New York Times, Monday, August 23, 1999

Author: Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor: Will Shortz
Nancy Kavanaugh
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
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1. ___ Major : URSA
5. Dayan of Israel : MOSHE
10. Velvet drape : PALL
14. Je ne ___ quoi : SAIS
15. Consumed : EATEN
16. Vocal solo : ARIA
17. Roe : EGGS
18. Not level : ATILT
19. News bit : ITEM
20. Mediocre : RUNOFTHEMILL
23. Ripken of the Orioles : CAL
24. Dehydrated : SERE
25. Actress Dawber : PAM
28. Congressional meeting place : CAPITOL
32. Steeped beverage : TEA
33. ___ Maria : AVE
34. Kind of rug : AREA
35. Common auto option : AIR
37. More refined : PURER
39. Thunder preceder : BOLTOFLIGHTNING
43. Troubadours' instruments : LUTES
44. Female rabbit : DOE
45. Western brush : SAGE
46. WNW's reverse : ESE
47. Circulars, basically : ADS
50. Blowhard's talk : BLATHER
52. Koppel of "Nightline" : TED
53. Sudden jolt : KICK
55. ___ Jima : IWO
56. It may be called for in a recipe : DASHOFPEPPER
61. Katharina, to Petruchio : WIFE
64. Kentucky college, or its town : BEREA
65. Bishop of Rome : POPE
66. Object of devotion : IDOL
67. Change : AMEND
68. Canal with a mule, in song : ERIE
69. Kind of stand : TAXI
70. Curls up with a book : READS
71. Shuffleboard locale, maybe : DECK
1. Computer operator : USER
2. Pasta sauce brand : RAGU
3. Omen : SIGN
4. Person who's not yet a full partner : ASSOCIATE
5. Common potluck dish : MEATLOAF
6. Solemn promise : OATH
7. Pigpens : STIES
8. Biker's protection : HELMET
9. Whole : ENTIRE
10. Jack and Jill's vessel : PAIL
11. Carney of "The Honeymooners" : ART
12. Prevaricate : LIE
13. On the ___ (fleeing) : LAM
21. Dieter's concern : FAT
22. Vaulted : LEAPT
25. Persona non grata : PARIAH
26. Pay back : AVENGE
27. Big Wall Street news : MERGER
28. Nautical rope : CABLET
29. Stir up : AROUSE
30. Struck repeatedly : PELTED
31. "___ Abner" : LIL
36. Clear (of) : RID
38. Like a drain after a drain cleaner : UNSTOPPED
40. City of southern Honshu : OSAKA
41. Old salt : GOB
42. Chopper landing spots : HELIPADS
48. Expel from law practice : DISBAR
49. Connive : SCHEME
51. It can be inspired : AWE
54. 1950's war site : KOREA
56. Place to pick up a sandwich : DELI
57. Ward (off) : FEND
58. Minute opening : PORE
59. Like some proportions : EPIC
60. Stink to high heaven : REEK
61. Cleverness : WIT
62. Boise's state: Abbr. : IDA
63. Sly one : FOX

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