New York Times, Wednesday, March 17, 1999

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Castoff from an ice shelf : BERG
5. Kind of pad : STAMP
10. N.B.A. M.V.P., 1984-86 : BIRD
14. United Steelworkers leader I. W. ___ : ABEL
15. McGwire blast : HOMER
16. Fad item of 1961 : YOYO
17. Basketball's Archibald injured the Dalai Lama, palindromically : NATEBITATIBETAN
20. Ingratiated : ENDEARED
21. Where many changes take place : CABANA
22. Sci. course : CHEM
23. Exceedingly : VERY
24. Soprano Maria : CALLAS
27. Wham! : POW
28. Subsides : EBBS
32. Disgrace : ODIUM
33. Pelvic : ILIAC
35. Coach Parseghian : ARA
36. Assail rioters dressed in gray, palindromically : BOMBARDADRABMOB
39. Sphere : ORB
40. Business types : SUITS
41. Small drum : TABOR
42. Discounted by : LESS
44. Darn site : TOE
45. "Well, ___!" ("Ain't you hot stuff!") : LADIDA
46. Control spot : HELM
48. Shiny on top? : BALD
49. Flattened at the poles : OBLATE
52. Petty cash in London : TENPENCE
56. "What a shame your footwear is missing," palindromically : TOOBADIHIDABOOT
58. Vampire's hideout : TOMB
59. Measurer : GAUGE
60. Track event : TROT
61. Mind : OBEY
62. Finished : ENDED
63. "For heaven's ___!" : SAKE
1. Deadly poison : BANE
2. Israel's Abba : EBAN
3. No longer working: Abbr. : RETD
4. Happy chorus? : GLEECLUB
5. English counties : SHIRES
6. Certain carving : TOTEM
7. "Diary of ___ Housewife" : AMAD
8. Caught up with : MET
9. Bargain hunter's delight : PRICEWAR
10. "So long" : BYEBYE
11. Jot : IOTA
12. Clancy hero Jack : RYAN
13. Spanish woman : DONA
18. Popular vacation locale : BAHAMAS
19. Axle, e.g. : BAR
23. Annuls : VOIDS
24. Computer language : COBOL
25. Love to death : ADORE
26. They branch out : LIMBS
27. Word with hot or home : PLATE
29. Dear deer : BAMBI
30. The Brady kids, e.g. : BROOD
31. Tel Aviv native : SABRA
33. Expression : IDIOM
34. Tree with white flowers : CATALPA
37. Lincoln's supposed fiancée Ann : RUTLEDGE
38. Write-offs, perhaps : BADDEBTS
43. Threadbare : SHABBY
45. "The Eagle has ___" : LANDED
47. Sched. letters : ETA
48. Ecru : BEIGE
49. Palindromic comics dog : OTTO
50. Palindromic ninny : BOOB
51. Togo's capital : LOME
52. Dropping sound : THUD
53. Asta's mistress : NORA
54. One who's home on the range? : COOK
55. Palindromic suffix : ETTE
57. Bond's Fleming : IAN

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