New York Times, Saturday, June 6, 1998

Author: Rich Norris
Editor: Will Shortz
Rich Norris
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {BJQVX} This is puzzle # 83 for Mr. Norris. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Loses data, in a way : MISFILES
9. Relief : SUCCOR
15. Describing the Viper rocket : ANTITANK
16. Natural gas component : ETHANE
17. When shadows disappear : NOONTIDE
18. Gained : REAPED
19. Like "see," in grammar: Abbr. : IRR
20. "Sonnets to Orpheus" poet : RILKE
22. Chip maker : WISE
23. "Watership Down" novelist Richard : ADAMS
26. Swindled : STUNG
28. Diversion : TOY
29. Smooth connections : SEGUES
31. Most eligible : ONEA
32. Two can take this : ACE
33. Fix, as a bow : RESTRING
35. Passes (out) : ZONKS
37. "This ___" (1979 Loggins hit) : ISIT
38. Experience : FEEL
40. Thumb : HITCH
43. Totally out of it : CLUELESS
47. ___ whim : ONA
48. Regulatory grp. since 1970 : OSHA
50. Gentle slope : GLACIS
52. "Bad!" : TSK
53. Bridge opponents : THEYS
55. Son of Cain : ENOCH
56. Park near Flushing Bay : SHEA
58. Vote to accept : ADOPT
60. One of Hollywood's "big five," once : RKO
61. Inspired a lot? : PANTED
63. Zapper predecessor : FLYPAPER
66. Chloral hydrate, e.g. : OPIATE
67. Open swath in a forest : FIRELINE
68. Looked out for : TENDED
69. Kind of order to a broker : STOPLOSS
1. Rages : MANIAS
2. Called for : INORDER
3. Memory, in a manner of speaking : STORAGE
4. Bygone auto ornament : FIN
5. Defense and electronics giant : ITT
6. Animal house : LAIR
7. "The ___ near" : ENDIS
8. Sheriff Deadeye creator : SKELTON
9. Peaceful : SERENE
10. Southwestern native : UTE
11. Plug : CHAW
12. El ___ (Western peak) : CAPITAN
13. Frequent laundry leftover : ONESOCK
14. Signs of insomnia, maybe : REDEYES
21. Chinese for "skill" : KUNGFU
24. Scores, e.g. : MUSIC
25. Obsolete court tactic : SETSHOT
27. Graceful beast : GAZELLE
30. Title of respect : SRI
34. Was irritating, in a way : ITCHED
36. City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
39. Neurologist's tool, for short : EEG
40. Popular club : HOTSPOT
41. Fit : INSHAPE
42. Duped : TAKENIN
44. Reactions to losses, maybe : LAYOFFS
45. Aggressive type, supposedly : SCORPIO
46. Repulses : SICKENS
49. Hidden from view : SHADED
51. Coasts : SHORES
54. Kind of ticket : SPLIT
57. Not much : ATAD
59. Rookie : TYRO
62. Verano, across the Pyrénées : ETE
64. Vigor : PEP
65. Solely : ALL

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