New York Times, Wednesday, November 24, 1999

Author: Greg Staples
Editor: Will Shortz
Greg Staples
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Staples. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Purchase for a 1950's home : HIFI
5. Hot : SPICY
10. Oscar night rental : GOWN
14. More than sarcastic : ACID
15. No-no : TABOO
16. Classic cookie : OREO
17. With 58-Across, a famous Elmer Fuddism : BEVEWYVEWYQUIET
20. Put away : ICE
21. Pub pint : ALE
22. Garish : LOUD
23. Had a big mouth : TATTLED
25. Gung-ho : EAGER
29. Go bad : SPOIL
30. Skiers' destination, with "the" : ALPS
33. Geneva's ___ Leman : LAC
34. Fence sitter : NEUTRAL
37. Slugger Sammy : SOSA
38. Elmer Fudd song rendition : ISNTSHEWOVEWY
41. Actress Tyne : DALY
42. Not go the direct route : MEANDER
43. Self-image : EGO
44. Air force heroes : ACES
45. Inventor of the Cube : RUBIK
49. Leafy shelter : BOWER
51. No. 35 on the periodic table : BROMINE
53. Stir up : ROIL
56. Two or more eras : EON
57. Camping grp. : BSA
58. See 17-Across : IMHUNTINGWABBIT
63. Betty of cartoons : BOOP
64. Symbol of a lingering scandal : CLOUD
65. Fix up : REDO
66. Run into : MEET
67. Cross of a male horse and a female donkey : HINNY
68. Mideast port : ADEN
1. Smoking and others : HABITS
2. Most of the Arctic Ocean : ICECAP
3. 55 minutes past the hour : FIVETO
4. Suffix with sulf- : IDE
5. Counterpart of substance : STYLE
6. Surfaced, as roads : PAVED
7. "How Can ___ Sure" (1967 hit) : IBE
8. Monk's hood : COWL
9. It's used to walk the dog : YOYO
10. Dutch cheese : GOUDA
11. "It must be him, ___ shall die" : ORI
12. Early : WEE
13. "___ on your life!" : NOT
18. Place for a five and ten? : WALLET
19. Opposite of an ans. : QUES
24. Thin, as sound : TINNY
26. Candle's light : GLOW
27. Carefree : EASY
28. Big TV maker : RCA
30. Locales : AREAS
31. Croquet site : LAWN
32. Plug along : PLOD
35. Gomer Pyle's grp. : USMC
36. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
37. Blood component : SERUM
38. Othello's betrayer : IAGO
39. Hit the brakes : SLOW
40. Shakespearean city : VERONA
41. Center of a ball? : DEB
44. "East of Eden" brother : ARON
46. Like a baby in a highchair : BIBBED
47. Deep down : INSIDE
48. Diane of "Annie Hall" : KEATON
50. Go off : ERUPT
51. Under way : BEGUN
52. Raising hell : ROWDY
54. Cast wearer's frustration : ITCH
55. "___ Marlene" (1944 song) : LILI
58. Big Blue : IBM
59. A Stooge : MOE
60. Weed killer : HOE
61. Oui's opposite : NON
62. Lingerie item : BRA

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