New York Times, Monday, January 25, 1999

Author: Fran and Lou Sabin
Editor: Will Shortz
Fran Sabin
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JVXZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 125 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
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1. Entr'___ (theater break) : ACTE
5. Word repeated before "pants on fire" : LIAR
9. Turns from ice to water : MELTS
14. Daily delivery : MAIL
15. Press for : URGE
16. Best : IDEAL
17. Italian wine province : ASTI
18. Ring-tailed critter : COON
19. Pause for a rest : LIEBY
20. Permanent military procedures : STANDINGORDERS
23. Lady of Lima : SENORA
24. "___ geht's?" ("How goes it?"): Ger. : WIE
25. Plumbing convenience : RUNNINGWATER
32. Flower starter : BUD
35. They wrap their food well : BOAS
36. Intake problem? : ASTHMA
37. Part of a list : ITEM
39. Coal box : BIN
41. Not a permanent employee : TEMP
42. Reversible fabric : DAMASK
45. Wordsmith Webster : NOAH
48. Wrestling site : MAT
49. Wishers' object : SHOOTINGSTAR
52. Chicken ___ king : ALA
53. Park features : TRAILS
57. Tree-to-tree traveler : FLYINGSQUIRREL
62. Unearthly : ALIEN
63. Zap : STUN
64. "Othello" villain : IAGO
65. Beatrice's adorer : DANTE
66. Toward shelter : ALEE
67. Threaded metal fastener : TNUT
68. Recording sign : ONAIR
69. Fling : TOSS
70. Puppy cries : YIPS
1. Pile up : AMASS
2. Hindu social division : CASTE
3. Giant : TITAN
4. Romance novelist ___ Glyn : ELINOR
5. Tenor Pavarotti : LUCIANO
6. Vitamin tablet supplement : IRON
7. Highly excited : AGOG
8. Celebrity : RENOWN
9. Funguses : MILDEWS
10. 90's singer Brickell : EDIE
11. Unpleasant look : LEER
12. Day planner features : TABS
13. Foxy : SLY
21. Clobber : DRUB
22. Latvia's capital : RIGA
26. Collar : NAB
27. Gershwin's "Of Thee ___" : ISING
28. Big inits. in long distance : ATT
29. Not us : THEM
30. Oscar winner ___ Thompson : EMMA
31. Deeply absorbed : RAPT
32. Auction actions : BIDS
33. Orrin Hatch's state : UTAH
34. It's just for show : DEMO
38. Longtime Chinese leader : MAO
40. Rebuffs : NOS
43. Dye worker : STAINER
44. Brick oven : KILN
46. Puts into harmony : ATTUNES
47. Mata ___ : HARI
50. Pesters : NAGSAT
51. Blue moon, e.g. : RARITY
54. Teheran native : IRANI
55. Slight advantage, so to speak : LEGUP
56. Atlantic City machines : SLOTS
57. Sweetened custard : FLAN
58. Director Wertmüller : LINA
59. Abominable Snowman : YETI
60. D-Day invasion town : STLO
61. Opposite of an ans. : QUES
62. Ruckus : ADO

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