New York Times, Thursday, April 29, 1999

Author: Adam Cohen
Editor: Will Shortz
Adam Cohen
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Cohen. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "What do ___?" : ICARE
6. Hindu hero : RAMA
10. Surefooted goat : IBEX
14. Runway walker : MODEL
15. End of a Baum title : OFOZ
16. Legal plea, for short : NOLO
17. Belittle : ABASE
18. Very much : ALOT
19. First Secretary of War : KNOX
20. Never having heard "Peer Gynt Suite"? : GRIEGTRAGEDY
23. First : EARLIEST
24. Harvest fly : CICADA
28. ___ Palmas : LAS
29. Swung, so to speak : MANAGED
30. Way back when : AGO
33. Occasion to buy a CD of the "Polonaise-Militaire"? : CHOPINSPREE
36. Very dry : BRUT
38. Kinship : TIE
39. Birdbrain : SIMP
40. Opening note to "Carmen"? : BIZETSIGNAL
45. Clock setting at LAX : PST
46. Strong adhesives : EPOXIES
47. Slowdown : LAG
49. Prefix with day or year : YESTER
50. Waterfront : SEACOAST
55. One who encouraged the composer of "Hungarian Dances"? : BRAHMSSTOKER
57. 1972 and '74 Oscar-winning screenwriter : PUZO
60. Artist Mondrian : PIET
61. Pointed arch : OGIVE
62. It's dipped in milk : OREO
63. Magazine with a 14-Across on its cover : ELLE
64. Theologian Kierkegaard : SOREN
65. Flirtatious gesture : WINK
66. Sponges : SOTS
67. African herd member : ELAND
1. Spin doctor's concern : IMAGE
2. Certain helicopter : COBRA
3. Firefighter Red : ADAIR
4. Handle, as used goods : RESELL
5. Mournful : ELEGIAC
6. Thunders : ROARS
7. G-sharp equivalent : AFLAT
8. Many a synthesizer : MOOG
9. Like some Mexican pyramids : AZTECAN
10. Choice mushrooms : INKYCAPS
11. ___ Marché (world's first department store) : BON
12. "Xanadu" grp. : ELO
13. Noughts-and-crosses line : XOX
21. Musician John : TESH
22. Thunders : DINS
25. "Get ___!" (modern catch phrase) : AGRIP
26. Supposes : DEEMS
27. Skilled : ADEPT
29. Air : MIEN
30. Religious retreat : ABBEY
31. Bone to pick : GRIPE
32. Anise-flavored liqueurs : OUZOS
34. Elevator brand : OTIS
35. Squealer : PIG
37. Manual : TEXTBOOK
41. Stratum : TIER
42. Mexican wraps : SERAPES
43. "Oh dear!" : ALAS
44. Source of intolerance : LACTOSE
48. Giant number : GOOGOL
50. Refine : SMELT
51. Sen. Kefauver : ESTES
52. Kurosawa of the cinema : AKIRA
53. Common roll : SEVEN
54. Urbanization, e.g. : TREND
56. Aloha State port : HILO
57. V.A. concern : POW
58. Psychic Geller : URI
59. Wonderful state : ZEN

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