person's heart? : VENACAVA
38. Male sex hormone : ANDROGEN
39. N.B.A. player, for short : SONIC
41. Scale : CLIMB
42. Dupe : CATSPAW
44. Manatee cousins : DUGONGS
48. Under control : INLINE
50. Gives one his due? : PAYSUP
51. Gold medalist's claim : IM#ONE
52. Ironfisted one : DESPOT
55. Navigational aid : SONAR
58. Oxygen ___ : TENT
60. Size up : RATE
62. With 12-Down, buttercup relatives : RUE
63. Like some days : #ED

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