New York Times, Thursday, February 18, 1999

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Will Shortz
Robert H. Wolfe
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Belle of the old West : STARR
6. Jackpot : POOL
10. Michigan college : ALMA
14. Some are super : NOVAE
15. One-named designer : ERTE
16. Pushes off : GOES
17. Betray? : CROSSCROSS
19. Irish novelist O'Brien : EDNA
20. They have black eyes : COWPEAS
21. Study : BONEUP
23. Read (for) : TRIEDOUT
26. Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
29. Amazed looks? : TAKESTAKES
33. Places where it's sunny : CLEARINGS
35. Quick : AGILE
36. Persisted : HUNGON
37. Ax to grind : AGENDA
38. Spanish folk song : ALALA
39. One in the minority : DISSENTER
42. Some social outings? : DATESDATES
44. Three times: Prefix : TER
45. Places for knickknacks : ETAGERES
47. "Little Orphan Annie" henchman : THEASP
50. How not to run a business : ATALOSS
55. ___ Kong : HONG
56. Fakes, in basketball? : PUMPSPUMPS
59. Artist Nolde : EMIL
60. Some needlework : LACE
61. Cloth fold : PLAIT
62. Technique : MODE
63. Timeline divisions : ERAS
64. Mongolian tents : YURTS
1. 1960's civil rights org. : SNCC
2. Foe for El Cordobés : TORO
3. Swear : AVOW
4. Barely speak : RASP
5. Turn forward or back, say : RESET
6. Cyrus the Great, e.g. : PERSIAN
7. Metal precioso : ORO
8. Nail-biting events: Abbr. : OTS
9. Land famous for its lyric poets : LESBOS
10. Secretive figure? : AGENTAGENT
11. Big deposit : LODE
12. Item often left at apartment doors : MENU
13. "By yesterday!" : ASAP
18. Bring by the truckload : CARTIN
22. Utility woe : OUTAGE
24. Hosp. readout : EKG
25. ___ Arc, Ark. : DES
26. "Be-Bop-___" (Gene Vincent hit) : ALULA
27. Overseas legislature : SENAT
28. Old coin? : EAGLEEAGLE
30. "Roots" role : KINTE
31. Patriarch : ELDER
32. Brand : SEAR
33. Neighbor of Sudan : CHAD
34. Country parties : ROASTS
37. Ledger column : ASSETS
39. U.N.'s Hammarskjöld : DAG
40. Suffix with Gotham : ITE
41. Woolen covers : SERAPES
43. Spot : DAPPLE
46. Maudlin : SAPPY
47. 1954 sci-fi film : THEM
48. Our genus : HOMO
49. "Idylls of the King" lady : ENID
51. Humdinger : LULU
52. "The Leaves of Life keep falling one by one" poet : OMAR
53. Restaurant bar? : SPIT
54. They're not baby boomers : SSTS
57. Former pol. entity : UAR
58. Major record label : MCA

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