New York Times, Monday, August 16, 1999

Author: M. Francis Vuolo
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael Vuolo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Vuolo. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Passing mention? : OBIT
5. Bucks and bulls, e.g. : MALES
10. Toddler's bed : CRIB
14. Snack (on) : NOSH
15. Humiliate : ABASE
16. Seine feeder : OISE
17. Rod for a hot rod : AXLE
18. Word before mail or vote : VOICE
19. Some TV's : RCAS
20. It's old : YESTERDAYSNEWS
23. "It ___ Necessarily So" : AINT
24. Walk back and forth : PACE
25. Holler : SHOUT
28. Reagan military program, for short : SDI
30. Tears into : HASAT
34. Common aquarium fishes : TETRAS
36. Emergency PC key : ESC
38. Omega's preceder : PSI
39. It's very old : ATHINGOFTHEPAST
43. Regret : RUE
44. Three, in Napoli : TRE
45. Frank acknowledgment : AVOWAL
46. Nursery rhyme Jack : SPRAT
49. Cold call? : BRR
51. ___ Banks, "Mr. Cub" : ERNIE
52. Hour not found on a grandfather clock : XIII
54. Bern's river : AARE
56. It's very, very old : ANCIENTHISTORY
62. Angel's prop : HALO
63. Praises : LAUDS
64. On the qui ___ : VIVE
66. King's land in a Broadway musical : SIAM
67. Comic DeGeneres : ELLEN
68. French summers : ETES
69. 98, in the car world : OLDS
70. Old Russian despots : TSARS
71. Grate : RASP
1. Out ___ limb : ONA
2. Squared at the edges : BOXY
3. Wight, for one : ISLE
4. Synonym books : THESAURI
5. Expert : MAVEN
6. Calls off, as a mission : ABORTS
7. Dismissed, with "off" : LAID
8. Daydreamer : ESCAPIST
9. "Later!" : SEEYA
10. Eye tissue : CORNEA
11. Wedding shower? : RICE
12. "___ Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" : ISAW
13. Porgy's love : BESS
21. Behemoth : TITAN
22. Student's place: Abbr. : SCH
25. Twinklers : STARS
26. In a lather : HETUP
27. In ___ words : OTHER
29. Postpone, as enrollment : DEFER
31. Give birth to : SPAWN
32. Very, in music : ASSAI
33. It may change with a promotion : TITLE
35. One who gives orders: Abbr. : SGT
37. Half a Latin dance : CHA
40. Electrons, in wave functions : ORBITALS
41. Turn inside out : EVERT
42. Study carefully : POREOVER
47. They're universally accepted : AXIOMS
48. 1-1 score, e.g. : TIE
50. Oakland gridder : RAIDER
53. Coastal feature : INLET
55. Orgs. : ASSNS
56. Mock words of understanding : AHSO
57. Do perfectly : NAIL
58. Attired : CLAD
59. Oahu dance : HULA
60. Beatles' meter maid : RITA
61. The "Y" of Y.S.L. : YVES
65. Sixth sense : ESP

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