New York Times, Friday, July 2, 1999

Author: Randolph Ross
Editor: Will Shortz
Randolph Ross
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQUXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Salmonella source : RAWEGGS
8. Architect : CREATOR
15. Palpable : EVIDENT
16. American way? : AIRLANE
17. Pentagon plans : MILITARYSTRIKES
19. Preserve, in a way : SALT
20. Vaquero gear : RIATAS
21. Work on a submarine : EAT
22. "___ tu" (aria for Renato) : ERI
23. Exec. : PRES
24. Pontiac's place: Abbr. : MICH
25. Long-distance swimmer Diana : NYAD
27. ___ wear : MENS
28. Affected : GOTTO
29. Joint work? : MITERS
31. For the nonce : PROTEM
32. Sylvester and others : LISPERS
34. Not a pretty picture : EYESORE
35. Sporty neckwear : ASCOTS
36. It might be moving : TARGET
37. Pioneer in mathematical logic : BOOLE
38. Member of the arum family : TARO
39. Bad place for a splint : SHIN
42. Watch the figures? : OGLE
43. Mexican mint : CHIA
44. North Carolina's ___ River State Park : ENO
45. ___ Hamoed (Passover period) : HOL
46. You can dig it : TRENCH
48. In ___ way : ABAD
49. F.B.I. target : ENEMYOFTHESTATE
52. ___ line (elaborate barrier system) : MAGINOT
53. It regained independence in 1991 : ESTONIA
54. Gridiron complements : ELEVENS
55. Less decorated : STARKER
1. Saccharin discoverer Ira : REMSEN
2. Where to see kites : AVIARY
3. Site of the oldest U.S. observatory : WILLIAMSCOLLEGE
4. Better copy : EDIT
5. Secure : GET
6. Imitate an angry dog : GNAR
7. Fishermen's bass : STRIPERS
8. Social strata : CASTES
9. Romance writers' awards : RITAS
10. Slips : ERRS
11. "When We Were Kings" profilee : ALI
12. Assume with confidence : TAKEITTOTHEBANK
13. Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape," e.g. : ONEACTER
14. Place to recover : RESTHOME
18. Adventurer's inventory : YARNS
24. Yellowstone animals, facetiously : MOOSES
26. Kind of antenna : DIPOLE
27. Océans : MERS
28. Lake of Emerson, Lake and Palmer : GREG
30. Head of the Sorbonne : TETE
31. Fire starter? : PYRO
32. Basis for "Rent" : LABOHEME
33. Equiangular : ISOGONAL
34. Canal problems, perhaps : EARACHES
36. Despoil : TAINT
38. Rap sheet data : THEFTS
40. Even : INATIE
41. Spouse's denial : NODEAR
43. Sing like Connick : CROON
46. Sharon's "Cagney & Lacey" co-star : TYNE
47. Bidding, old-style : HEST
48. Suffix with fabric : ATOR
50. 11th-century date : MIV
51. Penn, e.g.: Abbr. : STA

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