New York Times, Friday, July 24, 1998

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 21 Missing: {DJQVXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Some noncoms : MASTERSERGEANTS
16. Risking danger : INTHELINEOFFIRE
17. So as to annoy : AGAINSTTHEGRAIN
18. Cheerful : SUNNY
19. Leave a mess : TRASH
20. Some docs : GPS
21. Biscuit ingredient : MILK
22. Kind of col. or cmdr. : LIEUT
23. Start of a carol's refrain : FALA
24. British verb ending : ISE
25. Bruce of old movies : NIGEL
26. Basque topper : BERET
27. They're spotted in Africa : CHEETAHS
29. Salt of element #5 : BORATE
30. Forward : PERT
31. Resting place : MOOR
32. Neglectful : REMISS
35. Big Apple V.I.P. : GIULIANI
39. Pitch : ERECT
40. Jai alai basket : CESTA
41. Skedaddle : LAM
42. Odd and even, at times : BETS
43. Severe blows : GALES
44. Smoother : RASP
45. Milk source : EWE
46. Truman's birthplace : LAMAR
47. "The ___ Kid" : CISCO
48. Some Slim Fast offerings : CHOCOLATESHAKES
51. Distractive annoyance : COUNTERIRRITANT
52. Impatience : ANTSINONESPANTS
1. Emitting noxious fumes : MIASMIC
2. Torture : ANGUISH
3. The "Incredible Hulk" creator : STANLEE
4. Reflect : THINK
5. Part of a choosing-up routine : EENY
6. Literary inits. : RLS
7. Be patient : SITTIGHT
8. "Specials," often : ENTREES
9. Drag off again : REHAUL
10. "Whither thou ___..." : GOEST
11. What I must follow, in a children's song : EFGH
12. It borders the Atl. : AFR
13. Western New York county : NIAGARA
14. One with instant siblings : TRIPLET
15. Having feeling : SENSATE
22. Tellers of tales : LIARS
23. Iron-containing: Prefix : FERRI
25. Protested event : NTEST
26. When repeated, a college cheer : BOOLA
28. "How the West Was Won" and others : EPICS
29. Matches : BOUTS
31. The 51st Psalm : MISERERE
32. Diane's successor on "Cheers" : REBECCA
33. Utopian novel of 1872 : EREWHON
34. Dispense, as small shares : METEOUT
35. Form of some dynamite : GELATIN
36. ___ king crab : ALASKAN
37. Emerging : NASCENT
38. Duties : IMPOSTS
40. Chevrolet introduced in 1966 : CAMARO
43. Second-century anatomist : GALEN
44. Cowboy's rope : RIATA
46. French novelist Pierre : LOTI
47. China problem : CHIP
49. Brain and spinal cord: Abbr. : CNS
50. Grads-to-be : SRS

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