New York Times, Saturday, July 31, 1999

Author: Fred Piscop
Editor: Will Shortz
Fred Piscop
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FKQXZ} This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Marketing sensation of 1998 : VIAGRA
7. Wears : ABRADES
14. Nobelist Sakharov : ANDREI
15. Whooping it up : JUBILANT
16. Pressure, metaphorically : SCREWS
17. Stiff : UNLIMBER
18. Mario of the N.B.A. : ELIE
19. When Passion Sunday falls : LENT
21. Certain N.H.L.er : SABRE
22. Schoolyard putdown : LIAR
23. "I Still See ___" ("Paint Your Wagon" tune) : ELISA
25. Capacity units, these days : MEGS
26. Kind of verb: Abbr. : INT
27. Regarding : ASTO
28. Knight of note : GLADYS
30. Noel who played Lois Lane : NEILL
32. Almond-orange syrup : ORGEAT
34. Slipper? : ESCAPER
36. Superheroes, to villains : NEMESES
40. Violinist Mintz : SHLOMO
42. Utah canyon : BRYCE
43. Way in : PORTAL
46. Pucks : IMPS
48. Either of two N.T. books : COR
49. Improved, in a way : AGED
50. "Like a Rock" singer, 1986 : SEGER
52. Cager Archibald : NATE
53. Like Lincoln : SLAIN
55. Mock words of enlightenment : AHSO
56. "___ My Way" ("Porgy and Bess" tune) : IMON
57. Most blue : SALTIEST
59. Moss Hart's autobiography : ACTONE
61. The chosen : ELECTEES
62. Concerns for Coleridge : METRES
63. Some brunch servings : RASHERS
64. Like the chief fox : SLIEST
1. Hospital supply : VASELINE
2. They get things rolling : INCLINES
3. The Strait of Otranto connects to it : ADRIATIC
4. "The Female Eunuch" author : GREER
5. Recorder button : REW
6. They're sometimes rolled in : AISLES
7. Stereotypical fussbudgets : AUNTS
8. Tankerload: Abbr. : BBL
9. Chronicler of slum life : RIIS
10. Homecoming spot : ALMAMATER
11. Used a hankie, maybe : DABBED
12. It's no matter : ENERGY
13. Occupational hazard, often : STRESS
15. Kind of college : JUNIOR
20. The losing combatant, usually : ELTORO
24. Onetime Met Tommie : AGEE
27. Primary : ALPHA
29. Altar offerings, maybe : LAMBS
31. Like some efforts : LASTDITCH
33. Subterranean shorties : GNOMES
35. Some bends : ELLS
37. Buttonwood : SYCAMORE
38. Transitional zones between different plant communities : ECOTONES
39. Least cloudy : SERENEST
41. Powers : MIGHTS
43. QB, at times : PASSER
44. Crazy Horse, e.g. : OGLALA
45. Pieces of pieces of eight : REALES
47. Some tourneys : PROAMS
51. Slips : EASES
52. Capone colleague : NITTI
54. Nick's time : NITE
58. Auction ender : EER
60. Art collectible : CEL

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