New York Times, Saturday, March 27, 1999

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Psssst!" source : SPRAYCAN
9. Checks (out) : SCOPES
15. Presence : CHARISMA
16. Husk-wrapped dish : TAMALE
17. Simulate : ROLEPLAY
18. Shadowy : UMBRAL
19. One abroad : UNE
20. Poetic period : EEN
21. E-mail address ending : EDU
22. James's follower : ABE
23. Top : BEST
25. Deserts : WASTES
27. Coll. course : SOC
28. "She's the One" actress : ANISTON
30. Big name in Dixieland : HIRT
31. Breakfast order : CREPES
34. 1862 battle site : ANTIETAM
36. Irritates : RASPS
37. Loser in the Seven Years' War: Abbr. : RUS
38. Vacation locale with 3,500-year-old ruins : CRETE
39. Like some wells : ARTESIAN
41. Ease : LESSEN
42. Neckwear piece : BEAD
43. Wink: Var. : NICTATE
45. Affect, with "to" : GET
46. They take panes : SASHES
47. Distressed cry : YOWL
51. Arctic explorer John ___ : RAE
52. "___ Woman" (1975 hit) : IMA
53. Tiny bit : DAB
55. Struggle : VIE
56. Like Federal tax laws : ARCANE
58. It's binding : LIGATURE
60. Puts on : STAGES
61. Made an aqueduct, maybe : TUNNELED
62. They have sharp tongues : SHREWS
63. Bucks : SMACKERS
1. Cancel : SCRUB
2. Button site : PHONE
3. Crackling sounds : RALES
4. Live : ARE
5. Exclamation of surprise : YIPE
6. "Surprised by Joy" autobiographer : CSLEWIS
7. Some appliances : AMANAS
8. "___, smile not at my sullen brow": Byron : NAY
9. Kind of union : STUDENT
10. "Caligula" playwright : CAMUS
11. Overseer of U.S. govt. money : OMB
12. Sponges : PARASITES
13. Involved : ELABORATE
14. Some local politicians : SELECTMEN
21. Broad collars : ETONS
24. Accessed, with "into" : TAPPED
26. Firm : STAUNCH
29. 1987 Costner role : NESS
30. "Hiroshima" author, 1946 : HERSEY
31. Unwanted growth : CRABGRASS
32. Oxide of cerium, yttrium, etc. : RAREEARTH
33. Station wagon, in England : ESTATECAR
35. Tracy Marrow, familiarly : ICET
37. Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
40. Muddled : INAMESS
41. Ristorante order : LASAGNA
44. Ordinariness : TEDIUM
46. Strength : SINEW
48. Rudimentary seed : OVULE
49. Bell Atlantic employee : WIRER
50. City ENE of Manchester : LEEDS
54. Judge's seat, in law : BANC
57. Biographical bit : AGE
58. Mil. titles : LTS
59. Shatner's "___War" : TEK

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