New York Times, Wednesday, June 23, 1999

Author: Alan Olschwang
Editor: Will Shortz
Alan Olschwang
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Olschwang. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Railroad siding : SPUR
5. Israeli author ___ Oz : AMOS
9. Boxer's nickname : CHAMP
14. Cellar contents : WINE
15. Judah's mother : LEAH
16. Woman's name meaning "loved" : AIMEE
17. See 5-Down : ALDA
18. Mezzo's colleague : ALTO
19. Closes in on : NEARS
20. Start of a quote by Booker T. Washington : YOUCANTHOLD
23. Clear : NET
24. Reverses a dele : STETS
25. Oktoberfest souvenir : STEIN
27. Dinosaur trapper : TAR
30. Half an LP : SIDEONE
34. Mitigates : ASSUAGES
39. Does a butler's job : SEESIN
40. Quote, part 3 : DOWN
41. Quote, part 4 : IFYOU
43. Quote, part 5 : DONT
44. 1993 accord signer : ARAFAT
46. Quagmires : MORASSES
48. Highly influential : SEMINAL
50. Alter, in a way : HEM
51. Raingear brand : TOTES
53. Introduction to physics : ASTRO
58. C.I.A.'s predecessor : OSS
61. End of the quote : DOWNWITHHIM
64. Fall guy : PATSY
66. Conked out : DIED
67. Speck : IOTA
68. Over : AGAIN
69. Modern pentathlon need : EPEE
70. Joie de vivre : ELAN
71. 1944 battle site : LEYTE
72. Johnny Bench's team : REDS
73. Lucie's brother : DESI
1. Influences : SWAYS
2. Kitchen light : PILOT
3. Excessive : UNDUE
4. Change chemically : REACT
5. With 17-Across, Hawkeye Pierce portrayer : ALAN
6. Get all mushy : MELT
7. Blue language : OATHS
8. Photographers' gigs : SHOOTS
9. Dr. Pangloss's pupil, in Voltaire : CANDIDE
10. Make haste : HIE
11. Quote, part 2 : AMAN
12. Unimportant : MERE
13. Nudnik : PEST
21. Early movie dog : ASTA
22. Workaholic's lack : LEISURE
26. Cries out for : NEEDS
28. Kin of vivace : AGITATO
29. Striped shirt wearer : REF
31. Chicano bears? : OSOS
32. Five after four : NINE
33. Tolkien forest creatures : ENTS
34. Actress Rehan and others : ADAS
35. Ticked off : SORE
36. Emulated Janet Evans : SWAM
37. Not suitable : UNFIT
38. Prefix meaning "with" : SYM
42. Expression of excitement : OOH
45. Painkiller : ANODYNE
47. Latin trio member? : AMAT
49. More salacious : LEWDER
52. Sandpiper's cousin : SNIPE
54. Recoiled : SHIED
55. Oarlock : THOLE
56. Rudner and Moreno : RITAS
57. Muscat native : OMANI
58. Iridescent stone : OPAL
59. Stuffing herb : SAGE
60. Quote, part 6 : STAY
62. Herbicide's target : WEED
63. Time to beware : IDES
65. Obedience school command : SIT

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