New York Times, Thursday, August 19, 1999

Author: Cathy Millhauser
Editor: Will Shortz
Cathy Allis
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {VW} This is puzzle # 56 for Ms. Allis. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tuft on a tam : POMPOM
7. Weight : HEFT
11. Be up : BAT
14. Roughly : AROUND
15. Northern capital : OSLO
16. Hurry-scurry : ADO
17. Aggressive, competitive person from Taiwan's capital? : TAIPEITYPEA
19. Hirsute Tibetan : YAK
20. Zhou ___ : ENLAI
21. TV actress ___ Elias : ALIX
22. Video game name : SEGA
23. Result of a card player's dinner spill? : ENTREEONTREY
26. Data: Abbr. : INF
29. Beloved comic, familiarly : COS
30. Sturdy cart : DRAY
31. Issue a Shetland denial? : NEIGHNAE
34. Printing woes : BLOTS
38. ___ vu : DEJA
39. Occasional suffix on political titles : ELECT
42. Sound in an empty room : ECHO
43. Loathing : ODIUM
45. Name for a ballpark restaurant? : CHEZSHEA
47. ___ Grande, Ariz. : CASA
50. Crack : ACE
51. Undermine : SAP
52. Dance move done with a perfumed bag? : SACHETSASHAY
57. Part of qq.v. (which see) : QUAE
58. Omar of "Scream 2" : EPPS
59. Kind of beer : LAGER
63. Coffee ___ : URN
64. Poet's "Long live composer Gabriel!"? : FAUREFORAYE
66. Follower of Christ? : IAN
67. Hungary's ___ Nagy : IMRE
68. Dived (for) : LUNGED
69. Global traveler Nellie : BLY
70. Bar selection : RYES
71. Size up : ASSESS
1. Crown : PATE
2. Setting for Camus's "The Plague" : ORAN
3. Drudge : MOIL
4. Cocoon dwellers : PUPAE
5. Lumber thickness, maybe : ONEINCH
6. Year that Michelangelo began work on "David" : MDI
7. Game expert : HOYLE
8. Saw : ESPIED
9. Limb-bending muscle : FLEXOR
10. ___ fault : TOA
11. Tablet name : BAYER
12. Saw : ADAGE
13. Hungarian wine : TOKAY
18. Of the ankle : TARSAL
22. Does do's : STYLES
24. Color quality : TONE
25. Collar : NAB
26. ___-European : INDO
27. Desideratum : NEED
28. Suva's country : FIJI
32. Inept : GAUCHE
33. Common Market: Abbr. : EEC
35. Phil of folk : OCHS
36. ___-Team (this puzzle's theme?) : THEA
37. Bubble source : SOAP
40. Gliding step : CHASSE
41. Part of M.I.T.: Abbr. : TECH
44. Daisy ___ : MAE
46. Devoted : ZEALOUS
48. R-rated, maybe : STEAMY
49. Comparable to driven snow : ASPURE
52. Short news bit : SQUIB
53. Ear-related : AURAL
54. Shrewd : CANNY
55. ___-ski : APRES
56. They're not to be believed : YARNS
60. "Eleni" author Nicholas : GAGE
61. Art appreciation duo? : EYES
62. Many wines : REDS
64. Balsam, for one : FIR
65. Neighbor of Ala. : FLA

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