New York Times, Tuesday, October 26, 1999

Author: Kevin McCann
Editor: Will Shortz
Kevin McCann
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. McCann. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Garden shelter : GAZEBO
7. Put past? : ACED
11. Hush-hush org. : CIA
14. Musical with an exclamation point in its name : OLIVER
15. Defensive spray : MACE
16. "So...?" : AND
17. Nullify : NEGATE
18. About, in memos : INRE
19. Ready for an asylum : MAD
20. Hip 1984 Bill Murray film : GHOSTBUSTERS
23. ___ la Douce : IRMA
26. Sailor's affirmative : AYE
27. Suffix with switch : EROO
28. Marine food fish : SEABASS
31. Actress ___ Chong : RAEDAWN
34. 1884 Helen Hunt Jackson novel : RAMONA
35. Londoner, e.g. : BRIT
36. Uninvited guests : PARTYCRASHERS
41. Grandson of Adam : ENOS
42. Mouth puckerers : LEMONS
44. Encouraged : EGGEDON
48. Mark the boundaries of : DELIMIT
49. Inside view? : XRAY
50. "There but for the grace of God ___" : GOI
52. Solidifies : SETS
53. Women who go after other women's men : HOMEWRECKERS
58. Mad. ___ : AVE
59. Furnace output : HEAT
60. "Stop bugging me!" : QUITIT
64. Tennis call : LET
65. Not busy : IDLE
66. German subs : UBOATS
67. Bard's "before" : ERE
68. "Hey, bud!" : PSST
69. Violates the rules : ISNTOK
1. Geometry suffix : GON
2. Ginger ___ : ALE
3. Quick turn : ZIG
4. "Green Acres" co-star : EVAGABOR
5. One of Alcott's "little women" : BETH
6. Creme-filled snack : OREO
7. Friendliness : AMITY
8. Capital of Australia : CANBERRA
9. Tannish : ECRU
10. Poor grades : DEES
11. Tourist's staple : CAMERA
12. Consecutively : INAROW
13. Appends : ADDSON
21. Carrier to Stockholm : SAS
22. English poet laureate Hughes : TED
23. Jerusalem's home: Abbr. : ISR
24. Gather : REAP
25. "Red hot" person : MAMA
29. Paid to hold hands? : ANTED
30. Refuse : SAYNO
32. Many an airline seat request : AISLE
33. One of the Barrymores : ETHEL
35. Apt. features : BRS
37. Solidifies : CONGEALS
38. Discharge : EMISSION
39. Palatine Hill site : ROME
40. Angry state : SNIT
43. Patrick and Paul: Abbr. : STS
44. Blow out : EXHALE
45. Sesame Street character : GROVER
46. Egg, for one : GAMETE
47. Optometrist's interest : EYE
48. Cartoonist Browne : DIK
51. String ensemble, maybe : OCTET
54. Party manager, in Congress : WHIP
55. Lipstick shades : REDS
56. Prefix with lateral : EQUI
57. Massages : RUBS
61. Tit for ___ : TAT
62. Judge in 1996 news : ITO
63. "'Tis a pity" : TSK

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