New York Times, Saturday, January 23, 1999

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 62, Blocks: 24 Missing: {QWYZ} Average word length: 6.48 This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cager Mashburn : JAMAL
6. Like many transferred workers : RETRAINED
15. First course of action : PLANA
16. Bathroom block : FLOORTILE
17. Rialtos : MARTS
18. For a song : DIRTCHEAP
19. Some Mozart works : OCTETS
21. Connects with : TIESINTO
22. Outdoor event provision : RAINDATE
24. It may precede marriage : INTER
25. It may be eaten in a bar : GRANOLA
26. Superlatively slender : LANKEST
28. B. & O. Railroad neighbor : ATLANTICAVE
30. 1987 Costner role : NESS
31. Pig in ___ : APOKE
32. ___ Hodesh : ROSH
36. Living : INEXISTENCE
38. 1979 Caine/Ustinov adventure flick : ASHANTI
42. Show presenters : STAGERS
43. Single-foot and others : GAITS
44. Alexander Calder creations : STABILES
45. When hell freezes over : ATNOTIME
48. Centers of research : NUCLEI
49. Reserves : SETSASIDE
51. Bushrope : LIANA
52. Dangerous ocean-dwellers : SEASNAKES
53. Pitchers : ADMEN
54. Like a stereotypical beggar : INTATTERS
55. Puts up : REARS
1. Early N.Y. Public Library benefactor : JPMORGAN
2. Like some dinners : ALACARTE
3. Court-___ : MARTIALS
4. "My Favorite Martian" props : ANTENNAS
5. Mario Puzo novel, with "The" : LASTDON
6. Postal abbr. : RFD
7. Select : ELITE
8. Spelling on television : TORI
9. School drills : ROTE
10. It's measured in radians : ARCSINE
11. Phrase of irresolution : ITHINK
12. Nothing at the Vatican : NIENTE
13. Transports : ELATES
14. Conduct (oneself) : DEPORT
20. Dancing or leaping : SALTANT
23. Asian capital : TAIPEI
26. Wordsworth or Coleridge, as a poet : LAKIST
27. Ancient Iranian language : AVESTAN
29. Tricia Nixon's married name : COX
32. "Macbeth" theme : REGICIDE
33. Priest in a humorous verse : ONELLAMA
34. Call-in radio show employee : SCREENER
35. Revolutionary War force : HESSIANS
36. Not brewed, perhaps : INSTANT
37. Like almanac data : TABULAR
38. 1994 U.S. Open winner : AGASSI
39. Strong cotton fabric : SATEEN
40. Intimate : HINTAT
41. Mother of Xerxes I : ATOSSA
44. When maror is eaten : SEDER
46. "Time ___ a premium" : ISAT
47. Studio need : MIKE
50. Season opener? : ESS

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