New York Times, Thursday, September 3, 1998

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 78 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. It may be staged : ACT
4. Get ready to drive : GASUP
9. Precious instrument, for short : STRAD
14. Bill's partner : COO
15. Come alive (to) : AWAKE
16. Facility west of Schiller Park : OHARE
17. Post-op stop, maybe: Abbr. : ICU
18. Cashier for air force heroes? : PAYEROFACES
20. Printers' marks sometimes called obelisks : DAGGERS
22. Thin plate : LAMINA
23. "Evita" role : CHE
24. Of the old school : DATED
27. Two-word airline name : ELAL
28. Symbols of industry : LOGOS
30. "Pipe down!" : HUSH
31. Subway, e.g.: Abbr. : SYST
32. One that got away : ELUDER
34. Greek letters : ETAS
36. Acetylsalicylic acid and cotton? : BAYERESSENTIALS
42. Uncovered? : BALD
43. Number two of eight : DANCER
44. Not keep straight : WARP
48. Goldbrick : LOAF
50. Ginsberg and Kerouac, e.g. : BEATS
51. Concluded : OVER
52. Theatrical Tharp : TWYLA
54. Cereal no. : RDA
55. Sharp cheese : ROMANO
57. How many complaints are made : IRATELY
60. Snake charmer's patter? : SWAYERWORDS
63. 1985 movie "Izzy and ___" : MOE
64. They follow "Roll 'em!" : TAKES
65. Chips in? : ANTES
66. ___ nutshell : INA
67. Racing vehicles : SLEDS
68. ___ a clue (doesn't know) : HASNT
69. Ireland's ___ Lingus : AER
1. Word with rock or rain : ACID
2. Classic drink : COCACOLA
3. Plug-ugly : TOUGHGUY
4. Yawn : GAPE
5. Blue ribbon or gold star : AWARD
6. Opens up for examination, in a way : SAYSAH
7. Plucked instrument : UKE
8. Apiece : PER
9. Coin-losing site : SOFA
10. Henley Regatta site : THAMES
11. In a risqué fashion : RACILY
12. Spheres for debates : ARENAS
13. Make potable, perhaps : DESALT
19. Warhorse : OLDHAND
21. It may be lined with quartz : GEODE
25. Time to vote : TUESDAY
26. Renaissance name of fame : ESTE
28. Med. country : LEB
29. Certain Balkan : SERB
33. One with lots to offer : REALTOR
35. Use a knife or fork : STAB
37. Snaillike : SLOW
38. Unmoving : INERT
39. Collegedom : ACADEMIA
40. Not to mention : LETALONE
41. Some name suffixes : SRS
44. Gets the better of : WORSTS
45. Statement of belief : AVOWAL
46. Updated model : REMAKE
47. Hoped (for) : PRAYED
49. Teases : FLIRTS
53. "As You Like It" setting : ARDEN
56. Famed loch : NESS
58. ___ prof. : ASST
59. Junior, for one : YEAR
61. Half a trumpet's sound : WAH
62. ___ high : ONA

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