New York Times, Monday, May 3, 1999

Author: Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Kavanaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JQW} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Keep ___ on (watch) : TABS
5. Largest city in Nebraska : OMAHA
10. Computer operator : USER
14. Lifetime Oscar winner Kazan : ELIA
15. Bars of soap : CAKES
16. Botanical joint : NODE
17. "American Graffiti" actress : CANDYCLARK
19. Thwart : FOIL
20. Where bandits hole up : HIDEOUT
21. Caulking material : PUTTY
22. Hot rod : DRAGSTER
26. Steps that cross a fence : STILE
30. Mountain in Rio de Janeiro : SUGARLOAF
34. Place for washing instructions : LABEL
35. Ambulance personnel, for short : EMTS
36. ___ Baba : ALI
37. Can't stop thinking about something : OBSESS
39. Vampire slayers : STAKES
42. It may test the waters : TOE
43. Shade trees : ELMS
47. Bring to bear : EXERT
48. Newlyweds' trip : HONEYMOON
51. Army shelters : TENTS
52. Rudolph and teammates : REINDEER
54. Gush : SPOUT
57. Flow (from) : EMANATE
62. Magnificent display : POMP
63. Like eyes during a boring speech : GLAZEDOVER
66. Subdivision : UNIT
67. Sea duck : EIDER
68. Swerve : VEER
69. Circus safety equipment : NETS
70. Woman's undergarment : TEDDY
71. Equips for war : ARMS
1. "Rambling Wreck From Georgia ___" : TECH
2. Jai ___ : ALAI
3. Fasten : BIND
4. Marquis de ___ : SADE
5. Take place : OCCUR
6. Digestive enzyme : MALTASE
7. Letters before an alias : AKA
8. Part of H.M.S. : HER
9. Inquire : ASK
10. Roll out : UNFURL
11. Combustion byproduct : SOOT
12. Not leave alone : EDIT
13. Have faith : RELY
18. Alpine songs : YODELS
21. For each one : PER
23. It comes in sticks : GUM
24. Three-striper: Abbr. : SGT
25. Soviet news agency : TASS
26. Indolence : SLOTH
27. No-no : TABOO
28. "Peer Gynt" playwright : IBSEN
29. Businessman Iacocca : LEE
31. Like some sturdy furniture : OAKEN
32. Notify of danger : ALERT
33. Punchers : FISTS
38. Tractor-trailer : SEMI
40. Foursome : TETRAD
41. Lizzie Borden used one : AXE
44. Creepy Chaney : LON
45. "The ___ Squad" : MOD
46. Reacted to dust, maybe : SNEEZED
49. Spews lava : ERUPTS
50. Still : YET
53. Nail file : EMERY
54. Made a web : SPUN
55. Corn bread : PONE
56. Leave out : OMIT
58. Spectacular star : NOVA
59. Declare : AVER
60. Swarm : TEEM
61. Makes a boo-boo : ERRS
63. Receive : GET
64. Tell a tall tale : LIE
65. Build (on) : ADD

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