New York Times, Monday, June 14, 1999

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Will Shortz
Norma Steinberg
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 49 for Ms. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Clublike weapon : MACE
5. Mutual of ___ : OMAHA
10. "Now!" : ASAP
14. A magnet attracts it : IRON
15. Salvaged : SAVED
16. Kind of straits : DIRE
17. Use a stopwatch : TIME
18. Witch : CRONE
19. Legal paper : WRIT
20. Cook in the microwave : ZAP
21. Significant other, in the gossip columns : MAINSQUEEZE
23. Dancer Duncan : ISADORA
25. French article : UNE
26. Hoodwinks : CONS
27. Eccentric : CRACKPOT
32. The "U" of UHF : ULTRA
34. Telephone location : BOOTH
35. Letter before sigma : RHO
36. Bumpkin : HICK
37. Charlotte ___ (dessert) : RUSSE
38. Clark of Superman fame : KENT
39. Actress Thurman : UMA
40. Churchill Downs event : DERBY
41. Money in Monterrey : PESOS
42. Equine pest : HORSEFLY
44. Bucks' mates : DOES
45. Capote, to friends : TRU
46. It's spotted in a zoo : LEOPARD
49. Garden gourd : ACORNSQUASH
54. "Fancy that!" : GEE
55. One of Pandora's finds : HOPE
56. Also, in Arles : AUSSI
57. 1965 movie with an exclamation point in its title : HELP
58. It's between Huron and Ontario : ERIE
59. Eyelid cosmetic : LINER
60. Motel room : UNIT
61. Bump into : MEET
62. Ten pins on two tries : SPARE
63. Draw with acid : ETCH
1. Gaynor of "South Pacific" : MITZI
2. Operatic songs : ARIAS
3. It's good for curbside parking : COMPACTCAR
4. WSW's reverse : ENE
5. Academy Awards : OSCARS
6. Newswoman Shriver : MARIA
7. Stratford's stream : AVON
8. Egg producers : HENS
9. Good enough : ADEQUATE
10. Reading matter along Madison Avenue : ADWEEK
11. Father : SIRE
12. Neighbor of Mex. : ARIZ
13. N.F.L.'s ___ Rozelle Award : PETE
21. "___ Lisa" : MONA
22. Neither up nor down, as a stock price: Abbr. : UNCH
24. Mr. Uncool : DORK
27. Culp's "I Spy" co-star : COSBY
28. Optimistic : ROSY
29. Publicist : PRESSAGENT
30. Cry of woe : OHNO
31. Rug rats : TOTS
32. "No way!" : UHUH
33. Transportation to the 5-Down : LIMO
34. Singer Ives : BURL
37. Noes : REFUSALS
38. Retain : KEEP
40. Hollywood's Bruce or Laura : DERN
41. Milne bear : POOH
43. Avenue : STREET
44. Covet : DESIRE
46. Cutting light : LASER
47. Archeologist's find : RELIC
48. The third "D" of 3-D : DEPTH
49. "Um, pardon me" : AHEM
50. Center : CORE
51. Sheriff Taylor's kid : OPIE
52. Witticism : QUIP
53. Annapolis initials : USNA
57. Color : HUE

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