Frank Longo
Frank Longo

NY Times, Sun, May 30, 1999 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:Frank Longo
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 17, Columns: 17, Words: , Blocks: 129, Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Big bone in a tyrannosaurus : JAW
4. Coffee server : URN
7. Before, to Byron : ERE
8. Bronx attraction : ZOO
9. Uninviting to a vegetarian : MEATY
14. Metallurgical process : DIECASTING
19. One in a crowd scene : EXTRA
20. Eke ___ living (barely get by) : OUTA
21. Varnish ingredient : RESIN
22. Class concluder : BELL
23. Floorboard sound : CREAK
24. Applicant's printing style, often : BLOCKCAPITALS
29. Part of the Corn Belt : IOWA
30. Problem for a plumber : CLOG
31. Unit of area : SQUAREKILOMETER
42. Prison escapees' work, maybe : TUNNEL
43. Habituate : INURE
44. Corrugated : RIDGED
45. Rein : STRAP
46. Star over the Seine : ETOILE
47. Right-hand page : RECTO
48. Preacher's target : SINNER
49. 4, to 64 : CUBEROOT
52. Places : STEADS
53. Part of SEATO : ASIA
54. Prefix with degradable : BIO
56. Trough filler : FEED
57. Outback bird : EMU
58. Isn't right : ERRS
59. Likely : APT
1. Head Clampett, on "The Beverly Hillbillies" : JED
2. Jackie's "O" : ARI
3. Smaller than small : WEE
4. Banned firearm : UZI
5. 1980's White House nickname : RON
6. Yuletide quaff : NOG
9. "___ beaucoup!" : MERCI
10. Put forth, as power : EXERT
11. Befuddled : ATSEA
12. Court TV broadcast : TRIAL
13. George Steinbrenner players : YANKS
15. First Cooperstown inductee : COBB
16. "The Clan of the Cave Bear" author Jean : AUEL
17. Normandy battle site of 1944 : STLO
18. After-shower application : TALC
25. Break, as a habit : KICK
26. E. ___ (rod-shaped bacteria) : COLI
27. Missing G.I. : AWOL
28. Samoan port, when doubled : PAGO
31. Put too much pressure on : STRESSOUT
32. "Stop that!" : QUITIT
33. Ruined : UNDONE
34. Cardiologist's concern : ANGINA
35. Felt dizzy : REELED
36. Church officials : ELDERS
37. Interprets incorrectly : MISREADS
38. Penetrate : ENTER
39. From Ankara's land: Prefix : TURCO
40. Muse with a lyre : ERATO
41. Move, as a plant : REPOT
49. Eatery : CAFE
50. Mouse manipulator : USER
51. Coffin stand : BIER
54. Arthur of "The Golden Girls" : BEA
55. Baby sitter's bane : IMP
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