New York Times, Saturday, October 9, 1999

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 24 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
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1. Taste test subject : SODAPOP
8. Bit of moisture : DROPLET
15. Staff resembling a shepherd's crook : CROSIER
16. TV Guide information : AIRDATE
17. Temple offering : HIGHEREDUCATION
19. Frenchman noted for his machine art : LEGER
20. Mountain air : YODEL
21. Air Force One passenger: Abbr. : CIC
22. "___ off?" : ONOR
23. Cut : HEWED
24. Digestion aid : BILE
25. UPS delivery: Abbr. : CTN
26. "___ We" (1969 Richard Harris song) : DIDNT
27. Deceive : COZEN
28. Not let have : KEEPFROM
30. Most angry : SOREST
31. Tony winner for "Enter Laughing," 1963 : ALANARKIN
33. Laugh riot : SCREAM
36. Returns to a seat : REELECTS
40. "Give it ___!" : AREST
41. Meteorologists' study : SKIES
42. Kind of gun : RAY
43. Arrow site : VANE
44. All gone : SPENT
45. Beef buy : LOIN
46. Word often accompanying 54-Across : AYE
47. Fifth in a series of connected works : PARTV
48. Writer Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
49. x, y or z : LOWERCASELETTER
52. Quite ill, in Lille : ALAMORT
53. Picking up : NABBING
54. General reception? : SALUTES
55. Lacking fullness, as a voice : THREADY
1. Junk : SCHLOCK
2. Region of Cuba or Ecuador : ORIENTE
3. Darn : DOGGONE
4. Son of Jacob : ASHER
5. Marina sight : PIER
6. Anthem contraction : OER
7. Victimized : PREYEDON
8. French writer Alphonse or Léon : DAUDET
9. Made grain-sized : RICED
10. Kind of history : ORAL
11. LAX clock setting : PDT
12. Remove the clerical nature of : LAICIZE
13. L'Opéra performers : ETOILES
14. Like old paperback novels : TENCENT
18. Where bears fare well : DOWNMARKETS
23. Grant name : HIRAM
24. Carried : BORNE
26. Key of Prokofiev's first piano concerto : DFLAT
27. Winds : COILS
29. Bel ___ : PAESE
30. Activity that can wreck a hard disk : SKEET
32. Be original, but not first : REINVENT
33. Emmy winner for a 1970's police drama : SAVALAS
34. Classic Binney & Smith trademark : CRAYOLA
35. Playboy's request : RENEWAL
37. Modern-day locale of ancient Dalmatia : CROATIA
38. Rear : TAILEND
39. Hoped-for result of a merger : SYNERGY
41. Duo of a children's rhyme : SPRATS
44. Start of an oath : SACRE
45. Not bother : LETBE
47. Bapt. or Meth. : PROT
48. 1867 admission to the Union: Abbr. : NEBR
50. Tall runner : EMU
51. "Well, ___-di-dah!" : LAH

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