New York Times, Thursday, October 7, 1999

Author: Kelly Clark
Editor: Will Shortz
Kelly Clark
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. City near the Red Fork oil fields : TULSA
6. Star bear : URSA
10. "Hey. You. Yeah, you!" : PSST
14. Start of a query to a practical tailor : WHATS
15. Coll. offering : ROTC
16. "This isn't looking good..." : UHOH
17. Schubert's "Mass in ___ major" : AFLAT
18. Chinese nurse : AMAH
19. Wither away : FADE
20. Query, part 2 : AFOOLPROOFWAY
23. To's partner : FRO
24. Senator from Virginia : ROBB
25. Loud hits : BAMS
28. Sideless cart : DRAY
31. House of the Seven Gables site : SALEM
35. Terza rima rhyme scheme : ABA
36. Smelt residue : SLAG
37. "Dreaming of You" singer : SELENA
38. End of the query : TOMAKEPANTSLAST
41. Chutzpah : HUBRIS
42. They can be sweet : PEAS
43. Part of Madame's address : RUE
44. Exit huffily, with "out" : STOMP
45. Sucrose source : BEET
46. They may have it : AYES
47. Climb : RISE
49. Doctrine : ISM
51. The tailor's response, part 1 : MAKETHEJACKET
57. "'Tis a pity" : ALAS
58. Off yonder : AFAR
59. "You win" : ILOSE
62. Soften : MELT
63. Certain bond, informally : MUNI
64. End of the response : FIRST
65. Donald and Ivana, e.g. : EXES
66. Went like the dickens : SPED
67. "Cruel" goddesses : FATES
1. Ambassadors Club carrier : TWA
2. Broadcast signal type : UHF
3. Song bit : LALA
4. Crooks, e.g. : STAFFS
5. Lady Nancy : ASTOR
6. Caspian feeder : URAL
7. Easy win : ROMP
8. Like van Gogh's night : STARRY
9. Blessing preceder : ACHOO
10. It gets a big head : PUFFBALL
11. "Begin the Beguine" bandleader : SHAW
12. Teetotaler's order : SODA
13. He and she : THEY
21. Lots : OODLES
22. Preoccupy : OBSESS
25. Spa, say : BATHS
26. More or less : ABOUT
27. Cha-cha cousin : MAMBO
29. Blame : RAP
30. Wide open : AGAPE
32. "Turn on, tune in, drop out" advocate : LEARY
33. Come to pass : ENSUE
34. Blokes : MATES
36. "Never mind!" : SKIPIT
37. Noise : STATIC
39. Comforts for car passengers : ARMRESTS
40. Formerly : NEE
45. Strengthen : BEEFUP
46. Aviator Earhart : AMELIA
48. Pillow covers : SHAMS
50. Small boat : SKIFF
51. She "charmed the husk right off of the corn" : MAME
52. Quizmaster Trebek : ALEX
53. Hardy cabbage : KALE
54. Plain ___ : JANE
55. Desiccated : ARID
56. Legal matter : TORT
60. From K.C. to Little Rock : SSE
61. Neptunians and others : ETS

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