New York Times, Friday, December 24, 1999

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {HJZ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Brown on the arms and the back of the neck : FARMERSTAN
11. Kind of capital : RISK
15. Weasel : EQUIVOCATE
16. X-Games telecaster : ESPN
17. Like many modern computers : MULTIMEDIA
18. Side of a fight that almost always loses : TORO
19. Winnie ___ (famous plane) : MAE
20. "1-2-3" singer Barry : LEN
21. Eight-line verse : TRIOLET
23. La Guardia data: Abbr. : ETDS
25. Flattery : OIL
27. Conclusions : CODAS
28. Red Cloud, for one : SIOUX
30. No longer mint, in a way : CANCELED
33. Mulligatawny ingredient : CURRY
35. Simpleton : BOOB
36. Needle : TEASE
38. Exercise : WIELD
41. Raise the roof : YELL
43. Norse goddess of love : FREYA
45. Utter rapture : DELIRIUM
49. Class : GENRE
51. 1917 newsmaker : LENIN
52. Anemometer reading: Abbr. : VEL
54. Baedeker of the Baedeker travel guides : KARL
55. Brisk : ALLEGRO
58. You stand to lose it : LAP
60. Bon's opposite : MAL
61. "See who ___" : ITIS
62. Headstone words : ANNODOMINI
65. Harper's Weekly caricaturist : NAST
66. Starter's call : READYSETGO
67. ___ perpetua (Idaho's motto) : ESTO
68. Life of Riley : EASYSTREET
1. French women : FEMMES
2. Like seals : AQUATIC
3. Excluded : RULEDOUT
4. Prestigious sch. : MIT
5. Full of turpitude : EVIL
6. Rival of Paris : ROMEO
7. Like some routes through mountains : SCENIC
8. Smidgen : TAD
9. Fighting : ATIT
10. Imminent : NEAR
11. Upgrade the machinery : RETOOL
12. King Mark's bride : ISOLDE
13. Magazine feature : SPREAD
14. Difficult problems : KNOTS
22. Ross Sea sight : ICEBERG
24. "Oh, what the hell" : SURE
26. Kind of coat : LAB
29. Getting under one's skin? : XRAYING
31. Rights org. since 1966 : NOW
32. Do : COIF
34. Nieuport's river : YSER
37. Ransom ___ Olds : ELI
39. Soup vegetable : LEEK
40. "Awesome!" : DYNAMITE
42. 1964 Murray Schisgal play : LUV
44. Set up : ARRANGE
45. Flood-prone areas : DELTAS
46. Beat the draft? : ENLIST
47. Bamboozles : LIESTO
48. It may have a hook : MELODY
50. Richardson of Nixon's Cabinet : ELLIOT
51. "I Believe" singer : LAINE
53. ___-slipper : LADYS
56. Dictionary notation : RARE
57. First to be called : ONEA
59. Put up : POST
63. "If I Ruled the World" rapper : NAS
64. Debussy subject : MER

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