New York Times, Monday, March 29, 1999

Author: Bill Ballard
Editor: Will Shortz
Bill Ballard
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQWXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Ballard. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Where Picassos hang in N.Y.C. : MOMA
5. Baby buggy : PRAM
9. Popular jeans : LEVIS
14. During : AMID
15. Four-star review : RAVE
16. Defendant's excuse : ALIBI
17. Honored lady : DAME
18. Portent : OMEN
19. St. Kitts and ___ (Caribbean nation) : NEVIS
20. Fashion slogan in the business world : DRESSFORSUCCESS
23. Brooch : PIN
24. What's left after deductions : NET
25. Palestinian chief Yasir : ARAFAT
29. Trot or canter : GAIT
31. Concert music blaster : AMP
34. Childbirth : LABOR
35. "Schindler's ___" : LIST
36. Asterisk : STAR
37. Advice for the impulsive consumer : TRYBEFOREYOUBUY
40. Pianist Myra : HESS
41. Bruins' sch. : UCLA
42. "___ ho!" : HEAVE
43. Surgery sites, for short : ORS
44. Son of Seth : ENOS
45. Food wrappers and such on the street : LITTER
46. Slump : SAG
47. Response to a bad call : BOO
48. Catch phrase for the avid mallgoer : SHOPTILLYOUDROP
57. Approvals : YESES
58. Dinghy propellers : OARS
59. College in New Rochelle : IONA
60. Leader after Indian independence : NEHRU
61. Soothing agent : ALOE
62. Runs (for) : VIES
63. Carpenter's device : CLAMP
64. Educator Horace : MANN
65. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
1. Anti-D.W.I. group : MADD
2. Gen. Bradley : OMAR
3. One who gives the silent treatment? : MIME
4. Summer quaffs : ADES
5. Loss's opposite : PROFIT
6. ___ Novarro, 1926 Ben Hur : RAMON
7. Allege : AVER
8. Kind of room : MENS
9. Surgical instrument : LANCET
10. Vote into office : ELECT
11. On the qui ___ : VIVE
12. Wading bird : IBIS
13. Snake sound : SISS
21. The fifth tire : SPARE
22. Togetherness : UNITY
25. Notwithstanding, informally : ALTHO
26. Pinker than pink : RARER
27. Bottomless pit : ABYSS
28. Watch chains : FOBS
29. Cyndi Lauper's "___ Just Want to Have Fun" : GIRLS
30. On a deck, perhaps : ASEA
31. No longer on deck? : ATBAT
32. Purple shade : MAUVE
33. Snoop : PRYER
35. Kooky : LOCO
36. It's for the birds : SUET
38. Mushrooms, e.g. : FUNGI
39. State sch. in Athens : OHIOU
44. Completely consumes : EATSUP
45. Start to untie : LOOSEN
46. ___ whale : SPERM
47. "Don Juan" poet : BYRON
48. In ___ (together) : SYNC
49. Toe's opposite : HEEL
50. Worker welfare org. : OSHA
51. Rich soil : LOAM
52. Kind of land : LALA
53. Woman who can carry a tune : DIVA
54. French kings : ROIS
55. Handy bills : ONES
56. History : PAST

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