New York Times, Monday, November 8, 1999

Author: Kent Lorentzen
Editor: Will Shortz
Kent Lorentzen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41 Missing: {HQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Lorentzen. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Not white, as meat : DARK
5. Free, as a ticket : COMP
9. Choir voice : ALTO
13. Skin softener : ALOE
14. Before surgery : PREOP
16. Spare : LEAN
17. Wine container : WOODBARREL
19. Checker, perhaps : TAXI
20. "Crackers" : NUTSO
21. Hot sauce : TABASCO
23. Egg container : PAPERCARTON
27. Part of the Corn Belt : IOWA
31. Carted : DRAYED
32. Olive container : GLASSJAR
34. Civilian clothes : MUFTI
39. Bob of the Bob and Ray comedy team : ELLIOTT
40. Sermon : ORATION
42. Mongol invader : TATAR
43. Moonshine container : STONEJUG
44. Field : DOMAIN
47. Father : SIRE
48. Soda pop container : ALUMINUMCAN
53. Partitions : DIVIDES
54. River spanned by the Bagnell Dam : OSAGE
59. Relatives of ostriches : EMUS
60. Garbage container : PLASTICBAG
64. Gondola propeller : POLE
65. Muddle : MIXUP
66. ___ mater : ALMA
67. Victim of a 1917 revolution : TSAR
68. Hardly demanding : MEEK
69. Requisite : NEED
1. Time to crow : DAWN
2. Baseball brothers' name : ALOU
3. Edible part of a parsnip : ROOT
4. Popular sneakers : KEDS
5. Book balancer, for short : CPA
6. Bobby of hockey : ORR
7. Mal de ___ : MER
8. Emily Dickinson's field : POETRY
9. Hitching post : ALTAR
10. Minimum : LEAST
11. Mexican silverwork center : TAXCO
12. Tear bringer : ONION
15. Rank : PLACE
18. Conk : BOP
22. Villain : BADMAN
24. Mil. staff officer : ADJT
25. Rear end, site of many falls : PRAT
26. Prominent dachshund feature : EAR
27. The Beach Boys' "___ Around" : IGET
28. Stewpot : OLLA
29. Animator Disney : WALT
30. It's east of the Urals : ASIA
33. Dishonorable : SORDID
35. Colorado Indians : UTES
36. Pacific island getaway : FIJI
37. Sightseeing trip : TOUR
38. "Come Back, Little Sheba" playwright : INGE
40. Suffix with psych- : OTIC
41. Barrett known for dishing : RONA
43. Uncle ___ : SAM
45. When lunch ends, maybe : ONEPM
46. Islam adherent : MUSLIM
48. Highly skilled : ADEPT
49. Prom transports : LIMOS
50. Part of the back of the mouth : UVULA
51. Scrooge : MISER
52. "___ don't!" (words of denial) : NOI
55. Put into the computer without typing : SCAN
56. Competent : ABLE
57. Willing : GAME
58. "Holy cow!" : EGAD
61. Tree feller : AXE
62. Let a judge hear the case : SUE
63. Tollway: Abbr. : TPK

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