New York Times, Friday, January 9, 1998

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FGJQVXZ} Spans: 7, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Timeworn, as a joke : OLDASMETHUSELAH
16. Prince, perhaps : HEIRTOTHETHRONE
17. Errors : MISCALCULATIONS
18. Beast of burden : YAK
19. Resistance unit : OHM
20. Country bumpkins : HICKS
21. Flood refuge : ARK
23. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
25. ___ tar pits : LABREA
28. Yum-Yum lover in "The Mikado" : NANKIPOO
33. Big Ten team : ILLINI
34. Some radios : AMS
35. Concern for Claudius : NERO
36. Lodge members : MOOSE
37. It may be glossed over : LIP
38. ___ Connor of "The Terminator" : SARAH
39. Drill : BORE
40. Up to, informally : TIL
41. Little one : SPRITE
42. Symbols of welcome : OPENARMS
44. Took (off) : HAULED
45. Stole, perhaps : MINK
46. Amb. worker : EMT
47. Rusty on the diamond : STAUB
50. Substitute for the unlisted : ETC
52. Hoosier humorist : ADE
55. Rich desserts : CHARLOTTERUSSES
59. "Giant" and "Cimarron," e.g. : WESTERNCLASSICS
60. Head for skid row? : TAKETOTHEBOTTLE
1. "For goodness sake!" : OHMY
2. "Star Wars" princess : LEIA
3. Magnetic ___ : DISK
4. Roman candle path : ARC
5. Penn or Union: Abbr. : STA
6. Hawaiian island : MOLOKAI
7. Leave one's mark on : ETCH
8. Brief description : THUMBNAILSKETCH
9. Abode of the dead, in Norse myth : HEL
10. Many Mormons : UTAHANS
11. "No respect," for Rodney Dangerfield : SHTICK
12. With 27-Down, old English character actor : ERIC
13. Start of an explanation : LOOK
14. Wilson and Harding, e.g. : ANNS
15. The Platters' "___ Mine" : HES
21. Up : ARISEN
22. Devil's Island escapee ___ Belbenoit : RENE
24. Right for the disabled : RAMP
25. It's neither here nor there : LIMBO
26. Throw for ___ : ALOOP
27. See 12-Down : BLORE
29. Going nowhere : INARUT
30. Menace : PERIL
31. Be Bryanesque : ORATE
32. Was audibly impressed : OOHED
37. Portray : LIMN
38. Canned product since 1937 : SPAM
40. New York's ___ Bridge : TRIBORO
41. Kind of soup, in the South : SHECRAB
43. Wear it in good health : AMULET
47. Met home : SHEA
48. Mission : TASK
49. "Vissi d'___," from "Tosca" : ARTE
51. Prefix with type : TELE
52. ___ were : ASIT
53. Latin grammar task: Abbr. : DECL
54. To be, in old Rome : ESSE
55. 100 lbs. : CWT
56. You can get a charge out of it : TNT
57. Kind of show : USO
58. European streaker : SST

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