New York Times, Thursday, July 29, 1999

Author: David J. Kahn
Editor: Will Shortz
David J. Kahn
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "The Front Page" co-writer Ben : HECHT
6. Certain inventions : FIBS
10. Lobster order : TAIL
14. "Aren't we ___?" (Sondheim lyric) : APAIR
15. Nagy of Hungary : IMRE
16. Something to do in a skirt : HULA
17. Poem by 39-Across about breakfast in bed : SORRYISPILLEDIT
20. Court doings : ACTA
21. Where the 1986 World Series ended : SHEA
22. Former hoops star Thomas : ISIAH
23. Book by 39-Across about finding and losing : THEMISSINGPIECE
26. "ER" extra : DOC
27. Christmas quaff : NOG
28. Sinatra's role in "The Manchurian Candidate" : MARCO
32. Opera set in ancient Thebes : AIDA
35. Ballyhoo : HYPE
39. Late children's author-illustrator : SHELSILVERSTEIN
42. Decision made at home? : SAFE
43. Wax producers : BEES
44. Exams for some srs. : LSATS
45. Do-say connection : ASI
47. Tour operator : PGA
49. Query in a punny 39-Across poem about eating out : WHERESTHEEGGXIT
58. Mechanic, at times : OILER
59. Star : HERO
60. Get an ___ effort : AFOR
61. Where many 39-Across cartoons appeared : PLAYBOYMAGAZINE
64. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
65. During : AMID
66. Memorable 1970 hurricane : CELIA
67. Sailing ropes : TYES
68. City NE of Tahoe : RENO
69. Put up : ERECT
1. Attacks : HASAT
2. Historic time : EPOCH
3. ___ du jour : CARTE
4. Distiller Walker : HIRAM
5. Hear : TRY
6. It weighs a catch : FISHSCALE
7. L'Enfant Plaza designer : IMPEI
8. Skater Boitano : BRIAN
9. French seasoning : SEL
10. What tourists see : THESIGHTS
11. Murphy of films : AUDIE
12. Kind of artery : ILIAC
13. It turns in its work : LATHE
18. "That ___ you!" : ISSO
19. Prefix with suction : LIPO
24. Some vows : IDOS
25. Cur's sound : GNAR
28. Submissions to eds. : MSS
29. "There it is!" : AHA
30. One in a corner? : REF
31. Indication of sobriety : CLEAREYES
33. Direct ending : IVE
34. Western villain : DESPERADO
36. Assent : YEA
37. It may be bottomless : PIT
38. U.S.C.G. rank : ENS
40. Spoonbill cousin : IBIS
41. Smelting waste : SLAG
46. Balkan combatant : SERB
48. H.S. subject : GEOG
49. Actor Tom : WOPAT
50. Like western Massachusetts : HILLY
51. Carry away, in a way : ELATE
52. Culinary herb : THYME
53. Restrict : HEMIN
54. Rubbernecker : GAZER
55. Dossier about UFO's? : XFILE
56. That's an order! : IONIC
57. Take out : TREAT
62. Blade : OAR
63. Whiz : ACE

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