New York Times, Friday, December 31, 1999

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Will Shortz
Peter Gordon
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 Scrabble average: 1.89 This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Gordon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Way out : DOOR
5. Chick ___, who played "Stompin' at the Savoy" : WEBB
9. 1988 Grand Slam winner : GRAF
13. Big field : ACRE
14. Guardians of the gates of Olympus : HORAE
15. King, in Hindi : RAJA
16. Really mad : READY2KILL
18. Faisal I's land : IRAQ
19. Dragon, maybe : TATTOO
20. Barbers' needs : CLIPPERS
22. Weasel : SNEAK
23. Swiss city : BASEL
24. Ropes, e.g. : GEAR
26. Like blue chip stocks : SAFEST
31. Gossip : JAW
34. 1951 N.L. Rookie of the Year : MAYS
37. Alfredo, in "La Traviata" : TENOR
38. "It was nice getting acquainted" : IMHAPPY2KNOWYOU
42. Geoffrey of fashion : BEENE
43. Comical piece : SKIT
44. Put away the dishes : ATE
45. New Hampshire's capital during the Revolution : EXETER
47. Professors' degs. : PHDS
50. Windmill parts : VANES
53. Victorious : ONTOP
57. Scandalous : SHAMEFUL
61. Chevron's place : SLEEVE
62. Parhelic circle : HALO
63. Personal trainer's comment : TRY2KEEPUP
65. Company with a reptile logo : IZOD
66. Bacon piece : ESSAY
67. Bank : RELY
68. St. ___ (fine beach locale) : PETE
69. Regard : DEEM
70. Regards : SEES
1. Game played standing up : DARTS
2. Liner locale : OCEAN
3. Provide an address : ORATE
4. Put on sale : REDTAG
5. Frying aid : WOK
6. Susan's Emmy-winning role : ERICA
7. Start of a count : BALLS
8. Contradicts : BELIES
9. Film crew member : GRIP
10. Pink : RARE
11. Like a 1-Across, maybe : AJAR
12. On-line newsgroup features : FAQS
14. Rain, essentially : H2O
17. Bind : YOKE
21. Academy founder : PLATO
23. Not-so-joyful noises : BRAYS
25. Sound studio device : AMP
27. Oligarchical group : FEW
28. Irish pop singer : ENYA
29. Smog contributor : SOOT
30. Sincere : TRUE
31. Agree : JIBE
32. Green card issuer : AMEX
33. "This is fu-u-u-un!" : WHEE
35. Kind of bug : Y2K
36. Record problems : SKIPS
39. White ___ : ANT
40. Tick off : PEEVE
41. Like a certain one in line : NTH
46. Traveled the Yellowstone River : RAFTED
48. Allotment : DOLE
49. Expressions of contempt : SNEERS
51. Don't guzzle : NURSE
52. "Family Ties" mother : ELYSE
54. Portable home : TEPEE
55. Small egg : OVULE
56. Diarist of note : PEPYS
57. Place for hands : SHIP
58. Cause of low visibility : HAZE
59. Tons : ALOT
60. Math calculation : MODE
61. What's up? : SKY
64. When D.S.T. ends : 2AM

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