New York Times, Saturday, July 17, 1999

Author: Rand H. Burns
Editor: Will Shortz
Rand H. Burns
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Sweet drink : MEAD
5. Speaker in the field : TRIS
9. Regatta racer : SCULL
14. Closeness : IMMEDIACY
16. Pagoda locale : HANOI
17. Smooth and white : ALABASTER
18. Auto pioneer Citroën : ANDRE
19. Not well-groomed : MESSY
20. Well-groomed : TRIM
22. Master of photography: Abbr. : NEG
23. They have seats : INS
24. Narwhal : SEAUNICORN
27. "The Aldrich Family" catchphrase, of old radio : COMINGMOTHER
29. Sorry : PITIFUL
32. Dark time for poets : EEN
33. ___-Aztecan : UTO
34. Whitman work : ELEGY
35. Loo label : GENTS
37. After : ALA
38. Start of an "Oliver!" song title : OOM
41. Goal of some drives : PLEDGES
43. New York's "pen" station : RIKERSISLAND
46. Celestial equator supergiant : BETELGEUSE
47. It may be boring : BIT
50. Truncation abbreviation : ETC
51. They're not refined : ORES
52. Sandpapery : ROUGH
54. Big name in fertilizer : ORTHO
56. One way to gaze : ADORINGLY
58. Sayers's Bunter, e.g. : VALET
59. Surgeon's hook : TENACULUM
60. Like a good guard : ALERT
61. Biblical plot : EDEN
62. Zaire's Mobutu ___ Seko : SESE
1. Algonquian tribe member : MIAMI
2. First black N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer ___ Tunnell : EMLEN
3. Lay by : AMASS
4. Partygoers : DEBS
5. It comes before the season : TIS
6. Kind of comb : RATTAIL
7. Rapid river thaw : ICERUN
8. Shot putter? : SYRINGE
9. Al Green's "___-La-La" : SHA
10. Lacks the wherewithal : CANNOT
11. Resting on a track, as a sliding door : UNDERHUNG
12. Handled glasses : LORGNETTE
13. One of a pack, perhaps : LIE
15. Bygone time : DAYSOFYORE
21. Handy performer? : MIME
25. It'll never get off the ground : EMU
26. Of the same biological group : CONGENERIC
27. Smoke : CIG
28. "Lady Sings the Blues" star : ROSS
29. Gallbladder's shape : PEAR
30. Bigoted : ILLIBERAL
31. Whistler, at times : TEAKETTLE
36. Announcer Hall : EDD
39. Sonja Henie's birthplace : OSLO
40. Change places : MIGRATE
41. Valence of sodium : PLUSONE
42. ___ Animas, Colo. : LAS
44. Acid user : ETCHER
45. Having good placement : SEEDED
47. It's played on base : BUGLE
48. Northern homes: Var. : IGLUS
49. Gumbo flavorer : THYME
53. Weight : ONUS
54. Reproduction needs : OVA
55. His "4" was retired : OTT
57. Tried to get a seat : RAN

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