New York Times, Thursday, August 5, 1999

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 235 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Catch basin cover : GRATE
6. Kind of wire : TRIP
10. 60's dance : FRUG
14. Return the favor : REPAY
15. "Where ___ you?" : WERE
16. Vatican tribunal : ROTA
17. Waiflike : ALONE
18. Moves by : OVERTAKES
20. Jockey's wear : SILKS
21. Near the back of a derby field : TENTH
22. 17-year-old sensation at the 1958 World Cup : PELE
23. Math rings : TORI
24. Golfing feat : EAGLE
29. After-dinner entertainment? : FORTUNECOOKIES
32. Speed along : HIE
33. Goes for it : STRIVES
34. Place for a tiny flag : LAPEL
37. Stabbers : TINES
38. Short tales, from the Italian : NOVELLE
40. Scale notes : RES
41. 1999 Glenn Close film : COOKIESFORTUNE
46. All, in stage directions : OMNES
47. Tome markers : TABS
48. Buster : NARC
50. It's hard to tip : TRIKE
52. Funny-car fuel : NITRO
53. Supplants : TAKESOVER
57. Duplicate : EQUAL
58. Auto company founder Adam : OPEL
59. Store cluster : MART
60. Taken, slangily : BURNT
61. Common race : TENK
62. To boot : ALSO
63. Favorites, at times : SEEDS
1. Catch on to : GRASP
2. Assistance : RELIEF
3. TV "Showtime" site : APOLLO
4. Fuel carrier : TANKER
5. Regards : EYES
6. Like some shoes : TWOTONE
7. Longfellow poem subject : REVERE
8. Promotion of peace : IRENICS
9. Chipper : PERT
10. Holy brother : FRA
11. Korean soldier : ROK
12. Sport ___ (90's vehicle) : UTE
13. Heating choice : GAS
19. Thinking person : THEORIST
23. Protective armor over the thigh : TUILLE
25. Parallel : AKIN
26. Looseness : GIVE
27. Part that doesn't dissolve : LEES
28. Count ending : ESS
30. Competition, in an old phrase : THELISTS
31. Web-footed animals : OTTERS
34. Edmund Cartwright's power invention, 1785 : LOOM
35. Hearst's ___ Books : AVON
36. Lap dog, for short : PEKE
38. Sarge, e.g. : NCO
39. Summerlike : ESTIVAL
40. Director Rossellini : ROBERTO
42. They put on an act : FAKERS
43. Rarer than rare : UNIQUE
44. Temperament : NATURE
45. Gofer's job : ERRAND
49. RCA Dome team : COLTS
51. Basilica Julia site : ROMA
52. Beaks : NEBS
53. 50-Across rider : TOT
54. Goon : APE
55. Understanding : KEN
56. Deer kin : ELK

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