New York Times, Friday, June 2, 2000

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJVWX} This is puzzle # 109 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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1. Tuba's role, maybe : BASSPART
9. Division : SCHISM
15. Working together (with) : INLEAGUE
16. Toy, of a sort : POODLE
17. Oxygen eschewer : ANAEROBE
18. Aspects of problems : ANGLES
19. Like the Great Plains : SEMIARID
20. Radio couple at 79 Wistful Vista : MCGEES
21. Sask. neighbor : NDAK
22. Like C-rated bonds : RISKY
23. Box : CRATE
26. Pounds : SMITES
30. Washoe County seat : RENO
31. Part of an act : SCENETHREE
35. Popular firewood : OAK
36. Short : BRUSQUE
37. Boise's county : ADA
38. Infatuated with : CRAZYABOUT
40. Smokes : CIGS
41. Ancient Qumran dweller : ESSENE
42. It talks : MONEY
43. Polo, e.g. : SHIRT
46. Predicament : SPOT
48. Poe poem : LENORE
50. Board game with opposing battalions : STRATEGO
54. Shortly : INASEC
55. Sam's place in "Casablanca" : PIANOBAR
56. Ballroom dance : MINUET
57. Secret identity : CODENAME
58. Appear that way : SEEMTO
59. Aspirin and codeine : ANODYNES
1. Leaning : BIAS
2. Queen ___ style : ANNE
3. Hit hard : SLAM
4. Understand the true nature of : SEEINTO
5. Flag locale : PARADE
6. Plato's plaza : AGORA
7. Mental block? : RUBIKSCUBE
8. Like some golf balls : TEED
9. Modern junk : SPAM
10. Not metaphysical : CONCRETE
11. Greedy : HOGGISH
12. Lollygags : IDLES
13. Well-groomed : SLEEK
14. Not well-groomed : MESSY
23. Snappish one : CROC
24. Relatively safe military position : REAR
25. Singer Paul : ANKA
27. Subatomic particle : MESON
28. Unsettled : INQUESTION
29. German: Abbr. : TEUT
31. Sp. titles : SRAS
32. Subject of some prayers : RAIN
33. Halftime lead, e.g. : EDGE
34. Unforced : EASY
36. Hardly a main drag : BYSTREET
39. Like a system with equal gains and losses : ZEROSUM
40. Soft and light : COTTONY
42. Didn't suffer quietly : MOANED
43. Some sizes : SLIMS
44. Skating name of fame : HENIE
45. Absurd : INANE
47. Museo del ___ : PRADO
49. Outer: Prefix : ECTO
50. Labrador retriever? : SPCA
51. "Personal Witness" author : EBAN
52. Brave, in a way : GAME
53. Metal containers : ORES

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