New York Times, Friday, February 5, 1999

Author: Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor: Will Shortz
Brendan Emmett Quigley
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Army post south of Baltimore : FTMEADE
8. Some pens : FLAIRS
14. Entices : LEADSON
15. Modern business equipment : LAPTOPS
17. Carpenter's supply, sometimes : OAKWOOD
18. It's not pretty : EYESORE
19. Used one's dinner table : ATEIN
20. Can : AXE
21. Cognate : AKIN
22. Suffix with cyclo- : TRON
23. Enjoy : SAVOR
25. Zoroastrian scriptures : ZEND
26. Start to believe it? : YOUBETTER
28. Cartoonist Walker et al. : MORTS
29. What pupils focus on : STUDIES
30. They may have bells or whistles : BUOYS
31. Amateur mag. : ZINE
32. Company correspondence : MEMO
33. "Le Docteur miracle" composer : BIZET
35. Shell dispenser : GASPUMP
38. "Anne of the Thousand Days" actress : PAPAS
39. "I'm not making that up!" : TRUESTORY
41. Roster abbr. : ETAL
42. Like a good cake : MOIST
43. It may require surgery : TREE
44. Conduce : TEND
45. Cigarette pkg. : CTN
46. "___ all!" : THATS
47. Kafka novel : AMERIKA
49. Eats one's heart out : GRIEVES
51. Like "sh" or "ch" sounds : LAMINAL
52. Musical ending, often : REPRISE
53. Kwan and Kerrigan : NANCYS
54. Ushers after intermission : RESEATS
1. Buoyant : FLOATY
2. Places to see Verdi or Puccini : TEATROS
3. Distinguish : MAKEOUT
4. "Return to Earth" autobiographer : EDWINBUZZALDRIN
5. Chacun ___ goût (each to his own taste) : ASON
6. Repeated four times, a 1974 Rolling Stones hit : DOO
7. Goal : END
8. Biceps, e.g. : FLEXOR
9. Cake feature : LAYER
10. Make like : APE
11. Harried traffic reporter's comment : ITSAZOOOUTTHERE
12. Dilapidated tenement : ROOKERY
13. Athletes' conditioning activities : SPRINTS
16. Ships : SENDS
20. 17 Monopoly props. : AVES
23. Restrict : STINT
24. To ___ (just so) : ATEE
27. Adams and others : EDIES
28. Kind of vaccine : MUMPS
30. Badger : BESET
32. Art Spiegelman's Pulitzer-winning graphic novel : MAUS
33. "Men Behaving Badly" co-star : BATEMAN
34. Place in a 1964 hit song : IPANEMA
35. It may be silly : GRIN
36. Brno's locale : MORAVIA
37. Course requisite, at times : PRETEST
38. Bee's landing site : PETAL
39. Doesn't just wreck : TOTALS
40. Sycophantic responses : YESSES
42. "Home to Harlem" novelist : MCKAY
46. Good things that come to those who wait : TIPS
48. Business abbr. : INC
49. Boxer's warning : GRR
50. Mr. ___ (old board game related to Clue) : REE

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