New York Times, Saturday, October 7, 1995

Author: Frank A. Longo
Editor: Will Shortz
Frank Longo
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 60, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJKQVWXZ} Average word length: 6.37 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Longo. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1995, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Three-time U.S. Open winner : SAMPRAS
8. Painting with opaque water colors : GOUACHE
15. Winning nonstop : ONAROLL
16. McIntosh-like apples : EMPIRES
17. Young of "A Night to Remember" : LORETTA
18. Shredders : TEARERS
19. Club members : INITIATES
21. Unresisting : TAME
22. Relatives of newtons : DYNES
23. Tree barricades used in war : ABATISES
26. Roles in "Peter Pan" productions : SMEES
27. Undertakes without permission : PRESUMES
28. Fish-eating bird : ERNE
29. Took in, in a way : ALTERED
30. New Jersey river or bay : RARITAN
32. Trick : CHICANE
34. Mythological arrow-shooter : EROS
38. More barbaric, in Brighton : CRUELLER
39. Arkansas county : DESHA
41. Capital on the Senne : BRUSSELS
42. Honduran houses : CASAS
43. Wallops : LAMS
44. Steroid hormones : ESTROGENS
47. Choose for jury duty : IMPANEL
50. North Dakota town or county : ROLETTE
51. "_____ Place" : MELROSE
52. Muscular weaknesses : ATONIES
53. Entreated insistently : PRESSED
54. Muzzle-loading cannons : MORTARS
1. Substantial food : SOLIDS
2. Unidentified one : ANONYME
3. Flying Dutchman, for one : MARINER
4. 12-year-old : PRETEEN
5. Broilers : ROTISSERIES
6. _____ California : ALTA
7. Venetian-blind component : SLAT
8. Recuperates : GETSBETTER
9. Where the 'eart is : OME
10. _____ tree : UPA
11. TV program's slot : AIRTIME
12. Wrinkled : CREASED
13. Messenger of Zeus : HERMES
14. Sharp curves : ESSES
20. Prematurity : EARLINESS
24. Braving the waves : ASEA
25. Blushed : TURNEDCOLOR
27. Was similar to : PARALLELED
31. Fine Asian furniture wood : ACLE
32. Collapse : CRUMPLE
33. Cavalrymen : HUSSARS
35. Litmus, for one : REAGENT
36. Troubled Russian region : OSSETIA
37. Tam-o'-_____ : SHANTER
38. Floyd of the Grand Ole Opry : CRAMER
40. Weigh the merits of : ASSESS
41. TV camera position, maybe : BLIMP
45. Cable car : TRAM
46. Old newspaper section : ROTO
48. Turndowns : NOS
49. Jargon suffix : ESE

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