New York Times, Friday, October 24, 1997

Author: Frank Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 54, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQUXY} Average word length: 6.85 This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Woodworking tool : SHAPER
7. Come to an end : LAPSE
12. Shortens a sentence, perhaps : PAROLES
14. Dreadful : HORRID
15. Lose control at a buffet : OVEREAT
16. Forbes alternative : BARRONS
17. Clarion blast : TANTARA
18. She helped Theseus escape the Labyrinth : ARIADNE
19. One in the arms of Morpheus : SNOOZER
20. Monster slain by Beowulf : GRENDEL
21. Like italics : ASLANT
22. Teriyaki spices : GINGERS
23. Close call : NEARDISASTER
25. Andy Capp's wife, often : NAG
26. Acquiescence : RESIGNEDNESS
35. Like fans : ADORING
37. Work on text together : COEDIT
38. Piano relative : CELESTA
39. First, e.g. : LOWGEAR
41. It's full of rye, in rhyme : APOCKET
42. Silver: Prefix : ARGENTI
43. Tooth tissue : DENTINE
44. Cry of achievement : IMADEIT
45. Put right? : INDENT
46. Father of Fauvism : MATISSE
47. They follow Shebats : ADARS
48. Convictions : TENETS
1. Ocelot features : SPOTS
2. One of over 2,000,000 Cubans : HAVANAN
3. Gritty : ARENOSE
4. San Diego's founder Gaspar de ___ : PORTOLA
5. Aaron's son and successor as high priest : ELEAZAR
6. Target of a swift kick : REAREND
7. China and environs, to the French : LORIENT
8. Systematize : ARRANGE
9. Cowboy on a cattle drive, e.g. : PRODDER
10. Preacher's pursuit : SINNER
11. Detroit duds : EDSELS
13. Where Whirlaway waited : STARTINGGATE
14. "The Abyss" star, 1989 : HARRIS
16. Carousel locale : BAGGAGECLAIM
24. Japanese surname suffix : SAN
26. Rival of Montel : ROLONDA
27. Raiser : ERECTER
28. Birds related to the goldfinch : SISKINS
29. Focused : INTENT
30. Habitually humiliated one : DOORMAT
31. Notorious London prison : NEWGATE
32. Added just before time ran out : EDGEDIN
33. Like Simone Martini's art : SIENESE
34. Oligarchy proponent : STATIST
35. "Evangeline" setting : ACADIA
36. Bank : DEPEND
40. Matrimony, bar mitzvah, etc. : RITES

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