New York Times, Thursday, March 11, 1999

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQVXZ} Grid has super symmetry This is puzzle # 85 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Coffee get-together : KLATCH
7. V.I.P.'s : NABOBS
13. Low-fat meat : BEEFALO
14. Stumped : UPATREE
16. Relaxing : RESTFUL
17. Affectedly dainty : MINCING
18. Photo ___ : OPS
19. It's strapped around the head : FEEDBAG
21. Predatory fish : GAR
22. Hotsy-___ : TOTSY
24. Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 ___ minor : INE
25. Outpouring : SPATE
27. Communist-hunting grp. of the 50's : HUAC
28. Setup : SNARE
30. Stirs : ADOS
31. First call, perhaps : STRIKEONE
33. Zingers : ONELINERS
35. Suffix with acetyl : ENE
36. $$$ for old age : IRA
37. Gambling game : TWENTYONE
41. Some : ONEORMORE
45. W.W. II org. : WAAC
46. Not give ___ : AHOOT
48. Top parts of suits : ACES
49. ___ in the right direction : ASTEP
51. Business magazine : INC
52. Opera singer Simon ___ : ESTES
53. Mathematician's ordinal : NTH
54. Tell accidentally : LETSLIP
57. Overseas article : UNA
58. Most dreary : GREYEST
60. Risky way to run : ONEMPTY
62. Arranged in order : SERIATE
63. Some West Indians : CREOLES
64. Borrower's quest : LENDER
65. Mug : KISSER
1. Unwelcome sign? : KEEPOUT
2. Cigarette ad claim : LESSTAR
3. Back on board : AFT
4. It's pulled at a carnival : TAFFY
5. This, for example : CLUE
6. Stroke of excellence : HOLEINONE
7. Most people look out for it : NUMBERONE
8. Samoan capital : APIA
9. Mamie's hairdo : BANGS
10. Stock page heading: Abbr. : OTC
11. Fighting force : BRIGADE
12. Forum participant : SENATOR
13. Servings for the sick : BROTHS
15. Way out : EGRESS
20. Modern means of identification : DNA
23. It "is nothing but perception," wrote Plato : SCIENCE
26. Tropical toppers : PANAMAS
28. "Ta-ta!" : SEEYA
29. "The Sacred Wood" writer : ELIOT
32. Old Eng. title : KNT
34. Letters on seconds : IRR
37. Sounds in archery : TWANGS
38. Spendthrift : WASTREL
39. Diner sign : EATHERE
40. Pitcher's triumph : ONEHITTER
41. Wee hour : ONEOCLOCK
42. Like an amazing return on an investment : OCTUPLE
43. Type in again : REENTER
44. Features of The New York Review of Books : ESSAYS
47. Switch positions : ONS
50. Make a case : PLEAD
52. They're guarded in competition : EPEES
55. Italian art patron : ESTE
56. Christian inscription : INRI
59. Negative side : YIN
61. Criminal patterns, for short : MOS

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