New York Times, Tuesday, April 28, 1998

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 74 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Vatican City, to Rome, e.g. : ENCLAVE
8. "That's disgusting!" : UGH
11. "___ you kidding?" : ARE
14. Not as robust : FRAILER
15. Sib for a sis : BRO
16. Dellums or Howard : RON
17. Discussed : TALKEDABOUT
19. Something to chew : CUD
20. Prefix with liter : DECI
21. Yucatán "yay!" : OLE
22. "Elder" or "Younger" Roman : CATO
23. Juliette Gordon Low, notably : GIRLSCOUTLEADER
27. Treaty of Nanking port : AMOY
28. The Sierras, e.g.: Abbr. : MTS
29. Good buddies on the road : CBERS
30. Part of a dehumidifier : PAN
31. Forbidden fruit : NONO
33. ___ Pointe, Mich. : GROSSE
34. Theme of this puzzle, seen seven times in the grid : HIDINGOUT
36. Numbered gas rating : OCTANE
39. Wacko : NUTS
40. Easy mark : SAP
43. French port : BREST
44. Opposite of 'tain't : TIS
45. 18-wheeler : SEMI
46. From Ho Chi Minh City : SOUTHVIETNAMESE
50. Buttonlike? : CUTE
51. "___ the fields we go..." : OER
52. Reached terra firma : ALIT
53. W.W. II zone : ETO
54. Astonished : WIDEMOUTHED
58. "Smoking or ___?" : NON
59. Real cold : ICY
60. Dunk : IMMERSE
61. Nav. rank : ENS
62. "Turn right" : GEE
63. Purse items : TISSUES
1. Newt : EFT
2. Second Amendment lobby, for short : NRA
3. Where witches brew : CALDRON
4. Probable : LIKELY
5. Smart ___ (wisecrackers) : ALECS
6. Of Hindu scripture : VEDIC
7. Victorian, for one : ERA
8. Heavy steel holders : UBOLTS
9. Dish for Oliver Twist : GRUEL
10. Very popular : HOT
11. Skee-Ball and Pac-Man centers : ARCADES
12. Hollowing tools : ROUTERS
13. Add one's support to : ENDORSE
18. Lapel adornment : BOUTONNIERE
22. Henry ___ Lodge : CABOT
23. Interstice : GAP
24. "Hallelujah, ___ Bum" (1928 hit) : IMA
25. Prefix with science : OMNI
26. Tan colors : ECRUS
31. Beethoven's "Choral" Symphony, with "the" : NINTH
32. "Intimations of Immortality," e.g. : ODE
33. Understood : GOT
34. Too big a hurry : HASTE
35. Burst of wind : GUST
36. Bluer than blue : OBSCENE
37. Caesar salad topper : CROUTON
38. Old Germans : TEUTONS
40. Transparent, modern-style : SEETHRU
41. Some radios : AMS
42. Cobbler : PIE
44. Color fabric : TIEDYE
45. Hits, old-style : SMITES
47. Alto or tenor : VOICE
48. Grammy winner Judd : NAOMI
49. Grads : ALUMS
54. Rug on the noggin : WIG
55. Cambridge sch. : MIT
56. WNW's reverse : ESE
57. ___ Moines : DES

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