New York Times, Friday, December 17, 1999

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {GJQZ} This is puzzle # 97 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Hey!" : PSST
5. Met fans : OPERABUFFS
15. Evening for Yvette : SOIR
16. Washington post : SENATESEAT
17. Title girl in a song on the first Beatles album : ANNA
18. "Be prepared" : SCOUTMOTTO
19. Be in contact (with) : LIAISE
21. Bitten one, for short : CLEO
22. 21-Across biter : ASP
23. An apple : MCINTOSH
25. Bit of raingear : MAC
27. Profligate : ROUE
28. Like the Arctic : UPNORTH
32. Fickle : INCONSTANT
36. Unconvincing : LAME
37. Fool : BOOBY
38. Show with skits, for short : SNL
39. Spy's disguise : COVER
40. Get from ___ (progress) : ATOB
41. She played Anita in "West Side Story" : RITAMORENO
43. Gathered copiously : RAKEDIN
45. "Buenos ___" : DIAS
46. Bounder Down Under : ROO
47. Decent fellows : MENSCHEN
51. Onetime outlawed org. : IRA
54. Part of a rebel name : ELEE
56. Like half a season's games : ATHOME
57. Is overjoyed : WALKSONAIR
60. Biologist Metchnikoff : ELIE
61. Like flotsam and jetsam : OCEANBORNE
62. Fuse : MELD
63. Like junior year : NEXTTOLAST
64. View finders : EYES
1. Miserere, for one : PSALM
2. Court figure in Washington : SONIC
3. 1967 war site : SINAI
4. Unwelcome boarder : TRAINROBBER
5. Bony : OSSEOUS
6. Chest muscle, for short : PEC
7. Methuselah's father : ENOCH
8. Julia on screen : RAUL
9. Tackle : ATTEMPT
10. Opposite of celebrate : BEMOAN
11. Entertaining grp. : USO
12. Greek deli purchase : FETA
13. Some dietary intake : FATS
14. Freeze : STOP
20. Kind of silence : STONY
24. Arrives, as darkness : SETSIN
26. Decorator's concern : COLORSCHEME
28. Take cargo from : UNLADE
29. Four-star review : RAVE
30. Federal agents : TMEN
31. Man of the hour : HERO
32. Building support : IBAR
33. ___ pretty sight : NOTA
34. Chuck wagon honcho : COOK
35. Six-foot worker, maybe : ANT
39. Take it easy : COAST
41. Director Howard Hawks's last film, 1970 : RIOLOBO
42. Source of calling : MINARET
44. Fails to : DOESNT
47. Half of a well-known comedy duo : MEARA
48. Like old socks, maybe : HOLEY
49. Rousseau title character : EMILE
50. Has got to have : NEEDS
51. Champ's cry : IWON
52. Mudder's day event : RACE
53. "Fred Basset" cartoonist Graham : ALEX
55. Hydroxyl compound : ENOL
58. Krazy ___ : KAT
59. Connections : INS

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