New York Times, Wednesday, August 19, 1998

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Will Shortz
Alfio Micci
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Micci. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Noted Presidential loser : GOLDWATER
6. Serious trouble : HOTWATER
10. Kind of mark : LOWWATER
14. Start of an año : ENERO
15. Stinging remark : BARB
16. Derby track : OVAL
17. Statehouse official: Abbr. : LTGOV
18. It may get a good licking : OREO
19. Pianist Peter : NERO
20. On the way to oblivion : DOOMED
22. Peek in (on) : SPY
23. Opposite of ecto- : ENDO
24. Make a misstep : ERR
25. Disguises : MASKS
27. Tummy muscles : ABS
30. On a scale of one ___ : TOTEN
32. Words before mention or worry : NOTTO
36. Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, etc. : DEI
37. Loudspeaker, informally : HORN
38. "Y'know what ___?" : IMEAN
39. De Klerk's successor : MANDELA
41. Violation : OFFENSE
43. Like printing presses : INKED
44. Soft cheese : BRIE
45. Educ. group : PTA
46. Opera about an opera singer : TOSCA
47. Country music singer Gibbs : TERRI
48. Funnyman Brooks : MEL
49. Live coal : EMBER
51. Windup : END
53. Portico : STOA
56. Leg's partner : ARM
57. Soaks : STEEPS
61. Divisions of joules : ERGS
62. Quiz answer : TRUE
64. Entertained in one's apartment : HADUP
65. Suffix with concession : AIRE
66. Masons' burdens : HODS
67. She wants to "talk proper...like a lye-dy" : ELIZA
68. It may rock you to sleep : WATERBED
69. Web-footed rodent : WATERRAT
70. Actor Sam : WATERSTON
1. Neuter : GELD
2. Catch ___ : ONTO
3. Kind of blocks : LEGO
4. Suffix with hippo- : DROME
5. History that no longer matters : WATEROVERTHEDAM
6. Modern movie initials : HBO
7. Regatta crew : OARSMEN
8. Boring tool : TREPAN
9. Team helpers : WATERBOYS
10. In need of company : LONESOME
11. Pizzeria feature : OVEN
12. Precinct : WARD
13. Defeat : WATERLOO
21. Salivate : DROOL
26. 1962 Polanski Oscar nominee : KNIFEINTHEWATER
27. Concede (to) : ADMIT
28. Minor betting game : BEANO
29. Scuttles : SINKS
31. La-la lead-in : TRA
33. Curfew time, maybe : TENPM
34. Sample : TASTE
35. Ryan or Tatum : ONEAL
40. Late : DECEASED
41. Hockey's Bobby : ORR
42. Cans : FIRES
44. Kind of onion : BERMUDA
47. Fright : TERROR
50. Tub filler : BATHWATER
52. Gives a hand : DEALS
53. Brine : SEAWATER
54. Windy City paper, with "The" : TRIB
55. Meanie : OGRE
58. Take out or put in, e.g. : EDIT
59. "The Sicilian" author : PUZO
60. Cross : SPAN
63. French direction : EST

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