New York Times, Tuesday, February 2, 1999

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Will Shortz
Norma Steinberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
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1. Con game : SCAM
5. Given an R or PG : RATED
10. 60's do : AFRO
14. Standard : NORM
15. Elicit : EVOKE
16. It may be entered in a court : PLEA
17. Request for artist Georgia's forbearance? : OKEEFFEMEABREAK
20. ___ Tin Tin : RIN
21. Enticed : LURED
22. Washing jobs : LOADS
23. They're apt to get into hot water : TEABAGS
25. Sweetie : HON
26. 1952 and '56 campaign name : IKE
27. Grand : THOUSAND
32. Like ___ out of hell : ABAT
35. Drives off : SHOOS
36. Of the congregation : LAY
37. Mexico City portrait painter? : HALSOFMONTEZUMA
41. Behave : ACT
42. Western "necktie" : NOOSE
43. Revival meeting cry : AMEN
44. Deficiency : SHORTAGE
46. Pale : WAN
48. OPEC export : OIL
49. Filled in : BRIEFED
53. "Beat it!" : SCRAM
56. Plait : BRAID
58. Eggs : OVA
59. "Georges paints as he pleases"? : QUESEURATSEURAT
62. Exploit : FEAT
63. Appropriate : RIGHT
64. Marquis de ___ : SADE
65. Recipe amts. : TSPS
66. Schnozzes : NOSES
67. Ogled : EYED
1. [Hmmph!] : SNORT
2. Newswoman Roberts : COKIE
3. Scene of the action : ARENA
4. Lady de la maison: Abbr. : MME
5. Sanctuary : REFUGE
6. Swears : AVERS
7. Heavy reading : TOME
8. ___ out a living (scraped by) : EKED
9. Org. involved in raids : DEA
10. Blacksmiths' wear : APRONS
11. Kind of market : FLEA
12. Study : READ
13. Slow-growing trees : OAKS
18. Antiaircraft fire : FLAK
19. It may be worn under a sweater : BLOUSE
24. Bridle parts : BITS
25. Catcall : HOOT
27. Them there : THOSE
28. Sharpen : HONE
29. Astringent : ALUM
30. Specify : NAME
31. Actress Cannon : DYAN
32. Epiphanies : AHAS
33. "Art of the Fugue" composer : BACH
34. Choir part : ALTO
35. Air apparent? : SMOG
38. Punctual : ONTIME
39. Farm delivery : FOAL
40. Author Grey : ZANE
45. Lies in the summer sun : ROASTS
46. Places for watches : WRISTS
47. Adjutant : AIDE
49. Shower : BATHE
50. Incursion : FORAY
51. Skirt : EVADE
52. Saw : DATED
53. Room meas. : SQFT
54. They're waited for at a theater : CUES
55. Glean : REAP
56. Vivacity : BRIO
57. Tatters : RAGS
60. Ashes holder : URN
61. "___ as directed" : USE

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