New York Times, Friday, September 13, 1996

Author: M. Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JKQWXYZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1996, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Taking care of business : MINDINGTHESTORE
16. Ones with lots of inventory : USEDCARSALESMEN
17. Fitting companions : MORTISEANDTENON
18. ___-cone : SNO
19. Open-ended cigar : CHEROOT
20. O.T. book : ISA
21. Insulting remark : SLUR
22. Camera diaphragm : IRIS
24. Lovelace's "To ___, From Prison" : ALTHEA
27. Chekhov and Bruckner : ANTONS
31. "___ Theme" (1965 tune) : LARAS
32. Brought to the surface : DREDGEDUP
35. Like-not link : ITOR
36. Seeing: Prefix : OCULO
37. Tabouli holder : PITA
38. Mark's cry : STOPTHIEF
40. Martini go-with : ROSSI
41. Nomads' pads : TEPEES
42. Early German : TEUTON
43. Okinawan port : NAHA
45. "Quiet!," to Shakespeare : SOFT
46. Office equipment, for short : PCS
49. One in a hundred : SENATOR
51. One way to go : APE
54. 50's-60's ABC series : LEAVEITTOBEAVER
57. "Seeds in a dry pod, tick, tick, tick" writer : EDGARLEEMASTERS
58. Goes on and on, in a way : BEATSADEADHORSE
1. Vase occupants : MUMS
2. 80's hit "The Heat ___" : ISON
3. Concern for Claudius : NERO
4. Bug killer : DDT
5. Christmas tree trimming : ICICLES
6. Daniel Webster College site : NASHUA
7. "The Female Eunuch" author : GREER
8. Autocrat : TSAR
9. Capital on the Red River : HANOI
10. "The Gilded One" of myth : ELDORADO
11. Word with trend or table : SETTING
12. Philosopher Lao-___ : TSE
13. Hawks' home court, with "The" : OMNI
14. Old cars : REOS
15. Italian resort city : ENNA
21. Give an edge : SHARPEN
23. Leave for just a while : STEPOUT
24. Leaning : ALIST
25. Coffee-and-milk order : LATTE
26. Go as a throng : TROOP
28. Keats was one : ODIST
29. Loony : NUTSO
30. Cape Trafalgar site : SPAIN
32. Seventh-century year : DCI
33. Have some remorse : RUE
34. Magic forest inhabitant : ELF
36. 1985 #1 song : OHSHEILA
39. Promos : TEASERS
40. Invigorate : REFRESH
42. "Alas!" : TOOBAD
44. Put in a chip, perhaps : ANTED
45. Leaf opening : STOMA
46. Roman commoner : PLEB
47. Transfer, as property : CEDE
48. It's a long story : SAGA
50. Suit to ___ : ATEE
51. Maintain : AVER
52. Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : PERS
53. Talk of the Gaelic : ERSE
55. Wine storer : VAT
56. ___ zed : ATO

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