New York Times, Tuesday, May 18, 1999

Author: Cynthia Joy Higgins
Editor: Will Shortz
Cynthia Joy Higgins
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Higgins. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sound of thunder : CLAP
5. Word with apple or dessert : CART
9. Spray : MIST
13. A flower in Florence : ROSA
14. Burn balms : ALOES
16. Absorbed by : INTO
17. Martial ___ : ARTS
18. Defeat decisively : STOMP
19. Fraudulent operation : SCAM
20. Keeps a travel log? : WRITESOFPASSAGE
23. Colorful wrap : SERAPE
24. Popular cookie : OREO
25. Tatters : SHREDS
28. When repeated, an 80's-90's pop group : DURAN
32. House shader : OAK
35. Egg: Prefix : OVI
36. Ventilate : AERATE
37. One who pays low auto insurance? : WRECKLESSDRIVER
41. Pooh's pal : EEYORE
42. Early second-century date : CIV
43. Not-so-desirable bread slice : END
44. Form of Alexander : SASHA
45. Medicinal amount : DOSAGE
48. Currency worth a little over a dollar : EURO
50. Soup kitchen needs : LADLES
54. Pulled off the job? : WRESTEDFROMWORK
59. Quattro maker : AUDI
60. A real looker : OGLER
61. Heavenly glow : AURA
62. Ukraine's capital : KIEV
63. River past St.-Germain : SEINE
64. Hilarious comedian : RIOT
65. Feminine suffix : ENNE
66. Dam up : STEM
67. Expunge : DELE
1. Animal stomachs : CRAWS
2. Peter of "Casablanca" : LORRE
3. Up and about : ASTIR
4. Orzo and rotelli : PASTAS
5. Pot luck dinner staple : CASSEROLE
6. Start of some cloud names : ALTO
7. Mouth part : ROOF
8. Largo and lento : TEMPOS
9. Truman's home state : MISSOURI
10. Member of a bygone empire : INCA
11. Like bachelor parties : STAG
12. São ___ : TOME
15. Debate (with) : SPAR
21. Book between Gal. and Phil. : EPH
22. Exodus commemoration : SEDER
26. Second person : EVE
27. "Saturday Night Fever" setting : DISCO
29. Certain review : RAVE
30. Egyptian solar deity : ATEN
31. Unlikely candidate for prom king : NERD
32. Comes up short : OWES
33. Zone : AREA
34. Accordion parts : KEYS
36. Kind of tax, as on property : ADVALOREM
38. Unified : COHESIVE
39. Weiner topping : KRAUT
40. Sibling, in brief : SIS
45. Evades : DODGES
46. School of whales : GAM
47. The Black Prince : EDWARD
49. Antique autos : REOS
51. Cab dispatcher on "Taxi" : LOUIE
52. Flynn of film : ERROL
53. Play in the N.H.L. : SKATE
54. Rouse : WAKE
55. Archeologist's site : RUIN
56. Never-never land : EDEN
57. Dart : FLIT
58. Lacoste of the courts : RENE

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