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New York Times, Friday, December 17, 1999

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.5761108
Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {GJQZ} This is puzzle # 97 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York TimesNo. 1217 ( 18,301 )

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Across
1
"Hey!" : PSST
5
Met fans : OPERABUFFS
15
Evening for Yvette : SOIR
16
Washington post : SENATESEAT
17
Title girl in a song on the first Beatles album : ANNA
18
"Be prepared" : SCOUTMOTTO
19
Be in contact (with) : LIAISE
21
Bitten one, for short : CLEO
22
21-Across biter : ASP
23
An apple : MCINTOSH
25
Bit of raingear : MAC
27
Profligate : ROUE
28
Like the Arctic : UPNORTH
32
Fickle : INCONSTANT
36
Unconvincing : LAME
37
Fool : BOOBY
38
Show with skits, for short : SNL
39
Spy's disguise : COVER
40
Get from ___ (progress) : ATOB
41
She played Anita in "West Side Story" : RITAMORENO
43
Gathered copiously : RAKEDIN
45
"Buenos ___" : DIAS
46
Bounder Down Under : ROO
47
Decent fellows : MENSCHEN
51
Onetime outlawed org. : IRA
54
Part of a rebel name : ELEE
56
Like half a season's games : ATHOME
57
Is overjoyed : WALKSONAIR
60
Biologist Metchnikoff : ELIE
61
Like flotsam and jetsam : OCEANBORNE
62
Fuse : MELD
63
Like junior year : NEXTTOLAST
64
View finders : EYES
Down
1
Miserere, for one : PSALM
2
Court figure in Washington : SONIC
3
1967 war site : SINAI
4
Unwelcome boarder : TRAINROBBER
5
Bony : OSSEOUS
6
Chest muscle, for short : PEC
7
Methuselah's father : ENOCH
8
Julia on screen : RAUL
9
Tackle : ATTEMPT
10
Opposite of celebrate : BEMOAN
11
Entertaining grp. : USO
12
Greek deli purchase : FETA
13
Some dietary intake : FATS
14
Freeze : STOP
20
Kind of silence : STONY
24
Arrives, as darkness : SETSIN
26
Decorator's concern : COLORSCHEME
28
Take cargo from : UNLADE
29
Four-star review : RAVE
30
Federal agents : TMEN
31
Man of the hour : HERO
32
Building support : IBAR
33
___ pretty sight : NOTA
34
Chuck wagon honcho : COOK
35
Six-foot worker, maybe : ANT
39
Take it easy : COAST
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Director Howard Hawks's last film, 1970 : RIOLOBO
42
Source of calling : MINARET
44
Fails to : DOESNT
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Half of a well-known comedy duo : MEARA
48
Like old socks, maybe : HOLEY
49
Rousseau title character : EMILE
50
Has got to have : NEEDS
51
Champ's cry : IWON
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Mudder's day event : RACE
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"Fred Basset" cartoonist Graham : ALEX
55
Hydroxyl compound : ENOL
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Krazy ___ : KAT
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Connections : INS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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