New York Times, Saturday, August 5, 2000

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJWXZ} This is puzzle # 113 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Garfield, e.g. : PETCAT
7. Uncommon sort : RARAAVIS
15. Get some air : INHALE
16. Dormant : INACTIVE
17. Justice who took Rehnquist's seat : SCALIA
18. Navel observer? : PONDERER
19. Agriculturist : TILLER
20. ___ II (razor brand) : TRAC
21. Not just any : THE
22. Salad pepper-uppers : ONIONS
23. Kind of grass : OAT
24. 10 jiao : YUAN
25. Usurer : LOANSHARK
27. Sparkler : GEODE
28. West ender? : ERN
29. Where Salvador is : BRASIL
30. Pop music's 98 Degrees, e.g. : QUARTET
35. Orangish : CARROTY
36. Directed skyward : UPCAST
37. Certain gift : GAB
38. French story : ETAGE
39. Subject in Tennyson's "Idylls of the King" : HOLYGRAIL
45. Connecting point : NODE
46. By which: Lat. : QUA
47. One making big bucks? : BRONCO
48. "El ___" (1998 documentary) : CHE
49. Dethrone : OUST
50. Famous Massachusetts political family : LODGES
51. Iron ore : HEMATITE
53. Level best : UTMOST
54. Comic who co-starred in "Nuns on the Run" : ERICIDLE
55. Phrase of inclusion : ETALII
56. Took a break : RECESSED
57. Making noises : SONANT
1. Symbol of hotness : PISTOL
2. San Fernando Valley locale : ENCINO
3. Classic theater name : THALIA
4. Visit : CALLON
5. Who "they" are in the movie "They Live" : ALIENS
6. A rip-off for readers? : TEARSHEET
7. Actor married to Geraldine Page : RIPTORN
8. Ski jacket : ANORAK
9. Attacked : RANAT
10. Current status? : ACDC
11. Put away : ATE
12. Whiz : VIRTUOSO
13. With 31-Down, exasperated exclamation : IVEHADIT
14. Peacefully : SERENELY
24. Oenologist's interest : YEAR
26. Knack : ART
27. [If it weren't for this leash...] : GRR
29. They can melt hearts : BABYBLUES
30. Gatorade, e.g. : QUENCHER
31. See 13-Down : UPTOHERE
32. Entirely conjectural : ACADEMIC
33. Fires do it : RAGE
34. Poet's inits. : TSE
35. ___ Poly : CAL
37. Having a pointy beard : GOATEED
39. 1975 craze, with "the" : HUSTLE
40. Natural hideout : GROTTO
41. Surveyor's assistant : RODMAN
42. Portuguese-speaking land : ANGOLA
43. Strands up north, say : ICESIN
44. Went gaga : LOSTIT
46. Portions of chewing tobacco : QUIDS
49. Company that owns the trade name "Escalator" : OTIS
52. Whiz : ACE

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