New York Times, Friday, February 12, 1999

Author: Joe DiPietro
Editor: Will Shortz
Joe DiPietro
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {KWXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Like some magazine ads : SCRATCHANDSNIFF
16. Bakery offering : CHOCOLATEECLAIR
17. Be exasperating : TRYONESPATIENCE
18. Hematologist's supply : VIALS
19. Pitch : TAR
20. Ill-tempered : NASTY
21. On the ___ : SLY
22. TV frame meas. : HOR
23. Amts. of oil : QTS
24. General of Chinese menu fame : TSO
26. "That'll do" : SUITSME
30. Use, of a sort : MILEAGE
34. Shakespearean prince : HAL
35. Cell call recipient, often: Abbr. : AAA
36. Predictably : ASUSUAL
37. Kind of lineup : ALLSTAR
39. Pro ___ : TEM
40. Madras Mr. : SRI
41. Algae : DIATOMS
42. Swingers : HEPCATS
44. Swing site : TEE
45. Short pan : UGH
46. Crested bird : JAY
48. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : EVA
51. Old-fashioned card game, in Britain : OMBRE
54. Flit : GAD
55. Plants : FLORA
57. Cooking : FOODPREPARATION
60. Tony Bennett, for one : ITALIANAMERICAN
61. "Pirate Jenny" musical, with "The" : THREEPENNYOPERA
1. Noted initials in 70's-80's comedy : SCTV
2. Whom Jimmy once courted off court : CHRIS
3. Shade of blue : ROYAL
4. Altar boys : ACOLYTES
5. A good deal : TONS
6. French key : CLE
7. Must : HASTO
8. For what it's worth : ATPAR
9. ___ miss : NEAR
10. P.I., e.g. : DET
11. Slightest traces : SCINTILLAE
12. The Atl. Braves are in it : NLEAST
13. Christ's following? : IANS
14. Book category: Abbr. : FICT
15. Rocker Glenn : FREY
22. "A Harlot's Progress" artist : HOGARTH
23. Attribute : QUALITY
25. Pizzeria order : SAUSAGEPIE
26. Fish usually caught in the winter : SHAD
27. Former P.M. who shared a 1974 Nobel Peace Prize : SATO
28. Term of politeness : MAAM
29. Rabbit ___ : EARS
30. Multiplying, e.g. : MATH
31. "Interesting" : ISEE
32. Domino unit : LUMP
33. Ancient Olympics site : ELIS
38. Workboot feature : STEELTIP
43. Turn : CURDLE
46. Finish, of a sort : JAPAN
47. Give ___ (care) : ADAMN
49. State : VOICE
50. Like some crowds : AROAR
51. The half ___ : OFIT
52. Maker of holes : MOTH
53. Tusked animal : BOAR
54. Hair coloring carrier : GENE
55. Card game for up to 10 players : FARO
56. Tennis star Kournikova : ANNA
58. Talk : RAP
59. Carlos I, II, III or IV : REY

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