New York Times, Thursday, July 22, 1999

Author: M. Preston Sherwood
Editor: Will Shortz
Mark Sherwood
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sherwood. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lazybones's catchword : MANANA
7. Tease mercilessly : RIDE
11. Like cats, once : HEP
14. Pursuers of goals : ICEMEN
15. Ladies called her "the Fair" : ENID
16. Old cagers' org. : ABA
17. Like some thunderstorms : SEVERE
18. Middle figure : MEAN
19. Ely of Tarzan fame : RON
20. Easel : STAND
21. Toscanini's birthplace : PARMA
22. Life's blueprint : DNA
23. Young 'uns : TADS
24. Minstrel's offering : CANTO
25. In : CHIC
26. Airport abbr. : ETA
27. It's taken during 42-Across : WEDDINGOATH
29. Eyebrow darkeners : PENCILS
31. Ex-orphan : ADOPTEE
32. Land in l'océan : ILE
33. Literary monogram : RLS
34. Passenger status : STANDBY
38. Grows : PILESUP
42. Marriage-day centerpiece : THECEREMONY
44. Barely get, with "out" : EKE
45. Architect Saarinen : EERO
46. "With ___ in My Heart" : ASONG
47. Hump-shouldered beasts : GNUS
48. Laundry detergent brand : ERA
49. Ruins 007's martini : STIRS
50. Non-Polynesian : HAOLE
51. Tennis call : LET
52. Type size : PICA
53. Detective sort : FERRET
54. Oahu-to-Maui dir. : ESE
55. Furnace fodder : COAL
56. Secret doctrine : CABALA
57. Scout leader, maybe : DAD
58. Edgar Lee Masters's "___ Rutledge" : ANNE
59. "Yours truly" and others : CLOSES
1. Error : MISSTEP
2. Film stock : ACETATE
3. Ben Cartwright, e.g. : NEVADAN
4. Chorus cries : AMENS
5. Unlikely candidate for prom king : NERD
6. Hydrocarbon suffix : ANE
7. Send back : REMAND
8. Staying power? : INERTIA
9. Symbol of commitment : DIAMONDRING
10. Seat of Jackson County, Tex. : EDNA
11. Helmet : HARDHAT
12. Electrical insulation material : EBONITE
13. Verve : PANACHE
21. Roller derby equipment : PADS
24. Reception, e.g. : CELEBRATION
25. Little wood : COPSE
27. "I can resist everything except temptation" wit : WILDE
28. "Holy smokes!" : GOLLY
30. ___ de Mayo : CINCO
34. Ready : STEELED
35. Last empress of Brazil : THERESA
36. Poked holes in, say : AERATED
37. Sammy Davis Jr. autobiography : YESICAN
38. French-born Met diva : PONS
39. Ladies of Spain : SENORAS
40. Arthur Godfrey played it : UKULELE
41. Pocket change for 39-Down : PESETAS
43. It sometimes needs boosting : MORALE
47. "Two-Faced Woman" star, 1941 : GARBO
49. Watchdog org. : SPCA
50. Knit, in a way : HEAL
53. Media monitor, for short : FCC

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