New York Times, Saturday, July 27, 1996

Author: F. Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Vinegar, essentially : ACETICACID
11. Physics units : ERGS
15. Noted 15th-century reformer : SAVONAROLA
16. Source of interest : LOAN
17. Before birth : PRENATALLY
18. Prefix with bond : EURO
19. Unaccented : STRESSLESS
20. Emulate a rodent : GNAW
21. Sound stage : SET
22. Gnatlike insect : MIDGE
23. Put on sale : REDUCE
26. In a stew : POTHERED
29. Bore : DRIP
30. Masters : VIRTUOSOS
32. ___soda : SAL
33. Fireballs : METEORS
34. Reddish-brown : BAY
36. It often features articles about dating : SEVENTEEN
38. Mound : PILE
39. Noted American ornithologist : PETERSON
40. Schumann's "___From Childhood" : SCENES
42. Jazz's___Shapiro : ARTIE
43. Instance, to Ingres : CAS
44. Somali-born supermodel : IMAN
45. Double-dealing : DISHONESTY
52. Foreign princess : RANI
53. Traits that rate 10's : IDEALITIES
54. Usher tack-on : ETTE
55. Timely : SEASONABLE
56. Whitetails : DEER
57. Supercharger : COMPRESSOR
1. Old World snakes : ASPS
2. Help for airport baggage : CART
3. "Did I___!" : EVER
4. Exercises : TONESUP
5. Momentarily, slangily : INASEC
6. Singer now known as Yusef Islam : CATSTEVENS
7. Sea near Novokazalinsk : ARAL
8. First black to host a TV series : COLE
9. Misfortunes : ILLS
10. Dog___ : DAYS
11. Matthew Arnold's "Thyrsis" and others : ELEGIES
12. Like some tournaments : ROUNDROBIN
13. Pack rat's paradise, perhaps : GARAGESALE
14. Overwhelmed with flattery : SNOWED
22. Conductance units : MHOS
23. Address abbrs. : RDS
24. Puzzler's pen, possibly : ERASERMATE
25. Amateur : DILETTANTE
26. Take pride in (oneself) : PREEN
27. Chief Big Kansas, for one : OTOE
28. Blushes : TURNSCOLOR
31. Give___(curse) : ITTO
33. Bare : MERE
35. Absolutely : YES
37. Having more lines, as a leaf : VEINIER
38. Malaga moolah : PESETAS
39. Bigeminal : PAIRED
41. Like a boxer : CANINE
45. Kind of brake : DISC
46. Prefix with logical : IDEO
47. Suture : SEAM
48. Lid fastener : HASP
49. Family members : SIBS
50. End: Prefix : TELO
51. W.W. I battle river : YSER

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