New York Times, Tuesday, November 23, 1999

Author: Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Salomon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 40 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Best ___ (most excellent) : OFALL
6. Entreaty : PLEA
10. One of the Three B's : BACH
14. Boom box : RADIO
15. Deli breads : RYES
16. Canyon comeback : ECHO
17. Rookie pianists' duet : CHOPSTICKS
19. Get a move on : STIR
20. Infomercials, e.g. : ADS
21. Fork feature : TINE
22. N.F.L. no-nos : FOULS
23. Fruity, flaky dessert : MINCEMEATPIE
26. Breakfast nook : DINETTE
29. Allies' foe in W.W. II : AXIS
30. Bright thought : IDEA
31. Leprechaun's land : ERIN
32. Krazy critter of the comics : KAT
35. Theme of this puzzle : BLENDERSETTINGS
40. Singer-songwriter Barrett : SYD
41. Study of the body: Abbr. : ANAT
42. Stunning triumph : COUP
43. Like a bug in a rug : SNUG
44. Adds on : ANNEXES
47. Jerry Garcia's band, with "the" : GRATEFULDEAD
51. Wranglers alternative : LEVIS
52. Respond to a bore : YAWN
53. Toothed tool : SAW
56. Current with : UPON
57. Seam finisher : WHIPSTITCH
60. Estrada of "CHiPs" : ERIK
61. Poverty : WANT
62. Sworn ___ : ENEMY
63. Pinhead : DODO
64. Dome covers? : WIGS
65. Fills : SATES
1. Killer whale : ORCA
2. Saudi Arabian king : FAHD
3. Tempests in teapots : ADOS
4. Bit of insolence : LIP
5. Went ballistic : LOSTIT
6. One who hopes to succeed? : PRINCE
7. French school : LYCEE
8. "A rat!" : EEK
9. Dummkopf : ASS
10. Intoxicates : BESOTS
11. Malfunction : ACTUP
12. Some like it hot : CHILI
13. Gymnastics apparatus : HORSE
18. Hair colorer : TINT
22. Barely visible : FAINT
23. Nasty : MEAN
24. Foal's mother : MARE
25. Lighted sign over a door : EXIT
26. Claim-staker's claim : DIBS
27. One way to stand by : IDLY
28. Poverty : NEED
31. N.Y. winter hours : EST
32. Fort ___ (gold site) : KNOX
33. Fluish feeling : AGUE
34. Sugar servings: Abbr. : TSPS
36. Copenhageners : DANES
37. Adequate, informally : ENUF
38. Prego rival : RAGU
39. Topped a torte : ICED
43. Well lit? : STINKO
44. Changes with the times : ADAPTS
45. Part of CNN : NEWS
46. 1598 edict city : NANTES
47. Stuck (on) : GLUED
48. Copy, briefly : REPRO
49. Steer clear of : AVOID
50. Telling tales : LYING
53. Leave in : STET
54. High point : ACME
55. Kids' questions : WHYS
57. Internet letters : WWW
58. "Bali ___" : HAI
59. One ___ million : INA

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