New York Times, Saturday, March 6, 1999

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Activity in which you might bust someone's chops : MARTIALART
11. Cooperstown nickname : TRIS
15. Bag material : BROWNPAPER
16. Improve, in a way : HONE
17. Misogynous : ANTIFEMALE
18. Theaters : ODEA
19. Slangy smoke : SEEGAR
20. Miler Sebastian : COE
21. Yankee foes : REBS
22. Item of folklore : MYTH
24. Ted Kennedy's middle name : MOORE
25. It may be pulled : TAFFY
29. Held a lame-duck session : REMET
32. Foundation exec. : DIR
33. Org. co-founded by Felix Frankfurter : ACLU
34. Repudiate : DISOWN
35. Item on a sheet : RAP
36. Getting slippery : ICINGUP
38. In the face of : DESPITE
40. Gridder Dawson : LEN
41. Block houses : ADOBES
43. Flush : EVEN
44. K.C. zone : CST
45. Ushered : LEDIN
46. Biblical spot? : SEEST
47. A Davis : OSSIE
49. Take : GATE
51. Gospels follower : ACTS
52. Linen robe : ALB
54. "Ganja" smokers : RASTAS
59. Cat's-paw : TOOL
60. Popular vacation destination : MIAMIBEACH
62. Best of the theater : EDNA
63. Love poem of 1849 : ANNABELLEE
64. Regard : DEEM
65. Like a dropout : DEGREELESS
1. Budding entrepreneurs, for short : MBAS
2. "Alfred" composer : ARNE
3. Some schoolwork : ROTE
4. Bit of basketwork : TWIG
5. Worse than a bad reputation : INFAMY
6. Silly trick : APERY
7. Take a powder : LAM
8. Parisian thugs : APACHES
9. Move, in realtor-speak : RELO
10. Kind of squirrel : TREE
11. Complete, informally : THORO
12. Fancy drag : RODEODRIVE
13. They're stewed : INEBRIATES
14. Hydra, astronomically : SEASERPENT
23. Stool, perhaps : TRIPOD
24. Range: Abbr. : MTNS
25. In formal wear : TAILCOATED
26. PIN : ACCESSCODE
27. Pebbles, for one : FLINTSTONE
28. A lark : FUN
30. Italian city where the Ferrari is made : MODENA
31. Lady bighorns : EWES
34. Chap : DUDE
37. Beaufort scale category : GALE
39. ___ Dee River : PEE
42. Start of everything : BIGBANG
46. Certain Navy person : SEABEE
48. Holy faith : ISLAM
50. A.L. club, in headlines : TRIBE
52. Make ___ dash for : AMAD
53. Help from a lifeguard : LINE
55. Hawk : SELL
56. Don't believe it : TALE
57. Whizzes : ACES
58. The Beatles' "___ Leaving Home" : SHES
61. Stain : MAR

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