New York Times, Friday, September 17, 1999

Author: Patrick D. Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 64, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQWXZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Flatter : LAYITON
8. Disco pulser : STROBE
14. I stress? : EGOMANIA
16. Aftershock : TREMOR
17. Monroe's Veep : TOMPKINS
18. Bantu language : RUANDA
19. Popular baked treat ingredients : RICEKRISPIES
21. Put in one's two cents' worth : OPINE
23. Carpenters and harvesters : ANTS
24. Mock-portraying : APING
25. Air menace : MIG
26. Music collectibles : LPS
29. Scientific standard : CENTIGRADESCALE
34. Cold war thriller heroes : INTELLIGENCEMEN
35. Rent fixers? : NEEDLEANDTHREAD
36. Worrisome sound for a mail carrier : GRR
37. In the style of : ALA
38. Imparts : LENDS
39. Symbol of desire : PANT
41. Chronic gambler's problem : DEBTS
42. Workaholics don't use it much : VACATIONTIME
47. Like some patches : IRONON
48. Rod-shaped bacterium : BACILLUS
52. Putting on the line : AIRING
53. Quick buck? : ANTELOPE
54. "Ivanhoe" weapons : LANCES
55. Ancient Asia Minor country visited by St. Paul : GALATIA
1. Do-over : LET
2. In the past : AGO
3. "Day" in Hebrew : YOM
4. Like many a cover title : IMPRINTED
5. Coming down with something : TAKINGILL
6. In abeyance : ONICE
7. Target number in baccarat : NINE
8. Severe : STRINGENT
9. Word on the front of all U.S. coins : TRUST
10. Gains : REAPS
11. Old Dodge : OMNI
12. Point to : BODE
13. Historians' subjects : ERAS
15. Clamor (for) : ASK
20. Like a bookie joint, maybe : RAIDED
21. Word with can or season : OPENER
22. "The Homecoming" playwright : PINTER
24. Flying through : ACING
25. Not quite summa : MAGNA
26. "Woe is me" soliloquy : LAMENT
27. Speaks on bended knee : PLEADS
28. Directs : SENDS
30. Research results : GLEANINGS
31. Theatergoer's haunt : RIALTO
32. Chump : SCHLEMIEL
33. Coordination centers : CEREBELLA
39. Pre-exam feeling, maybe : PANIC
40. Go to confession : ATONE
41. Orders : DICTA
42. Tiny bottle : VIAL
43. Mozart's "Madamina," e.g. : ARIA
44. Ears that can't hear : CORN
45. Rockets grp. : NBA
46. Little kick : TANG
49. Something to bid on : LOT
50. News source, for short : UPI
51. "America, the Beautiful" closer : SEA

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