New York Times, Tuesday, September 21, 1999

Author: Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 43 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Italian autos : FIATS
6. Jack's companion, in rhyme : JILL
10. Country bumpkin : RUBE
14. Model Everhart : ANGIE
15. Conception : IDEA
16. Addict : USER
17. Run after a comic? : CHASECHEVY
19. Litigant : SUER
20. Long, long time : EON
21. Small amount : DRAM
22. Natural gas ingredient : ETHANE
24. Impaled : STABBED
26. In a stall, as a horse : STABLED
27. Wide shoe specification : EEE
28. Kama ___ : SUTRA
29. Maniacs : FIENDS
32. Chemical suffix : ANE
33. Byway : ROAD
37. Sophisticated military plane : AWACS
38. Big expense for newspapers : INK
39. Pre-PC counters : ABACI
40. The two of them : BOTH
41. N.Y.C. line : IRT
42. Stir : AWAKEN
43. "Thriller" singer's nickname : JACKO
45. "This means ___!" : WAR
46. Fixes, as a shoe : RESOLES
49. Driveway endings : GARAGES
53. Tennis star Gibson : ALTHEA
54. Saharalike : ARID
55. Sight from Lucerne : ALP
56. Take a dogleg, e.g. : TURN
57. Hurt a politician's wife? : GORETIPPER
60. Paradise : EDEN
61. ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
62. Nonnuclear family member : NIECE
63. Wet, as morning grass : DEWY
64. Any day now : SOON
65. "Beau ___" : GESTE
1. Confronts : FACES
2. ___ water (up the creek) : INHOT
3. Guam's capital, old-style : AGANA
4. "___ the season to be jolly" : TIS
5. Hothouse features : SEEDBEDS
6. Islamic crusade : JIHAD
7. Alter ___ (exact duplicate) : IDEM
8. "My Name Is Asher ___" : LEV
9. Newborn's paraphernalia : LAYETTE
10. Hurry an actress along? : RUSHBARBARA
11. Ordinary : USUAL
12. Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
13. Blew it : ERRED
18. Canadian Indians : CREES
23. Blacken : TAR
25. Make a baseball player sit out the game? : BENCHJOHNNY
26. Submerged : SUNK
28. ___ Domingo : SANTO
29. Just great : FAB
30. ___ Jima : IWO
31. "Dig in!" : EAT
34. "Red" or "white" tree : OAK
35. Bandage brand : ACE
36. Cacophony : DIN
38. Ticks off : IRKS
39. Presenter's task : AWARDING
41. Deep freezes, so to speak : ICEAGES
42. Hang around for : AWAIT
44. Pub brew : ALE
46. Scored : RATED
47. Get away from : ELUDE
48. Throw here and there : STREW
49. Verdant : GREEN
50. Stares : GAPES
51. Vote in : ELECT
52. Bender : SPREE
54. Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
58. Tijuana gold : ORO
59. Crusty one? : PIE

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