New York Times, Friday, November 24, 2000

Author: Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor: Will Shortz
Martin Ashwood-Smith
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {K} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Lawyer on the move? : AMBULANCECHASER
16. Householder? : REALESTATEAGENT
17. Famed borrower : ENGLISHLANGUAGE
18. Part of a floral arrangement : SEPAL
19. Geographical abbr. : MTS
20. Returns letters? : IRS
21. "___ it my best shot" : IGAVE
24. Hawks : SELLS
26. Film editing technique : WIPE
28. Smart figures : IQS
30. Eggs : ROE
31. The 45th Psalm, e.g. : ODE
32. Campaigner for the 2000 G.O.P. presidential nomination : BAUER
34. "The Thin Blue Line" director ___ Morris : ERROL
38. First name in country music : MERLE
40. Actress Thurman : UMA
41. Foreign cars now made by G.M. : SAABS
42. Foundation : BASIS
43. Store selection : SIZES
45. Police dept. employee : DET
46. Nancy in Nancy, e.g. : NOM
48. Red or White follower : SOX
49. A.L. East team, informally : JAYS
50. "B.C.," e.g. : COMIC
52. Come and go : RECUR
54. Companion : PAL
55. "Now do you believe me?" : SEE
57. Brat's opposite : ANGEL
60. It may be up in the air at an airport : TIMEOFDEPARTURE
64. Japanese attack site, June 1942 : ALEUTIANISLANDS
65. Where to find compass directions? : GEOMETRYCLASSES
1. Father of Harmonia : ARES
2. Word on a wall, in the Bible : MENE
3. St. Patrick's Day sight : BAGPIPERS
4. Unfilled part of a wine cask : ULLAGE
5. Girl rescued by Don Juan : LEILA
6. Mooncalf : ASS
7. Math degree : NTH
8. Pacific : CALM
9. Divisions politiques : ETATS
10. Priest's item : CENSER
11. Fairy tale figure : HAG
12. Pop sensation Christina : AGUILERA
13. Company that launched the Discover card : SEARS
14. Some M.I.T. grads : ENGS
15. Throughway: Abbr. : RTE
22. Through : VIA
23. Horse play : EQUUS
25. Loamy deposit : LOESS
26. Starting place : WOMB
27. Piece of one's mind? : IDEA
29. Tournament part : SEMIS
32. Twiggy broom : BESOM
33. Epitome of thinness : RAZOR
35. Speed readers : RADARGUNS
36. Mind : OBEY
37. D-Day craft: Abbr. : LSTS
39. Step on it : LINOLEUM
44. Devon river : EXE
47. Square peg in a round hole : MISFIT
49. Revolutionary councils : JUNTAS
50. Grandmother's keepsake, maybe : CAMEO
51. Sauna siding : CEDAR
53. "Cheers" woman : CARLA
54. Quite a cache : PILE
56. Counting-out bit : EENY
58. Mahler's "Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
59. Lacking : LESS
60. It's game : TAG
61. Suffix with Capri : OTE
62. Snap : PIC
63. Communication for the deaf: Abbr. : ASL

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