New York Times, Saturday, August 21, 1999

Author: Charles E. Gersch
Editor: Will Shortz
Charles E. Gersch
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJWX} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Gersch. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Figure in a 50's scandal : QUIZMASTER
11. Quiets, in a way : OILS
15. Tragically inaccurate adjective of 1912 : UNSINKABLE
16. Area code 801 area : UTAH
17. Think pieces : EDITORIALS
18. "Mon Oncle" star : TATI
19. Blue and Cross : BENS
20. Tyrant : OGRE
21. MacArthur Airport site : ISLIP
22. Physics unit : ERG
23. Siete less seis : UNO
24. Army-navy stores? : RATIONS
26. Middling mark : CPLUS
28. Picked up : NABBED
30. "Shanghai Express" actor : OLAND
31. Come back from obscurity : REEMERGE
35. Old capital of Romania : IASI
36. "The Morning Watch" novelist and family : AGEES
38. La Rouge et la Noire : MERS
39. Relating to heartbeat rates : SYSTOLIC
41. Understood : TACIT
42. Arboreous : SYLVAN
44. Maze marking : ENTER
45. Calamity Jane, e.g. : DEADEYE
48. It may have an ornamental foot : URN
50. Some ducts carry them : OVA
51. Spain's Gulf of ___ : CADIZ
52. McMillan of the court : NATE
54. Mullah's home : IRAN
55. Mountaineer's challenge : CRAG
56. Like kids in a playground : SCAMPERING
58. Prefix with plane : ALTI
59. Like some suits : THREEPIECE
60. Healthful juice source : BEET
61. They rest on bridges : EYEGLASSES
1. Pierre Trudeau, e.g. : QUEBECOIS
2. Hold back on the stage : UNDERPLAY
3. Clarifying agent in glues and jellies : ISINGLASS
4. Mug imperfections : ZITS
5. Telephone trio : MNO
6. World Series of Golf site : AKRON
7. Tet offensive target : SAIGON
8. It provides a lift : TBAR
9. "And So It Goes" author : ELLERBEE
10. ___ publica : RES
11. Gardener, say : OUTSIDEMAN
12. "Confessions of Zeno" novelist Svevo : ITALO
13. Like 50-Across and 10-Down : LATIN
14. They're rigged : SHIPS
21. Point : ITEM
23. Currency exchange board abbr. : USD
25. Beame et al. : ABES
27. It precedes the decimal point : UNITSDIGIT
29. Betel palm : ARECA
32. Fathers' homes : RECTORIES
33. Union matter : GRIEVANCE
34. Turns away : ESTRANGES
36. Team up (with) : ALLY
37. Designer for Hepburn : GIVENCHY
40. Court attention-getter : OYEZ
41. Word signaling the end of a match : TEN
43. Béchamel seasoning : NUTMEG
45. 1983 comedy with Mr. T : DCCAB
46. Bogart's role in "High Sierra" : EARLE
47. "It's ___!" ("Okay!") : ADATE
49. Run off : REPEL
53. It rises in the Bernese Alps : AARE
54. Photographer's diaphragm : IRIS
56. Ile ___-Hélène : STE
57. Kind of rating : EPA

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