New York Times, Tuesday, February 16, 1999

Author: Randy Sowell
Editor: Will Shortz
Randy Sowell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Sowell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wind ___ (pilot's problem) : SHEAR
6. Comic actor Jacques : TATI
10. Ali ___ : BABA
14. How to play a dirge : LENTO
15. Composer's work : OPUS
16. Mimic : APER
17. Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
18. Peacekeeping force in Bosnia : NATO
19. Not strict : SOFT
20. Infallible fact : GOSPELTRUTH
23. "There but for the grace of God ___" : GOI
24. Copacabana site : RIO
25. Westerns : OATERS
27. Small tropical lizards : GECKOS
31. Arrest record : RAPSHEET
33. Jai ___ : ALAI
34. Eisenhower's boyhood home : ABILENE
36. Biblical sin city : SODOM
38. Klutz : OAF
39. Woods on the fairway : TIGER
43. Paramaribo is its capital : SURINAM
46. Achy : SORE
47. Halite : ROCKSALT
50. "Paper Roses" singer Marie : OSMOND
52. Strands, as by a winter storm : ICESIN
53. Just ducky : AOK
54. Speed: Abbr. : VEL
55. Rural route : COUNTRYROAD
62. Pub stock : ALES
64. Calf's meat : VEAL
65. Fret : WORRY
66. Grandparents' stories, e.g. : LORE
67. English essayist : ELIA
68. Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
69. Name on which ancient oaths were taken : STYX
70. Brother, aunt, etc.: Abbr. : RELS
71. Southernmost part of Arabia : YEMEN
1. Smelting residue : SLAG
2. Long lunch? : HERO
3. Son of Seth : ENOS
4. On : ATOP
5. The Joker's portrayer on TV : ROMERO
6. Kemo Sabe's sidekick : TONTO
7. On ___ with : APAR
8. Ballerina's skirt : TUTU
9. U-235 or C-14, e.g. : ISOTOPE
10. ___-relief : BAS
11. Orbital high point : APOGEE
12. Prior to : BEFORE
13. One who makes a scene? : ARTIST
21. Actress Bonet : LISA
22. Lacks, in brief : HASNT
26. Belief in one God : THEISM
27. Neon, e.g. : GAS
28. "Shine a Little Love" rock grp. : ELO
29. Ungentlemanly sort : CAD
30. Newsstands : KIOSKS
31. Laughing : RIANT
32. Code word for A : ALFA
35. Seethe : BOIL
37. Orchestra output : MUSIC
40. Sticky stuff : GOO
41. Sea eagle : ERN
42. Badly chapped : RED
44. Trampled : RANOVER
45. "The Hound of the Baskervilles" locale : MOOR
47. Competes equally with : RIVALS
48. Yellow and black cat : OCELOT
49. Salad stalk : CELERY
51. Bridge between buildings : SKYWAY
53. Library volume : ATLAS
56. Congo river : UELE
57. Catch but good : NAIL
58. Part : ROLE
59. City near Provo : OREM
60. Museo holdings : ARTE
61. Actress Cannon : DYAN
63. Gender : SEX

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