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New York Times, Friday, July 23, 1999

Corp. that acquired Sheraton in 1968

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FWZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times7/23/99 ( No. 18,154 )
Across
1
River to the Atlantic : GAMBIA
7
Torture over a rack? : SCRABBLE
15
Orchestra member : OBOIST
16
Virgin product, sometimes : OLIVEOIL
17
Villa d'Este city : TIVOLI
18
Wait : BIDETIME
19
Work with lofty words : ODE
20
Bibliographical abbr. : ETSEQ
22
Antiquary's acquisition : RELIC
23
Baneful bunch : PESTS
25
Sets right : TRUES
27
Corp. that acquired Sheraton in 1968 : ITT
28
Playwright's dream : OBIE
29
Omega alternative : ROLEX
30
Capped part : KNEE
31
Five-time Emmy winner : TYNEDALY
33
Bath's not full enough? : MEAGRE
35
More than content : SATE
36
One way to stand : TALL
37
They may be ornamental : SHRUBS
40
Boeing product : JETLINER
44
Computer program feature : LOOP
45
Far from spare : OBESE
47
Amount in a Christie title : NONE
48
Prefix with thermal : ISO
49
Contort : GNARL
50
Contorts : BENDS
51
Like phonographs : PASSE
53
Cut out : CEASE
55
Back : AGO
56
Like an escapee : ONTHELAM
58
Probability pioneer : PASCAL
60
With apprehension : UNEASILY
61
Eventually : INTIME
62
1982 N.C.A.A. basketball champs : TARHEELS
63
Bid, perhaps : NODDED
Down
1
Fall apart : GOTOPOT
2
Follow : ABIDEBY
3
Starts an occupation : MOVESIN
4
This is your life : BIO
5
Some are tropical : ISLES
6
Spatting : ATIT
7
Good way to drive : SOBERLY
8
Inner group : CLIQUE
9
Cleanse : RID
10
Comes out with : AVERS
11
Belle's companion : BETE
12
Intense : BOILING
13
Restraint : LIMITER
14
In : ELECTEE
21
Lifted : STOLE
24
Prepares for a drive : TEESUP
26
Alimony payer or receiver : EXMATE
29
Exposes, in a way : RATSON
30
10-time Gold Glove Award winner : KALINE
32
Smidge : DAB
34
90 degrees : ELL
36
Early partner of Westinghouse : TESLA
37
Exit undetected : SLIPOUT
38
Triumphal entry cry : HOSANNA
39
Something that's combed : ROOSTER
40
Irons and others : JEREMYS
41
Base : NONACID
42
Area of chess study : ENDGAME
43
Took care of a clog, perhaps : RESOLED
46
"The Big Sleep" co-star : BACALL
49
Some layers : GEESE
50
Gambling game : BEANO
52
___ Jahan (Taj Mahal builder) : SHAH
54
Fabricate : SPIN
57
Fabrication : LIE
59
Kind of time: Abbr. : STD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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