New York Times, Wednesday, September 29, 1999

Author: Patrick D. Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {CJQX} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unhappy fan's reaction : HISS
5. Pack (down) : TAMP
9. Bath ___ : SALTS
14. "I'm ___ you now!" : ONTO
15. The Kara Sea touches it : ASIA
16. Suitable in every way : IDEAL
17. Statement meant to end a conversation : THATSTHAT
19. Part of a spine, usually : TITLE
20. Closemouthed : MUM
21. Balance provider, for short : ATM
22. Portable rocket launcher : BAZOOKA
24. Young troublemaker : IMP
25. Desert : GOAWOL
27. Egyptian port : SUEZ
28. Colleen : LASS
30. Waiting, in a way : ONHOLD
32. Tackle : TRY
33. Has down : KNOWS
35. Slightly ahead : ONEUP
37. Exasperated remark : ENOUGHSENOUGH
42. Down the hatch : BELOW
43. High-hat : SNOOT
45. Plus : AND
48. W. C. Fields headgear : TOPHAT
51. Prisoners do it : TIME
52. Global Surveyor's destination : MARS
54. City on the Illinois River : PEORIA
56. Diarist Anaïs : NIN
57. Bewildered : ATALOSS
59. Its symbol is a lion : MGM
60. Oxlike beast : GNU
61. Attend to a fly : ZIPUP
62. Mild rebuke of selfish behavior : FAIRSFAIR
65. Big occasion : EVENT
66. Prefix with potent : OMNI
67. One-on-one sport : EPEE
68. Classroom needs : DESKS
69. Tractor-trailers : RIGS
70. Home for a "monster" : NESS
1. Cocoa ingredient : HOTMILK
2. Cruel : INHUMANE
3. Crushes with the foot : STAMPSON
4. Bowery bum : SOT
5. Heart up one's sleeve? : TATTOO
6. Garbage collector : ASHMAN
7. Soccer star Hamm : MIA
8. "Love Letters in the Sand" singer : PATBOONE
9. ___ bath (shallow tub) : SITZ
10. Cousin of "ciao" : ADIOS
11. Expand, as a waistband : LETOUT
12. Conversationalist : TALKER
13. Squalid : SLEAZY
18. Mattress problem : SAG
23. Sportscaster Mel : ALLEN
26. Reference shelf staple : WHOSWHO
29. Mop: Var. : SWOB
31. Comedy teams, usually : DUOS
34. Fatty tissue : SUET
36. Fourth-down option : PUNT
38. School cafeteria servings, say : GLOPS
39. Wishes : HOPESFOR
40. Completely losing it : GOINGAPE
41. Hulled corn preparations : HOMINIES
44. Lengths of service : TENURES
45. Flabbergasted : AMAZED
46. Local : NATIVE
47. Window dressing : DRAPES
49. Outfitting, as a posse : ARMING
50. Fertile Crescent river : TIGRIS
53. Made a red-faced exit : SLUNK
55. Mornings, for short : AMS
58. Votes (for) : OPTS
63. Foreign pen pal : AMI
64. Boggy lowland : FEN

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