New York Times, Friday, October 23, 1998

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 80 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Words of encouragement : BEBRAVE
8. Pivots : ROTATES
15. Water worlds : AQUARIA
16. Like some military maneuvers : EVASIVE
17. Simon, to Schuster : BUSINESSPARTNER
19. Musket missile : BALL
20. Exceptional deal : STEAL
21. Razor brand : ATRA
22. "Give ___ while longer" : ITA
23. O.C.S. grads : LTS
24. "Uh-huh" : YEP
25. Oceans : TONS
27. Dillon and Biondi : MATTS
29. Room off an ambulatory : APSE
30. Versailles agreement : TREATY
32. Airline offerings : HEADSETS
34. Free time for women : LADIESDAY
36. God and others, e.g. : CREATORS
39. Lawyers : THEBAR
43. Stampeders : HERD
44. Succeeded in annoying : GOTTO
46. Woolly yarn : TALE
47. Foreign dignitary : AGA
48. Rebuttal to 24-Across : NAH
49. Cable inits. : TBS
50. Get-up-and-go : PUSH
52. Olden magistrates : DOGES
54. "Leave as is" : STET
55. Good-time Charlies : PLEASURESEEKERS
58. Potential ring-accepter : EARLOBE
59. Deplete : EATINTO
60. Writer on Mulberry Street : DRSEUSS
61. It may be felt on the range : STETSON
1. Fictional hero from Zenith : BABBITT
2. Middle name? : EQUATOR
3. Reserved traveling space : BUSLANE
4. Track on the ground : RAIL
5. Son of Prince Valiant : ARN
6. Contends : VIES
7. Urban area in a 1987 Cheech Marin film title : EASTLA
8. Sticks back in an album : REPASTES
9. Stadium : OVAL
10. Sea salt : TAR
11. Cinematic terrier : ASTA
12. Photo of gramps, maybe : TINTYPE
13. Goddess Mother of the World : EVEREST
14. Protectors of Peru : SERAPES
18. Prepare (for) : SETTHESTAGE
26. Mélange : SALAD
27. "___ has fleas" (uke-tuning phrase) : MYDOG
28. "___ say" ("Alas") : SADTO
29. So far : ASYET
31. "I tought I taw a putty ___" : TAT
33. Morse syllable : DAH
35. Hematite, pyrite, etc. : IRONORES
36. Rough and reddy? : CHAPPED
37. Habitué : REGULAR
38. They take marks off : ERASERS
40. Secures at sea : BATTENS
41. President Fujimori of Peru : ALBERTO
42. Uses as a basis : RESTSON
45. Requirements for some degrees : THESES
51. Clearly in good health : HALE
52. Puts a label on : DUBS
53. Musical chairs goal : SEAT
54. Playlet : SKIT
56. Hasn't got a ___ (is poor) : SOU
57. Off-season in the Alps : ETE

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