New York Times, Thursday, February 10, 2000

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQWX} This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Get rid of : ABOLISH
8. Loser : ALSORAN
15. City on Lake Ontario : TORONTO
16. "Well, I ___!" : DECLARE
17. With 18-Across, Spendthrift's motto (which cracks ME up!) : EASYCOM
18. See 17-Across : EEASYGO
19. W.W. II combat area: Abbr. : ETO
20. Lender's recourse : LIEN
22. Military mission : RECON
23. Stage assistant's job : CUING
25. Phnom ___ : PENH
26. Goldman ___ (brokerage) : SACHS
29. Noggin : GOURD
31. Latin lover's word : AMO
34. They keep people off beaches : CLOUDS
36. Khartoum-to-Nairobi dir. : SSE
37. Gray : DRAB
38. With 40-Across, American novelist (who cracks ME up!) : HERMANM
40. See 38-Across : ELVILLE
42. Staffs : MANS
43. Neediest cases site?: Abbr. : ICU
45. Swinging : LIVELY
46. Gamy : OFF
47. It might be involved in a police roundup : STING
49. Beer delivery : CASES
50. Settles with certainty : ICES
52. Lore : TALES
54. "___ what you say, but..." : IHEAR
56. Sludge : OOZE
57. Break : GAP
60. With 62-Across, Runner-up (who cracks ME up!) : SILVERM
62. See 60-Across : EDALIST
65. End-of-book matter : ADDENDA
66. Major coca producer : BOLIVIA
67. Spouse's meek response : YESDEAR
68. Unity : ONENESS
1. Suit to ___ : ATEE
2. Tug, say : BOAT
3. Estimator's phrase : ORSO
4. "The Thin Man" co-star : LOY
5. Business letters? : INC
6. Popular vodka, familiarly : STOLI
7. Zeroing (in on) : HOMING
8. Yemeni city : ADEN
9. Linda ___, Supergirl's alias : LEE
10. One way to run : SCARED
11. Novelist Tillie : OLSEN
12. "Unchain My Heart" singer : RAYCHARLES
13. Ship to Colchis : ARGO
14. Brightly-colored : NEON
21. Prima donna problems : EGOS
23. Buddies : CHUMS
24. Packinghouse stamp : USDA
25. Procter & Gamble brand : PRELL
26. Jerk : SCHMO
27. Shake like ___ : ALEAF
28. Crows' hangouts : CORNFIELDS
30. It may be temporary or practical : USE
32. Director Louis : MALLE
33. Follows : OBEYS
35. Shows of irritation : SNITS
37. Stars on stage : DIVAS
39. AT&T competitor : MCI
41. Gambling, e.g. : VICE
44. "Do ___ others..." : UNTO
47. Pacific : SERENE
48. Park feature : GAZEBO
51. Surrendered, with "in" : CAVED
53. Enticed : LEDON
54. Words to an "old chap" : ISAY
55. Harbor : HIDE
56. Actor Sharif : OMAR
57. "___ Me a Break" (title for this puzzle?) : GIVE
58. Sales term : ASIS
59. Grps. that liaise with principals : PTAS
61. Dietary abbr. : RDA
63. Order at the Green Dragon : ALE
64. China's ___ Piao : LIN

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