New York Times, Monday, October 11, 1999

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Feelings, informally : VIBES
6. Young miss : LASS
10. Garden with the tree of life : EDEN
14. Wipe, as a blackboard : ERASE
15. Get ___ (board) : ONTO
16. Lymph bump : NODE
17. Mechanical man : ROBOT
18. Skyscraper support : BEAM
19. Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
20. Unspecified number : ANY
21. Frugal lunch-eater : BROWNBAGGER
24. Boyfriends : BEAUS
26. What a swish shot doesn't touch : RIM
27. Immediately : ATONCE
29. In working condition : OPERABLE
34. No-good sort : CROOK
35. Planetarium display : STARS
36. President after Jimmy : RON
37. Accompanies musically sans words : HUMS
38. The first "M" in M-G-M : METRO
39. Catcall : HOOT
40. Suffix with computer : ESE
41. Artist's cap : BERET
42. Use a divining rod : DOWSE
43. Kitchen gadget : STRAINER
45. North African tribesman : BERBER
46. Scale units: Abbr. : LBS
47. Caterpillar hairs : SETAE
48. Torturous task : BACKBREAKER
53. Prone : APT
56. Tick off : RILE
57. Sea World attraction : ORCA
58. Movie with a saloon fight, maybe : OATER
60. Tennis score after deuce : ADIN
61. Skip : OMIT
62. Actress Worth : IRENE
63. Be in awe : GAPE
64. Custom-___ : MADE
65. To the point : TERSE
1. Aloe ___ : VERA
2. It's pumped in gyms : IRON
3. Fortysomething, say : BABYBOOMER
4. "___ Beso" (1962 song) : ESO
5. Relapse : SETBACK
6. University of New Mexico's nickname : LOBOS
7. From the top : ANEW
8. Saxophonist Getz : STAN
9. Hat dance hat : SOMBRERO
10. Mystery : ENIGMA
11. Doorbell sound : DONG
12. Upper hand : EDGE
13. At hand : NEAR
22. Regret : RUE
23. Pretense : AIRS
25. Son in Genesis : ENOS
27. Partner of pains : ACHES
28. Kind of fund : TRUST
29. Playful animal : OTTER
30. Divide with a comb : PART
31. Bully : BROWBEATER
32. Baggy : LOOSE
33. Register : ENTER
35. Dried up : SERE
38. Public facility : MENSROOM
39. Bar mitzvah dance : HORA
41. Kind of lettuce : BIBB
42. Where General Motors is headquartered : DETROIT
44. Certain hydrocarbon : ALKENE
45. The ___ Gees : BEE
47. It has wheels on its heel : SKATE
48. Talk big : BRAG
49. Opera set in Egypt : AIDA
50. Football foul : CLIP
51. Witty Bombeck : ERMA
52. Ascorbic ___ : ACID
54. Highlighters, e.g. : PENS
55. Branch headquarters? : TREE
59. "___ you kidding?" : ARE

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