New York Times, Friday, June 4, 1999

Author: John Wolting
Editor: Will Shortz
John Wolting
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Vessels : RECEPTACLES
12. They never meet : PARALLELLINES
14. With all members agreeing : BYCOMMONCONSENT
16. Say "Li'l Abner," say : ELIDE
17. Get off the fence, so to speak : OPT
18. F or G, but not H : KEY
19. Leave in the dust : LOSE
20. They're sold in bars : MALTS
23. It's sold in bars : SOAP
24. C.D. consideration : INT
25. Brought forth : BEGOT
26. Bit of serendipity : FLUKE
27. Hook shape : ESS
28. Before long : ANON
29. Polish change : ZLOTYS
30. Sit romantically : SNUGGLEUP
32. Loosens, in a way : UNPINS
35. Political V.I.P. : BOSS
36. K-___ (big name in records) : TEL
39. Agronomists' study : SOILS
40. Needle point : SOUTH
41. Ribosomal ___ : RNA
42. Gay Talese's "___ the Sons" : UNTO
43. Hardly hip : DOWDY
44. Signs of disuse : WEBS
45. Selectavision producer : RCA
46. O.E.D. offering : DEF
47. "Damage" director : MALLE
48. Comic strip introduction of 1929 : POPEYETHESAILOR
53. Bourgeois : MATERIALISTIC
54. Legendary reward : THREEWISHES
1. Ones concerned with color : RACISTS
2. Blow away? : ERODE
3. Wasn't absent : CAME
4. Word after American or rock : ELM
5. Grp. based in Tunis : PLO
6. Blackjack card : TEN
7. "Jo's Boys" author : ALCOTT
8. Oater sounds : CLOPS
9. It may get the brush-off : LINT
10. Academy grad. : ENS
11. Try to find : SEEKOUT
12. Aviators' guides : PYLONS
13. Backdoor : SNEAKY
14. Gainsay : BELIE
15. Prepares E-mail, e.g. : TYPES
20. They display the fare : MENUS
21. All worked up : AGOG
22. Hood's weapon : LONGBOW
23. Refuse : SLOP
25. Marriage announcement : BANNS
26. Squarely : FLUSH
29. Like barbecue sauce : ZESTY
30. Patriot's place : SILO
31. Clear's partner : LOUD
32. Appropriate : USURP
33. Top kick, e.g. : NONCOM
34. Sound of falling hail : PITAPAT
36. Creeper keeper : TRELLIS
37. As a whole : ENBLOC
38. Holography need : LASER
40. Sentimental one : SOFTIE
43. Caterpillar competitor : DEERE
44. "The Waltons" star : WAITE
46. One whose roots may be showing : DYER
47. Premiere of 9/17/72 : MASH
49. Ending of the Bible : ETH
50. Plowman's cry : HAW
51. Bulldog : ELI
52. Cheer starter : SIS

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