New York Times, Monday, September 6, 1999

Author: Manny Nosowsky
Editor: Will Shortz
Manny Nosowsky
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Rows: 16, Columns: 15, Words: 79, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Support, with "up" : PROP
5. Naturally curly hairdo : AFRO
9. Swindle : SCAM
13. "___ Man" (Estevez film) : REPO
14. Foreigner : ALIEN
15. Sharpen : HONE
16. Arena shouts : OLES
17. Boxing start : FIRSTROUND
19. Destination of one who walks? : FIRSTBASE
21. Spine-tingling : EERIE
22. Walk stiffly : STALK
23. Workers on duty : STAFF
25. Drink in a cup : TEA
26. City southwest of Teheran : QOM
28. Name in many a hospital name : STLUKE
30. "Mamma ___!" : MIA
33. Word for a king : SIRE
35. Licorice sources : ANISES
38. Concludes : ENDS
40. Inferior : SECONDRATE
42. Opportunity for a football squad : SECONDDOWN
44. ___ instant (quickly) : INAN
45. Showy flower : AZALEA
46. ___-do-well : NEER
48. Criterion: Abbr. : STD
49. Lightly sprayed : MISTED
51. The "L" of L.A. : LOS
53. Republicans, for short : GOP
55. Circus sites : TENTS
57. Copycats : APERS
61. English topic : USAGE
63. Subway danger : THIRDRAIL
65. Bronze medal : THIRDPRIZE
67. "___ small world..." : ITSA
68. Western lily : SEGO
69. Correo ___ (Spanish airmail) : AEREO
70. Fed. agents : TMEN
71. Yin's opposite : YANG
72. Marries : WEDS
73. Piquancy : ZEST
1. Univ. teachers : PROFS
2. Ignited again : RELIT
3. "Lohengrin," e.g. : OPERA
4. Unmarried partner, in modern lingo : POSSLQ
5. Rose by any other name? : ALIAS
6. Finishing order : FIRSTSECONDTHIRD
7. Return to office : RESEAT
8. Toronto's prov. : ONT
9. High heel, e.g. : SHOE
10. Paramours : COURTESANS
11. Comics orphan : ANNIE
12. Jiltee of myth : MEDEA
14. Mil. jet locale : AFB
18. Money back : REFUND
20. Bout enders, in brief : TKOS
24. Pajama material : FLANNEL
27. Assign a wrong year to : MISDATE
29. Singer ___ Te Kanawa : KIRI
30. Western plateau : MESA
31. Don Juan's mother : INEZ
32. Big planning on Madison Avenue : ADCAMPAIGN
34. Checkers color : RED
36. "L'___, c'est moi" : ETAT
37. Transmit : SEND
39. Songs for one : SOLI
41. Be indebted to : OWE
43. Made a home in a tree : NESTED
47. Freeway, e.g. : ROAD
50. Main order in a restaurant : ENTREE
52. Little squirt : SPRITZ
53. Full of nerve : GUTSY
54. Actor Milo : OSHEA
56. Large and petite : SIZES
58. Wonderland cake words : EATME
59. Small hills : RISES
60. Bias : SLANT
62. Old-fashioned sailors' drink : GROG
64. Bygone car : REO
66. Manhandle : PAW

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