New York Times, Saturday, May 20, 1995

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {VZ} This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Back up : SECOND
7. Assess : CRITIQUE
15. Police foiler : ELUDER
16. Big hits : HOMERUNS
17. Ancient galley : BIREME
18. They keep things together : ELASTICS
19. Left : EXITED
20. Jokesters : WAGS
21. One of Webster’s articles : THE
22. Gaucho’s ropes : RIATAS
23. Nautical heading : ENE
24. “I’d consider _____ honor!” : ITAN
25. Alien’s goal : GREENCARD
27. Mus. passage : CRESC
28. Places for M.D.’s : ORS
29. El Salvador Jose Napoleon _____ : DUARTE
30. Asian city of 8 million : JAKARTA
35. They give comeuppances : NEMESES
36. Margay look-alike : OCELOT
37. Salon creations : DOS
38. Loser to Taft in 1908 : BRYAN
39. Caught in lying, e.g. : TRIPPEDUP
45. Word with pool or pit : CESS
46. Casa lady: Abbr. : SRA
47. Verdi opera : ERNANI
48. “_____ I had heard of Lucy Gray”: Wordsworth : OFT
49. On a bias: Abbr. : DIAG
50. Formula : RECIPE
51. Based on : ROOTEDIN
53. Unaccented, as syllables : ATONIC
54. Metropolitan Opera star, 1918-37 : PONSELLE
55. Shoot in and out : DARTLE
56. Least gradual : STEEPEST
57. Some daisies : OXEYES
1. Star of “Breathless” : SEBERG
2. Potent potable : ELIXIR
3. Amicus _____ (friend of the court) : CURIAE
4. “Swan Lake” role : ODETTE
5. Pindar’s “_____ Odes” : NEMEAN
6. Subject of an 1857 Supreme Court decision : DREDSCOTT
7. Some bubble makers : CHEWERS
8. Casualty at Roncesvalles, in ballad : ROLAND
9. What a scanner scans : IMAGE
10. Dick Tracy’s wife : TESS
11. N.Y.C. subway line : IRT
12. Deserters : QUITTERS
13. Immoral : UNCHASTE
14. Hearts : ESSENCES
24. Of wrath, in a hymn : IRAE
26. Constellation north of Norma : ARA
27. _____ grano salis : CUM
29. Billy the Kid was one : DESPERADO
30. Employment program since 1964 : JOBCORPS
31. Unit of irrigation : ACREFOOT
32. _____ comedy (farcical episode) : KEYSTONE
33. “Poor me!” : ALAS
34. Secretariat rider Turcotte : RON
35. We: Ital. : NOI
37. Police action : DRAGNET
39. “Happy _____” : TRAILS
40. Before government cuts : PRETAX
41. Come again : ENCORE
42. Exquisite : DAINTY
43. Separate : UNPILE
44. Shards : PIECES
46. Edge : SIDLE
49. Thought-provoking : DEEP
52. Initials in poetry : TSE

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