New York Times, Tuesday, December 28, 1999

Author: Randall J. Hartman
Editor: Will Shortz
Randall J. Hartman
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Hartman. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Charlie Parker's music : JAZZ
5. High-five sound : SLAP
9. "Gunga Din" setting : INDIA
14. Fortuneteller's beginning : ISEE
15. Adorable : CUTE
16. Has to have : NEEDS
17. It has a broad side : BARN
18. Cupid : AMOR
19. Lowlands, to poets : VALES
20. Black eye : POORREPUTATION
23. Do something : ACT
24. ___ Master's Voice : HIS
25. It goes from C to C : OCTAVE
29. Analogous : AKIN
31. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
34. Detergent target : GRIME
35. Rose's Broadway beau : ABIE
36. Lavish attention (on) : DOTE
37. Red-eye : LATENIGHTFLIGHT
40. "Mrs. Bridge" author Connell : EVAN
41. Abbr. in many company names : BROS
42. Lancelot's attire : ARMOR
43. Room to relax in : DEN
44. Peter or Paul : TSAR
45. On pins and needles : UNEASY
46. Prior to, to Prior : ERE
47. Genetic inits. : RNA
48. Pinkeye : CONJUNCTIVITIS
56. Burn soothers : ALOES
57. Carry on : RAVE
58. Opposed : ANTI
60. Color faintly : TINCT
61. Jai ___ : ALAI
62. Lute shape : PEAR
63. Like a sweep's uniform : SOOTY
64. End-of-class signal : BELL
65. Pound of poetry : EZRA
1. Triangular sail : JIB
2. Job order notation : ASAP
3. Definitely a flunking score : ZERO
4. Founder of Stoicism : ZENO
5. Like cabs on a rainy day : SCARCE
6. "Serpico" director Sidney : LUMET
7. Resting on : ATOP
8. Where the Amazon rises : PERU
9. To no avail : INVAIN
10. ___-foot oil : NEATS
11. Pickle purveyor : DELI
12. Logical start? : IDEO
13. Org. : ASSN
21. Poe called it "grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt and ominous" : RAVEN
22. Chop shop supplier : THIEF
25. Gawked at : OGLED
26. Hunger for : CRAVE
27. Moon of Saturn : TITAN
28. "Right on!" : AMEN
29. Dislike, and then some : ABHOR
30. Do-it-yourselfers' needs : KITS
31. Doctrine : DOGMA
32. Cultural values : ETHOS
33. Take another shot : RETRY
35. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
36. Awful : DIRE
38. "Ghosts" playwright : IBSEN
39. Island west of Maui : LANAI
44. Reliable : TRUSTY
45. Show for the first time : UNVEIL
46. Tape deck button : EJECT
47. Letterman, to Leno : RIVAL
48. "Memory" musical : CATS
49. Mixed bag : OLIO
50. Eating peas with a knife, e.g. : NONO
51. Grouch : CRAB
52. Whopper : TALE
53. End of a dash : TAPE
54. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
55. Top banana : STAR
59. Author Levin : IRA

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