New York Times, Friday, November 27, 1998

Author: A. J. Santora
Editor: Will Shortz
A. J. Santora
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 229 for Mr. Santora. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Synthetic : MADE
5. Rising star : COMER
10. Step to the barre : PAS
13. Have ___ (fume) : AFIT
14. Private lines, perhaps : ASIDE
15. "Judge Dredd" villainess : ILSA
16. The Steppes, e.g. : GRASSLANDS
18. Pull (in) : REIN
19. Dram : NIP
20. "Kon-___" : TIKI
21. Dog : HARASS
23. Jerks' works : ICECREAMSODAS
26. Firth of Clyde island : ARRAN
27. Hip : UPTODATE
30. Popular credit card : OPTIMA
32. Jacket : LINER
33. Held on to : CLASPED
36. Is part of a think tank : IDEATES
38. Stravinsky's "Scherzo à la ___" : RUSSE
39. Conductor Ansermet : ERNEST
41. Immoderate : OVERDONE
43. Mordant : ACERB
46. Arizona tourist attraction : PAINTEDDESERT
49. The Five ___ (1950's group) : SATINS
51. Hot spot : KILN
52. House call? : NAY
53. Race place : OVAL
54. Little inventory : IMITATIONS
57. They may be drawn : LOTS
58. Salon requests : TINTS
59. Bowser's pal : FIDO
60. ___-neck (horse defect) : EWE
61. Cereal killer : ERGOT
62. Player's club : IRON
1. Great: Prefix : MAGNI
2. Fugard's "My Children! My ___!" : AFRICA
3. It's on the bottom : DIAPER
4. Sci-fi creations : ETS
5. Agua ___ (Palm Springs, formerly) : CALIENTE
6. Kansai International Airport site : OSAKA
7. Bar charge : MINIMUM
8. "The Tonight Show" announcer Hall : EDD
9. Did a double take? : RESHOT
10. Like some dreams : PLEASANT
11. Without warranty : ASIS
12. Without : SANS
15. Lights up : IRRADIATES
17. Ready for the ride to begin : STRAPPEDIN
22. Minor : ADOLESCENT
24. Chair pieces : CROSSRAILS
25. 1982 World Cup site : SPAIN
28. Third of October : TEE
29. C.P.R. sites : ERS
31. Birth cert., e.g. : IDENT
33. ___-Magnon : CRO
34. Hit 1964 Murray Schisgal play : LUV
35. Lacking a dividing membrane : ASEPTATE
37. After everyone else : DEADLAST
40. Malodorous : REEKING
42. Kind of inspection : ONSITE
44. "La Loge" artist : RENOIR
45. "Viva Zapata!" star : BRANDO
47. "Likewise" : DITTO
48. Big name in rings : TYSON
49. Unique : SOLE
50. Confess : AVOW
55. Earth orbiter : MIR
56. Nat King Cole's "___ May" : IFI

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