New York Times, Monday, March 22, 1999

Author: Gregory E. Paul
Editor: Will Shortz
Gregory E. Paul
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Paul. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Not so much : LESS
5. The "A" in N.E.A. : ARTS
9. Spelunker : CAVER
14. Very much : ALOT
15. Partner of potatoes : MEAT
16. Martini garnish : OLIVE
17. Neighbor of Senegal : MALI
18. 100% : PURE
19. Actress Braga of "Kiss of the Spider Woman" : SONIA
20. Jean Harlow, e.g. : BLONDEBOMBSHELL
23. Goodyear product : TIRE
24. Grassland : LEA
25. Gift decoration : BOW
28. Sawbuck : TENSPOT
31. 12th graders: Abbr. : SRS
34. Sailor's "stop!" : AVAST
36. Cpl. or sgt. : NCO
37. Came to a perch : ALIT
38. Beatles transport : YELLOWSUBMARINE
42. Nothing but : ONLY
43. Sun, e.g. : ORB
44. Wound up : TENSE
45. Springsteen's "Born in the ___" : USA
46. Aspen attire : SKISUIT
49. Hair stiffener : GEL
50. Gorilla : APE
51. Stiffly neat : PRIM
53. Popular apple : GOLDENDELICIOUS
61. Put up with : ABIDE
62. Chunks of history : ERAS
63. Filly's father : SIRE
64. Had a crush on : LOVED
65. Trig function : SINE
66. Additionally : ELSE
67. Skeptical : LEERY
68. Popular sneakers : KEDS
69. O'Neal of "Love Story" : RYAN
1. Mary's follower, in verse : LAMB
2. Airline to Tel Aviv : ELAL
3. Like Lindbergh's flight : SOLO
4. Be frugal : STINT
5. Current unit : AMPERE
6. Deli sandwich : REUBEN
7. Plant used in making poi : TARO
8. Stern's opposite : STEM
9. Treat like a baby : COSSET
10. Waikiki welcome : ALOHA
11. Tarzan's transport : VINE
12. Like Darth Vader : EVIL
13. Down-to-earth : REAL
21. "Same here!" : DITTO
22. Blossom : BLOOM
25. Louisiana marsh : BAYOU
26. Pizzeria fixtures : OVENS
27. When repeated, a Washington city : WALLA
29. Gives the brushoff, maybe : SNUBS
30. Toxic compound, for short : PCB
31. Broken arm holder : SLING
32. Post-wash cycle : RINSE
33. Man of ___ (Superman) : STEEL
35. Underhanded : SLY
37. "What ___ you getting at?" : ARE
39. No longer asleep : WOKEN
40. ___ Lanka : SRI
41. Storage area : ATTIC
46. Rapid : SPEEDY
47. Higher ground : UPLAND
48. Van Gogh painting that set an auction record in 1987 : IRISES
50. Puff snake : ADDER
52. Scrooge, e.g. : MISER
53. Chutzpah : GALL
54. Instrument that's blown into : OBOE
55. In person : LIVE
56. Drawer site : DESK
57. Cleveland's lake : ERIE
58. In need of a shampoo : OILY
59. ___ Major : URSA
60. Witnessed : SEEN

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