New York Times, Thursday, September 30, 1999

Author: Matt Gaffney
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Gaffney
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram Scrabble average: 1.90 This is puzzle # 53 for Mr. Gaffney. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chairs : HEADS
6. Stump : VEX
9. Cuff : SWAT
13. Nahuatl speaker : AZTEC
14. One of the Hindu trinity : SIVA
15. Daughter of Hera and Zeus : HEBE
16. Trilogy writer : JRRTOLKIEN
18. Goes back out : EBBS
19. Bettors bet on it : JAIALAI
20. Wavelength symbols : LAMBDAS
22. Second-longest Bible book : ISAIAH
23. "__ et mon droit" (motto of the British royalty) : DIEU
24. Scientologist ___ Hubbard : LRON
26. Not set in stone : MUTABLE
29. Descriptive wd. : ADJ
32. Holmes friend Adler : IRENE
34. Number of mousquetaires : TROIS
35. Field work : POEM
37. Demand : EXACT
39. Fool : SIMP
40. "You're ___ trouble!" : INBIG
42. It'll take you back : UTURN
44. For instance : SAY
45. Without anesthesia, as surgery : GASLESS
47. It may be imperative : MOOD
49. Certain race, informally : TENK
50. Stickler's creed : PURISM
54. Water-related : AQUATIC
57. Its capital is Abuja : NIGERIA
58. Party animal? : STAG
59. Noted "toycoon" : FAOSCHWARZ
61. Saturn revolver : TIRE
62. Course : FLOW
63. Chef's hat : TOQUE
64. Picks one : OPTS
65. Nurse : SIP
66. Barbershop sounds : SNIPS
1. Pilgrim's title : HAJJI
2. College founder Cornell et al. : EZRAS
3. Places in the heart : ATRIA
4. Particular : DETAIL
5. Hanks's "Bosom Buddies" co-star : SCOLARI
6. Clock numeral : VII
7. Stunt-doer Knievel : EVEL
8. Citizen Kane's estate : XANADU
9. Cubs' supporters? : SHEBEARS
10. Co-founder of the N.A.A.C.P. : WEBDUBOIS
11. "Fernando" singers : ABBA
12. Hardy soul? : TESS
14. Polish name ending : SKI
17. Site of Pakistan's Shalimar gardens : LAHORE
21. Pitcher's target : MITT
25. Link : NEXUS
26. Vade ___ (handbook) : MECUM
27. Ciudad de los Reyes : LIMA
28. Notice : ESPY
29. Eat like ___ : APIG
30. Lady of Spain : DONA
31. Battle of Bull Run general : JEBSTUART
33. Turner in history : NAT
36. Odometer readings : MILEAGES
38. Start of two Henry Miller titles : TROPIC
41. Chap : GENT
43. Ciphers : NOUGHTS
46. Small boats : SKIFFS
48. Made use of : DREWON
51. Dinar earner : IRAQI
52. Cough remedy: Var. : SIRUP
53. Challenges for rats : MAZES
54. Concerning : ASTO
55. Wax attacker : QTIP
56. Infamous Colombian city : CALI
57. Queensland neighbor: Abbr. : NSW
60. Alley ___ : OOP

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