New York Times, Friday, August 20, 1999

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {GQX} This is puzzle # 90 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. They may be at the tip of your tongue : TASTEBUDS
10. Tanks and such : ARMOR
15. Land invaded by Italy, 1935 : ABYSSINIA
16. Blackmore title name : DOONE
17. Headed toward bankruptcy : WENTSOUTH
18. Paid to get in : ANTED
19. Song ender : STER
20. Mogul memorial since the 1640's : TAJMAHAL
22. Noted 1910's-20's Broadway duo : ASTAIRES
26. Area of 1940's mil. activity : ETO
27. Dangerous biter : COPPERHEAD
30. Unexciting : DRAB
31. Messenger's letters : RNA
32. Los hermanos de la madre : TIOS
33. Tips at sea : LISTS
34. Encouraging word : ATTABOY
36. "Been there, done that" : TRIEDIT
38. Circumspect : CHARY
39. Brother of Fidel : RAUL
40. ___ Zion church : AME
41. Channel county : KENT
42. Covering with a hole in it : OZONELAYER
45. Smith and others : ALS
46. Fought with Richard the Lion-Hearted : CRUSADED
47. Some stonecutters : JEWELERS
49. Is in session : SITS
53. First H.E.W. Secretary ___ Culp Hobby : OVETA
54. Awaits a chewing out : ISINFORIT
58. Irish county containing the Lakes of Killarney : KERRY
59. Have an idea : CEREBRATE
60. Someone ___ : ELSES
61. Lays claim to : HASDIBSON
1. Fancy shooters : TAWS
2. Advance the cause of : ABET
3. Song ender : SYNE
4. Woman's shoe : TSTRAP
5. Hook shape : ESS
6. Life preserver? : BIO
7. Burma's first P.M. : UNU
8. Songs : DITTIES
9. "The English Patient" setting : SAHARA
10. Smart player? : ADAMS
11. Novelist Jaffe : RONA
12. When telephone lines really hum : MOTHERSDAY
13. In single file : ONEATATIME
14. Popular restaurant : REDLOBSTER
21. One of the Beverly Hillbillies : JED
23. Save for future use : SETBY
24. Donald Duck's nephews, e.g. : TRIO
25. Call for a mate : AHOY
27. What you may do for laughs : CRACKAJOKE
28. Honest : ONTHELEVEL
29. Glib responses : PATANSWERS
30. It may get thrown for a loss : DIE
33. De Gaulle's birthplace : LILLE
35. Trickery : ART
36. Lake ___ (Blue Nile source) : TANA
37. Demonstrated contrition : RUED
39. Antarctic waters : ROSSSEA
42. It's pursued in vein : ORE
43. Major banking center : ZURICH
44. Gather in a thin layer of molecules : ADSORB
46. Soil samples : CLAYS
48. Raison d'___ : ETRE
50. Attendant on Cleopatra, in Shakespeare : IRAS
51. Grammy winner Puente : TITO
52. Submachine gun : STEN
55. Kind of form : IRS
56. Absent-Minded Professor ___ Brainard : NED
57. Raiding grp. : FBI

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