New York Times, Friday, May 30, 1997

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: none – this is a pangram This is puzzle # 63 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Holds back : RETARDS
8. Watery : AQUEOUS
15. Do tests on : EXAMINE
16. Africa's ___ Faso : BURKINA
17. Port sight : TUGBOAT
18. They're not as big as jars : JIGGLES
19. Gilmore of basketball : ARTIS
20. Grave : ACUTE
22. ___-di-dah : LAH
23. Cynic's retort : IBET
24. Reproductive body : SPORE
25. She played Gilda in "Gilda" : RITA
26. Peeples of "Fame" : NIA
27. It may be dirty : SHAME
28. Chief Justice after Marshall : TANEY
29. "Ditto" : SAMEHERE
31. Dries up : WIZENS
32. Refuse help : GOITALONE
34. Kvetch a lot : SQUAWK
37. Daytime TV offering : GAMESHOW
41. Like Miss Muffet's fare : CURDY
42. Saavedra ___ (1936 Peace Nobelist) : LAMAS
43. In vitro items : OVA
44. Pouch holders, for short : ROOS
45. "V" villain : ALIEN
46. No stay-at-home : GOER
47. Certain photo order: Abbr. : ENL
48. Palm leaf : FROND
49. Site of Tiberius's villa : CAPRI
50. Obscure stuff : ESOTERY
52. Release : UNLOOSE
54. Countermanded : NEGATED
55. Western ravines : COULEES
56. Daggers : STYLETS
57. Overseas assembly : KNESSET
1. Preserves : RETAINS
2. It's way out of town : EXURBIA
3. Wrestling duo : TAGTEAM
4. Scope : AMBIT
5. Jamaica's Ocho ___ : RIOS
6. Genes material : DNA
7. Isolate : SETAPART
8. Recant officially : ABJURE
9. So : QUITE
10. Give a little push : URGE
11. Ticker tale? : EKG
12. Vital engine conduit : OILLINE
13. Left over : UNEATEN
14. Steps fancily : SASHAYS
21. "Huh?" : COMEAGAIN
24. V.I.P. from Araby : SHEIK
25. Wrecks : RAZES
27. Theatrical : SHOWY
28. Points at the dinner table : TINES
30. "Heavens to Betsy!" : EGADS
31. "___ of the Year" : WOMAN
33. One losing power, perhaps : LAMEDUCK
34. Puts on for a certain audience : SCREENS
35. Hut style : QUONSET
36. Surgical specialty : UROLOGY
38. Notoriously malodorous birds : HOOPOES
39. Manage : OVERSEE
40. Least confident : WARIEST
42. Big name in insurance : LLOYDS
45. French traffic order : ARRET
46. British pens : GAOLS
48. Big bash : FETE
49. Shoe impression, maybe : CLUE
51. Former world chess champion from Russia : TAL
53. "Smoking or ___?" : NON

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